Mrs. Holloway's Room 16 News

August 31 - September 4

Picture Day is this Friday, September 4th!

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Book orders are coming home!

Please return orders and money by Friday, September 25th. Make checks payable to Carissa Holloway.

You may also order online @ the link below! Each order placed helps us earn points to grow our classroom library!

What we are learning this week:


Fiction Skill: Point of View

  • We will be learning about dialogue and "talking back" to the characters
  • We'll discuss first and third person and will identify the person telling the story

Nonfiction Skill: Text Features (Focus on Table of Contents)

  • We will practice identifying and searching for text features
  • Students will practice using a table of contents in passages

We are excited to be doing some of this learning and practice in this week's Canvas module on the iPad! Students are doing a fantastic job navigating this new learning management tool!


English Skill:

  • Types of sentences and correctly using a period, question mark, and exclamation point

Writing Skill:

  • Identifying and using feelings/voice when reading a passage and writing our own


Topic 2: Subtraction Strategies

  • Subtracting 0, 1, and 2
  • Thinking Addition to Subtract
  • Thinking Addition to 10 to Subtract
  • Thinking Addition to 18 to Subtract

Science/Social Studies

In Social Studies, we will compare neighborhoods in our community and other parts of the world.

Contact me anytime with questions, comments, or concerns.