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Week of October 3, 2016

Spelling list 4 test Friday.  Students have a paper copy and a hard copy in their workbook, page 77.

Grammar test Friday.  We are studying compound sentences.  They are 2 independent sentences joined together with a , and a conjunction (and, or, but).

Reading test Friday on The Horned Toad Prince.  The 7 vocab words are on the spelling list, in their notebooks, in their workbook page 75 and in the textbook.  The vocab is tested on every test.  The skill we are working on for the 2nd time this school year is author's purpose.

Spirit Week will continue with favorite team day Wednesday, decades day Thursday and spirit day Friday.  Please adhere to dress code rules, ie no holes, tears, or offensive language.

Friday is the homecoming pep rally at 9:30 in the elementary gym.

October 28th is the Halloween parade and party.  Party money is past due.  If you haven't sent in your $5, please do so as soon as you can.  The PTO parents for my room have been contacted.  If you have not been contacted, the PTO has not given me your name.

Have a great week,
Mrs. Herring

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