Boonton Township Public Schools

Rockaway Valley School
Phone 973-334-4162

11 Valley Road Boonton Township, NJ 07005
Fax: 973-316-6956

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A Peek at Our Week 4/19


We are learning the sound/spelling patterns based words with -ed, -ing endings and long e spelling patterns y, ie.

Spelling words: mix, mixed, hop, hopped, hope, hoping, run, running, use, used

High Frequency words:  above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward


We will read a realistic fiction text called, The Dot.  We will practice the reading strategy Monitor/Clarify.  We will discuss figurative language.   We will continue to practice summarizing as we stop to tell about the important events as we read.



This week the children will focus on opinion writing.  



We will continue Topic 12, Measure Lengths. 



We will continue Unit 4, Plant and Animal Structures.  In Lesson 1, we will learn what parts help plants live. 



  • Book Fair this week
  • Please empty your child's folder each night
  • Please make sure your child comes to school will a FILLED water bottle 



Please contact me with any questions or concerns.

973-334-4162 ext 214