November 5th-9th, 2018

Hi Families,

Can you believe that Monday begins the second marking period? I am looking forward to meeting with you for Parent/Teacher conferences this week. Please arrive before your scheduled time so that I can stay on-track.

As mentioned at Back to School Night, the Homework routine will be adjusted this nine weeks. Next week (November 12th) all students in my room will be bringing home a Homework notebook along with a Choice board. They will turn in their completed choice board and notebook on Friday. Students should be choosing one “choice” a night to complete, however they can do more if they want to.

Also, for this marking period we will have a new classroom behavior incentive. Instead of weekly Lunch bunch, students that make good choices with their behavior will be earning a visit to our classroom treasure box on Fridays. If you are willing to donate to our classroom treasure box some ideas include: small non-edible objects (block erasers, stickers, bouncy balls.) Per our school policy, edible items are not permitted.

What we will be learning this week:

Language Arts– retelling stories/events in sequential order; new sight word vocabulary will be coming home, instructional reading groups, research for our animal projects

Math– skip counting by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s. Introduction to odd/even numbers

Social Studies– voting/election day

Science– Animals projects

Reminders:

November 5th- Parent/Teacher conferences PM

November 6th- NO SCHOOL for students/Parent Teacher conferences AM

November 12th- Veterans Day assembly in the morning

November 21st-23rd- Thanksgiving Holiday

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