Mrs. Nutt's Newsletter

Austin Elementary

Our Week In Review

Red Ribbon Week - We are learning to stay drug free!

Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week

Week of October 28 - November 1

Language Arts

*practice writing lower case letters: a, d and g

*sequence the events of a story

*Word Wall Words - one, had, by, words, but

*relate text read to self by making connections

*spell words that begin with blends

*Thinking Map - Flow Map

We are reading...

*Where's My Mummy?

*Runaway Pumpkin

*The Biggest Pumpkin Ever

*Pumpkin Jack

*The Pumpkin Book

*Moonlight Cat


*practice making number combinations to ten

*review math symbols +, - and =

*math game: Counters in a Cup

*math game: How Many am I Hiding?

*read story problems and write number sentences


*identify the life cycle of a pumpkin

*learn about pumpkin harvests

*compare and contrast a pumpkin to an apple

*reflect on what we learned during our field trip to the Dallas Arboretum

Field Trip Reminders

*Bring a sack lunch and disposable drink. Label the sack with your child's name.

*Wear an Ausitn Elementary t-shirt - if you have one!

*Comfortable walking shoes are a must!

To learn more about what we will see on our field trip, click on the link below!

Upcoming Events

*Library books are due on Thursdays.

*October 30 - Field Trip to the Dallas Arboretum

If you are thinking about going with us on this fun field trip, make sure you have a Criminal Background Check on file.

*October 31 - Wear something orange or black to school!

*November 1 - Rise and Shine Assembly

*November 4 - Book Fair - Preview Day

*November 5 - Book Fair - Purchase Day

*November 5 - 50th Day of School

*November 8 - Grandparent's Day

*November 11 - Veteran's Day Assembly

*November 20 - Thanksgiving Feast, K-2

At Austin Elementary, we are driven to unlock the passion and cultivate the uniqueness inherent in every learner.