Prep 2 Newsletter

SJI International Elementary, Singapore, 7th-10th Sept 2015

Dates for the diary

*Celebration of Learning - Monday 21st September 8 - 8:20am

Flowers and Insects Exit Point trip to Oh Chin Huat Hydroponic Farm

Tuesday 22nd September - Prep 2AMc and Prep 2CNe

Wednesday 23rd September - Prep 2TGa and Prep 2RDa

September 24th and 25th - Hari Raya Haji Holiday (school CLOSED)

Oct 12th- Oct 23rd - School Holidays

Swimming block resumes on the week starting 26th October and continues until Christmas.

IPC - Flowers and Insects

Language Arts

This week, we learnt a new spelling pattern ow. This pattern makes the long o sound e.g. blow, pillow, below, show, grow. The children looked for this spelling pattern in books. Some wrote this in the sand for others to read. Have a look at home to see if you can spot more ow words.

We are continuing to create our art work in the style of Eric Carle. Alongside this, we are also looking for interesting words to describe our flowers and insects as well as developing a title for our art piece. Some of their work will be on display by the Gabriel stairwell (opposite Prep 1LMe) at the end of this week. Do pop by to have a look at their masterpieces.

Look at this link to see how Eric Carle uses interesting words to create an image in the readers' mind.

Our CAFE strategy this week is Vinny Vocab Vulture. This fits in beautifully with our Writers Workshop where we are collecting interesting words to use in our own writing.



This week we have looked at Excellence.

Next week, we will be looking at the Virtue of Diligence!

You are practising diligence when you...

*Do things step by step.

*Don't give up.

*Give your absolute best to what you do.

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