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Ms. Brumfield’s Newsletter

Sept. 30, 2016


Ways to contact me:  geri.brumfield@garrard.kyschools.us or (859)792-2122 ext. 4307

Please check out my new web page! http://www.garrard.k12.ky.us/olc/teacher.aspx?s=321

Important Dates:

 Sept. 30—Fall Festival    5:30-7:30

                 Auction at 7:30 

Week of Oct. 3—Test—Dolch #1 Word List

Oct. 6—Kona Ice

Oct. 7, Oct. 10-14—Fall Break

Oct. 31—Spooktacular Day


       Thank you for the DVDs, popcorn, candy, and money for our Fall Festival basket.  We appreciate it so much.   J


Next Week:

Spelling:  Spelling test on Thursday (words with short o)

Reading:  Read “A Musical Day” and “Drums,” high frequency words, short o, blends with l, phonogram -ock, sequence of events, statements

Math:   Continue Chapter 3  (Addition Strategies) 

Math vocabulary words: count on, doubles, doubles plus one, doubles minus one, make a ten

Science:  Continue “Animals”


Homework: (due Thursday)

Reading:  Read “A Musical Day” (pages 78-93) and “Drums” (pages 98-100) in student book.  (Students should read daily at home.  We will practice daily at school.)

Discuss pages 76-77, 94-97, and 101-105.  This will help with daily lessons.

Study high frequency words (pages 74 and 75): 

her                  now                  our                   she                  today                     would

We will have the reading tests Thursday.  I will read the Vocabulary and Comprehension parts to the students now.  Sign and date RAH-RAH note.                        (due Thursday) 

Continue to practice Dolch 1 words.  Test is next week.

Writing:  Memorize:  “A verb is an action word that tells what a person or animal does.”  List three verbs.  Write a sentence with each verb.  Underline the verb in each sentence.  (due Thursday)

Math:  Write numbers 0-40.  Complete Math practice pages (attached).  (due Thursday)  Practice recognizing and counting to 40.  Practice counting by 10s and 5s to 120.  Practice counting by 2s to 20. Memorize the addition doubles (attached). 

Spelling: (test Thursday)

on                 got                    fox                      pop                       not                      hop


****If an item has (due Thursday) at the end, then this is something that should be turned in to me.  If an item does not have this, it is something that should be practiced at home.




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