February 27 – March 10, 2017

posted Apr 7, 2017, 8:31 AM by oshea@norfolk.k12.ma.us

These Weeks We . . .                   February 27 – March 10, 2017

·      illustrated in our journals something we did over vacation and wrote about it, ASK ME what I wrote about

·      played snap word hunt with our reading partner

·      practiced lots of rhyming with different activities

·      practiced hearing and filling in the middle vowel sound for CVC words

·      celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with many fun activities

·      read many of his fun and silly rhyming books

·      learned a new “Good Morning” song in his honor

·      the whole school “Read Their Socks Off” in the hallway, Dr. Seuss’s birthday - ASK ME who was dressed like Cat in the Hat

·      made a “Cat in the Hat” T.L.C.

·      used our magnetic alphabet boards to spell CVC words, and had a spelling bee for our Word Wall Words on our dry erase boards

·      at Writer’s Workshop we started “persuasive writing”, ASK ME what I am trying to change

·      had science where we saw a video on how plywood is made and then made some and wrote and illustrated it in our science notebook

·      in math we finished Chapter 12 which is about sorting and displaying the information in graph form and started Chapter 5 which is on how to show addition

·      at Open Circle we talked about how to react to annoying behavior and recognizing differences

·      practiced our “math facts” addition facts to 5

·      had reading groups with Mrs. O’Shea, and Independent Reading, ASK ME what I am reading about, we added “extra strength” power to our reading super powers and continue to bring home our book bags so we can practice reading everyday at home too!



         * Thank you to anyone who helped the PTO put on a delicious lunch on Wednesday, March 1st for the teachers – it was much appreciated!

         * Attached is notice on your scheduled Spring conference time.