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Ms. Cipriano's Newsletter - Week of March 14th

Weekly Academics


Reading Street:

•Question of the Week; “What can we learn from our adventures?”

•Amazing words: world, journey, trip, journey, horizon, homesick and lonely

•We recognized and named uppercase and lowercase letter: Hh, Oo, Dd, Kk, Rr, Ii, Mm, Cc, Pp, Tt, Ss, Bb. Nn and Aa

•Identified initial words with /h/ like hat and house

•High- frequency words: I, am, the, little, to, a, have, is, we, like, me, he, for, me, she, with, see, look, they, you, of, that, are and do

•Identifying the naming parts of a sentence / Directions / Sequencing a story

•Used our “rubber bands” to help sound out various CVC words

•Some of our favorite books that we read are The Luck of the Irish!, St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning, Rooster’s Off to see the World, and The Case of the Missing Donut.


Handwriting:

•Reviewed headline, midline and baseline

•Practiced writing uppercase and lowercase letters Hh, Oo. Dd, Kk, Rr, Ii, Mm, Cc, Pp, Tt, Ss, Bb. Nn and Aa

•Helpful strategies when writing (finger spacing, capital letters, punctuation)



We shared our expert books with Ms. Gaitings’ class at our Publishing Party on Friday! The students read their books to each other. I am so proud of them! Look out for the “Book Review” handout. These are one-of-a-kind stories that you won’t want to miss hearing.



enVision Math:

•Introduction to measurement

•Describing objects by more than one attribute


Social Studies/Science:

•Lion and Lamb references

•St. Patrick’s Day- The leprechauns came and made a huge mess in our room! At least they left a special gift.

•Properties of water


SEL: We continue to sit as a class and place ourselves somewhere on the Mood Meter

Peek at Next Week

-My Lucky Day/ Amazing words

-Initial and final /l/

-Measurement

-New feeling word- Curious

-Investigating Water Properties

-Easter and Spring

Reminders and Events

Friday, April 15th: Trip to the Teddy Bear clinic


Friday, May 27th: One family member for each child will be invited to celebrate at our “Special Person” party! Please mark your calendars so your child has a family member present! Formal invitation to follow!

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