Sunday, January 21, 2018

Week of January 22, 2018

This week we will continue to read and discuss "The Three Little Pigs" as part of our fairytale unit.  We will read several versions and compare and contrast and talk about the characters and character traits.  We are focusing on retelling stories - characters, setting, beginning, middle and end.

We will begin work on a class story.  We will discuss who the characters should be, a setting and then the problem and solution.

In math we will be practicing counting to 100, writing numbers to 20 and writing combinations that add up to 10.

Our letters/sounds and words of the week are:

                  "th", "w"
                    put, have, love

Our star student this week is:

                    Yasmin

REMINDERS:
Wednesday, January 24th is an early dismissal day.

Have a great week.

Below are our star students for the past few weeks.
Santino is sharing the star student journal.


Thiago is sharing the star student journal.


Willian is sharing the star student journal.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Week of January 16, 2018

This week we will begin our fairy tale unit.  We will talk about what a fairy tale is and our first story will be "The Three Little Pigs".  We will also begin a class  fairy tale - thinking about characters, setting, beginning middle and end.

In math we continue to work with teen numbers, and solving number stories.  We also will practice counting by 1's and 10's to 100.

We continue to read and work on some special winter projects.

Our star student this week is:  Willian

Letter/sound and words
s, sh           with, do, they

Have a good week!




Monday, January 1, 2018

Week of January 2, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays.

This week we will read stories about winter and will retell using our retelling hand - characters, setting, beginning, middle and end.

We will continue to write stories with a beginning, middle and end.  We will talk about adding interesting details to our pictures and writing.

In math we continue to work with teen numbers, number stories, tens frames and shapes.

We will be talking about animals in winter and doing some special projects.

Our letter/sound and words of the week are:

Ff, run, he, play.

We are talking about rhyming words and word families.

Our star student this week is Santino.



Star Student Nickolas

Independent reading time during our Guided Reading Block


Group work










We took a ride on our Polar Express.

Happy Birthday Santino!



Patiently working and waiting for our Special Lunch!





Our Lunch with Mom was special and fun!








Sunday, December 17, 2017

Week of December 18, 2017

This week we will be finishing our Eric Carle unit.  We have been discussing stories - characters, setting, beginning, middle and end.  We have been discussing problem and solution as well.  The students have really enjoyed this unit.

We are writing stories with a beginning, middle and end.  This week we will share our finished stories with our friends.

In math we continue to work with tens frames, teen numbers and we are solving number stories - addition and subtraction.

Our star student this week is:  Sanjida

REMINDER:
We look forward to seeing you on Friday at 11:15 for our special lunch and candy house project.
Please remember to bring a lunch for you and your child.

Friday is an early dismissal day!

HAVE A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Week of December 11, 2017

This week we continue our Eric Carle unit.  We will read more of his books and continue to talk about characters, setting, problem and solution.  We will retell the stories we have read and include characters, setting, beginning, middle and end in our retelling.

We continue to work on the stories we are writing.  We are writing three good sentences - beginning, middle and end.  We are remembering to include details in our pictures.

For math this week we are beginning to work with teen numbers.  We also are working on number stories and shapes.

We continue to talk about December holidays and work on special holiday projects.

Our letter/sound and words this week are:   "ch", mom, dad, look

REMINDERS:

This week Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are short days for report card conferences.  Please be sure to sign and return the report card envelope.

We still need half gallon cardboard containers - so if you have any extra, please send them in.

Juliana was out star student and is sharing her journal page.


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Week of December 4, 2017

This week we continue our Eric Carle unit.  We are reading his books and writing and discussing characters, setting, problem and solution.  We are noticing his style of writing and we are noticing interesting words that he uses in his writing as well as his patterned language.

During math we will show various ways we can represent a number, we will be sequencing numbers and working on some survey questions using tally marks to respond.

We will be discussing December holidays and working on some special December projects.

The feeling word for the month of December is disappointment.  We will discuss and read some books about this feeling.

Our letter/sound and words this week are:  Bb;  all, my, little

Our star student this week  is Michaela.

REMINDERS:
Report cards will go home on Friday.

Have a great week!

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Week of November 27, 2017

This week during literacy we will continue with our Eric Carle unit.  We will talk about characters, setting, beginning, middle and end.  We will look for interesting words in the books we read and will notice similarities in Eric Carle's style of writing.

We will write a class story modeled after Eric Carle's style of writing.

We will be working on our math number books and we will be measuring.  We will also be learning about position words this week.

Our letter/sound and words to focus on this week are:

            Pp, Uu
            at, am, for

REMINDERS:
Wednesday, November 29th is an early dismissal day.

Our star student this week is:  Juliana

A special thank you to all the parents who helped put together a fantastic Thanksgiving Feast that we all enjoyed!!

                                         Getting ready for our Thanksgiving Feast.