Sunday, September 22, 2019

Weekly Update 9/23-9/27

Hello, everyone!

Our field trip is Tuesday afternoon! And we have a jog-a-thon information assembly on Tuesday morning, so exciting things are happening this week. Read on for this week’s announcements

* Our field trip is almost here!  It is Tuesday, September 24 from 11:30-2:15. Please remember to pack your child’s lunch for this day.  We will eat lunch in our classroom before we get on the bus to go to the field trip.

*Mark your calendarour annual Jog-a-Thon is October 2nd!  Important information about this annual fundraiser will be in your child’s O.W.L. folder on Monday.  Please take a look!

*I need help!  Look at these sad, holey pillows! These are comfy pillows for our reading spots in class, but they are out of commission until they are fixed. I can’t sew! Please email me if you are able to help repair them. Thank you in advance!

*On Wednesday, important information will be sent home about our sight word/spelling homework program. We will begin spelling/sight word instruction this week. Please read the information carefully.  Also, I will be sending home a fun gift that will help the kids study their words at home. Look for that on Wednesday as well! 😊

*Good readers know the difference between fiction and non-fiction.

*Good readers can identify the characters and settings in a story.

*Good readers use context clues to help them understand a story.


*Fact Fluency through sums of 10

*Decomposing numbers 0-10

*Addition story problems, including change unknown (missing addend i.e.  4 + ___= 7)

Word Study/Grammar

*Spelling/sight word program begins this week

*short /o/

Unit (Social Studies and/or Science)


Writer’s Workshop

*Introduction to writer’s workshop
*Good writers pick topics about things they know and love
*Good writers create illustrations that match their words.
*Good writers make a plan before they start to write