Mrs. Redfern's Classroom News
A Peek at the Week
Our Focus: This week's focus will be on characteristics about winter and how it affects the behaviors of animals.
Weekly Skills: Long and short vowel sounds, isolate beginning, middle and ending sounds, identify popcorn words, and proper use of writing conventions
Popcorn Words: this, of
Math: decomposition of 6 with pictures, objects and stories; graphing and data analysis; place value; counting to 100 by 1"s.
Help at Home
Have your child….
*Identify letters/sounds of the alphabet (A-Z and a-z)
*Write his/her first and last name using a capitol letter and the beginning and lowercase throughout the rest
*Practice reading and writing the following popcorn words: (it, is, I, like, and, you, of, are, in, he, on, she, for, the, to, a, my, was, with, at)
*Practice writing complete sentences. The sentence should include a capitol letter at the beginning, finger spaces and correct punctuation.
*Read to and with your child
*Practice finding ways to make 10
*Simple addition up to 5
*Practice counting from 1-100
*Practice counting on from any given number
*Practice writing numbers 1-31
*Practice tying shoes.
Go to ABCmouse.com and login username: firstname.lastname@example.org and password: room113. If you save this password, everytime you open the site, it will automatically go to your child's page. On the far right side, click on the green widget "Change Class/ Group". Select 14.15. Locate your child and allow them to investigate the site. If they want to play with their hamster or fish, that is fine, the only way they can purchase items is through getting more tickets - via learning activities.
2.13 No School - Professional Development
2.16 No School - President's Day