Sanders' Sunflowers

Classroom Newsletter

Week of March 31-April 4,2014

Information and Reminders

  • I was very proud of the class and their performance on Thursday night. They did a great job!
  • We will not have a reader's response journal due this week.
  • Our field trip to the Peace Center is this Friday. I am sending home a letter about the bag lunches. Please read, sign, and return it by Tuesday.
  • We will have a spelling and sight word test on Thursday this week.

Important Dates

Apr. 4- Peace Center field trip

Apr. 14-18 - spring break

May 15- PE Rocks Day

May 26 - Memorial Day -students do not report

May 27, 28, 29, 30 - These will now be full days instead of half days

June 2,3,4 - half days for students (snow makeup days)

Important Connections and Links

This is a direct link to my email and my website. I have also included the school's phone number.


This week's story: The New Friend


-describing characters

-writing and reading contractions

-using synonyms

Sight words:

1. buy 2. city 3. family 4.myself 5. party 6. please

7. school 8. seven 9. small 10. frien 11. try 12.happy


We will continue practicing:

  • fractions with one halfs and one fourths
  • examining shapes to determine which other shapes are contained within the shape
  • solid shapes (cone, pyramid, cube, rectangular prism, sphere, and triangular prism)


Mon. - homework sheet; spelling

Tues. -homework sheet;spelling

Thursday - spelling and sight word test

**No homework on Thursday night.**

No reading response journals this week.