Mrs. Lamparter's Class

February 14th, 2014

Specials for the Week of February 17th- 21st

P.E. will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday next week. Please wear tennis shoes.

Media Center will be on Thursday. Please return your library book so you can check out another one.

Happy Birthday to Kailyn, Stephen, Vince, and Garret who celebrated birthdays this week! Just think you got snow for your birthday! I hope everyone enjoyed our extended winter break and hope all were able to stay home and enjoy some family time. Parent/Teacher conferences are coming up soon. Students will have early release days on February 26th & 27th. Please sign up online: www.ptcfast.com/reg1. Your entry code is BUV119203.


The Sweetheart luncheon has been rescheduled for Monday, February 17th from 10:45- 11:10 a.m. I hope you can join your child for this special event. Remember to send in your valentines and container on Monday for our valentine exchange.

LANGUAGE ARTS

We are working on:
  • * Building sight word vocabulary- W.O.W. Study- our new words this coming week are: make, be, all, down, from
  • * Knowing letter sounds and blending sounds together to make words
  • * Focusing on reading words with a short vowel in the middle
  • * Working on producing rhyming words
  • * Counting, blending, and segmenting syllables
  • * Learning to find the "evidence" in a text to support or explain the author's thinking
  • * Focusing on a close read of "Penguins" to reinforce features of Non-fiction text and dig deeper into the text
  • * Learning to write a persuasive or opinion story and phonetically spelling words to write a story
  • * Working independently in Daily Five centers to become better readers, writers, and spellers

MATH

We are working on:
  • * Counting by fives, tens and ones to 100!!
  • * Composing and decomposing numbers 11-19
  • * Representing addition and subtraction with objects, mental images, drawings, expressions, and equations
  • * Building combinations of 5
  • * Recognizing and knowing the value of coins; penny, nickel, dime, quarter, and the dollar bill
  • * Counting forward beginning from a given number in sequence
  • * Writing numbers and counting sets to 20
  • * 1-1 correspondence
  • * Comparing sets- more, less, same
  • * Using our Math tools- the rekenrek and number line
  • * Working on problem solving skills
  • * Using "number talks" to explain our math thinking

SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES


We are working on:

  • * Learning about penguins
  • * Learning about the effect of gravity on objects
  • * Learning about goods and services

REMINDERS

  • * The Sweetheart Luncheon for our class has been rescheduled for Monday, February 17th from 10:45- 11:10 a.m.
  • * Bring in your valentine containers and valentines onMonday, February 17th for our valentine exchange.
  • * Spring picture day is Wednesday, February 19. Class pictures will be taken. Individual pictures will only be taken of students that pre-order them. To order a class picture or an individual picture visit BPI's website.
  • * Please sign up for parent/teacher conferences online: www.ptcfast.com/reg1. Your entry code is BUV119203
  • * Bingo Night is Friday, February 21st
  • * Please turn in the reading logs for the Six Flags Read to Succeed program by Friday, February 27th!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MRS. LAMPARTER"S CLASS FOR READING THE MOST MINUTES IN KINDERGARTEN FOR THE MEGA MINUTE CHALLENGE!!