week in writing we practiced editing sentences. We checked for capital letters
at the beginning of the sentence.We
checked for punctuation at the end of
talked about 3 kinds of punctuation: period, exclamation p9oint, and question
reviewed how to make our writing easy to read.
made a list of the things we are thankful for by saying the word slowly and
listening for all of the sounds.
had a teacher conference to review our lists and make sure all of the sounds we
heard were written down.
used our lists to make a turkey that shows what we are thankful for
math this week we worked on writing the numbers from 0 to 20.You will receive the practice page we did in
class, so you can see which numbers you child needs to practice.This is a 2nd quarter skill and
will be tested before break.
students received take home addition flashcards.Please practice your flashcards at home to
build up addition fluency.
were no sight words this week.Your
child received “Lightning Words” as part of their homework for the short
week.Hopefully, they practiced the
words 3 times.
reviewed the word families “-at” and “-ot” this week.
continued working on putting letter sounds together to make CVC words.
talked about story elements with our Thanksgiving books: characters, setting,
and plot (beginning, middle, end)
CAFÉ strategies we worked on this week were
a Book to Yourself”
you help your child with the strategies at home?
talking about the story elements as you share stories at home.
2. Ask you child how the book you read
reminds them of his/herself.Connecting
to text will help with comprehension
week we talked more about the first Thanksgiving.
finished our Pilgrim and Native American craft.
celebrated the awards out turkeys won.
made an “What am I Thankful For??” turkey.
In writing we will be talking about what gets a
capital letter and introduce a new writing checklist.
In math, we will be practicing writing numbers from
0 to 20 and drawing 2D shapes.
In reading, we will focus on summarizing and
comparing and contrasting different gingerbread stories.