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Here are some of the things we will be working on this week:

Literacy

  • Continuing to write small moment stories – Think of an Idea, Plan, Write, Revise
  • Adding detail to stories by making our characters move and talk
  • Building good reading habits –  Read with your eyes scooping up words into phrases; Using the pictures to help us figure out the words; Dropping our bad reading habits and picking up good ones
  • Word Work – focus depends on each child’s specific spelling list

Math

  • Adding and subtracting within 20.
  • Building fluency with addition and subtraction facts to 10 through games and math sprints.
  • Relating counting to addition and subtraction (ex: counting on 2 to add 2)
  • Word Problems

Social Studies

  • Responsibility – focusing on how one persons actions can affect others

Home Connection

  • Practice counting to 12o and skip counting by 2s and 5s  when driving in the car
  • Read for 20 minutes each night and record in the Reading Log
  • Retell the most important parts of the story in order
  • Practice writing spelling words in sentences
  • Be a word detective and look for your spelling and sight words in books you are reading
  • Practice reading sight words 
  • Check out some of the cool apps and website that are on the blog!!!

Important Dates and Reminders

  • September 28 – 9:00am Start (Please pack a snack as students are often hungry before lunch)
  • October 2 – No School
  • Fill out the Contact Form to share your contact information with other parents
  • Pack enough healthy food for snack and recess so your child is not hungry throughout the day

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