February 10

Mrs. Doran and the class created our fabulous door decoration for Black History Month (Kid President)

Prithvi shared the journal that he wrote about his visit to India

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Music Fun

Class Notes

  • Show and Tell: long “o” medial sound (something that has a nose, use in the snow, has a cone shape etc)
  • The Read Across America Action Team is excited to announce our Favorite Book Character Parade! This will be happening the morning of February 28th, 2020. Students may dress up as any BOOK character and they can bring in the book they are representing, if they have it!
  • On Thursday February 27 Party Animals will be visiting Kindergarten. They bring in many exotic animals for the children to meet. Permission slips should be sent out Monday. This in school field trip costs 5$, please send this in as soon as possible!

Important Dates

  • Our next library visit will be February 26
  • 2/14 Show and tell (long “O” words)
  • 2/14 Valentine exchange (if you ordered Candy Grams they will be delivered to the classroom and your student can pass them out.)
  • 2/14: Valentine’s Day: pajama day: 1$
  • 2/17-2/21 February Break
  • 3/5 Specials Night- put this on your calendar and look for more information to come!

IB Unit 4: How We Organize Ourselves: U.S. Symbols/Valentine’s Day

ELA:
  • We will finish up our US Symbols Study with Presidents Day. We will also read several fiction books about Valentine’s Day and how you can show your family and friends that you care.
  • Phonics: long 0, “oa”, “ow”, o with a silent “e” (boat, snow, hope)
  • Sight words: List C- students should recognize 50 sight words by the end of 3rd quarter)- one, there, his. We have now covered lists A and B in class.
Writing:
  • Extend writing using phonetic spelling and sight words. We are also practicing writing sentences with transition words such as: First, next, last, finally.
  • Informational writing about Presidents Day, what fills our heart
Math:
  • Count on from a given number- not 1
  • Finding ways to take apart and make numbers to 5 using multiples strategies. Comparing numbers using greater than, less than, and equals to. We will use a balance scale- ex. 5 cubes are more than 3 cubes- how many more cubes can you add to make them equal?

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