News From 3D!
September 19, 2014
In math, we had our first quiz today on patterns, time, finding the difference, name collection boxes, and equivalent names for numbers. We will start off next week reviewing how to use calculators and money.
As writers, we listened to the read aloud Thank You, Mr. Falker to help us think about a person who has had a positive influence in our lives. Then we picked one person and thought about special moments with that individual. Lastly, we selected one of those memories and brainstormed all the details and small moments pertaining to it. This process will help us generate seed ideas for our personal narratives.
Here are some of the read alouds we read during the first week of school.
Skip a word, then come back. It's important to use context clues when you try this strategy.
We had minilessons on both these skills this week: summarize the text and make a picture or a mental image as you read.
Week of 9/22/14
Journeys will also start this week.
Please send and return the green Friday Folders.
If you haven't already done so, please send in earbuds with your child. We will be using them during Listen to Reading (Daily 5).
Please send in old magazines (ones you don't mind being cut) with your child as we will be decorating our writing notebooks. Your child can also bring in printed pictures from home.