Mrs. Finch's Class News
Vol. 1, Issue 16
Week of February 1st-5th, 2016
Please be sure your child is practicing math facts and reading at home. Easy ways to practice facts are through educational apps or Xtra Math, https://xtramath.org/#/home/index
and Fast Math http://fasttmath.cpsd.us:55880/slms-static/s_app_fm/fm_login.html programs that can be found on my teacher web page.
We will have a Valentine's Party on Friday, February 12th. Our wonderful room mom has already been busy planning wonderful activities for this special event. If you would like to help out please contact Mrs. Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or myself at email@example.com.
Have a wonderful week!
Click this link below to open the doors to all kinds of learning!
Target Skill: Text and Graphic Features
Reading Strategy: Question
Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms
Phonics: ar (r-controlled vowel)
Grammar: commas in dates and places
Writing: Expository Writing
Math: Patterns, Number Sequence, Equal Groups
(contextual multiplication and division situations)
Weekly Spelling Words
Review words: art, jar
Monday--Tree Map (word sort) 3 letters, 4 letters, 5 letters
Tuesday--ABC Order (10 words)
Wednesday--Vowels/Consonants (same words as ABC order)
Thursday--5 Spelling Sentences or Spelling Story (5 words)
I love that the kiddos know that a new video is released each Sunday and they ask to see it as soon as they get to school on Monday morning. You know these videos have an impact when this happens.
Order Your Austin Elementary Yearbook Online
Yearbooks are $16 each.
If you wish to order by check, make checks payable to "Austin PTA" and complete the envelope sent home last week with your child. If you need another envelope, let me know or stop by the school office.
Other questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our class goal for 2016 is to have 0 tardies for one full week, Monday thru Friday. As every school day counts, so does being at school on time. We are still hoping to meet this goal for the first time.
Last week's attendance results: We are getting closer!
Tardies--2 (previous week: 4)