Please join us on Tuesday, February 14 from 2-2:45
Reading: We have been working hard in reading and it shows! Students have learned 10-20 sight words and can point to each word as they read. All students have moved up to new reading levels. Please listen to your student read their guided reading book to you nightly. Reading the same book several times builds fluency and confidence. Please return the books each day so that I can exchange them on reading group days. Please practice reading and writing sight words. Students are now learning the C/3 list.
Writing: We write daily during "Writer's Workshop." Students are expected to be writing simple sentences like, "I like sno" for I like snow. They are doing a great job using their sight words and sounds. Some students need additional practice to build confidence.
Social Studies: We reviewed quality student behavior and learned about famous Americans George Washington, Betsy Ross, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King, Jr. I was very impressed at how much the students learned!
Math: We have just begun a new unit on fractions. We have been working on number sense, numeral identification, and number formation. We have also discussed shapes and their attributes. We have learned to identify all four coins. We practice using a calendar to read the month, day of the week, and date. We read the temperature and check the weather each day. We have a monthly weather graph. We are working on mastering one-to-one counting to 15 and oral counting to 100 by ones, fives, and tens. We are learning about tally marks and ten frames.