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Back-to-School Night

08/21/19

Please join the Valencia community this Thursday night, August 22, 2019!

 

Location: Valencia Elementary School

Time: 5:45pm - 7:15pm

 

The night will begin at 5:45 with a presentation by Principal Lane.

From 6:10-6:40, teachers will be in classrooms for their first presentation.

From 6:45-7:17, teachers will be in classrooms for their second presentation.

(Each of the two presentations will be the same, so parents can attend presentations in other classrooms.)


Newsela

08/19/19

Newsela

 

All students have a Newsela account for the school year.

Students use their e-mail address and birthday password to enter the site.

 

Username Example: 4446666@pvusd.net

                                 (AR number@pvusd.net)

 

Password Example: Ju212009

                                (AR password)

 

Students are assigned one Newsela article each Monday.

Students are to read the article and complete the comprehension quiz.

Parents are encouraged to read the article with their child, if needed. 


After School Music Opportunities

08/16/19

Valencia is offering two After School Music programs.

Please see the links below if you are interested.


Math Homework helper eBook

08/14/19

Below is a link that will give you access to an "e-Book".

This resource is designed to help with questions about nightly math homework.

As always, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

 

~Mr. Z.

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Homework Guidelines

08/13/19

Homework Guidelines

 

Students are given homework Monday through Thursday.

They are expected to copy the homework onto their Homework Contract daily. A typical night’s homework includes: reading, logging their reading, math, and a language arts assignment.

Math homework is due the following day. Math homework is review, or practicing what students learned that day in class. All other assignments are due by the end of the school week (normally Friday).

 

Example:

1. Read for 20 min.

2. Log your reading

3. Math: lesson 2

4. Cursive

5. Newsela.com

 

Monday language arts homework:

Students log on to Newsela.com, then select the assigned article and the appropriate reading level. They read the article and afterwards take a short comprehension quiz.

 

Tuesday language arts homework:

Students practice their weekly spelling/vocabulary words by completing the given assignment.

 

Wednesday language arts homework:

Students log on to Typing.com. They are expected to work on their typing skills for 20 minutes.

 

Thursday language arts homework:

Students study for their weekly spelling/vocabulary test, which is given on Friday. A parent/caregiver reads each word and the student writes the word. 


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