Ms. Vogt's Shining Stars

November 4th-8th

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers!

Dear CARE ISD Families,

Another week has gone by in Ms. Vogt's shining stars classroom! Your children have been quite busy this week and have been working very hard! For Math this week we learned all about one-digit numerals! We are learning how to write, recognize, and name the numbers 0-9! In Social Studies we are learning about "our world" and the people who make it up. This week we focused on community workers. We had several guests speakers from within our community come and talk to the students: a police officer, firefighter, doctor, a mail carrier, and a veterinarian! For Science, we are learning about the life cycle of a flower. The students learned about the various stages of the flower, starting with the seed, then the seed with the root, the seed with the leaves, until it finally turns into a flower. In Language Arts we are learning about rhyming words! Next week we will be going on a field trip to the fire station for Social Studies, to learn more about fire fighters and fire safety! Don't forget to print off a copy of the field trip permission slip form that's attached below. Please sign the form and return it with your child to school on Monday.

I have asked the boys and girls to find a number one-digit number at home and bring it to school on Monday. We are going to have a number scavenger hunt and make a number line with the numbers that we find! If you could help your child with this activity, it would be greatly appreciated!

Enjoy the weekend!

Angela Vogt





Field Trip Permission Form:


Dear Care ISD parents,

Ms. Vogt’s class will be going to the Houston Fire Department Station 51 on Friday, November 22nd, 2013. In social studies, we have been learning about the different workers within our community. The purpose of this field trip is for students to learn about firefighters as well as fire safety. Please cut on the dotted line below, and fill out the bottom portion and return it to school with your child on Monday, November 18th, 2013.

Thank you

Angela Vogt

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I give permission for my child _________________ in room ___________ to attend the field trip to the Houston Fire Department, on Friday, November 22nd, 2013.

In case of an emergency, I give permission for my child to receive medical treatment. In case of such an emergency, please contact:

Name: _______________________ Phone number: _________________

Parent/Guardian Signature ___________________ Date: ___________________


Math

Reminder!

In class we learned clever rhymes to remember how to write our one-digit numerals. If your child is having trouble remembering how to write their numbers during their individual home practice, you can remind them to use their silly number rhymes to help them!

Silly Number Rhymes

1- A straight line down is lots of fun, thats because it's number one
2- Around and back on a railroad track. TWO! TWO!
3- Around a tree and around a tree, that's the way to make a three
4- Down and over and down some more, that's the way we make a four
5- Over and down and then go around, A fat old five is what you've found
6- Six is found by going down and around
7- Across the sky and down from heaven that's the way to make a seven
8- We make a snake but do not wait to climb back up and make an eight
9- A loop and a line and that is nine


Social Studies

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Community Workers

The students got to meet various community workers this week and learn about the different jobs and responsibilities that they have! Here is a picture of the children with Officer Bailey!


Science

Language Arts

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Dr. Seuss

This week we learned about Rhyming words with a little help from our friend Dr. Seuss! Children learned what rhyming words looked like and sounded like!

Some other popular Dr. Seuss books include:
  • The Cat In The Hat
  • Green Eggs and Ham
  • One fish two fish red fish blue fish
  • Hop On Pop


Field Trip

Friday, Nov. 22nd 2013 at 9am

6902 Bellaire Boulevard

Houston, TX

The students will be going on a Field trip to the Houston Fire department Station 51, to meet some firefighters and learn about what they do, as well as fire safety!