Map Testing: We are scheduled to start our testing on Thursday and Friday morning.,
Box Tops: Feel free to send these in whenever you get sick of looking at them. I have a big container that we would love to fill with them.
Class Size: We have 12 children in our classroom.
A.R.: Everyone has recently been assigned their new reading color(s). Everyone has moved their frogs off of the big bulletin board and onto a lily pad. I am very proud of all of the kids.
Chapter Book: We are now reading Junie B. Jones has a Monster under her Bed. I selected it because the first part is about Junie B.'s picture day!
Science: We will start our plant unit!
Math: We will continue to look at partners and totals. We will also focus on the "Make a Ten" strategy.
Reading: We are going to read a play ("Neighborhood News)! If all goes well, Mrs. Brewer's class will watch our play on Thursday afternoon. We would love to borrow 3-4 play microphones from anyone who feels like sharing with us for the week.
High Frequency Words: already, eight, everything, finally, guess, hundred, prove, sometimes, special and through (yep, review words)
Vocab: Review week
Grammar: Review types of sentences and parts of sentences
Fluency: We are going to really try to read our play parts at a good rate and with appropriate expression.
Spelling: This is also a review list. The test will still be on Friday. The homework is due on Friday as well.
New Homework: I have sent home a small reading selection that you need to read a minimum of 3 times together this week. I will be doing this regularly now. I also sent home some extension activities for those of you who seek extra challenges.