Friday, February 17, 2017

Instruments!

Thank you for making instruments at home!  The kids loved playing them and explaining how they made noise!

Newsletter 2-21-17

Language Arts:
-Story: Cinderella
-Big Question: How can a story be a treasure?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
draw, colors, over, drew, great, show, sign
-Reading Skill:  Theme
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Word Choice

Math:
-How can we compare 2-digit numbers?

Science
-How does sound travel?

Social Studies
-What is the difference between a need and a want?

Second Step:
-What is a "worry" and how can we manage it?

Words to Practice:
eat
sea
each
team
please
dream
treat
beach
clean
lean

Friday, February 10, 2017

TWO REMINDERS!!!

#1 - Valentine's Day boxes are to be turned in on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13th.  Please send them in with your child.

#2 - Make your own instrument at home is to be turned in on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th!  Use things around your house such as paper towel rolls, rubber bands, beans, cereal, etc.

Newsletter 2-13-17

Language Arts:
-Story: Mama's Birthday Present
-Big Question: How can a surprise be a treasure?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
surprise, would, about, enjoy, gives, worry
-Reading Skill:  Draw Conclusions
-Grammar Skill: Adjectives describe nouns.
-Writing Trait: Organization

Math:
-How can we use tens and ones to make numbers in different ways?

Science
-How are sounds made?

Social Studies
-What is the difference between a need and a want?

Second Step:
-How can we solve problems with others?

Words to Practice:
train
way
tail
play
day
may
rain
gray
mail
afraid

Friday, February 3, 2017

Newsletter 2-6-17

Language Arts:
-Story: Where are my Animal Friends?
-Big Question: What do animals do when the seasons change?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
before, right, won't, does, oh, good-bye
-Reading Skill:  Draw Conclusions
-Grammar Skill: Some contractions use not.
-Writing Trait: Ideas

Math:
-How can we add to 20 using the facts of ten?

Science
-How do we hear sounds?

Social Studies
-How are families special?

Second Step:
-How can we calm down when angry?

Words to Practice:
bigger
biggest
faster
fastest
taller
tallest
shorter
shortest
sadder
saddest