Sunday, November 8, 2020

Weekly Update 11/9-11/13

Hello to everyone!

Thank you for a great round of parent conferences! I appreciate the positive feedback you gave me, and I want to say thank you for teaching your child at home. I know that being a homeschool teacher was not in your plans. But you have made it work, and I appreciate that.

Here are this week’s announcements

****This week’s schedule is as follows:***

Monday:  Team 2 at school; Team 1 at home

Tuesday-Friday:  All kids here!

Wednesday:  NO LATE START. We will no longer have late start Wednesday.

*Veteran’s day is Wednesday, November 11th. We have school on this day, and I will be doing a lesson on what this holiday means. We will make cards for veterans. If you have a veteran in your family that you would like your child to make a card for, please let me know!

*This week is Red Ribbon Week.  Please see information about Red Ribbon dress-up days from Mrs. Behler, our Health teacher,  below

November 9-November 13 



Monday: Be Happy, Be Brave, Be Drug Free!
Wear Red to kick off the week

***This includes our Remote Team 1 students***



Tuesday: From Head to Toe I’m drug free!

Wear crazy hair and socks



Wednesday: Team Up Against Drugs!

Wear your favorite sports team attire



Thursday: Our Future is Looking Bright without Drugs!

Wear tie-dye or bright colors



Friday: Willow Creek Chooses to be Drug Free!

Wear Willow Creek spirit wear

* Scholastic books have been ordered! They will be here next week sometime.

*Just a reminderschool lunch is FREE until December!

What are we doing this week??? See below!


*Final assessment on parts of a story

*Introduce non-fiction texts.

*Good readers can identify non-fiction text features authors include in their books.

*Good readers can use non-fiction text features to help them identify the main idea of a text.


*Fact Fluency through sums of 10

*Understand the meaning of the equal sign

*Balanced equations

*Using subtraction to solve change unknown/missing addend problems  (missing addend :  eg.  ____ +4 = 7)

Word Study/Grammar

*Spelling/sight word program begins this week

*short /u/ spelling list

*stretching and blending sounds

*/ch/ digraph

Unit (Social Studies and/or Science)


Writer’s Workshop

*Good writers use different tools to help them solve spelling problems.

*Good writers can “write on” and add more details to their writing.

*Final assessment for this unit of writing