## Sunday, February 22, 2015

### Week in Review--Fairy Tales

-Our sight words this week were the words “in” and “it”!
-We worked this week on counting syllables in words this week.  Say the word, count the syllables.
-We  talked about the main idea of a book and details in the book that support the main idea

-The CAFÉ strategy we worked on this week was
“Main idea and Supporting details”

For fiction books, that means talking about what happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.  For informational text, that means what facts or information was given about the topic of the book.

Writing:

-This week in writing we worked on our own “How to…” books

-We wrote our own topic sentences

-We used our plans to write our own “How to…” books and added illustrations

Math:
-In math we learned started decomposing numbers 11-19
-We talked about making numbers using 10s and 1s
-We made the numbers 11-19 using ten frames
-We used number bonds to decompose numbers into tens and ones
-We practiced counting on from a given number

Content:
-This week our theme was fairy tales
-We read several fairytale books and watched some fairy tales during rest time
- We talked about the formula for a fairy tale and planned out our own
-We started our fairytale project- telling a story with a picture.
-We dressed up like fairy tale characters and superheroes on Friday!