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Jan. 2-6


A SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL MY STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR THE WONDERFUL HOLIDAY CARDS AND GIFTS!!

Focus: Happy New Year 2012
  • THIS WEEK WE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO: 
  • Re-establishing the rules and expectations for a supportive, enriching and fun learning environment
  • GMADE TESTING IN MATHEMATICS
  • A special visitor will be with us one day this week           
Notes: - I enjoyed reading many of the time-lines the students had completed for their third flipped project.  I was an enjoyable learning experience!
             - Regular homework packet will resume this week
             - 25 Book Standard graphic organizers will be distributed this week as well

Please continue to practice the following:
            
             Writing
  • Neatness and pride in all written work
  • Proper letter formation
  • Finger space between words
  • Reading what you are writing and writing what you are reading
              Reading
  • Practice reciting spelling words
  • Continue to recognize words in isolation(sitting alone) and in print (inside a sentence or written text)
  • Read books that interest you
  • Read books that are comfortable and easy when you are independent ( by yourself)
  • Read books that are more difficult and challenging when you are with a parent or another adult
  • READ< READ, READ
              Math
  • Practice counting by 2,3,5,10's
  • Counting coins:  pennies, nickels and dimes
  • Telling time on the hour,  half hour, and quarter hour
  • Simple addition:  placing larger number in your head and (hopping) counting on
  • Simple addition:  placing larger number in head and (bouncing) counting back
  • Using thermometers to measure temperatures
  • Place value