Ear's What's Happening in Room 129

April 2016

April News

Believe it or not, it is April, although you would not know it by looking out the window.

Today, April 4th, the students had an assembly with the amazing story teller Len Cabral. He told the students several stories. The students were entranced with his storytelling. Ask your child to tell you about it.

Kindergarten registration is this week, April 4 - 8. Registration is each day from 9:00 -1:00.

Tomorrow evening, April 5th, is our Storyteller preview night from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. You can come to see the students autobiographies that we have been working so hard on, as well as the other books. You are able to view them and leave comments for the students.

On Thursday, April 7th, our Storyteller's Celebration will be at West Warwick High School from 6:00 - 7:30. Students will be receiving their medals up on stage.

Next week, April 11-15 is Reading Week at Wakefield Hills. The theme is "HIt a Glad Slam! Be A Reader!" We will have special baseball themed events planned for the week. We will also be looking for guest readers for next week. Guest readers will come in for 15 minutes to read a story to the class. Look for a Signupgenius in your email in the next couple of days.

Spring break is April 18-22.

In math we are working on story problems and we will begin addition with regrouping with a 2 digit and a 1 digit number.

In Fundations we are working on blends and the suffixes ing and ed.

We will begin narrative writing this week.

In Social Studies students will are learning about our town, West Warwick.

We are continuing to read daily, both fiction and nonfiction books. Students are learning all parts of nonfiction text. They also are looking for answers in the text and proving it by re-reading or highlighting it.

We will be going on a field trip to Casey Farm on Friday, May 6th. More information will be coming home soon. We will be looking for chaperones. You must have a current BCI from the 15-16 school year in order to chaperone.

Miss Costa, our student teacher, will be with us until May 6th.