Robyn Eversole flutist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Lisa Meyer performed “Flutist Book Read” for our awesome second grade students. The second graders enjoyed the performance.

# Miller Canned Food Drive

Our Miller Canned Food Drive is off to a great start! Thank you for all the donations so far. We are still collecting for this weeks. Let’s help feed a family!

# Focus for the week 11-11-19

**Reading**: Students will learn to ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. They will learn to identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. Students will learn to ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

**Math: ** Students will compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.They will also count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.

**Writing:** Students will understand how to write an informative/explanatory text in which they introduce a topic by explaining the definition and purpose of an informative or explanatory text about the Miller garden.

**Science:** Students will plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

They will learn how different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Matter can be described and classified by its observable properties.

**Social Studies:** Students will use maps to describe the spatial organization of the local community by applying concepts including relative location and using distance, direction, and scale. They will describe land use in the community(e.g. where people live, where services are provided, where products are made). Students will construct maps of the local community that contain symbols, labels, and legends denoting human and natural characteristics of place.

# Spelling Homework for the week of November 11, 2019

Group 1:meatqueen beet baby meanuse which whybecausethose Group 2: foursawwellranbrowneatwhonewmustblack Group 3: itfitbitkitsitlitpitkithitzit Daily Homework:Complete daily assignments and return each day. |

Monday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games.Spelling: Write your words in ABC order.Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag |

Tuesday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games.Spelling : Rainbow spellingRead for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag |

Wednesday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games.Spelling: Write your words 5 times each.Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag |

Thursday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games.Spelling: Have someone give you a pretend test.Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag |

Friday, Saturday, & SundayRead for 20-30 minutes from Reading BagI Ready and Zearn |

# No School Tuesday, November 5, 2019

There will be no school on Tuesday for all Miller students.

# Focus for the week of November 4, 2019

**Reading**: Students will learn to ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. They will learn to identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

**Math: **Students will understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. They will understand the following as special cases:

They will learn to count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.

Students will read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.

**Writing:** Students will understand how to write an informative/explanatory text in which they introduce a topic by explaining the definition and purpose of an informative or explanatory text about the Miller garden.

**Science:** Students will plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

They will learn how different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Matter can be described and classified by its observable properties.

**Social Studies:** Students will use maps to describe the spatial organization of the local community by applying concepts including relative location and using distance, direction, and scale. They will describe land use in the community(e.g. where people live, where services are provided, where products are made). Students will construct maps of the local community that contain symbols, labels, and legends denoting human and natural characteristics of place.

# Spelling/Homework 11-4-19

Spelling Lists:Group 1:grow low toe goes beenoff does alwaysgave soap Group 2:arenownocamerideintogoodwanttoopretty Group 3:fancatcapramsatcanhammanmatran Spelling Test is on Friday, November 1, 2019Daily Homework:Complete daily assignments and return to school each day. *Read for 20-30 minutes every day. * Go on I ready and zearn. | ||

Monday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games. Spelling: Write tic tac toe choice. Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag | ||

Tuesday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games. Spelling : Write tic tac toe choice. Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag | ||

Wednesday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games. Spelling: Write tic tac toe choice. Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag | ||

Thursday:Math: in your folder and Math Bag games. Spelling: Write tic tac toe choice. Read for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag Friday, Saturday, & SundayRead for 20-30 minutes from Reading Bag I Ready and Zearn |

# FOOD DRIVE

Hype Athletics Canned Food Drive is starting Monday!

All brands are accepted! Let’s help feed a family! Bring in your canned goods starting Monday, November 4th. The food drive will continue though November 15th. Our goal this year is to raise 4000 cans, together we can and will meet our goal!

# Reminders For Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is a half day. Dismissal will be at 11:45. There is also a PTA meeting at 10:00 in the cafeteria.

# PTA Meeting!!

**PTA Meeting / Open House on Friday, November 1, 2019 @ 10 a.m.**

** Meeting Focus – Assessment Review and Prepping for parent Teacher conferences.**