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Here’s what we are working on this week:

Literacy

  • Getting to know the characters we are reading about (honing in on what the character is thinking and feeling)
  • Starting our new unit writing unit: Music in Our Hearts – Writing Songs and Poetry
  • Specific word work

Math

  • Place Value
  • Making groups of 10 to help with subtraction
  • Identifying what is important in a word problem.
  • Breaking numbers apart into tens and ones (ex: 24 = 2 groups of ten and 4 ones)
  • Addition fluency

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
  • Identify the main idea and supporting details in books you are reading.
  • Use descriptive words to discuss the characters in books you are reading.
  • Practice your math flash cards

Important Dates and Reminders

  • February 26-March 2 – We Are Readers Week
  • March 1– 9:00am start & Field Trip (We are still in need of one chaperone)
  • March 2 – Book Character Dress Day (come to school dressed as your favorite book character)
  • Find the March Calendar here
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