Werner's Weekly News
We are still focusing on math facts (doubles, doubles+1, doubles+2). We have also been working on function machines, mental math strategies (such as subitizing)* and place value.
*Subitizing is being able to look at a group of dots, pictures, or shapes and know how
many there are without counting. This helps with mental math and computation.
Check out the Subitize Tree app for a fun way to practice subitizing with a lot of
We are nearing the end of our non-fiction writing unit. I love seeing the kids apply text-features that they see in books in their own writing. We are always working on handwriting and writing super sentences with uppercase letter, punctuation, and spaces.
We have been working on putting words in ABC order this week. We have also reviewed r-controlled vowels and vowel teams through word work. Keep practicing sight words at home :)
"When life gives you lemons, make some lemonade."
We are learning to have positive attitudes and problem solve. :)
You probably noticed that there was not a homework menu this week due to the short week. We will resume homework next week. I encouraged the kids to read each night and practice math facts.