Burton's Bulletin

December 12, 2014

Loving Learning

Holidays Around the World

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.

Social Studies

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.

Skills to Master

-Tying shoes

-Zipping coats

-Buttoning coats

-Quarter 1, 2, 3 sight words

Important Dates

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

Box Tops for Education

Don't forget to save your box tops and send them to school! It is such an easy way to raise money for our school. Box top collection helps pay for everyone in the school to get a yearbook free of charge!
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