201 Update

all the going ons from the #1 class on the 2nd floor

Week of February 15th 2016

Last week we wrapped up our unit on polygons by creating art work inspired by Paul Klee. The kids had an awesome time designing pictures using polygons and finishing them with water colors.

This Week In Learning!

  • Reading- This week we will be working on identifying the main idea of multi-paragraph texts. We will use graphic organizers to find the main idea and supporting details.
  • Writing- This quarter we will be working on writing opinion pieces. We want to be able to state our opinions and support them with reasons, finishing up with solid conclusions.
  • Math- This week we will begin looking at Fractions. We start be understanding that fractions represent equal shares, and will explore various ways to represent halves, thirds, and fourths.
  • FUNdations- This week we continue working with vowel teams, or double vowels. We will learn how to read and spell with ai, ay (which make the long a sound) and ee, ea, ey (which make the long e sound)
  • Science- We start our quarter long unit on sound. We will experiment to gain an understanding of the relationship between sound and vibrating objects.
  • Social Studies- This quarter we will be learning about various cultures influence their communities.

Valentine's Day Card exchange!!!

Upcoming Dates and Reminders

  • Friday Feb. 19th Regular school day (snow make up day)
  • Monday Feb. 22nd Non school day (work day)
  • Tuesday Mar. 15th Math Carnival Night and chicken dinner 5:30-7:00