Mrs. Thomas' Newsletter
- Students came up with new group names. Please ask your child what his or her group name is so that you can scroll below to find out what we worked on this past month. If your child cannot remember his or her group name, please email me and I'll let you know.
- We are working really hard on Learning Target #2- I can use these Super 6 comprehension strategies: predict and infer, connect, monitor and clarify, question, summarize, and schema.
- A Scholastic book order form went home last Thursday. This catalog has guided reading leveling so that students can choose appropriate books that are "just-right" for them. I am submitting the order on March 28th for those that would like to order.
Dinosaurs & Snakes- Kindergarten
Kittens- 1st Grade
American Flags- 1st Grade
Sharks- 2nd Grade
Dolphins- 2nd Grade
KC Chiefs- 3rd Grade
The Four Mustacheers- 4th Grade
Rocket Readers- 4th Grade
We transitioned into using the Reading A-Z program toward the end of the month. Some of our goals were to: use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text, analyze characters, identify the r-controlled /ur/ sound, understand the use of quotation marks, recognize and name antonyms. Some of the key vocabulary words we worked on were: admitted, Aesop, fable, flatter, gracefully, humble, luxury, moral, nightingale, pasture, reflection, and shepherd.