Mrs. Nutt's Newsletter

Austin Elementary

Our Week In Review

Week of January 11-15

We are reading...

*The Paper Bag Princess

*Little Red Riding Hood

*Jack and the Beanstalk

*Princess and the Pea

*Castles

*Dudley the Dragon

*Seven Chinese Brothers

Language Arts

*Spelling words: home, hope, rose, woke, those, bone, hose, joke, rode, stone

*introduce the characteristics of Fairy Tales

*High Frequency Words: called, who, am, its, now, find

*Handwriting: lower case letters: x, y, z

*parts of speech - verbs

*Thinking Map - Flow Map

*Mystery Word - snowman

Math

*practice counting coins by 1's, 5's and 10's

*use different coins to make the same value

*review addition and subtraction number sentences

*fact families

Science

*learn about rocks, soil and water

*describe how rocks, soil and water make useful products

*understand that soil is made from rock particles

*identify various sources of water

Upcoming Events

Reminders:

Library books are due on Wednesdays!

Wear tennis shoes on P. E. days - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday!


*January 18 - Student Holiday

*January 23 - School Carnival

At Austin Elementary, we are driven to unlock the passion and cultivate the uniqueness inherent in every learner.