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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 12, 2019

Class Notes:

Permission slips and money for our field trips are due on March 13!

Important Dates:

  • 3/13 early Release
  • 3/14 PTA meeting with presentation by Susan Norris
  • 3/15 Picture Day: this is for a class picture: students do not have to wear their uniforms but we ask that they dress nicely for our class picture.
  • 3/18 Mining in school field trip
  • 3/20 New Kindergarten and 1stgrade registration- please pass this on to neighbors! 8:30-11
  • 3/22 K-2 Talent Showcase
  • 3/26 rescheduled Art Barn Field trip
  • 3/29 Dress Down 1$
  • 4/1- 4/5 Spring Break

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Sharing Our Planet: Living and Non Living

ELA:

  • Using non fiction and fiction books to investigate what characteristics are necessary to be considered living or non living.
  • Dramatic play Center: Living and Non living class collages
  • Phonics: using words we know to make new words. Ex: all use to make ball, small etc
  • Sight words: that, their, how (list C) if your child already recognizes these sight words ask them to practice writing them in sentences using their phonetic spelling, for ex: We r (are) on the bot (boat).

(Students should be able to read at least 50 words at this point)

Writing:

  • Drawing, labeling, stretching out words to be able to write the beginning, ending, and middle sounds. Students should be correctly spelling sight words.
  • Most Mondays we do a narrative writing about our weekend. Informational and opinion writing about living and non living are also done.
  • Some St Patrick’s Day Fun on Friday!

Math:

  • Reviewing: decomposing with in 5 (10), number order, greater/less than/equal to, and counting groups of objects up to 20 in a line or circle. (scattered if already proficient)
  • Word problem Friday: learning strategies to solve word problems read by the teacher

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 4, 2019

Class Notes:

Ms. Z and I are in the process of setting up an Instagram page to share photos with you. It will be private with classmates only. Be on the lookout for more info in the next few days!

At this point in the year, if your child is wearing shoes that tie, please make sure they can tie them without assistance. Thanks!

Permission slips and money for our field trips are due on March 13.

Important Dates:

  • No library check out this week due to book fair
  • 3/7 Specials Night: 6:30-8 pm
  • 3/8 Rise Up
  • 3/13 early Release
  • 3/15 Picture Day
  • 3/20 New Kindergarten and 1stgrade registration- please pass this on to neighbors! 8:30-11
  • 3/22 K-2 Talent Showcase
  • 3/26 rescheduled Art Barn Field trip
  • 4/1- 4/5 Spring Break

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- How We Organize Ourselves: Rocks and Soil

ELA:

  • We will be exploring and classifying earth materials: rocks, soil, air, water using the senses. We will explore a variety of books and videos to gain more information. Some other books that we will read are: The Lorax and The Cat in the Hat
  • Discovery Center: Scientist studying and comparing a variety of rocks
  • Phonics: Introduce– The FLOSS rule (When one syllable ends with an f, l, s, z and has a short vowel sound. It is usually spelled with an ff, ll, ss, or zz)   ie jazz, less, cliff
  • Sight words: she, sit, his, say, then, said. If your child already recognizes these sight words ask them to practice writing them in sentences using their phonetic spelling, for ex: We r (are) on the bot (boat).

Writing:

  • Drawing, labeling, stretching out words to be able to write the beginning, ending, and middle sounds. Students should be correctly spelling sight words.
  • Every Monday we do a narrative write about our weekend. Informational and narrative writing about earth’s materials- soil, air, land, water and taking care of our resoources.

Math:

  • Decomposing within 5 (students that mastered this will work within 10) Focus on subtraction
  • Word problem Friday: learning strategies to solve word problems that are read by the teacher.
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