Room 110 News

September 23, 2015

Dear Families:

Welcome to your first week of homework!

Your student's packet is missing our weekly poem, "A Little Elf", I will send home a copy with them tomorrow (Thursday 9/24).


It has been a great week getting to know your kids better. Everyday we reveal a little more of our personalities to each other. We are off to a great start!


Homework:


  • Homework goes home on Wednesdays. It is due the following Tuesday.
  • Please return homework in the Blue Communication Folder (it helps keep it safe throughout the week)
  • The homework packet includes a pacing guide and a place for parent or student comments. Please let me know how the homework is working for your family.
  • Homework is reviewed for completion, and to check for understanding of concepts taught in class. Feel free to help your student and correct errors during the week.


Conferences:

Conferences are coming up the week of November 2nd. Please check our red bulletin board to sign up for a conference. If any of the dates and times do not work, we can schedule another meeting time.


Book Bags:

Leveled reading books will begin coming home next week on Wednesday, 9/30. A bag of 3-4 books and a reading log will go home every night and must be returned the next day. Book bags and reading logs will even go home on weekends! This week in class we will be learning how to fill out reading logs and how to take care of our books when we bring them home each day! First graders are required to read at least 15 minutes each night (you can always read more!) and record their reading in their reading log. Reading logs will be checked daily!


Volunteering:

Volunteering opportunities are still available! Please check our red bulletin board if you are interested! Many thanks to those who have already signed up! Volunteering will officially begin next Monday, Sept. 28th!


Walk-A-Thon:

The Walk-A-Thon is scheduled for October 17th. I do not yet know the time our class is walking. I will share more details of the day as they become available.


If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at: susannereed@berkeley.net

Thank you,
Susanne Reed

In Class...

Language Arts--Learning Reading and Writing Workshop procedures
Math--Ways to Make 10, Word Problems, Addition Fluency through 10
Spelling/Word Study-- Short /o/ sound

Writing--Personal Narratives (Small Moments) and Writing Workshop procedures
Social Studies-- Tool Box: Reviewing our Tools and Discussing and Understanding Feelings

Upcoming Events/ Reminders...

9/24 PTA Meeting @6:30 in the Cafetorium
9/26 Green Team Work Party 10am-12noon

9/26 Back to School BBQ 12noon -2pm
11/2- 11/5 Parent/Teacher Conferences

Classroom Wish List

**Colored Copy Paper (especially ultra-brite colors)

**Hand Sanitizer