Thank you for coming to Curriculum Night last Thursday, we had a great turn out! You are committed, warm and welcoming--just like your kiddos! If you couldn’t make it please check your child’s folder for paperwork that I passed out. I am also attaching the power point for everyone's reference! Thank you Thank you!
Focuses this week:
Math Workshop- Continuing Place value and Problem Solving-writing to explain.
Number Talks- Making Landmark Numbers or Friendly Numbers. Doubles/Near Doubles.
Reader's Workshop- "Building a Reading Life"-
~Setting Up Systems to Find and Share Book, Reading in the Company of Partners,Readers Check for Comprehension, OUR LIBRARY GRAND OPENING!!
Read Aloud- “Stone Fox”
Science- Leaf Collection/Leaf Facts/ Cones and Needles
~Compare and Contrast structures and functions of parts of a conifer and deciduous tree.
Social Studies- Branches and Levels of Government including leaders
Mentor Sentences- “Stone Fox”- Focus- Proper Nouns
Words Their Way- No Spelling this week
Writer's Workshop- Launching the Writing Workshop: Crafting True Stories
Writers Use a Storyteller’s Voice. They Tell Stories, Not Summaries, Taking Stock and Asking, “How am I doing?”, Editing as We Go: Making Sure Others Can Read Our Writing
Here are some things coming in the week ahead:
Mon, Sep 11, 7:15am Cub Scouts Community Heroes Ceremony at Armstrong Flagpole
Mon, Sep 11, Invention Convention kickoff
Tue, Sep 12, Alice’s Garden Week A
Tue, Sep 19, Picture Day
Tue, Sep 19, Alice’s Garden Week B
Tue, Sep 19, 11:30am Principal’s Brown Bag Lunch, “They Don’t Teach the Way I Learned Anymore: How to Help Your Kids with Schoolwork”
Fri, Sep 22, 1:00pm Student Early Release, Teacher Professional Development