Mrs. Blalock's Bulletin
Class Update 1/4/16 : HAPPY NEW YEAR
In Chapter 8, we will count money. Students will identify the names and values of each coin and then add a combination of coins to show the sum. We will continue to practice problem solving skills with addition and subtraction word problems.
Students will continue studying facts by heart. Fact Quizzes will be on Thursdays.
Links for additional practice to explore with your child if you like:
In Word Study, we continue to study high frequency words and spelling patterns.
- Week 1/4-Lesson 28- Vowel a followed by l (tall, talk); Review Suffixes
- Week 1/11 Lesson 29- Vowel diphthongs oo (look), ou (out)
In writing, students will write New Years Resolutions for 2016 on a flip book.
2= Name two books you would like to read in the New Year
0= Write something you would like to try to stop doing
1= Write 1 idea of how you could make school or the world a better place
6= List 6 Goals for the New Year; things that you would like to do or learn
We will also review examples of figurative language and then students will begin to write examples of their own.