December 3, 2018

Monday, 3 December 2018, 14:44 | Category : Uncategorized
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  • Please send a healthy snackin for 25 children. We welcome donations of bananas, cuties, apples and grapes. Please send peanut free snacks to accommodate our students with allergies.  A special thanks to the families that donate every month to snack, even when it is not their month!!
  • Would you like to come in and share your family’s tradition? Please send me an email if you are interested in sharing artifacts or foods that are unique to your family during the winter season. I would like to schedule families to share at the end of the day (3pm?)
  • Mark your calendars for Thursday, December 20th @ 2.  We will be making gingerbread houses.  We will need lots of volunteers for this activity.  A letter will go home next week asking for donations to the project.

READER’S WORKSHOP/Daily 5

This week we will read Ada Twist Scientist. 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 read the companion book Rosie Revere Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect later in the week.

Sight Words: how, out, them, then, many

Vocabulary Words: quivered, drifted, pungent, rattled gawk

WRITER’S WORKSHOP

We will be focusing on zooming in on moments and adding more detail.  Ask your child to explain a watermelon vs. a seed idea.

MATH

We will learn about creating bar graphs while using tally marks.  Students will also focus on more strategies for sums of ten and learn about doubles.

SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE

We will continue to discuss family traditions. We will read Some Birthday and discuss birthday traditions . In science we will make a table fiddle and book fiddle and learn more about how vibrations create sound. We will make a drop chamber and practice identifying sounds of various objects.

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