Miss Jones's Newsletter
What we are working on...
*We've been practicing Counting 1-20
*Practicing Writing Numbers
*Learning our 2D Shapes - Squares, Circles, Triangles, Rectangles, and Hexagons
*Using Print Concepts when reading stories (Author, Title, Illustrator, where to start reading, direction to read, what a period is, and retelling the story.)
*Learning Letters and their Sounds
*Practicing Writing Letters
*We have been working on the letters b, f, t, and n so far!
*In writing we have been practicing adding at least 5 details to our pictures and using at least 5 colors in the pictures we draw!
*Writing our Names
We have been working on learning the 7 Habits of Happy Kids as a part of The Leader In Me! So far we have learned the first 3:
*Habit # 1 - Be Proactive "You're in Charge"
*Habit #2 - Begin with the End in Mind "Have a Plan/Set Goals"
*Habit # 3 - Put First Things First "Work First, Then Play"
Upcoming Events and Dates for September
September 15th - PTO Meeting, 6pm
September 16th - Early Release
September 19th - Workday, No School!
September 20th - Open House and rescheduled Ice Cream Social!
September 26th - Letter and Sign-up Form for Beginning of the Year Parent Teacher Conferences will be sent home.
September 28th - First Quarter Progress Reports Sent Home
September 29th - Our First Field Trip!!! Asheville Police and Fire Departments Field Trip (More information about this will be sent home soon...and its a free field trip!)
Parent/Teacher Beginning of the Year Conferences
I will be sending home a sign-up sheet on Monday, Sept. 26th in everyone's binders for Parents to sign up for Beginning of the Year Conferences! Please number your choices 1-3 (one being the most desired time) and I will try my hardest to work around your schedule! I will then send a conference reminder sheet in your student's binder with the time and day I have scheduled for you from your top choices! I can't wait to talk to each and everyone of you and to tell you about all the exciting things we have going on in our room!