What are we learning about?
Reading- We are reading the Chapter Books by Arnold Lobel- Frog and Toad (series). We will begin to examine the character traits of both Frog and Toad. You may also do this at home with your nightly reading . Ask your child: how is this character? What is their personality like? What actions do they do that make you think this? What does your character look like?
Phonics/ Grammar- Phonics Chart- Chart 10. Ask your child what they notice about this chart. This week we learned old in gold and mb in lamb. In grammar we learned about indefinite pronouns.
Math- We are reviewing what we know about 2 -d shapes. Please ask your child to review the difference between halves and quarters or fourths. See last weeks post. Also, you might want to ask math riddles to find out “What shape am I ?”.
Social Studies/Science- We are learning about American Heroes and American Symbols. What are some of the US symbols?
Writing- Students will be taking and Informative Writing Test on an American Hero. Practice the transition words. Students will begin to have writing for homework. See the following yellow paper in their homework folders to help.
Mark Your Calendars!!!
1/29 PTA meeting 6pm
1/31 Science and Tech Night- Three Sessions- you may go to any classroom and any grade level to get your passport stamped! 6-8pm
2/5 School Site Council Meeting 3:30pm
2/14 Valentines Day Cards-if you choose to participate please make a class set of 26 cards and only write the name of your child on the cards. This helps facilitate passing them out much faster. ****please no peanuts or food items
2/14 Jump Rope for Heart