Sunday, February 28, 2016

Week News: February 29 - March 4

February  29 - March 4

HAPPY DR. SEUSS WEEK!! This week, we are celebrating Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss' birthday! It's going to be a fun-filled week with a silly something to wear each day!
Monday: 
Silly Sock Day {come to school in your silliest socks!}
Tuesday:
Stripes and/or Polka-dots Day
Wednesday: 
Wacky Hat Wednesday {I can't wait to see all of those wacky hats!}
Thursday: 
Rhyme Time Day {dress in rhyme - some examples are: a green queen, a fish with a dish, a cook with a book, etc. Have fun!}
Friday:
Relax and Read Day {come to school in your PJ's!}

As part of our Read Across America celebration, we are welcoming guest readers into our classroom throughout the week!  We will also be eating Green Eggs and Ham on Friday! Thank you for all of the donations to make our week so much fun!
Continue to work on your community service projects. These will be due at the end of May. Please see our Community Service Tab for more information and feel free to email me if you have any questions.  

Upcoming Events:

February 29-March 4: Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss Celebration 
Friday, March 18th: End of the Trimester Awards Assembly 
Thursday, March 17: SPECIAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY, WEAR GREEN CELEBRATION
Friday, March 18 -SPECIAL SPRING AND EASTER CENTERS
March 21- April 1: SPRING BREAK!!!

On Monday your child will come home with a special homework assignment - "Build a Leprechaun Trap."  This will be the Turn-In Homework portion of homework for the week of March 7 AND the week of March 21. Please note: the traps will be due in class no later than Wednesday, March 16th so we can do a special in class project with them.   

What Are We Learning This Week?:

Sight Words: FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, NEXT, LAST

Letter Team:  TCH (sounds like CH, like in BATCH, FETCH, ITCH).

Reading: This week, we will welcome guest readers and read lots of Dr. Seuss books.

Writing: This week, we will be writing all about our favorite books. We will write about our favorite parts of the story, the characters, and why we love to read. 

Math: This week, I will continue to assess students on all the math concepts we have learned so far, including numbers, shapes, measurement, fluency facts through 5, addition and subtraction, decomposing and composing numbers, and base ten place value. We will review everything we have learned in math so far this year and play lots of fun math games!

Leadership: SELF-CONTROL.



 

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