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

Literacy

  • Reading Nonfiction texts
  • Writing Informational books
  • Reading with fluency
  • Looking at books closely to help with read alouds
  • Specific word work

Math

  • Place Value
  • Using a variety of tools to make groups of 10 when adding 2 and 3 digit numbers (ex: ten frames, place value cubes, unifex cubes, drawings)
  • Breaking numbers apart into tens and ones (ex: 24 = 2 groups of ten and 4 ones)

Science

  • How animals engage in behaviors that help the offspring survive.
  • All living things have external parts that are used in different ways  (see, hear, movement, protection).

Home Connection

  • Read for 20 minutes each night and record in the Reading Log
  • Retell the most important parts of the story in order. Don’t forget to include the characters and setting!
  • Have your child ask questions during different parts of a story you are reading
  • 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

  • February 7 – 100th day of school (project information)
  • February 8 – 9:ooam start
  • February 20 – No School
  • February 21 – Writing Celebration 2:15-2:45 (More information to come)
  • Find the February Calendar here
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