### Ms. Cipriano's Newsletter - Week of October 5th

•This week we focused on a new Question of the Week; “ How do families cooperate?”

•Amazing words: platypus, lost, found, around, market and groceries

•We recognized and named uppercase and lowercase letter: Oo, Rp, Qq, Rr and Ss

•The students practiced reading and writing the high-frequency words, I and am. We have also added,the and little. Please use the packet given to you at Back-to-School night to practice reading the high- frequency words.

•We discussed the sequence of a story

•Letter and sound review

•Some of our favorite books that we read are Crazy Hair Day, Red Leaf, Yelow Leaf and Christopher Columbus

Handwriting:

•Horizontal and Vertical lines

•Helpful strategies when writing (proper way to sit, spacing out words)

enVision Math:

•Fewer, more and same as.

•Ordering numbers 0 to 5

•Used objects to problem solve

Social Studies/Science: We learned about Christopher Columbus this week. We discussed his journey and the three ships that sailed the ocean blue in 1492. We even went on our very own journey to find a special treasure. Ask your child to tell you about it.

SEL: We continue to sit as a class and place ourselves somewhere on the Mood Meter. The class took part in a SEL workshop where the students learned more about the Mood Meter and various words new feeling words.

## Peek at Next Week!

Peek at Next Week

-Miss Bindergarten/ New amazing words

-Letters T-Z / Classify and categorize

-More, Fewer and Same as

-Ordinal numbers through 5

-Science Unit- 5 senses

## Please practice and make sure your child can do the following:

•Identify all upper and lowercase letters

•Write all upper and lowercase letters

•Count and write numbers to 10

•Colors and shapes

•Is beginning to identify and say letter sounds

•Stating his/her first and last name

•Stating his/her address and phone number

## IMPORTANT!

PLEASE LABEL YOUR CHILD'S LUNCH AND SNACK BAGS. Now that the cold weather is approaching, please also label your child’s sweatshirts and jackets. Many of our students have the same items and we do not want anyone going home with the wrong things. Thank you.

Columbus Day

### 25 Castleton Court

#### Oceanside, NY

Please look out for a notice next week.

### 186 Alice Avenue

#### Oceanside, NY

I will be teaching one of the workshops!