Team Austin 1A
December 7, 2015
Interactive read alouds:
The Shoemaker and the Elves
Santa's Book of Names
The Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand
The Jolly Postman
Cute Little Snowman poem
-line breaks, word choice, rhythm, topic choice, special punctuation
We are working on writing and publishing our own poems.
*introduction to letter writing
Word Work: long o vowel sound with silent e
High frequency words: so, some, these
We will test on Friday. Please continue to review at home, reinforcing the skill. Thank you!
Handwriting: We have complete all of the lower case letters. We will continue working on using capital letters appropriately and using the 2 line handwriting paper correctly.
counting groups of pennies, nickels and dimes
comparing coin values (ex. 2 nickels = 1 dime)
Social Studies / Science
-saving vs. spending
-characteristics of a job well done
Giving Tree: Don't forget that if you would like to participate in the toy drive for those in need, learners may drop off unwrapped toys in the cafeteria, immediately upon their arrival at school. The PTO will be on hand to assist them in placing an ornament on the tree on display in there. This is a good opportunity to reinforce the idea of giving to others!