Mrs. McCallum's class
Our Learning- September 16, 2016
This week, we:
*learned how to get information about characters, setting, and major events in stories through the words and the pictures
*practiced making predictions within a story
*explored a dictionary and an encyclopedia
*learned about the –am word family
*worked with our spelling words for the week
*continued to practice in our handwriting book
*learned about possessive nouns such as Mrs. McCallum's class and Andrew's pencil
*started a new "small moment" piece of writing
*worked on telling our story in small steps
*practiced making our characters show feelings and thoughts
*continued to learn strategies that help us when writing unknown words
*used tens frames, number lines, and pictures to help solve math problems
*worked on addition and subtraction word problems
*studied the temperature and weather patterns of the week
*learned about weather tools: thermometer, windsock, wind vane, and rain gauge
CogAT testing for first graders will be on Wednesday, Sept. 21-Friday, Sept. 23. Please make sure your child goes to bed early before testing, eats a good breakfast, and arrives at school on time for testing. Due to the testing schedule, there will be no lunch visitation on testing days.
Thanks to everyone who has signed up online for a conference. If you haven't signed up go to www.ptcfast.com/reg1 At that link, you will be asked for your Entry Code, where you should enter LTC118888. I can’t wait to share your child’s progress with you.
Enjoy your weekend!
Specials for next week
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is starting soon. Watch for a letter soon about great apps and activities that you can download at home.
Eric - 19
Justin - 21
Jennifer - 27