Ms. McNeil's Classroom Newsletter

December 2015

Parents Reminder

Dear Parents,


I hope that you and your student had a great Thanksgiving break. Our next holiday break is in a few short weeks and will be here before you know it. Before the break there is a lot going on and below I have listed these important dates for you to mark on your calendar.


Thursday, December 10 at 6:00pm .....................................................STEM Night

Saturday, December 12 8:00-11:00 am.........................................Breakfast with Santa

Thursday December 17 2:15-3:00..............................................Winter Celebration

Monday December 21- Tuesday January 5........................................ Winter Break
Wednesday January 6...........................................................................Students return

What are we learning?

~Writing
  • Leaving spaces between words
  • Stretching out words
  • Starting sentences with a capital letter
  • Ending sentences with some form of punctuation


~Language Arts

  • digraphs (sh,th, ch,wh)
  • identifying vowels and their sounds
  • Sight words

~~~Sight Words~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

* In *She * An * Up *One *Five *White

* He *Look * Of * Come *Two *Purple

* We * No *And * Big *Three * Brown

* Like *Said * You * Little * Four * Black


~Reading: We are continuously practicing how to..

  • sound out words
  • using picture clues to help us with unknown words
  • Retelling a familiar story with characters,setting and evens that happened in the story


~Math

  • Count to 100 by 1's and 10's
  • Decomposing and composing numbers to 20
  • Identifying and using vocabulary such as more, less, and equal
  • Writing numbers to 20


~Social Studies

  • Wants and Needs

Important Links

Raz Kids: https://www.kidsa-z.com/main/Login

Eclass: https://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/home/gcpslogin



~If your child is looking for something to do after school or over the break, please have them log onto Razkids or log onto their Eclass page and play some of the games off of my Symbaloo.

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