Burton's Bulletin

January 23, 2014

School Auction


Check out this link to start bidding for our school auction! All of the proceeds go to help purchase tablets, pay for field trips, and go toward testing materials for Red Bridge Elementary. I am auctioning breakfast in the classroom for 2! Thanks for supporting our amazing school.

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Loving Learning


Spelling Words: plan, planned, help, helped, drop, dropped, call, called, ask, asked

Challenge Words: jogged, hitting, beginning, again

Sight Words: few, afraid, read, soon, how, again

Story: Frog and Toad Together

Comprehension: author's purpose, visualizing


I can count on a hundred chart.

I can skip count.

I can look for patterns.

I can show what I know about counting and number patterns to 120.


I can write reviews to persuade others.

I can talk right to readers.

I can make comparisons in writing.

I can write catchy introductions and conclusions.

I can work with a partner to check my writing.


Next week we will talk about thunder, lightning, rain, and rainbows. We will also have a meteorologist visit our school next Friday!

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Important Dates


30-Gary Lezak Weather presentation


2-Jan. Reading Logs Due

3-PTA Meeting 6:30

4-Early Release 1:15

5-K and 1st Music Program 6:00

9-Fuzzy's Taco Night

10-Winter Conferences 4:00-8:00

13-Valentine's Day Party 2:30 (MAKE UP SNOW DAY)

16-No School

17-No School

18-Sonic Night

27-Movie Night

Perfect Party for Pages!

Skills to Practice

Math: Counting/writing numbers to 120

Addition and subtraction facts

Writing: Complete sentences, capitalization, punctuation, neat handwriting

Reading: sight words

Comprehension: What was the story about? (characters, setting, problem, solution) What was your favorite part? What connections do you have?

Personal: shoe tying, coat zipping

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