September 27, 2015
Last Week's Fun...
*The sight words "it," "in," and "did" were introduced.
*We practiced matching beginning sounds.
*The reading comprehension strategy of "making predictions" was introduced.
*We learned about nonfiction text structure (specifically, diagrams with labels).
*We continued to discuss expected behaviors for Writer's Workshop and participated in writing.
*Topic 3 of our math series was continued (counting, reading, and writing numbers 6-10).
*We did apple investigations with our third grade buddies from Mrs. Haas's class!
Determining how many "teddy bears" equal the weight of an apple.
Measuring the circumference of the apple.
Third grade buddies are lots of help!
This Week's Fun...
*The sight words "yes" and "no" will be introduced.
*We'll practice isolating and listening for beginning sounds.
*The vocabulary strategy of determining word relationships will be introduced.
*The reading comprehension strategy of determining the main idea and details in a story will be introduced.
*We will finish Topic 3 in math and begin Topic 4 which will focus on comparing and ordering numbers 0-10.
*Thursday, October 1: Library check out
*Tuesday, October 6: Early dismissal at 2:00
*Thursday, October 8: Library check out
*Tuesday, October 13: Field trip to Faulkner's Pumpkin Patch (please note: this date has been rescheduled from Oct. 15 due to vision and hearing screenings).
*Thursday, October 15: Vision and hearing screenings
*Friday, October 16: No school due to district professional development
*Tuesday, October 20: Doughnuts for Dad 7:30-8:30 (last names A-M).
*Wednesday, October 21: Doughnuts for Dad 7:30-8:30 (last names N-Z).
Have a great week!