Mrs. Murphy's Musings

News from Room 22 - January 10, 2016

New Student

We were so lucky last week to get another new student. Please welcome Ajin Kim and her family to Room 22. The children were very excited to meet Ajin last week and we are all enjoying getting to know her better.

After School Enrichment Classes

Classes start tomorrow - January 11.

**Please send me an email if your child is enrolled in an after-school class so that I know where to send them each day at dismissal.

Curriculum Focus-

Essential Question: How can comparing and contrasting details help you better understand what you read? (This is a good question to ask when reading at home.)

High Frequency words: any, boy, by, does, friends, girl, water
Phonemic Awareness: three letter blends
Vocabulary Words: culture, custom, language, similar, skill

Comprehension Strategy: text structure

Comprehension Skill: compare and contrast
Writing Trait: presentation

Spelling Words and Dictation Sentences:

any, boy, by, does, friends, girl, water, string, splash, scrub, scrap, split

Little cubs get strong in the spring.

They splashed in the water.

Math - Place Value, Comparison, and Addition/Subtraction to 12

Science - Plant and Animal Parts and Survival

Social Studies - Winter Holidays and Traditions

Upcoming Dates

Friday, January 15- Morning Assembly in amphitheater 8:35 a.m. All families welcome!

Monday, January 18 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 19 - February 12 - MAPS Testing

Friday, January 22 - PTA Bingo Night - 5:30 p.m.

Week of January 25-29 - Great Kindness Challenge

Email Errors

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