mcraddock@nlmusd.org  Boo Dodgers!
 
Red Ribbon Week--October 27-31
Monday: "Lei" off drugs--Wear Hawaiian clothes
Tuesday:  Wear Western clothes to show you will be drug-free
Wednesday:  Sock it to drugs--Crazy Sock Day
Thursday:  Red Ribbon Day--Wear Red
Friday:  Wear your Halloween costume
 
Homework schedule:Typical 5 day week:
Monday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling, math and vocabulary (definitions)
Tuesday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling, math and vocabulary (Matrix) 
Wednesday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling and math, study vocabulary  
Thursday-reading 20+ minutes, spelling (pretest at home), math and vocabulary (Yes, No, Why?)  
Friday- turn in all homework 
Math needs to be brought back to school every day to be corrected. 
 
Note:  Spelling homework is assigned to do at home.  Math homework is whatever assignment is not finished in class.  Vocabulary homework is assigned to do at home, however, time is often given in class to start the assignment. 
 
This week's 3rd grade spelling list:  

1.  quiz                        2.  quote                        3.  quiet                        4. equal

5.  queen                     6.  liquid                        7.  quack                       8.  quarter

9.  square                    10. question                   11. request                    12. require

13. squad                     14. qualify                     15. equipment              16. acquire

17. aquarium                18. banquet                   19. quarrel                    20. tranquil        
 
Bonus words: Study words 21-25 if you missed 10 or less of the first 20 words.

21. antique  22. plaque  23. opaque  24. lacquer  25. physique


 
This week's 4th grade spelling list: 

1.  quiz                        2.  quote                        3.  quiet                        4. equal

5.  queen                     6.  liquid                        7.  quack                       8.  quarter

9.  square                    10. question                   11. request                    12. require

13. squad                    14. qualify                      15. equipment              16. acquire

17. aquarium               18. banquet                    19. quarrel                    20. tranquil        

 

Bonus words:  

Study words 21-25 if you missed 10 or less of the first 20 words.

21. antique   22. plaque    23. opaque  24. lacquer  25.  physique

    
 
 
Vocabulary for the whole class:

grin- A wide smile.

decrease- To make less.

distance- The amount of space between two things.

conclusion- A result, or outcome.

gargantuan- Something that is really huge.

eavesdrop- To listen in on someone’s conversation.

vandalism- The unauthorized destruction of property.

sequence- The order in which the events in a story happen.