Team Austin 1A

February 8, 2016

Janell Thach

Celebrating the 100th Day!

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Language Arts

Interactive read alouds:

Cranberry Valentine

Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch

Olive, My Love

Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words

Reader's Workshop

describing characters and the reasons for their actions or feelings

writing brief comments on literary text

comparing and contrasting 2 stories


combining sentences with and

word choice

Writer's Workshop:

Writing a piece to explain "why" using an opening sentence, closing sentence and giving at least 3 reasons (district writing assessment)

writing about American symbols

Word Work: suffixes and plurals: s/-es

high frequency words: go, number

Dictation on Friday



Review of all strategies

problem solving

organizing data into a tally graph and analyzing it

Social Studies / Science

History / American symbols

creating a simple timeline / describing time by days, weeks, months or years

patriotic symbols: Liberty Bell, Statue of Liberty

explaining the meaning of the United States pledge

Identifying the anthem and motto of the United States


The class Valentine Party will be held on Friday, February 12 beginning at 2:00 p.m. You should have received a letter last week explaining that each learner needs to bring a container to hold their valentines. We look forward to seeing many of you there!