-Our sight words this week were the words “said” and “good”!
-Please remember to practice your sight word flashcards each day as part of your homework.
-Our word families this week were –an and -un
-We continued working on using details to give more information about the main idea
-The CAFÉ strategy we worked on this week was
“Back up and reread”
How can you help your child with the strategy at home?
Sometimes when we read things they don’t make sense. We might have to back up and reread. This could be going back a page in the book or going back to the beginning or the sentence.
-In math we introduced new vocabulary- greater than, less than, and equal to
-We used sets of items to make number sentences with our new vocabulary
-We practiced comparing numbers using the alligator signs for greater than and less than
-We started subtraction!
-We met Linus the Minus who likes to take things away (subtract)
-We practiced subtraction with manipulatives
-We chose topics for our informational books
-We reviewed topic sentences and wrote our own topic sentence
- We planned out our 3 facts for our book
-We conference with Mrs. Stevens to make sure we could read what we had written
-We made pages 1 and 2 of our books.
-We made covers for our informational books.
-This week our theme was Presidents’ Day
-We used Pebble Go to learn about Barack Obama, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington
- We learned about different symbols of our country
-We talked about what the president does
-We made a collage of American symbols and presidents and added labels to give information