The Towler Times

December 12th, 2014

A Peek at out Week...

~This week we had fun diving into a book entitled Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola! Maybe your child came home this week and spoke a little Italian? This story takes place in Italy and teaches a very good lesson! Ask your child what Strega Nona means. Also ask what the problem in the story was and what lesson Big Anthony learned!! With this story we worked on ABC order. We created a story map, discussed details of the characters, and summarized the beginning, middle and end of the story. Next week...Polar Express!

~In math this week we focused on the strategy of compensation. The students are doing great! Next week we will focus on using expanded form to solve two digit addition problems.

~In social studies we are continuing our discussion of wants and needs and will take a quick assessment next week.

The Hour of Code...

The students did an amazing job with our Hour of Code!! They worked together to problem solve and wrote many lines of code!!

Winter Concert...

Just a reminder...our Winter Concert, "Unwrapped!", will be Monday, December 15th at 7pm. Formal concert attire is being requested. Students are to arrive to the music room at 6:45pm. A half sheet of information should have come home in your child's red folder this afternoon. If you did not get the information, please let me know.

Star of the Week...Dontre!

Dontre loves football! He hopes to play in the NFL someday! He has a sister, a brother, lots of fish and a dog! His favorite subject is math and his favorite food is tacos!! He read to us his favorite book...No David!

Great job, Dontre!!

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

~Benjamin Franklin