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January Newsletter

posted Feb 3, 2019, 2:15 PM by Kathleen Aucella   [ updated Feb 3, 2019, 2:39 PM ]
Curriculum

Math - We finished our chapter on addition.  The children learned many new strategies for adding multi digit numbers. We began our subtraction unit last week which focuses on many new strategies for subtraction.  Please have you child continue to practice their math facts at home!

Reader's Workshop – We just finished  our unit on Non-Fiction in Reading.  The kids learned all about Non-Fiction books and what kinds of features are in them.

Writer's Workshop – The class is finishing up their expert books and beginning to work on their tri-folds. They are looking forward to presenting both at the Learning Expo February 1st & 4th.  Our next unit is on Persuasive Writing. The kids will be writing Opinion pieces.

Social Studies - The class will be learned about Martin Luther King Jr., timelines, and will begin out unit on Continents and Oceans next month.

Science – We are finished our unit on Pebbles, Sand, and Silt and We will be starting our Matter Unit next month.  The kids love the hands on investigations.

Events

1/21 – No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/22 – No School – Professional Development

1/25 - Family Bingo Night – HOD 


Links

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Safe Kids Search Engine

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Enchanted Learning

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