Weekly News


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


  • Reading and writing How-To pieces
  • Using multiple reading strategies when we come to a word we don’t know
  • Word Detectives – using snap words to help solve unknown words
  • Word Work


  • Adding and subtracting within 20
  • Word Problems
  • The relationship between addition and subtraction (ex: 2+4=6, 6-4=2)


  • Phases of the moon
  • Patterns in the sky

Home Connection

  • Practice addition math facts
  • Read for 20 minutes each night and record in the Reading Log
  • Retell the most important parts of the story in order
  • Practice sight words from individual lists (if applicable). Students need to be able to say these words in a snap! To help students remember, try having them read the word, spell the word and write the word.

Important Dates and Reminders

  • Book Fair – Our class will attend Nov 15 (please send money if you would like your child to purchase a book). Open to parents Nov 14 (5pm – 7pm); Nov 15-Nov 16 (8am-4:30pm)
  • November 15 – Snuggle Up and Read Event in the Library 6-7pm (wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed toy and or blanket)
  • November 16 – 9am start
  • November 20 – Our Changing Bodies – How to Talk to Your Children from Birth to 5th grade Information Session (8:00 am) in the Innovatrium (Next to the Cafe)
  • November 22 – Student Council Movie Night (3:00-4:30) Sign Up Here (Please add your child’s name to the My Comments Box.
  • November 24 – No School
  • December 1 – Class photos
  • Fill out the Contact Form to share your contact information with other parents.

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