Hello March!

Greetings

The students had fun kicking off the month with Dr. Seuss's birthday and going on a field trip to Charlotte's Web Play. During this week, they continued to expand their lexicon with more vocabulary words, practice telling time, and write friendly letter independently.


Read Across America Challenge

  • The students are challenged to read as many books as they can.
  • The students who read a lot books during this month will be rewarded.
  • The Read Across America reading log is in your child homework folder
  • Keep it in the homework folder to praise those who are reading a lot and encourage those who aren't reading enough.
  • If a student finishes his/her first sheet of the reading log, another one will be provided
  • The challenge continues till March 31st


Dr. Seuss Books

If you have any Dr. Seuss book/s that your child wants to share with his/her friends, please bring it to school.


Reading Volunteers

You are welcome to come a read us a book of your choice. Please let me know if you are interested.

What We've Learned This Week

Language Arts


1. Vocabulary

  • The students defined the word “ famous”.
  • They wrote the definition, put the word in a sentence, and drew a picture related to the word “famous” on their vocab Notebook.


2. Parts of a letter


  • They prepared their Flat Stanley Project.


3.Close Reading


  • The students listened to Dr. Seuss’s Bio passages being read.
  • The students scanned the passage for sight words and assigned key words such as “ Writer”, “ cartoonist”, “ famous”, and “Massachusetts”
  • They answered a few comprehension questions about the reading.


Math


1.Telling Time


  • The students practiced telling time (digital & analog) in five-minute interval.


2. Placing value (tens and ones)


  • The students identified the number of tens and ones in numbers 1-100.


Social Studies


Dr. Seuss


  • The students were introduced to Dr. Seuss, the writer & cartoonist
  • They listened to his biography read to them by the older students in “ Read Across America” assembly.
  • They listened to Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, & There is a Wocket in my Pocket.


Science


1. Food groups


  • We concluded our nutrition project by writing about the food consumed on daily basis (in breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • The students took some to think and reflect upon the title of the project “ You Are What You Eat”.
  • They stated whether the think of themselves as healthy or unhealthy.


2. States of Matter (Solid, Liquid, Gas)


Wellness


Writing & Handwriting Skills


They practiced writing their spelling words in their journal using 3 activities from the spelling activity sheet (writing words 3 times, rainbow words, and circling consonants in each word.

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Question to Ask Your Child

Language Arts


  • What does “famous” mean?
  • What are the parts of a letter?


Math


  • How many tens and ones are in the following numbers: 4, 36, 71,99, 41?


Science


What are the states of matter?


Social Studies


  • Who is Dr. Seuss?
  • Name some of Dr. Seuss’s books.

Making Oobleck

After listening to Dr. Seuss's Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the students made Oobleck from corn starch, water, and food coloring.

Reminders

March 9th


  • Wacky Wednesday
  • Dress in mismatched clothes


March 10th


  • Spring camp registration forms are due
  • Reading Under the Stars @ 6:30-7:30


March 11th

  • Professional Development Day
  • School is closed