January 30 – February 17, 2017

posted Apr 7, 2017, 8:30 AM by oshea@norfolk.k12.ma.us

                                                                                          January 30 – February 17, 2017

These Weeks We . . .

·      have been doing a lot of reading during Reader’s Workshop reading the books in our book bin; new books introducing Word Wall Words, Guided Reading Groups with Mrs. O’Shea and of course reading from our book bags with you and filling in our BEAR paws.

·      read “I Had to Look” and “Valentine’s All Around” and added “look”; “was”; “one” and “for” to the Word Wall

·      in math we finished Chapter 11 on measurement and are now working in Chapter 12 on sorting and classifying

·      have been playing many math games in class

·      have been using IPADS in our classroom to do Lexia and Reading A to Z

·      in science we have been discussing wood and answering the questions, “Where does wood come from?; What is made of wood?; and “How can you change the shape of wood?” in our science notebook

·      have had many celebrations - a great Patriots Super Bowl Championship!!, our 100th Day of School and Valentine’s Day

·      missed two days of school due to snow but having lots of fun playing in the snow at recess

·      discussed President’s Day and how important the job is and learned about two great President’s George Washington and Abraham Lincoln; ASK ME who was our 1st president

·      practicing verbally and on paper tapping, sounding out and writing CVC words

·      have been sending in our BEAR paws, the first week we read 80 books, the second week we went up to 105!

·      Had Open Circle where we talked about “Double D Behavior” (dangerous and destructive), ASK ME what I should do if I see someone doing “Double D Behavoir” and how we should deal with annoying behavior



* The week after vacation is last week for BEAR

*  Don’t forget to send in your Read Across America raffle tickets if you

    want to buy them

*  Wednesday, March 1 is a ½ day of school


Enjoy your February vacation, stay safe!