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February Newsletter

posted Feb 13, 2019, 12:11 PM by Kathleen Aucella   [ updated Feb 13, 2019, 12:37 PM ]

Curriculum Highlights


Math - We are halfway through unit 5 which focuses on double digit subtraction with regrouping. The children have been working hard to master regrouping and are making great progress.  Please have your child continue to practice their math facts at home!


Reader's Workshop – The students were just placed in book clubs this week. They will be reading many books in a series and have discussions about the characters in their books.


Writer's Workshop – We started our unit on opinion writing which involves the children writing persuasive letters and opinion pieces on their favorite books and characters in the book.


Social Studies - The class will be learning about presidents and other  famous people from history.


ScienceWe began our unit on Matter (solids, liquids, & gases) which includes many fun experiments which will last a few months.


    Upcoming Events


2/14 – Field trip to Mechanics Hall in Worcester to see Henry & Mudge - 9:00 - 12:00 - Mrs. Donegan will be our chaperone. Thank you to everyone who volunteered!

**Please bring your own lunch today.  We will be eating in our room when we get back from the play. 

 

2/14 - Valentine’s Day Class Party – Party in a Box 

**This will be your child's snack for the day.


2/15 - Ice Skating at Norfolk Arena - 9:10-11:00


2/18 – 2/22 – Mid-Winter Break – Enjoy!


Recommended Links

Addition Flash Cards

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/addition.html


Subtraction Flash Cards

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/subtraction.html

  

Typing Practice

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level1.shtml


Happy Valentine’s Day!

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