Miss Butz's Class Newsletter
March 21 - 25
Report Cards Came Home Today!!
It is really hard to believe we are in the last 9 weeks of the school year. It seemed like just yesterday that we were starting the year, going over rules, learning procedures, and getting to know each other. This year has flown by! We still have A LOT to do before the year is over!
Making Leprechaun Traps!!
Friday, March 18th - South Creek's annual Spring Fling!
I hope to see you there tonight!
Tuesday, March 22nd - Field Trip to Lucas Oil Stadium
Bring a sack lunch with a drink and wear comfortable shoes!
Wednesday, March 23rd - Jump Rope for Heart
Wear gym shoes! All of K will be jumping today!
Wednesday, March 23rd - Chow with the Cow
Chick-Fil-A Night...read the flyer for more details.
Thursday, April 14th - Open House @ Thompson Crossing
Thompson Crossing will be having an OPEN HOUSE for all SC families attending TC for the 16-17 school year at 6:30 pm.
March 28th - April 8th - Spring Break
Have a safe, relaxing break!
Learning This Week!
Story: various fairy tales
Letter Sounds: review all consonants, short vowels, and consonant blends
Phonemic Awareness Skills:middle sounds, ending sounds, segmenting words (saying all sounds in words, ex. dog -- /d/ /o/ /g/), adding sounds to words (ex. "it" add /h/ to the beginning, what is the new word?)
Reading Skills: theme/lesson, visualizing, retelling
Sight Words: review
Math Focus: Money Cube Game, Dice Addition Game, Late-in-the-Year Counting, 10s and 1s with craft sticks
Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
Healthy Habits - exercise and nutrition
Social Studies Focus:
Where We Live - maps and globes
BOOK IT REMINDER
MARCH IS THE LAST MONTH FOR THE BOOK-IT PROGRAM!
SPECIALS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK!
Wednesday: JUMP ROPE FOR HEART - WEAR GYM SHOES!!! (rotates each week)
Friday: Gym (wear your gym shoes!)
*Please note that your child can NOT check out a new book unless the book is returned on our library day on Monday. If you send it in late, then he/she has to wait until the next Monday to check out another book.
More Challenging Sounds...
Next week we will begin working on more challenging digraphs, diphthongs, and other tricky patterns in words. The chart below show some of the tricky sounds.