Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter

Week of September 8 - September 11, 2015

Nut Free Classroom

We have some learners with severe nut allergies, so our classroom is designated as a nut free zone. Please do not send any food to school that contains nuts. Thank you for helping us keep our classroom safe for all learners!

Curriculum Corner

Reading: We will continue to build our Independent Reading stamina. The goal this week is 15 minutes of sustained silent reading to self. Ms. Schaum will start to meet with Guided Reading Groups.

Writing: We will be working on carrying on independently during Writer's Workshop. Ms. Schaum will conference with writers one on one.

Math: We will learn about place value - specifically the difference between numbers in the tens place and numbers in the ones place.

Science: We will learn about the 5 Senses and the tools that scientists use.

Social Studies: We will do teamwork activities to build our classroom community.

Upcoming Dates

September 7: Labor Day - No School

September 10 : Curriculum Night

6-6:30 Parent Meeting in Cafeteria

6:30-7:30 In Our Classroom, B01

September 29: Fall Picture Day

September 29-October 3: Scholastic Book Fair

Reminders and Announcements

If you pick up your learner out front when school dismisses, your learner must walk all the way to 1A's spot on the concrete before he/she may leave with you. Please do not try to take your learner out of line until we have reached our spot....thank you!

Class Schedule

7:50 Morning Work/Morning Meeting

8:15 Interactive Read Aloud

8:30 Math

9:30 Science/Social Studies

10:30 Recess

11:05 Lunch

11:40 Handwriting

12:00 Word Work

12:30 Reader's Workshop

1:05 Writer's Workshop

2:00 Specials

2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack

3:05 Dismissal

Library Day: Monday 8:30am

Specials Schedule - we are on a five day rotation

Day 1 - PE

Day 2 - Art

Day 3 - PE

Day 4 - Computers

Day 5 - Music