Weekly News


Here’s what we are working on this week:


  • Taking charge of our reading by noticing tricky words and asking “Does it look right?”,“Does it sound right?”, “Does it make sense?”.
  • Using sight words and sounds to figure out unknown words.
  • Writing reviews.
  • Using persuasive language.
  • Specific word work


  • Distinguishing between defining attributes vs. non-defining attributes of shapes.
  • Using 2-D and 3-D shapes to create a new shape.
  • Partitioning circles and rectangles into 2 and 4 equal shares and describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters.
  • Addition fluency

Social Studies

  • Giving and following directions (right, left, straight)

Home Connection

  • Read for 20 minutes each night and record in the Reading Log.
  • Retell the beginning, middle and end of the story you are reading.
  • Practice word patterns by sorting weekly word cards.
  • Practice your math flash cards.

Important Dates and Reminders

  • April 26 – 9am start
  • April 30 – May 4 – Earth Week
  • May 1 – No School
  • May 3 – 9am start
  • May 18 – ES Book Swap (more information here)

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