•                            Dear Families,                                                                                                       March 19, 2018

              We have some new helpers in the classroom:

    Ms. Feltz - a retired Army/Navy School Teacher is here to help with sight words. reading groups and fluency reads. 

    She has taught all over the world and has been helping me for years. She has just recovered from knee surgery and is ready to get back into the classroom.

    Ms. Williams - a Senior in high school who wants to go to school for education will be joining us a few mornings a week to help where needed.

    We are so fortunate to have such wonderful, dedicated volunteers to help us learn!


                     Here's what we'll be learning this week:        

               Character Trait of the Month - Resourcefulness      

                                                                                                                            Guided Reading Groups - Book Studies                  

                                                                                                                                    Blue Group- Frindle

    Yellow/Red/Green - Cam Jansen and the School Play Mystery


                                                                                                                          Reading Story- Akiak (cont...)

    Genre: realistic fiction

                   Comprehension Strategy: Context Clues

                   Comprehension Skill: Sequencing, inferencing

    Spelling: New WTW groups and list - Follow Week 2 on Accountability Checklist- Test on Friday!

    Test on Friday!

    Blue Group - SA10

    Orange Group - SA6

    Yellow Group - WWP 23

    Green Group - WWP 13

    Students will have an Accountability Checklist and have WTW Homework every night.- Blue this month!

    The Checklist must stay in their Return to School side of their folder. 

    Please initial each day your child completes his/her daily sort.

    The words that go home are to stay at home. We have a color coded list we keep in school.

     The students should know how

    to the sorts as we have been practicing in class for a few weeks.

    Homework Schedule: - See Daily Homework Assignment for Details

                      Math - Homework and Remembering – Daily

             Reading - for 20 minutes

                                         Spelling Daily WTW Sorts                          

                    Grammar: Review Adjectives

    Writing: We be writing for information about everything we learned about the Iditarod

    Geography of the Week:  A Land and Water Map of Arizona

    Social Studies Goods and Services. How products are made.

    Science: We finish up our unit on Solids/Liquids/Gases before break

    Math  We begin Unit 5 with telling time to the hour, half hour, quarter hour, and 5 minute intervals

     Keep practicing math facts. A good web-site for practice is http://www.aaamath.com or Xtra Math.  We will be practicing this week so the students become familiar with the programs.

    Computer Lab: Keying  and aaamath practice

    Cursive: Learning our lower case letters and the 3 P's for great penmanship!


    Tuesday, March 20th - Niagara Chocolate P/Up - in the Union Aud from 3:00-6:30 

    Walk Across America - sign up online @www.hamburgschools.org/upes

    Second Grade begins on Wednesday, March 21st - May 18 from 8:30 am -8:50 am Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays.

    Students should be dropped off by the gym doors located near the playground. 

    Please drive in Pleasant Avenue driveway and exit on Hawkins Avenue.

    Field Trip to Toy Theater on Thursday, March 22nd. - Please have students dressed appropriately for the theater - no jeans please!

    Friday, March 23rd, - District-wide Family Reading Night - 6:30-8:30 at HHS.

    Tuesday, March 27th - Bulldog Pride Spirit Day/Community Meeting @ 1:30 - wear purple and white!

    Spring Recess - No School from Friday, March 30 - Friday, April 6th!


                               Mrs. Chavanne

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