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5th grade math

Please check with child to see if their math homework is done. The homework should not take more than 20 minutes. Students who wish additional help and support can see me during their recess time Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. We will have are next test Tuesday April 1st, it be test 18. I will spend Monday reviewing for it. Students who struggle with concepts and vocabulary need to review them prior to the test.

Support Reading for Kindergarten, First, and Second

Currently I am keeping students in their classroom during their reading block. I am working with a group of students during their center time. My focus is to support the skills and vocabulary that your son or daughter’s classroom teacher is teaching.


3rd grade

I am currently helping with spelling. It is important that students verbalize their spelling words and know the sounds that make up that word along patterns and rules.

 4th grade

Students are receiving a pull out service and are getting additional help with the lessons from the Journey series. They benefit from the additional support.   L


7th and 8th grade Reading

Students are reading short articles. The emphasis is on reviewing reading comprehension skills, vocabulary and word study. Your son or daughter needs to be reading outside of school in order to reach their Accelerated Reading Goal.

5th and 6th grade Reading

Students should be using the Think Central website. This site will help them understand the vocabulary and anchor text. Comprehension has been a struggle. Reread and answering the study guide will help.

Please check with your child to see how close they are to reaching their Accelerated Reading Goal??? Additional reading besides the required classroom assignment will help your child’s reading ability.


Happy Easter to you and your family, Lori Farrell


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at school 515-266-3433 or by email lfarrellThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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