December 6, 2015
Last Week's Fun...
*We finished Topic 7 in Math (introduction to addition).
*During reading groups we discussed the nonfiction text feature of a diagram with labels and words used to show steps in a procedure (first, next, then, last).
*We compared and contrasted the characters and settings of The Gingerbread Man and The Gingerbread Cowboy.
*List-making was the focus of Writer's Workshop.
*Gingerbread Fred started his visits to classmates' homes!
This Week's Fun
*We'll review recognizing tens and ones in numbers.
*We'll continue comparing and contrasting the characters and settings of gingerbread stories.
*In reading groups the nonfiction text feature of a table of contents will be discussed.
*We'll continue with making lists and list books during Writer's Workshop.
*Gingerbread Fred will continue making his rounds to students' homes!
*Wednesday, December 16: Polar Express Day (students may wear pajamas and will bring their decorated boxes for the parade)
*Thursday, December 17: Library check out and Winter Party 2:30-3:30
*Friday, December 18: No school for Kindergarten...grades 1-5 will dismiss at 11:45.
*Monday, December 21-Monday, January 4: Winter Break
*Tuesday, January 5: School resumes