A Peek at the Week

Mrs. Leitzel's Class, 3-16-15

Class News

We've done it again! Our class will be keeping the K-2 MIRM trophy this week for reading the most minutes last week! I'm so proud of my bookaneers! Keep reading, and remember to turn in at least 1 reading ticket by Friday.


  • Word Study: Words Their Way, & weekly word study routine
  • Popcorn Words: follow, yesterday, sore, built, clear
  • Writer's Workshop: revise and edit book review drafts for catchy leads, strong endings, and comparisons.
  • Read Aloud: wondering about nonfiction
  • Reader's Workshop: nonfiction book clubs clubs; compare and summarize information
  • Math Workshop: model subtraction with money; word problems with addition and subtraction; equations with greater numbers; buy and sell with one dollar
  • Science: dissolving sugar with water

Tech Tip

Number Pieces: Download this free app so your child can make proof drawings when solving addition and subtraction problems.


  • Wednesday: library books due
  • Friday: word study & popcorn test, word study homework due
  • Look for math homework this week! Thank you for your supporting the methods we are using in class!