The Last Week of February
What We've Learned this Week
The students defined the word “ hygiene” after discussing ways to maintain dental hygiene.
2. Parts of a letter
- We reviewed parts of letter.
- The students finished writing a letter to a pen pal about what they learned so far from our nutrition project.
- They began preparing their second letter to mail it along with their flat Stanley.
A group of students read books together with the assistance of the teacher.
- The students listened to Abraham Lincoln & Rosa Parks passages being read.
- The students scanned the passage for sight words and assigned key words such as “ cabin log”, “ laws”, “ lawyer”, “refused”, “fair”, “brave” and “admired”.
- They answered a few comprehension questions about the reading.
1. Telling Time
- The students practiced telling time (digital & dialog) in five-minute interval.
2. Subtraction Word Problems
- In groups, the students read the word problems and tried to solve them together.
- They shared their results on the board.
As a part of Black History Month, the students are learning about an African-American famous person every week this month.
- They listened to a passage read about Rosa Parks
- They located the assigned sight words in the passage
- They answered some comprehension questions about him ( e.g why was she famous?
1. Food Groups
- We reviewed the food groups
- We continue to add healthy snacks to our class cookbook. This week we made crackers with cream cheese and tomatoes. We also made pineapples with cottage cheese & boiled eggs sandwich.
2. Dental Hygiene
- They learn about a tooth parts (enamel, dentin, pulp, and gum tissue).
- We discussed ways to maintain dental hygiene
Living & non-living things
- The students listed living and non-living things.
- They distinguished between the two.
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.
Questions to Ask Your Child
- What does “hygiene” mean?
- What are the parts of a letter?
- What time do you have PE, Spanish, Art, and Technology?
- What are the parts of a tooth?
- How can you maintain your dental hygiene?
- What’s the difference between living & non-living things?
- In what coin and dollar bill can you find Abraham Lincoln’s picture?
- What kind of jobs did Abraham Lincoln do before becoming a president?
- Why did Rosa Parks become famous?
Guess Who's Hiding Close to Flat Stanley?
I a very competitive boy. I have many untold jokes, but Ms. Mustafa is keeping us busy all day. I don't have time to make fun of anything.
I am perfectionist girl who enjoys chatting with friends any time of the day. I also give lots free hugs.
I am an energetic boy who is also very picky when it comes to choosing food.
I a very inquisitive boy who have lots of questions. And yet nobody answered half of the questions in my head.
I am a very girly girl who loves art ,ponies, and pink things. When I am doing any class work, I tend to sing songs like "let it go".
I might be small but I am the strongest girl in the classroom. In character, of course. I also never forget any detail I notice.
I am a shy girl who enjoys art and girly things. I am not as quiet as many people think I am. Come and see me during recess time.
I am a very detailed boy and a great leader. Psssst I am the leader of the class.
I am a boy who loves anything related to the army or soldiers. I am always the line leader.
I am boy who jams to any kind of music. I know many artists that kids from generation have no idea who they are.
I am the coolest girl in class. I also like collecting little items I see anywhere.
I am a girl who loves dancing and music. I was a hip hop artist on career day.I love challenges and always choose the difficult tasks because I know I can do it.
I am a funny boy who loves science. I am sure you know all about my exciting scientific plans for the future.
I would like to say I am the healthiest kid you'd ever meet. Not only that, but I am the best accountant. I know my money. Kids in my class are not even aware of what that really is.
I am always full of energy. Everything in school and outside school excites me. I have a lot of stories to share with my friends and I am never done.
- Dr. Seuss’s birthday
- Dress like a Dr. Seuss character
- We are going on a field trip to watch a Charlotte’s Web Play in Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas.
- Please pack lunch for your child
- Dress your child in the field trip shirt & jeans
Red and Orange Folders
- Most of the papers were graded on a scale from 1 to 4 ( "1" means didn't understand the concept or didn't participate, "2" means needed a lot of help to complete the assignment, "3" means needed little help, and "4" means finished work independently).
- grades and notes are on the back of the papers.
- Please empty the contents of the red and orange folder and return the folders by Monday.
- Please refer to the attached March Newsletter on the email.