December 18, 2017

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•    Please send your gingerbread house donations in by Wednesday at the very latest. We will purchase items we are missing. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the activity, join us in the classroom on Thursday at 1:30 pm.
•    Beginning in January we will have a student teacher from DePaul.  In your child’s folder is a video permission form, many of her lessons are required to be videoed as part of her program.  Please return the form by the end of the week.
•    Our winter assembly has been changed to Friday at 9:15am. K-4th parents are welcome to attend.

READER’S WORKSHOP/Daily 5
This week we will read Gingerbread Pirates. We will identify story elements such as characters, setting, character development and author’s purpose. We will use the book to make predictions and inferences. Students will continue to identify character traits that support a growth mind set and perseverance. We will enjoy additional gingerbread themed books this week.
Sight Words: has, any, her, two, him

WRITER’S WORKSHOP
We are well into How-To writing. Students brainstormed things they knew how to do. This week we will work on writing what materials are needed and detailed step-by-step instructions. We will put our writing in booklets at the end of the week.

MATH
This week, we will focus on easy facts like +0 and +1 facts. We will learn about doubles facts and facts with a sum of 10. We will play fishing for 10 and domino top-it.

SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE
We will continue to discuss family traditions. We will read a Time for Kids: It’s Party Time. In science we will use a tuning fork to see sound vibrations in action. We will discuss loud and soft sounds and go on a Listening Walk outside

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