Team Austin 1A
May 2, 2016
Interactive Read alouds:
Frog and Toad Together
review characteristics of a fable
review district writing rubric
writing with an opening sentence, closing sentence and complete ideas in between
Word Work: long i spelled ie and igh
high frequency words: now, find
We will have spelling dictation on Friday. Thanks again for help practicing at home!
+use measurement tools to measure the length of objects to reinforce the continuous nature of linear measurement
+illustrate that the length of an object is the number of same-size units of length that, when laid end to end with no gaps or overlaps, reach from one end of the object to the other
+measure the same object / distance with units of two different lengths and describe how and why the measurements differ
+telling time review
Social Studies / Science
*Classifying objects by observable properties of the materials from which they are made such as large and smaller, heavier and lighter, shape, color and texture
*We will finish our country digital products this week.
Thank you so much for the fun surprises during Teacher Appreciation Week last week! It was a very nice pick me up to a busy week preparing for the Cluster Showcase. Mrs. Hira decorated our door for me and the PTO sponsored a salad luncheon on Wednesday. It's always a treat not to have to pack your lunch AND get to eat with your teammates! The class book the learners made was precious ... from their recollections of what I say all the time, to their sweet pictures. I also appreciate the treats and Diet Cokes, bath products and gift cards. I've already treated myself to a magazine at Walmart this weekend and coffee while I graded at Starbucks thanks to your generosity!
The new May calendar has a few important dates to take note of including the last day of school, Thursday, June 2 at 12:50 p.m.
BOX TOPS: The end of the year deadline for Box Tops is May 9.