Sanders' Sunflowers

Classroom Newsletter

Week of Sept. 9-13, 2013

Upcoming Dates and Events

Sept. 12 - Watch Dogs pizza kickoff @ 6:30

Sept. 13 - Wren/Easley tailgate in WES bus parking lot 5:30-7:00

Sept. 17- Good News club begins

Sept. 19- Johnny Appleseed visits Wren

Sept. 27- No school for students

Important Connections and Links

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Weekly Story: Curious George at School

Skills this week:

  • reading words with the short o sound (hop, pot, dog, etc.)
  • Sequencing the events of a story
  • Learning new sight words
  • Review nouns for people , places, and things
  • Identify verbs

The students will have a spelling and sight word test on Friday.

We will be reading the story in class and working on answering comprehension questions about the story. The students will work with partners and play word games to learn the weekly sight words.

Sight Words

1. do 2. find 3. funny 4. sing 5. no

6. they 7. not 8. give 9. walk


This week the class will be reviewing addition and how to write an equation horizontally and vertically. We will also work on word problems and how to determine the correct strategy to solve the problem.

Social Studies

This week we will finish our study on rules one follows at home, school, and in the community. We will review community helpers and how important each one is in our community and neighborhoods.


Mon. - math sheet; study sight word; choose one way to practice spelling words

Tues. - math sheet; study sight words; choose one way to practice spelling words

Thurs. - reading sheet; study sight words; take a practice spelling test in your spelling notebook.

Fri. - Reader's Response Journal is due back

*** Please don't forget that spelling homework is due back the next day.****