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  • February 20st

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 2/20/2020

    Furry Friend Fundraiser

     

    Tomorrow, kids can bring a dollar to donate to the Humane Society and wear a hat all day! Students can also bring items such as paper towels, bleach and copy paper to donate to the cause. An item list is detailed in a letter that is going home today. 

     

     

    Up Coming Concert

     

    Our 3rd grade is preparing for their concert on March 10.  Our theme is "A Cowboy's Jokin' Jamboree".  The concert will begin at 6:00 pm, but kids will need to arrive in their classrooms by 5:30.

     

    What Are We Learning?

     

    Reading - Folktales - Where did they come from. Why do we have them?

    Writing - Informational Report on an animal from the tropical rainforest.

    Math -

    · Divisibility Rules

    · Area and perimeter of a polygon. This is the most used math in the real world. 

     

    Science - Ecosystems: Layers of the Rainforest. The study of the ecosystems allow us to see how all forms of life are interconnected

     

     

    Upcoming events    

     

    February 21

    February 28       

    March 6              

    March 10           

    March 13           

    March 18*         

    March 20           

    March 25           

    March 26

    April 3

    Hat Day for a $1- Furry Fundraiser

    PAJAMA DAY

    No School – Work Day

    3rd Grade – Bloome music Program

    Ice Cream Friday

    Aristocats Performance (6:30pm) NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM 3/19

    DRESS LIKE A DALTON STAFF MEMBER SPIRIT DAY

    No PM Kindergarten

    Spring Break!

     

    No Spelling this week

     

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  • February 12th

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 2/12/2020

    Valentine’s Day

     

    Tomorrow is our party from 1:30 -2:15. Please make sure your child has his/her Valentine’s! On Friday, February 14th, there is no school! Enjoy your four day weekend.

     

    What Are We Learning?

     

    Reading - Nonfiction Test Features and how are they useful to a reader.

    Writing - Informational Report on an animal from the tropical rainforest.

    Math - Area and perimeter of a polygon. This is the most used math in the real world. 

    Science - Ecosystems: Layers of the Rainforest. The study of the ecosystems allow us to see how all forms of life are interconnected

     

     

    Upcoming events    

     

    February 13       

    February 14       

    February 17       

    February 28       

    March 6              

    March 10           

    March 13           

    March 18*         

    March 20           

    March 25           

    March 26

    April 3

    Valentine’s Day Parties (PM)

    No School – Flex Day

    No School

    PAJAMA DAY

    No School – Work Day

    3rd Grade – Bloome music Program

    Ice Cream Friday

    Aristocats Performance (6:30pm) NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM 3/19

    DRESS LIKE A DALTON STAFF MEMBER SPIRIT DAY

    No PM Kindergarten

    Spring Break!

     

    No Spelling this week

     

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  • February 5th

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 2/5/2020

    Valentine’s Day

     

    Next week is our Valentine’s Day party.  It will be on the 13th from 1:30-2:15. I am asking that if your child want to bring Valentines for the class, that they bring one for everybody. If you need another list, please let me know.

     

    What Are We Learning?

     

    Reading - Nonfiction Test Features.

    Writing - Informational Report on an animal from the tropical rainforest.

    Math - Area and perimeter of a polygon

    Science - Ecosystems: Layers of the Rainforest

     

     

    Upcoming events    

     

    February 7          

                                 

    February 11       

    February 13       

    February 14       

    February 17       

    February 28       

    March 6              

    March 10           

    March 13           

    March 18*         

    March 20           

    March 25           

    March 26

    April 3

    Ice Cream Friday

    Radical Rick Assembly – 9:30am – Gym

    2nd Grade – Journey thru Space music program

    Valentine’s Day Parties (PM)

    No School – Flex Day

    No School

    PAJAMA DAY

    No School – Work Day

    3rd Grade – Bloome music Program

    Ice Cream Friday

    Aristocats Performance (6:30pm) NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM 3/19

    DRESS LIKE A DALTON STAFF MEMBER SPIRIT DAY

    No PM Kindergarten

    Spring Break! Whoop whoop!

     

    Lesson 11

     

    1. rockets

    2. arches

    3. crosses

    4. angles

    5. factories

    6. glasses

    7. branches

    8. bushes

    9. insects

    10. cloths

    11. companies

    12. berries

    horses

    babies

    boxes

    rises

    ladies

    hooks

    removes

    kitties

     

    stories

    hobbies

    peaches

    segments

    cities

    customs

    axes

    loves

     

    splashes

    leashes

    blushes

    corners

    balloons

    marshes

    cameras

    strawberries

     

    segment - divide (something) into separate parts or sections

    customs -  doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time.

     

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  • January 29

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 1/29/2020

    Report Cards!

     

    Report cards are going home today.  You should see a large manila envelope in your child’s backpack.  I put two projects we worked on in class as well and the fact fluency test in the envelope.  If you have any questions, please contact me. Thank you!

     

    Boy, It’s Cold Outside!!

     

    The weather is suppose to be cold and wet next week.  Please send your child to school with a hat, gloves/mittens, and a coat to keep him/her warm and dry.  We start smelling like a bunch of wet puppies in the classroom when the students come it wet! 

     

    Valentine’s Day Party

     

    We are making a Valentine’s card container in class.  You will not need to supply anything for the container.  We will be giving Valentine’s so if your child chooses to participate, please make sure they address a Valentine for all the students.  A list is going home today.

     

    Upcoming events    

     

    February 7          

                                 

    February 11       

    February 13       

    February 14       

    February 17       

    February 28       

    March 6              

    March 10           

    March 13           

    March 18*             

    March 20           

    March 25           

    March 26-April 3

    Ice Cream Friday

    Radical Rick Assembly – 9:30am – Gym

    2nd Grade – Journey thru Space music program

    Valentine’s Day Parties (PM)

    No School – Flex Day

    No School

    PAJAMA DAY

    No School – Work Day

    3rd Grade – Bloome music Program

    Ice Cream Friday

    Aristocats Performance (6:30pm)

    DRESS LIKE A DALTON STAFF SPIRIT DAY

    No PM Kindergarten

    Spring Break! Whoop whoop!

     

    Lesson 10

     

    1. moist

    2. gown

    3. bounce

    4. noise

    5. pound

    6. howl

    7. mount

    8. ouch

    9. couch

    10. frown

    11. mouth

    12. clown

    coin

    town

    loud

    foil

    sound

    down

    cloud

    boil

     

    shout

    powder

    doubt

    scout

    decoy

    point

    loyal

    blouse

     

    envoy

    stout

    turmoil

    oyster

    sirloin

    poise

    lounge

    cauliflower

     

    turmoil - a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

    poise - 1) composure and dignity of manner

    2)  be ready to do something 

     

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  • January 22

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 1/22/2020

    We Are Learning About...

     

     

    This week in Science, we started our Rainforest Diorama. The students will be creating the four levels of the rainforest using copy paper boxes. And toilet paper rolls! They are very excited.  .

     

     

     beans

    We are also graphing the growth of our Bush Bean plants

     

     

    We are almost done with our first draft of the Animal Report. The kids are really looking forward to being finish with the report.

     

     

    Quizlet

     

     

    Today, I tried to get the kids on to a website called Quizlet.  The site is educationally based.  It allows me or the students to create flash cards. It’s free to use, and students can learn at their own pace using different study modes including games and activities. Your child will be able to study material created by other Quizlet users and me, or they can create their own study sets.

    The problem is that the students under 13 years of age needs parent permission.  I am asking that when you get an email from Quizlet, that you confirm that they can join my class on this website. Thank you!.

     

     

    Report Cards Reminder

     

     

    Report cards will be going home Wednesday, January 28th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me through the REMIND app.

     

     

    Upcoming Events

     

     

    January 24                              No School –Teacher Workday

    January 28                               1st Grade – Adventure Away music program 

    January 29                               Report Cards go home                         

    January 30                               CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

    February 7                               Ice Cream Friday

    February 11                             2nd Grade – Journey thru Space music program

    February 14                             No School – Flex Day

    February 17                             No School

    March      19                              Aristocats Performance (6:30pm)

     

     

    No Spelling this Week

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  • January 16th

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 1/16/2020

    Report Cards

     

     

    Report cards will be going home Wednesday, January 28th. This week and next week, we will be continuing with benchmark tests and end of the semester testing. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me through the REMIND app.

     

     

    Upcoming Events

     

     

    January 20                              No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 24                              No School –Teacher Workday

    January 28                               1st Grade – Adventure Away music program 

    January 29                               Report Cards go home                         

    January 30                               CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

    February 7                               Ice Cream Friday

    February 11                             2nd Grade – Journey thru Space music program

    February 14                             No School – Flex Day

    February 17                             No School

    March      19                              Aristocats Performance (6:30pm)

     

     

    WE Spelling Lesson 9

    Spelling List

    1. motor

    2. bother

    3. pillar

    4. actor

    5. crazier

    6. corner

    7. world

    8. sugar

    9. beggar

    10. thirty

    11. germs

    12. sister

    March

    worm

     

    flirted

    other

    circle

    shirt

    spark

    harm

    barber

    party

    clerk

    orange

    circus

    charge

    forty

    chirp

    porch

    giraffe

    hermit

    garbage

    circuit

    fjord

    orchard

    numerator

    fjord - a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs

    circuit - a movement that starts and finishes at the same place.

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  • January 9th

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 1/9/2020

    Welcome Back!

     

     

    We are off and running.  This week, we started our end of the semester testing. Students took the I-Station diagnostic for Reading.  We will be taking the I-Ready diagnostic for Math next week.  We will also be testing the 600 FRY words, reading fluency and nonsense words next week.

    We are in the middle of an informational writing project about an animal from the rainforest.  Before the break, the students conducted their research on the animals and began their first draft. We hope to have the report done by the end of January!

     

     

    Cold and Muddy

     

     

    Snow is coming and the playground is a mess. It would be helpful if the students wore boots outside and brought shoes to change into once they came inside.  Our carpet can get very dirty after 23 pairs of muddy feet walk through the classroom. I know it’s hard to play football in snow boots, however, we sit on the carpet. Sitting on a pile of mud or snow can be very uncomfortable. Thank you so much for your help.

     

     

    Upcoming Events

     

     

    January 13     Spelling Bee (p.m.)

        Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm -5:45pm)

    January 14     Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm – 5:45pm)

    January 20     No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 24     No School

    January 30     CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

     

     

    WE Spelling Lesson 8

    Spelling List

    1. tomb

    2. comb

    3. knack

    4. knife

    5. doubt

    6. thumb

    7. knight

    8. gnat

    9. knob

    10. align

    11. gnaw

    12. debt

    knock

    sign

    knew

    lamb

    limb

    knee

    gnu

    crumb

    kneel

    climb

    plumber

    gnarl

    knead

    knothole

    subtle

    knoll

    knuckle

    design

    foreign

    knowledge

    plumbing

    knapsack

    gnome

    cologne

    subtle- delicate and understated

    gnu - a large dark antelope with a long head, a beard and mane, and a sloping back.

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  • Season's Greetings 12-19

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 12/19/2019

    Season’s Greetings

     

     

    ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments ornaments

    Dear Parents,

    I would like to just take this time to thank each and every one of you for all the beautiful gifts, thoughtful cards and kind words this Holiday season. Words cannot express the gratitude I feel. I could never even begin to thank you enough.

    I am so privileged to work with such wonderful students and their amazing families. You all are truly the best. All the students are so eager to learn and such hard workers. All of their families are so supportive and some of the kindest people I have ever known. I deeply appreciate every thing that each of you does for your child, our class and our school.

    I hope that every one of you has a very safe, blessed and happy Holiday season. May each Holiday that you celebrate over the next few weeks be full of joy, laughter and great memories. Again, thank you so very much for all you do and will do in the 2nd half of the year.

    Blessings,

    Rochelle Schultz                                           

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Santa

     

    Upcoming Events

     Clipart by Zeimusu

     

    December 20     Christmas-Sing-a-Long and Christmas Parties (3rd, 4th, 5th to    Triple Play)

    Dec 23 – Jan 5     HOLIDAY BREAK

    January 13     Spelling Bee (p.m.)

        Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm -5:45pm)

    January 14     Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm – 5:45pm)

    January 20     No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 24     No School

    January 30     CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

     

     

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  • December 11

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 12/11/2019

    Polar Express Reminder!

     

     

        On December 18th, the third grade gets to come to school in their pajamas, read the Polar Express, compare the two stories, analyze the author style of writing, and do some other great activities with the story.  We will end the day by watching the Polar Express Movie. 

    The kids are allowed to bring TWO of the following :

    · Pillow

    · Stuff animal

    · blanket

     

     

    Triple Play Reminder

     

     

    The Triple Play entry/transportation donation is due on or before Tuesday, December 17, 2019—we have to pay Triple Play before we go.

    On Friday, December 20, 2019 our third through fifth grade students will be going to Triple Play for our annual holiday celebration. The students will leave Dalton at about 10:15 am and will return to school by 2:00 pm.

    The cost of this high octane extravaganza is $13.00. The $13.00 donation includes $1.00 transportation and the $12.00 entry to Triple Play. The school district will not fund this field trip, as it is not academic in nature, so we will have to pick-up the tab through donations. The only money the classroom teachers will be collecting is the entry/transportation. Any extra spending money will need to be handled by the students themselves on the day of the party.

    If your child is having pizza at Triple Play, an extra $5.50 needs to be paid ahead of time along with the $13.00.

    Please notify your child’s teacher if this causes a hardship on your family. Students will not miss this trip due to inability to pay. On the other hand, if you would like to provide a scholarship for a student in need, you can send in an additional donation.

     

     

     

    Spelling Bee

     

     

    The Good News? No Spelling this week! The other news? The preliminary Spelling Bee is this Friday.  I list went home last week to study.  This Friday, we will have a class Spelling Bee to determine the top three that will represent our class in the school’s third grade bee.

    No one has to do it but we encourage all to go through the class practice round.  After the practice round, anyone not interested in going forward with the competition may sit down.

    Here is another copy of the list.

    Bee Practice lists:

     

     

    Upcoming Events

     

     

    December 10-17   ChainLink Fundraiser

    December 11     Sage Boutique – Wine Down Wednesday fundraiser

    December 20     Christmas-Sing-a-Long and Christmas Parties (3rd, 4th, 5th to    Triple Play)

    Dec 23 – Jan 5     HOLIDAY BREAK

    January 13     Spelling Bee (p.m.)

        Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm -5:45pm)

    January 14     Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm – 5:45pm)

    January 20     No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 24     No School

    January 30     CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

     

     

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  • December 5

    Posted by Rochelle Schultz on 12/5/2019

    Polar Express

     

     

    The Week of the 16th, the third grade will read a story written by Chris Van Allsburg called Garden of Abdul Gasazi.  Along with the literary exploration of this story,  we will use this opportunity to read The Polar Express also written by Chris Van Allsburg. 

        On December 18th, the third grade gets to come to school in their pajamas, read the Polar Express, compare the two stories, analyze the author style of writing, and do some other great activities with the story.  We will end the day by watching the Polar Express Movie. 

                 The kids are allowed to bring TWO of the following :

    · Pillow

    · Stuff animal

    · blanket

     

     

    Triple Play

     

     

    On Friday, December 20, 2019 our third through fifth grade students will be going to Triple Play for our annual holiday celebration. The students will leave Dalton at about 10:15 am and will return to school by 2:00 pm. The cost of this high octane extravaganza is $13.00. The $13.00 donation includes $1.00 transportation and the $12.00 entry to Triple Play.

    The school district will not fund this field trip, as it is not academic in nature, so we will have to pick-up the tab through donations. The only money the classroom teachers will be collecting is the entry/transportation. Any extra spending money will need to be handled by the students themselves on the day of the party.

    Please notify your child’s teacher if this causes a hardship on your family. Students will not miss this trip due to inability to pay. On the other hand, if you would like to provide a scholarship for a student in need, you can send in an additional donation.

    The Triple Play entry/transportation donation is due on or before Tuesday, December 17, 2019—we have to pay Triple Play before we go. Our Dalton kiddos are going to have a blast. 

     

     

    Spelling

     

     

    We are changing how we are exploring spelling.  You should see a spelling list come home on Monday’s. It’s is Spelling for Writers. We explore patterns in the words. The class is also looking at where words come from and why the words are spelled the way they are.  I am teaching proofreading techniques that applies to writing with our spelling.

    Each Monday, students take a pretest. Students create their own word lists for study by replacing correctly spelled words with Shopping list words. This list offers students additional at-grade-level words or words below or above grade level. The students make a copy of the list twice so they have a copy for home and school.

    On Friday, since all the students have different list, they partner up and give each other the spelling test.  I have used this program for many years and have had a lot of success with it. If you have further questions, please contact me.

     

     

    Upcoming Events

     

     

    December 7           Road Crew to perform in front of Figpickels

    December 9-13       BOOKFAIR (Late Night December 10)

    December 10          4th Grade Christmas Program (Practice 9:30am – Program 6:00pm)

    December 10-17   ChainLink Fundraiser

    December 11         Sage Boutique – Wine Down Wednesday fundraiser

    December 20         Christmas-Sing-a-Long and Christmas Parties (3rd, 4th, 5th to    Triple Play)

    Dec 23 – Jan 5       HOLIDAY BREAK

    January 13             Spelling Bee (p.m.)

                                  Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm -5:45pm)

    January 14             Auditions for Aristocats (3:45pm – 5:45pm)

    January 20             No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 24             No School

    January 30             CHS Basketball – Dalton Night

     

     

    WE Spelling Lesson 7

    1. beast

    2. float

    3. dreamy

    4. soaked

    5. brain

    6. loafer

    7. follower

    8. clean

    9. paint

    10. elbow

    11. mower

    12. cloak

    narrow

    peach

    yellow

    afraid

    tail

    either

    raining

    beacon

    oatmeal

    entertainment

    painful

    growth

    dainty

    eagle

    tease

    season

    bleacher

    stagecoach

    seacoast

    moonbeam

    league

    waist

    tomorrow

    sneak

    Vocabulary

    dainty - delicately small and pretty

    beacon - a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide

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