Monday, March 7, 2016

Marching Ahead!

Hi families! Happy March! :) Thank you to all the families for attending Parent teacher conferences. It was wonderful getting a chance to see everyone!

Reading
This month, we are working on partner reading and comprehension. Everyday, students read independently and partner read. We have been working on helping our partners when they read by giving them tips such as "stretch out the word" or "look at the picture." They have also been sharing their thoughts about the books they read with their partner such as a favorite part or a connection.

Writing
Last week, everyone should have received a DVD in their child's folder. On the DVD was a recording of your child's oral story. After oral storytelling, we started personal narratives!

Math
We have started problem solving/number stories in math. We worked on a story about a sleepover.
Students worked on sketching out the story/problem and thinking of different ways the children at the sleepover can sit on the bunk bed.

We also recently celebrated the 100th day of school! Last week, we shared our projects! Everyone was really excited to share and view the projects!

The students also wore 100th day glasses!

Studio in the School
Two weeks ago, studio in the school started. An artist will be coming in every Thursday and doing art with the students. For the first session, students sketched animals. To come...students will be working with clay!