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Wow – our last week before the Winter Break! Here are some of the things we will be working on:

Literacy

  • Comparing and contrasting versions of the same book
  • Writing alternate endings
  • Writing How-To books
  • Word Detectives – using everything we know to solve unknown words

Math

  • Subtraction
  • Subtraction Word Problems

Science

  • Patterns in the sky (sun, moon, stars)
  • The difference between day and night

Home Connection

  • Read for 20 minutes each night and record in the Reading Log
  • Retell the most important parts of the story in order
  • Come up with your own ending for a story
  • 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

  • December 12 – No School
  • December 14 – 9:ooam start
  • December 14 – Pajama Day
  • December 15 – Grade 1 students are presenting during Community Time – however, there is not enough space for parents to attend. According to Mrs. Jenkins, the show will be recorded (more details to come).
  • December 15 – 11:30am Dismissal (No play dates on buses due to over crowding)
  • Fill out the Contact Form to share your contact information with other parents.
  • Brrr – As the weather gets colder, please make sure your child wears warm clothes (like a jacket) to school!

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