Friday, December 8, 2017

Week of December 11-15, 2017

Weekly Newsletter for December 11-15, 2017

          We have started a new unit in Reading!  In this unit we will be focusing on communities!  For our first story, “A Big Fish for Max” we will be discussing different things that families can do together.  Our class will also be practicing sequencing events!  Key words for sequencing are: first, then, next, and finally. 

          Our phonics skills for this story are consonant digraphs sh and th and vowel sound “al.”  Our spelling words are: fish, then, shut, with, rush, shell, shop, trash, thin, and ship.  Our challenge words are: “want” and “good.”   

          In Math, we are continuing to discuss strategies that can be used to find addition facts!    Recently, we have been identifying doubles, doubles +1, doubles +2, or completing the ten frame with our addends!  Our test for Topic 5 will be Wednesday, December 13th

          On Friday, report cards were sent home!  Along with the report card you received a copy of your child’s results for the OLSAT that was given by our guidance counselor, Mrs. Hull.  Attached to our newsletter is a note from Mrs. Hull explaining the OLSAT.   

          Please continue to read with your child and log their reading on the December AR reading log!  December AR reading logs will be collected on Thursday, December 21st.  

          Our schedule for the upcoming week:
Monday (12/11)- Day 9- Keyboarding
Tuesday (12/12)- Day 10- Gym
Wednesday (12/13)- Day 1- Music   *2 Hour Data Delay
Thursday (12/14)- Day 2- Computers
Friday (12/15)- Day 3- Art  *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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