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Welcome & Classroom Information

  • Daily Schedule
    School starts at 8:10 a.m.
    Recess 10:10 - 10:30 a.m.
    Lunch 11:30 - 12:13 p.m.
    Dismissal 1:57 p.m.

    Reminders
    Students should bring the following things to school each day:

    • Healthy Snack and Lunch
    • Home Journal (This journal will be sent home each day of the week beginning the second week of school. Please read and sign the journal each day.)
    • Backpack
    • Two-Pocket Folder

    Homework
    Please have your child read to you for at least 10 minutes each day Monday through Thursday.

    This Week's News: 


    Reading
    This week we will begin Unit 9: We Use Goods and Services. Our reading activiities will focus on: listening and retelling key ideas, root words and their inflectional endings, identifying the author's reasons, multiple-meaning words, making connections between information in a text, and compare/contrast opinion texts. We will practice reading and writing words with oi and oy. This week's high-frequency words are: buy, only, walk, through. 

    Writi

    This week we continue our realistic fiction writing unit. We will review the components of a story and the students will create characters, settings, and adventures/problems their characters will experience. 

    Math
    This week's math lessons will focus on the following concepts: adding and subtracting tens from a multiple of 10, use counting on and the make ten strategy when adding across a ten.

    Important Dates:

    Apr. 22nd - Students return to school.

    May 17th - Minimum Day (Early Dismissal)

    May 22nd - Open House

    May 27th - Memorial Day

     

    If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

    About Me

    I earned Bachelors Degrees in Communications and Spanish from Pepperdine University and my teaching credential from California Lutheran University. This is my 26th year of teaching and my 25th year of teaching here at PVSEA. When I am not teaching I enjoy spending time with my husband and two daughters, playing and watching sports, hiking, traveling, and going to the beach.