Monday, October 1, 2018

Week of October 1-5, 2018

Weekly Newsletter for October 1-5, 2018

            In Reading, we took our test for the story “Pig in a Wig.” Throughout this story we discussed who helps animals.  We focused on identifying the plot of the story.  We took our test on this story today!

            Our focus phonics skill was short I and consonant –x.  Our spelling words were six, lip, in, wig, it, did, mix, sit, pin, and fix.  Our challenge words were “she” and “take.”  We took our test on these spelling words today!

In Math, we are learning how to create, organize and represent mathematical ideas!  This week we will continue to work on identifying numbers using ten frames.  We will also introduce simple addition through “part, part, whole” mats.  The Unit 1 test for Math will be on Wednesday, October 3rd. 

New AR Reading Logs were sent home today!  Please continue to read with your child throughout the month of October!  Students are encouraged to read 15 books (or more) to practice reading fluency and comprehension skills.

Our schedule for the upcoming week:
Monday (10/1) – Day 5- Gym
Tuesday (10/2) – Day 6- Music
Wednesday (10/3)- Day 7- Computers
Thursday (10/4)- Day 8- Art
Friday (10/5)- Day 9- Keyboarding *Act 80 Half Day!  Students will be dismissed at 12:00

Important Upcoming Dates:
Monday (10/8) -Teacher In-Service Day! *No school for students
Tuesday- Friday (10/9-10/12)- Homecoming Week! *Please refer to the theme days sent home in the Friday Folder
Tuesday (10/15)- Family Night at our School Book fair from 4pm-7pm

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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