Friday, March 24, 2017

Newsletter 4-3-17

Language Arts:
-Story: Henry & Mudge
-Big Question: What treasures can we share with our neighbors?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
across, because, dance, only, opened, shoes, told
-Reading Skill:  Cause & Effect
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Organization

Math:
-How do we add tens using models?

Science
-How are plants and animals like others of the same kind?

Social Studies
-Where do families live?

Second Step:
-How can I invite others to join in?

Words to Practice:
slowly
quickly
nicely
careful
useful
painful
playful
wonderful
sadly
gladly

Friday, March 17, 2017

Newsletter 3-20-17

Language Arts:
-Story: Peter's Chair
-Big Question: What treasures can we share at home?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
picture, remember, room, stood, thought, wood
-Reading Skill:  Theme
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Conventions

Math:
-What nonstandard units can we use to measure length?

Science
-How can we use materials to build a strong bridge?

Social Studies
-How does families change over time?

Second Step:
-How can we make a safe plan to solve problems with others?

Words to Practice:
backpack
outside
baseball
herself
flashlight
bluebird
lunchbox
suitcase
inside
brainstorm

Friday, March 10, 2017

Leprechaun Traps

Don't forget to bring materials to help us build our leprechaun traps on Wednesday, March 15th!  Thank you!

Newsletter 3-13-17

Language Arts:
-Story: A Southern Ranch
-Big Question: Why do we treasure special places?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
above, eight, laugh, moon, touch
-Reading Skill:  Facts and Details
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Sentence Fluency

Math:
-What nonstandard units can we use to measure length?

Science
-What can we learn from weather patterns?

Social Studies
-How does families change over time?

Second Step:
-How can we make a safe plan to solve problems with others?

Words to Practice:
lie
tie
pie
might
right
light
tight
night
bright
high

Monday, March 6, 2017

Newsletter 3-6-17

Language Arts:
-Story: A Trip to Washington D.C.
-Big Question: What treasures can we find in our country?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
found, mouth, once, took, wild
-Reading Skill:  Facts and Details
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Ideas

Math:
-How can we compare 2-digit numbers that are greater thank or less than other two-digit numbers?

Science
-What are weather patterns?

Social Studies
-How do family members care for each other?

Second Step:
-How can we make a safe plan to solve problems with others?

Words to Practice:
boat
road
snow
row
yellow
loaf
coat
soap
blow
pillow