Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of October 16-20, 2017

Weekly Newsletter for October 16- 20, 2017

We are diving into our new story this week called, “The Big Blue Ox.”  We will be discussing the characters and setting of our story!  We will also discuss how animals can help people. 

Our spelling words for this week are: hot, hop, pot, pop, ox, lock, mop, got, rock, and mom.  Our challenge words are “help” and “use.”  The phonics focus skills for this story are the short o, and the plural –s. 

We will be taking our Topic 2 Subtraction test on Wednesday, October 18th.  Next, we will dive into Topic 3: Five and Ten Relationships.  As a class, we will be practicing identifying numbers within a 10-frame, as well as, being able to build our own 10- frame to show a number!    This is a very short topic, so our test will likely be early next week! 

As a class, we love to read and listen to stories!  It is very important that kids hear fluent reading and activate comprehension strategies.  One way we can practice these skills is by having guest readers come into our classroom!  If any parent/ grandparent/ guardian would like to come into our class, please let me know by writing me a note, email or Class Dojo message!    

Our schedule for the upcoming week:

Monday (10/16)- Day 3- Art *Family Night at the Book Fair!  Join us from 4 - 7pm!
Tuesday (10/17)- Day 4- Library- *Students will be able to shop the Book Fair this day!
Wednesday (10/18) Day 5- Gym
Thursday (10/19)- Day 6- Music
Friday (10/20)- Day 7- Computers  *Spartan Dress Down Day!  $1 Donation

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!  I can be reached by phone, note, email ( or by Class Dojo message!   

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