Mrs. Baker's Newsletter

Feb. 9, 2017

What is going on?

Writing: Students will finish their small moment unit. We will learn to stretch a small moment by adding sensory details, feelings, thoughts, and actions.


Spelling Words and Grammar: big, each, good, letter, people, soon, way, use

We will begin a two week unit on apostrophe usage. This week will be focused on possessive nouns.


Reading: We will use context clues to help us determine the meaning of unknown words. Specifically, we will learn how synonyms and antonyms can be helpful in finding that unknown meaning.


Math: This week, we will continue our unit on measurement. This week will focus on the measurement of telling time. Students will read and write time to the nearest one-minute increment using analog and digital clocks and distinguish between a.m. and p.m.


Science: The student will recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky. The student is expected to measure, record, and graph weather information, including temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, and cloud coverage, in order to identify patterns in the data.

This and That...

Calendar:

Feb. 14- Valentine’s Day-

Feb. 17th K-2 Assembly

Feb. 20- Student Holiday

Feb. 22nd Six Flags logs and Schlitterbahn Waves of Pages due- Please do this, it is a class goal-

March 13-17- Spring Break


Valentines Party:

As you know the Valentine's Party is low key this year. Please have students send in a gift bag to contain their Valentine cards. This takes place of "the box." I would prefer to have the name section blank and the kids just distribute and write From: __________


But, I understand if your little dahling wants a certain Valentine to go to a certain Valentine..here is the list of names.

Daniyal, Siya, Meghana C, Meghana M, Ved, Arthur, Varun, Aleeza, Ben, Lahari, Sona, Delia, Amber, Roman, Eshal, John, Saathvik, Evan, Noah


Please send back to school the saving fundraiser packets- if you are not going to purchase. We have to turn them back into the office. Thank you for sending them back soon!


As you know, we have made it a class goal for everyone to participate in the Six Flags reading program. These kids have turned in their forms early! Yeah hoo!

Eshal, Roman, Amber, Saathvik, Evan, and Siya! Way to go! You are going to Six Flags!


These kids have gone the extra 4 hours and turned in their Schlitterbahn's Waves of Pages reading logs! What a fun summer the kids are earning! Evan, Ved, Siya, Saathvik, and Eshal!


Classroom Needs: Clorox Wipes, Colored 8 1/2 by 11 standard paper- any color would be wonderful, sharpies-dark colors are best.

Have a good weekend!