September 17, 2018
This week we will complete our Aimswebb testing in both Math and Reading. I will be assessing reading levels, fluency, and sight words. We continue lessons on developing a Growth Mindset (more about that at Open House) as well as learning to Create a Culture of Character. Here's what we will be learning this week:
Reading: Genre: Fiction vs. Non-Fiction (did not get to last week)
Story: Henry and Mudge Go Camping: Realistic Fiction
Skill: Character and Setting
Comprehension: Going back to the text
Writing: September Journal Prompt and assessing Personal Narrative ability.
Math: Skip counting, even and odd, using doubles strategy to help with addition and subtraction math facts.
Science: Mystery Doug: The difference between a hurricane and a tornado.
Social Studies: Introducing Suburban, Urban, and Rural communities
Geography of The Day: A Globe vs. a Map
Computer Lab: Keying and Learning to Log onto computers and Chromebooks.
Please check Daily Homework Assignment on website for details.
Math Homework - daily. Homework and Remembering
Reading: Read for at least 20 minutes and log on reading log as your child completes each book
Please check your child's take home folder daily! Anything on the Keep at Home side is yours to keep. Anything on the Return to school side is either homework or needs to be signed and returned.
Important Dates to Remember:
Picture Day - Tuesday, September 18th @ 12:35 Please send in order packet or order on-line
Level K-2 Open House –Tuesday, September 18th @ 6:30 pm starting in the Union Auditorium. At 6:45 you will be dismissed to our rooms. Please come to Room 210. Hope to see you all there!
Volunteer Training: Tuesday and Thursday this week @ 7:15 PM
PTSA Meeting @ UPES - Wednesday, October 3rd @ 3:15.
We’re going to have a great year!