Sunday, January 11, 2015

January 12-16 Week 18

BRRR!   I hope that everyone is staying warm!  

This week and next will be short weeks for us.  We will have teacher staff development on Friday and next Monday we will be out for Martin L. King Day.  I hope that you enjoy your extra long weekend!  

This week we will read "The  Class Pet." It is a story that tells about how real mice grow and change.  Our skills for the week are to identify fact and opinion; use adjectives that describe; blend and read words that have ending -es; and work on r-controlled vowels (we call these bossy r words such as or, store, corn, etc.); and practice daily Saxon Phonics.

In Math we will continue number patterns to 120.  We will skip count and identify the patterns that we observe.  

In Science we will explore soil and its properties.
In Social Studies we will continue our unit on good citizens.  We will discuss facts about Benjamin Franklin and Martin L. King Jr. We will also learn about the meaning of USA anthems and mottoes.

Upcoming Events  
Friday, January 16 - No School
Monday, January 19 - No School (MLK holiday)
January 22 - Report Cards
January 25 - Math and Science Night
February 5 - 100th Day of School  

Be thinking of something creative to bring to school to represent the 100th day of school.  Go to Pinterest there are lots of ideas!

Keep reading and practicing sight words at night!  Practice spelling words and the dictated sentences that are on the back of Monday's homework. Thanks for all of your help at home!

Have a wonderful week!

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