News and Notes from Mrs. Epple

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Week of Sept. 23

We had a great week and I am amazed at how much we are already learning. I have been putting grades on engrade so you can look but we will discuss it on conference day. You will get a better idea of how your child is doing by checking their folder each day and discussing what they did and analyzing their errors.

Reading

Essential Question: Who is a writer?


Sight Words: from this week

they too fun make


Sight Words: for next week

jump move run two


Phonics

this week short o

next week s blends: sl sk spl st sn sw

r blends: br gr tr fr cr


Reading:

Comprehension skill: We worked on retelling a story by including key details.


Grammar:

questions and eclamations


Written Language:

The children had to write a small moment story with a beginning, middle, and an end.

Math

We are working on story problem using addition. The children have to write an equation and draw a picture to go with it. I do all the reading and make them circle the important parts. Each is work 2 points.


Vocabulary:

equal greater than less than number sentence

Carson Reading Room

We went in as a class and the kids were a little too excited. This yea,r there was a camping room added with a tent and bonfire that the kids could read next too.

Contacting me...

The best way to contact me is to email me or call before 9:00 am. I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Special Schedule

Mon: PE- Art

Tues. PE

Wed:Music

Thurs. library

Fri: PE

REMINDERS

1.Sometimes the AC is cold in our room so make sure your child has a sweater or sweatshirt. Other times it is sticky and humid but it is better to have a sweater to put on.


2. Make sure your child's extra clothes bag has weather appropriate clothes.


3. BCPS Parent area (http://www.bcps.org/parents/) has many great resources for parents. Here are two that are great.


http://www.bcps.org/growing_up_digital/ Growing Up Digital: resources for students and parents using technology

http://www.bcps.org/parentu/ Parent University: resources from curriculum information to homework help can be found here