Mrs. Weinberg

First grade- Room 112

Update

Dear Families and Friends of Room 112,

 

I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable winter break filled with fun, food and family.

 

Over the break I suffered some pregnancy complications and I am currently on bed rest. It is fluid situation and I will keep you updated via letters and blog posts (rgraham2.cuipblogs.net) as the situation unfolds.

 

Have a great first week back,

Mrs. Weinberg

 

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Weekly Update 12-1

High Frequency (HF) WORDS= after, read, draw, was, pictures, write

VOCABULARY=  yank, wonder, twice

MATH

Bring in 10 dimes for math!  This money will be added to the pennies and nickels

READING
MONDAY Write each HF and vocabulary word on two index cards.  Use one set to introduce each word. Homelink 3.13 Read a minimum of 20 minutes each day.
TUESDAY Play the memory matching game with the sight and vocabulary word cards.  Students should be able to read each HF but may need assistance with vocabulary. Homelink 3.14 Read a minimum of 20 minutes each day.
WEDNESDAY Write your high frequency and vocabulary words in ABC order. Homelink 3.15 Read a minimum of 20 minutes each day.
THURSDAY Write a sentence for each of your high frequency words.  Do this on your own and be a brave speller. Unit 3 review Read a minimum of 20 minutes each day.
FRIDAY Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together. Reading Log

December 1, 2014

Friends of Room 112,

Reminders for the week:

– As the weather gets colder we will be spending more mornings in the auditorium. Please remind your child that they should first go to the auditorium. If they do not see any first grade classes they can then walk to their class. When entering the auditorium first grade sits at the entrance to the auditorium so we are easily found. The last few cold mornings I have come upstairs to find several students inside the classroom. For safety and security reasons students should not be in the classroom unattended. As a class we have had several conversations about not entering the classroom without a teacher and going to the auditorium unless directed otherwise. Thank you for your support in this matter.

-Please make sure your child is dressed properly for the cold weather. Last week many children were without gloves during recess.  I believe we will continue to go outside unless it is below 15 degrees.

-Send in 10 dimes for our Math tool kits.

-We are beginning to collect quite a large lost and found at Ray. If your child has misplaced something please visit the lost and found outside the lunchroom.

-We are out of tissue and hand sanitizer. These are classroom necessities this time of year so any donations are greatly appreciated.

-Over the weekend and upcoming holiday season please make sure your child knows how to tie their shoes. During this time of year many students have shoes they change into during the day and I am sure you can imagine how long it take to get ready when students need help tying their shoes.

This week in reading we will be reading biographies.  We will read about Dr. Seuss and Jim Henson.  We will review antonyms and irregular plural nouns. During writing workshop we will continue to work on pages that stretch across several stories.  We will be reviewing a watermelon vs. a seed story.  Seed stories tell us about a small part of a day or moment.  A seed story can be something that happened in one exciting minute.  Watermelon stories are stories that tell about many events over a long period of time.

This week in math we will explore data and work with dominos.  We will end the week with our unit 3 assessment.  In science we will begin our unit on rocks.  In social science we will continue our family traditions unit.

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

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Weekly Update 11-24

Weekly Update November 24, 2014

Reminders for the week:

-Field trip money was due on Friday! Students who do not turn in money by Tuesday morning will have to stay at school during the field trip.

-There is no school Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28th in observance of Thanksgiving.

-Tuesday is the last day to donate non-perishable food for the Chicago Bulls food drive.  Please consider donating food to families that are in need.

-Send in 10 dimes for our Math tool kits.

-Thank you Marcy Juarez (Ryann’s mom) for volunteering for the December 8th field trip.  I have room for one more parent to join us.  Please email me if you would like to join us.  Students should bring a lunch on this day.

-Our only homework this week is to read 15 minutes everyday!

READING/WRITING

This week in reading we will review the strategies we have learned so far in units 1 and 2 of Journeys. We will review ABC order, plural and possessive nouns, and verbs. We will review the short vowel sounds and s and r clusters at the beginning of words. We will continue reading the chapter book called My Father’s Dragon. In writing the students will begin working on focusing in on one small moment in a larger story and expanding on that moment with details.

MATH/SCIENCE

In math we will continue with unit 3. Students have learned the frames and arrows routine and are doing pretty well. Please practice skip counting forwards and backwards to assist in this routine.  We will also begin to count dimes in combination with pennies and nickels. We will have a data day, where we record how many siblings we have on a line plot. In science we will finish the unit of Solids, Liquids and Gases and begin a new unit of study called Pebbles, Sand and Silt. The students will compare three rocks and “wash” the rocks to observe the changes. Students will write about what makes their family traditions unique.

Have a wonderful short week!

Becky Weinberg

 

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Parent-Teacher Conference times

12:00 Jonah Gottesman

12:10  Ilse Hammond

12:20 Devin Berry

12:30 Sa’Quan Wilson

12:40 Leilani Battest

12:50 Faustine D’Hubert

1:00 Ryann Stahulak

1:10 OPEN

1:20 Sam Owens

1:30 Nia Sanders

1:40 OPEN

1:50 OPEN

2:00 Amir Salaam

2:10 Kasey Buck

2:20 OPEN

2:30 Neil Courtney

2:40 Misha Duda

2:50 Alisa Hadzipasic

LUNCH

4:00 Rachel Lybarger

4:10 Sophia Kuehn

4:20 Stella Champion

4:30 OPEN

4:40 OPEN

4:50 Victoria Brown

5:00 Autumn Huang

5:10 Elyse Greer

5:20 Eleanor Detlefsen

5:30 KaMyla McClinton

5:40 Bryce Chism

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Weekly update 11-10

November 10, 2014

Friends of Room 112,

News for the week:

  • To assess this update online please go to rgraham2.cuipblogs.net
  • If you plan to purchase scholastic books the due date is 11/21
  • There is no school on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  • Parent-teacher conferences will be held on November 12, 2014.  This is a non-attendance day for students.  Your conference times will be in your child’s folder today.  I did my best to try and accommodate everyone’s wishes.  If you do not have a time slot please email which time that is still available works for you.  My email is rgraham2@cps.edu.
  • Remember that parent-teacher conferences are only 10 minutes.  If you feel like you are going to need more time please let me know and we can schedule an addition time before or after school. If there are specific items that you would like to discuss feel free to email me before the conference so that I can ensure that we discuss those items.

READING

This week in reading we will review why the order of events in a story is important.    We will read the story Drums. We will study short o words, clusters with l (cl,bl, gl, pl, fl, sl ) and phonogram -ock.  We will review our study of verbs and categorize action verbs (hop, skip, jump, kick are all done with legs).  During writing workshop students will work on stretching a story over several pages.  We will also look at our old writing pieces and discuss ways to improve them.

MATH

In math this week we will continue Unit 3, telling time to the half hour and filling in missing spaces on their number grid.

SOCIAL SCIENCE/ SCIENCE

In social studies we will continue to discuss different family traditions.  In science we will continue our investigation of liquids and solids.

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

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Weekly Update 11-3

SIGHT WORDS= her, now, our, she, today, would

VOCABULARY= faraway, village, crisp, smudge, peeked, edges

MATH READING
MONDAY Write each sight and vocabulary word on two index cards.  Use one set to introduce each word.  Homelink 3.3 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
TUESDAY Play the memory matching game with the sight and vocabulary word cards.  Students should be able to read each sight word but may need assistance with vocabulary. Homelink 3.4 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
WEDNESDAY Place the cards around the room so they can be read.  Have your first grader grab the correct card as you call it out.  Have them use the word in a sentence. Homelink 3.5 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
THURSDAY Write a sentence for each of you sight words.  Do this on your own and be a brave speller. Homelink 3.6 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
FRIDAY Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together. Reading Packet

 

November 3, 2014

Friends of Room 112,

Some BIG news in room 112 this week:  On Tuesday, I will be informing the students that I am pregnant with TWINS!!!  I would love for it to be a surprise for the students, but understand if you would like to talk to your child before I announce my news to them.  As the parents and caregivers, I wanted to let you know before the children.   They might have questions and I want you to be prepared to answer them.  I welcome any questions that you might have and how this might affect your student’s school year.   My due date is May 2, 2015 and there will be someone covering my maternity leave at the end of the year.  At this time we do not know who this person will be, but we will let you know as soon as we know.  Thank so much for your understanding during this exciting time in my family’s life.

News for the week:

  • Thank you so much to the parents that joined us on the very cold field trip.  Your help was greatly appreciated!
  • To assess this update online please go to rgraham2.cuipblogs.net
  • If you plan to purchase scholastic books the due date is 11/21
  • There is no school on Friday, November 7, 2014 and Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  • Parent-teacher conferences will be held on November 12, 2014.  This is a non-attendance day for students.  I will be posting a sign up on the blog shortly.

READING

This week in reading we will discuss why the order of story events are important.    We will read the story Drums. We will study short o words, clusters with l (cl,bl, gl, pl, fl, sl ) and phonogram -ock.  We will review our study of verbs and categorize action verbs (hop, skip, jump, kick are all done with legs).  During writing workshop students will work on stretching a story over several pages.  We will also look at our old writing pieces and discuss ways to improve them.

MATH

In math this week we will continue Unit 3, focusing on the number line and adding and subtracting.

SOCIAL SCIENCE/ SCIENCE

In social studies we will begin to discuss different family traditions.  In science we will continue our investigation of liquids.

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

 

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Weekly Update 10-27

SIGHT WORDS= of, how, make, some, why, animalVOCABULARY= creek, warn, crowd, agreement, discuss MATH READING
MONDAY Write each sight and vocabulary word on two index cards.  Use one set to introduce each word.  Free day Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
TUESDAY Play the memory matching game with the sight and vocabulary word cards.  Students should be able to read each sight word but may need assistance with vocabulary. Homelink 3.1 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
WEDNESDAY Place the cards around the room so they can be read.  Have your first grader grab the correct card as you call it out.  Have them use the word in a sentence. Homelink 3.2 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
THURSDAY Write a sentence for each of you sight words.  Do this on your own and be a brave speller. Homelink 3.3 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
FRIDAY Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together. Reading Packet

 

October 27, 2014

Friends of Room 112,

Reminders for the week:

  • Our field trip is this Friday, October 31st. Please make sure you child brings a lunch from home as we will be eating at the farm. As a reminder there is no dressing up for Halloween on Friday.
  • To assess this update online please go to rgraham2.cuipblogs.net

READING

This week in reading we will identify main ideas and use a story map to help identify the details in a story.   We will also continue to practice summarizing a text, using a new graphic organizer to help the process. We will read the story How Animals Communicate. We will study short i words, clusters with r (dr, br, cr, gr, tr) and phonogram -ip.  We will review our study of verbs and categorize action verbs (hop, skip, jump, kick are all done with legs).  During writing workshop students will work on stretching a story over several pages.  We will also look at our old writing pieces and discuss ways to improve them.

MATH

In math this week we will take our Unit 2 assessment.  The assessment will cover tally marks, telling time to the hour, coins (nickel and penny), counting by 2’s and 5’s.  We will also begin Unit 3 this week, focusing on patterns as well as even and odd numbers.

SOCIAL SCIENCE/ SCIENCE

In social studies we will continue sharing our family tree projects.   We will also visit the other first grade rooms to see family trees. In science we will continue our investigation of liquids.

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

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Weekly Update 10-20

Room 112 Weekly Update

October 20, 2014

Dear Parents and Families,

I hope you had a great weekend!  We have started working on Daily 5 that is used during guiding reading.  During this time students read to self, read to someone, work on writing and listen to reading.  The students really enjoy these activities.  Thank you to the parents that have come in and helped by reading to students.  This week will we will start Walk to Read.  Your child may be walking to another 1st grade class to receiving reading instruction at their level.  Please contact me with any questions, rgraham2@cps.edu.

  • Field trip money is past due.  Please submit your child’s permission form and $15 if you have not done so already.  The trip is scheduled for October 31, 2014.  Please send a lunch in a disposable bag.
  • You can also find this information on my blog, http://rgraham2.cuipblogs.net/
  • Innisbrook fundraising money is due
  • Family tree projects are due next week.  Let me know if you have any questions.
  • Please send in 10 pennies and 5 nickels for your child’s money canister. Coins will not be returned.
  • Thank you to all of the families that have donated snack. October is the girls’ month for snack donation.
  • Please see that your child returns homework each day. I know that the routine in some kindergarten classrooms was to return homework once weekly, however we often go over the homework in class and follow-up with additional material the next night.
  • After school All-Stars starts this week.  If your child will be attending After school please send me an email to let me know which days.
  • Please submit you Scholastic book order if you are interested in ordering books by October 24th.  Buying books from Scholastic gives us rewards for our classroom.

This week in reading we will discuss the lessons that can be learned from characters in a story. We will also practice summarizing text after reading Jack and the wolf.  We will study short a words and consonant ck blends and the –ack word family.  In math we will work on subtraction number models, number stories and take the unit 2 assessment.  In writing we will focus on writing personal narratives.    Students will make a plan for writing and work the plan into the story.

Have a wonderful week,

Mrs. Weinberg

 
Sight Words
: away, call, come, every, hear, said
Reading Math Other
Monday Parent: Write each sight word on two index cards. Use one set to introduce each sight word. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Record time on reading contract. Home Link 2.11
Tuesday Play the memory matching game with the sight word cards Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Home Link 2.12
Wednesday Place the cards around the room facing so they can be read. Have you first grader grab the correct card as you call it out. (This can be played with other kids in the family as a race game. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Home Link 2.13
Thursday Test your first grader with each card. Put the words they master in a box and keep the ones that they should continue to practice to add to next week’s list. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Review unit 2
Friday Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together all weekend. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Practice counting by 5s and 10s

 

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Weekly Update 10-14

Room 112 Weekly Update

October 14, 2014

I hope everyone had a nice long weekend.  Please note the volunteer schedule is up and running.  I will have it attached to the blog soon.

A few notes for the week:

  • Last week we finished Unit 1 in our Journey’s reading series. I am sending home the high frequency words that your student studied throughout the unit. Please make sure your child can read all of these words. Students are also encouraged to correctly spell each of these words. Students have their own personal word wall and the class word wall where these words can be found. If students can read these words they will be able to find them on word walls and spell them correctly.
  • I am sending home a copy of our math number grid. We often use this grid during math lessons. Please keep this copy in your child’s take home folder. The number grid can be used to help with skip counting, number identification and number sense. When working with your child have them identify numbers in a random order. Ask them to begin at a random number and count forward and backwards. Also discuss greater than and less than.
  • Please return the permission slip and $15 for our October field trip. Money and forms are due!
  • Please make sure your child dresses appropriately for the weather each day! Children should come prepared to go outside every day.
  • Please send in 10 pennies and 5 nickels for your child’s money canister. Coins will not be returned.
  • Thank you to all of the families that have donated snack. October is the girls’ month for snack donation.
  • Please keep an eye out for two important letters coming home this week. One is about a family tree project, the other is about 1st grade walking to reading.
  • It is helpful to keep an extra set of clothing in your child’s backpack or on their hook at school for accidents.       Please feel free to send in extra clothes if you wish.
  • Please see that your child returns homework each day. I know that the routine in some kindergarten classrooms was to return homework once weekly, however we often go over the homework in class and follow-up with additional material the next night.
  • Weekly reading logs are due every Monday.
  • Please sign the take home folder on the inside pocket calendar.
  • $85 Student Fees are due!
  • Please submit you Scholastic book order if you are interested in ordering books by October 24th.  Buying books from Scholastic gives us rewards for our classroom.
  • We would love additional donations for the school store. Oriental Trading is a great company for inexpensive fun stuff.

This week we will be reviewing all of the short vowel sounds and discussing different parts of speech, such as adjectives, nouns and verbs.  We will be reading books that highlight these different parts of speech throughout the week.   In math, we will begin learning about pennies and nickels.  We have been about 2 days behind on our math homework, but we will catch up this week. In addition to all this learning we will also be working on hot and cold collages.  We will be using our new color-coded thermometer to decide what is hot and what is cold.  The students will then draw pictures of activities that they enjoy when it is warm or when it is cold.  This is a great activity to engage in as the weather is quickly changing.

Have a wonderful week,

Mrs. Weinberg

 
Sight Words
: review all sight words from the beginning of the year
Reading Math Other
Monday Parent: Write each sight word on two index cards. Use one set to introduce each sight word. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Record time on reading contract. Home Link 2.7 and 2.8
Tuesday Play the memory matching game with the sight word cards Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Home Link 2.9
Wednesday Place the cards around the room facing so they can be read. Have you first grader grab the correct card as you call it out. (This can be played with other kids in the family as a race game. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Home Link 2.10
Thursday Test your first grader with each card. Put the words they master in a box and keep the ones that they should continue to practice to add to next week’s list. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Home Link 2.11
Friday Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together all weekend. Read a minimum of 10 minutes a day. Practice counting by 2s and 5s

 

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Weekly Update 10-6

06 Oct 2014

I hope everyone had a nice autumn weekend.  A volunteer schedule will be going on this week.  I will make sure it is accessible to everyone on our classroom blogA few notes for the week:

  • Please see that your child dresses appropriately as the weather continues to get colder. We will go outside for recess everyday and I want every child to be comfortable.  I encourage the children to wear whatever outerwear they wore to school when we go to recess.
  • It is helpful to keep an extra set of clothing in your child’s backpack or on their hook at school for accidents.       Please feel free to send in extra clothes if you wish.
  • Please see that your child returns homework each day. I know that the routine in some kindergarten classrooms was to return homework once weekly, however we often go over the homework in class and follow-up with additional material the next night.
  • Weekly reading logs are due every Monday.  These reading logs will be going home today.  Please add to the log each and every day!
  • Please sign the take home folder on the inside pocket calendar.
  • $85 Student Fees are due!
  • Please continue to check the Ray School website and access our blog. I will post the volunteer schedule online. Please note that you must submit a volunteer packet and be approved by CPS before volunteering in the classroom. Please contact me if you have questions.
  • Please return Progress Reports and contact me at rgraham2@cps.edu with ANY questions. Progress Reports will be sent home at the end of the week.
  • There is no school on Monday in observance of Columbus Day.
  • Please submit you Scholastic book order if you are interested in ordering books by Oct. 24.
  • We would love additional donations for the school store. Oriental Trading is a great company for inexpensive fun stuff.

This week we will learn about story structure in reading. We will use story maps to identify characters, setting and story events. We will read the story Gus Takes the Train. We will talk about modes of transportation and make connections with our life experiences. We will review the sound for short u and sounds for z and qu. I will assess students’ comprehension of the story using a multiple-choice test and a short writing prompt.    In math we will start the week by making paper clocks and practicing telling time to the hour. We will explore straightedges/rulers, estimating lengths, sorting dominoes and count by 2s. The remainder of the week will be used to introduce pennies and nickels. In science we will explore bits and pieces of solids in containers of various sizes and observe how small solids move and take the shape of the containers they are in.  In writing this week, we will begin editing and publish a favorite piece of writing. Students are working on stretching a story across three pages and including details in their pictures. We will share our published pieces in a writing celebration next week.   In social studies we will continue to discuss families.

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Weekly Update 9-23

Families and Friend,

 

Thank you to all of the families that were able to attend our Open House! It was great to see you again. The children were very excited to share the classroom with their families. If you have any questions about the material you received, please don’t hesitate to email me.
A few notes for the week:
• Please return the following forms, if you have not: lunch form, emergency form, student information form, media release, student code of conduct and dental form (if you are interested.)
• Mark your calendars: we have a field trip scheduled for October 31st. If you are interested in volunteering on the trip, please email me. There will be a limited number of parents that can attend. More information will follow.

-School Pictures are Thursday, September 25th.  Picture forms were sent out last week.  If you have misplaced the form you will have to pick up a new one in the school office.

We need socks!! Please send any mismatched socks you have. We will use them for erasers for our white board work.
• Please send a healthy snack for 23 students. No students were scheduled for the month of September. Thank you to Victoria for donating snack for the class.

Please pay the $85 student fee ASAP.

 

READING: This week in reading we will be focusing on the sequence of events in a story and asking questions of our peers to demonstrate understanding of the text. We will focus on learning/reviewing the sounds for short o, l, x and inflectional -s.  We will also be studying verbs.  During writing workshop we will continue writing our small moment stories.  We will focus on drawing objects that challenge us.  We are trying to move away from stick people and give clothing to all the characters in our life.  We will also discuss ways that we work independently during writing workshop and writing more than 1 page in a story.  We will be putting a lot of emphasis on stretching out those hard to write words and always trying our best.

 

MATH:   In math this week students will complete their Unit 1 assessment.  Students will be asked to count by 1’s, 2’s and 5’s.  They will show tally marks for numbers up to 40.  In addition they will identify the larger number in a pair of numbers.  They will also be asked to name what numbers come before and after a given number.  We will begin Unit 2 in Everyday Math.  We will explore the number grid from -11 to 110.  We will also discuss all the ways we use numbers in our life.

 

SCIENCE/ SOCIAL STUDIES:  In science we will continue our investigations with Solids and Liquids.  We will focus on solids this week and discover all the different solids in our life.  We will look for solids that are flexible, rigid smooth, rough, soft, transparent, flat and pointed.  We will continue our discussion on families.

 

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

 

 

 

 

SIGHT WORDS= do, they, no, sing, find, funny

VOCABULARY= snout, sneak, crept, apart

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

MONDAY Write each sight word on two index cards.  Use one set to introduce each sight word. Homelink

1.12

Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
TUESDAY Play the memory matching game with the sight word cards.  Ask your child how to play see, say, spell! Homelink

1.13

Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
WEDNESDAY Place the cards around the room so they can be read.  Have your first grader grab the correct card as you call it out. Review Unit 1.

 

Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
THURSDAY Write a sentence for each of you sight words.  Do this on your own and be a brave speller. Unit 1 Open Response Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
FRIDAY Keep a look out for sight words in the books you read together. Reading Theme 3 packet
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Weekly Update 9-15

SIGHT WORDS= for, he, was, what, look, have, tooVocabulary Words: bandits, chattered, brave, ears, still, steady MATH READING Other
MONDAY Write each sight word on two index cards.  Use one set to introduce each sight word. Homelink 1.8 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day. Please submit all school forms
TUESDAY Play the memory matching game with the sight word cards. Homelink1.9 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day. Please submit all school forms
WEDNESDAY Place the cards around the room so they can be read.  Have your first grader grab the correct card as you call it out. Homelink1.10 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
THURSDAY Write a sentence for at least 3 of you sight words.  We will have our words of the week test tomorrow. Homelink 1.11 Read a minimum of 15 minutes each day.
FRIDAY Look for your weekly words in books you read. Weekend Writing-Narrative

 

Families and Friends,

 

A few reminders for the week:

  • Please come to Open House this Wednesday, September 17that 5pm.
  • Please remember to have your child wear gym shoes on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • If you have not returned school forms please do so as soon as possible.  I will send home a note this week listing all forms missing.  I ask all families to fill out the lunch application even if you know your child will not have school lunch.  This information is used to provide funding for Ray.
  • Students were sent home with library books last week.  Please return these books every Friday.
  • Please remember to meet your child at our class number at dismissal time to avoid congestion around the school doors.  Also remind your child to say good-bye before leaving.
  • Please pay the $85 school fee ASAP.

 

This week in reading we will be working on strategies for understanding characters and making predictions. Students will read The Storm and a non-fiction piece about storms.  We will focus on learning/reviewing the sounds for short i, r, h, b and g.  We will learn about the –it,  -ig, -ip word family.  We will also continue our study of nouns, focusing on proper nouns.  I will continue to assess the students’ reading levels using leveled word lists and the citywide Dibels assessment.  During writing workshop we will review how to tell a small moment.  Students will work on stretching out words and drawing hard to make ideas.  In math this week we will study features of a monthly calendar.  We will learn which months have 30 days and which have 31.  We will also discuss how we write the date and which numbers represent which months. We will also complete class graphs and use tally marks to record data.  We will practice working in math centers and learn the proper use of new math tools.  In science we will look closely at six solids and discuss their properties. In social studies we will learn about Families and how they are the same and different.

 

Have a great week!

Becky Weinberg

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