Weekly News


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


  • Reading and writing How-To pieces
  • Using checklists to help us set writing goals
  • Using multiple reading strategies when we come to a word we don’t know
  • Word Detectives – paying attention to word beginnings and endings
  • Word Work


  • Subtraction 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 (sun, moon, stars)

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

  • 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 23 – 9:00am start
  • 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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