December 12, 2014
Next week we will "travel" to Italy, Brazil, Mexico, and back to the U.S.A. In Italy we will discuss needs and wants, make pasta necklaces, and eat mac & cheese. In Brazil we will discuss Carnival, make a mask, and decorate a book mark as a Secret Santa gift. In Mexico we will make pinatas. In the U.S.A. we will discuss Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and discuss spending vs. saving.
I can add three numbers.
I can solve word problems with three addends.
I can do my best on benchmark tests 7, 8, and 9 (cover addition strategies to 20, addition word problems to 20, and addition problems adding 3 numbers).
I can do my best on the topic test.
I can identify cardinal directions.
I can use a map for information.
I can locate the continents on a map.
We will write facts about each place that we "visit." We will also write a post card each day about our travels.
Chinese New Year
We had a special guest speaker and paraded for Chinese New Year!
Christmas on the Beach
We "traveled" to Australia. It's summertime there! We loved eating ice cream on the beach.
King of Cakes
We "traveled" to France and observed the King of Cakes tradition.
Skills to Master
-Quarter 1, 2, 3 sight words
Dec. 17-Sonic Night
Dec. 19-Winter Parties and Early Release 1:15
Dec. 20-Jan 4 Winter Break
Jan. 5-Classes Resume and Reading Logs due!
Jan. 6-PTA Meeting at 6:30