March 13th-17th 2017

March 17th 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Our Leprechaun traps turned out amazing!! Each table group worked together as a team to create a one of a kind Leprechaun trap in great hopes that we may catch the pesky guy.  It was a lot of fun to watch the kids work together and watch their ideas come to life.  Sadly that sneaky guy got away from Room 202 but he dropped a lot of gold along the way so we aren’t too upset. 


 -Upcoming Events-

March 17th (Friday): Book Order Due

Spring Conferences:  March 28th (Tuesday), March 29th (Wednesday), & March 30th (Thursday), we will be getting out at noon during parent-teacher conferences.

March 31st (Friday): Early Release for Spring Break, 12pm dismissal

April 3rd-7th (Monday-Friday)L Spring Break

 

-What we’ve been learning- 

Leprechaun fun! Throughout the week we did fun St. Patrick’s themed things in our writing, math, and daily 5.  We also worked as a team to make the perfect leprechaun trap in hopes of catching the pesky things on Friday. 

Letters: We’ll be focusing on some of the more common blends

Words: one, two, three, four, five

Writing:  St. Patrick’s themed writing prompts. 

Math: We’re going to continue with addition practice and all the different ways we can add. 

 

-What we will be working on-

Being engaged!  The whole school is working on this concept and we are going to be paying close attention to what it looks like to be engaged and what it sounds like.  We will talk about the differences being engaged looks like depending on where you are and what you are doing. 

Letters: Gg

Words: one, two, three, four, five

Writing:  Letter formation in our writing.  Small letters need to be small but not tiny, simply between the mid line and bottom line, tall letters need to be tall, simply top to bottom, and letters that fall need to fall, below the bottom line.  Letters cannot float or just hang above the line. 

Math: Simple Subtraction

 

-Things to work on at home-

Sounding out words

Counting to 100-By 1s, 5s, & 10s. 

Our sight Words (knowing them instantly and writing them), we are at 29!

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