Miss Hoff's Classroom Newsletter

December 7-11

This Week in our class...

Reagan will be star of the week!

2 new sight words to practice writing will come home tonight as homework. The kids will be tested on them on Friday.

Our winter party is on Wednesday, December 23rd at 1:00. This is a change from the event I sent out on Volunteer Spot. I forgot that it was an early release day when I was scheduling it.

I will be gone at the State Technology Conference tomorrow and Wednesday this week. If there is anything important you need to let us know about your child's dismissal, etc. please call the office. Thanks!

Reader's Workshop

We will look at different text features in non fiction books this week and learn about their purpose. This week we will focus on the title page, table of contents, headings, labels and captions. Students will look for them in their books at private and partner reading time.

Writer's Workshop

We are continuing to write informational stories this week. Students are thinking about topics they are "experts" on and trying to write 3 facts about their topic. We are talking about what a fact and what an opinion is.

Math Workshop

In our lessons this week, we are working on reading numbers and finding missing numbers on the number line. We

In buddy math, we are starting a new game: Foxes and Dens. This game focuses on adding and using the counting on strategy.

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