Feb 18

Important Dates:

2/11- Report Cards are  came home- Please sign the  envelopes and return them. You can keep the report cards at home.

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

3/29- half day for students- End of marking period 3

4/1-4/5  SPRING BREAK!!!!!

Winter After School Enrichment Classes  Feb.11-March 18th.

This Week:

Language Arts  –     Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now. It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Focus this week on  “Oo” and Multicultural Night ( My Favorite Meal)

Have your children go into RAZ Kids ( which has been paid for by the PTA)  and practice reading stories and answering comprehension questions once they get to a certain level. I sent home letters with your child’s password  the first marking period.   If you misplaced this information just let me know.

Our  themes  in   February are : Groundhog’s Day,  Shadows, Famous Americans, Black History Month, President’s  Day  and Valentine’s Day

Math–  Measurement- Time and Temperature continued             100th day of school on Thursday.  The measurement tools we use to determine time are  clocks and calendars. The measurement tool we use to determine temperature is a thermometer.

Social Studies- Black History Month   and Famous Americans (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Betsy Ross) and President’s Day  ( Washington, Lincoln, Trump) continued

Feb 11

Please return the Valentine photos that were sent home from Strawbridge if you do not want to buy them. The Spring class picture and individuals will be taken on March 14th.

Dates to Remember:

2/11- Report Cards are  coming home- Please sign the  envelopes and return them. You can keep the report cards at home.

2/14- Happy Valentine’s Day!!  A list of classmates  came home last week for your child to use to write his/her  classmate’s  names . Please send in a valentine for each student in our class.  Many are available at the Dollar Store , Walmart and Target.

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

3/29- half day for students- End of marking period 3

Our  themes  in   February are : Groundhog’s Day,  Shadows, Famous Americans, Black History Month, President’s  Day  and Valentine’s Day

Language Arts  –     Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now. It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Sight words-   Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these:  down, went, out, came, again

A Valentine Reading Log came home! As you read a book with your child have them color  in a heart!

Focus this week on  “Uu” and Valentine’s Day

Math–  Measurement- Time (calendar and clock) and Temperature(Thermometer).

Social Studies- Black History Month   and Famous Americans (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Betsy Ross) and President’s Day  ( Washington, Lincoln, Trump)

Feb 5

Our  themes this February are : Groundhog’s Day,  Shadows, Famous Americans, Black History month and Valentine’s Day

Please return the Valentine photos that were sent home from Strawbridge if you do not want to buy them. The Spring class picture and individuals will be taken on March 14th.

Language Arts  –     Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now. It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads.  Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Focus this week on ” QU” as   in quick, quack, quarter .

Have your children go into RAZ Kids ( which has been paid for by the PTA)  and practice reading stories and answering comprehension questions once they get to a certain level. I sent home letters with your child’s password  the first marking period.   If you misplaced this information just let me know.

Math–  Measurement- Weight (heavy/ light)  and  Capacity

The measurement tools we use to determine weight are  types  of scales ( balance scale or one people stand on)

Science- Shadows  are created when a light source is blocked.

Dates to Remember:

2/4-3/1- ESL Access Testing

2/11- Report Cards are  coming home- Please sign the  envelopes and return them. You can keep the report cards at home.

2/14- Happy Valentine’s Day!! We will be making a valentine bag in class to collect  valentines in. There is no need to send in a decorated box. A list of classmates will come home this week for your child to use to write his/her  classmate’s  names . Please send in a valentine for each student in our class. We have 17 students  , 9 boys and 8 girls. Many are available at the Dollar Store , Walmart and Target.

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

week of 2/11-week of 3/18- After School Enrichment  Classes

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

3/29- half day for students- End of marking period 3

4/1-4/5  SPRING BREAK!!!!!

Jan 29

2019 Winter After School Enrichment Classes

Classes will begin the week of February 11 and will run through the week of March 18. 

If you have a PTA Membership, you will have first “choice” on ASE Classes!! 

ASE registration for PTA Membership begins January 22nd – 24th. 

Regular ASE registration begins Friday, January 25. 

Registration deadline is Monday, February 4, 2019. 

Please see link below for more information on classes and to register online. 

https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/ase

Our  themes this last week of January and into  February are : Groundhog’s Day,  Shadows, Famous Americans, Black History month and Valentine’s Day

Language Arts  –     Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now. It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Sight words-   Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these: will, they, out, six, more

Foc us this week on Vowel “Ee”

Math–  Measurement- Length (longer/shorter) and Height( taller/shorter) continued

Science- States of Matter (solid, liquid, gas);   Sink and Float

Dates to Remember:

1/28- Student have  no school

1/31- Class Winter Celebration during school hours 9:30-10:30

2/11- Report Cards coming home

2/14- Happy Valentine’s Day!!

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

Jan 24

2019 Winter After School Enrichment Classes

Classes will begin the week of February 11 and will run through the week of March 18. 

If you have a PTA Membership, you will have first “choice” on ASE Classes!! 

ASE registration for PTA Membership begins January 22nd – 24th. 

Regular ASE registration begins Friday, January 25. 

Registration deadline is Monday, February 4, 2019. 

Please see link below for more information on classes and to register online. 

 

https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/ase

Jan 22

Themes of January:  Winter season and Winter animals

Language Arts  –    Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now.  We have completed MIDYEAR  PALS testing and F& P reading assessments.   It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Have your children go into RAZ Kids ( which has been paid for by the PTA)  and practice reading stories and answering comprehension questions once they get to a certain level. I sent home letters with your child’s password  the first marking period.   If you misplaced this information just let me know.

Our Language Arts themes will be focused around mittens, snow and penguins this week.

Sight words-  Review all words up until now. 

Math–  Measurement- Length (longer/shorter) and Height( taller/shorter)

Science- Matter- Solid, Liquid and Gas

Social Studies– Martin Luther King, Jr. continue

Important Dates:

1/25-  End of Marking Period 2

1/28- Student have  no school

2/14- Happy Valentine’s Day!!

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

Jan 14

Reminder: Please send in a healthy snack daily for your child. Water bottles are permitted in the classroom. Please make sure the lids are on securely so they do not leak in your child’s backpack.  Also please make sure you label  their snack and  lunch  ( if you send it in)  so your child knows the difference .

Themes of January:  Winter season and Winter animals

Language Arts  –    Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now.     Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names starting with a capital letter and the rest of the letters  should be written in  lower case.

Our Language Arts themes will be focused around letters ” Xx and Yy”  this week. Also we will do  many activities centered around  the story : The Mitten.  Sight words-  Review list of all sight words.

Math–  Rote counting to 50 and counting objects to 50 grouped in 10’s.

Science- Winter season and Winter animals

Social Studies– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dates to Remember:

1/15- Favorite family meal idea due. ( For Multicultural Museum in class writing project)

1/18- Muffins with Mom   7:30 AM- Children attend with their moms until 8:00.

1/18-(Homework)  Snowman Project is  due.

1/21- Faculty, Staff and Students  have  no school-   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/25-  End of Marking Period 2

1/28- Student have  no school

2/14- Happy Valentine’s Day!!

2/18- Full day of school for all ( This is a change!)

2/21- Multicultural Museum Night  6:30-7:30 PM

Jan 6

Happy New Year!!

This Week:

Themes of January:  Winter season and Winter animals

Language Arts  –  Students should know all their capital letters,  lower case letters and sounds by now.     Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names starting with a capital letter and the rest of the letters  should be written in  lower case. PALS testing will continue over the next few weeks.

Our Language Arts themes will be focused around letters ” Ff and Ww”  this week.  We will practice blending sounds to read short vowel words.

Sight words-  come, your, new, have, fun, your.    Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these.

Math –  Graphing   ( bar graphs, pictographs)

Science – Winter season and Winter animals

Dates to Remember:

1/18- Muffins with Mom   7:30 AM

(Homework)  Snowman Project is  due.

1/21- Faculty, Staff and Students  have  no school-   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/25-  End of Marking Period 2

1/28- No school for students

Dec 13

I hope you enjoyed the snow days!! It was so pretty!!

Dates to Remember:

12/17 My Traditions Packet is due

12/19 Last day before the Winter Break!!!

12/20-1/2 Winter Break

1/3- School resumes. Happy New Year!!!

1/21- Faculty, Staff and Students  have  no school-   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/25-  End of Marking Period 2

Themes of December: Needs and Wants, Five Senses, Traditions and  Holidays Around the World

Language Arts– Upper case (Capital)  and lower case alphabet recognition continues to be ongoing.    Please have your child practice writing their first name starting with a capital letter and the rest of the letters  should be written in  lower case. All letters have been  introduced.

Sight words- We will  learn :  where, are, way, high, our

Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  this.

Math– We will  continue to focus on Numbers 11-20 for the next week  . We will learn how to write them and use our “Number sense” to make these numbers in many  different ways:  numeral, number word, tally, ten frame, set,  name one more and one less than each number,  list the  combinations that equal the number of the day,  etc.

Social Studies– Traditions and Holidays Around the World.    “My Traditions” packet is due December 17th.

Science- Five Senses

Dec 3

Dates to Remember:

12/7- Cub’s Night In – 5:45 PM- 8:30 PM  See PTA materials sent home and their website for more information.

12/19 Last day before the Winter Break!!!

12/20-1/2 Winter Break

1/3- School resumes. Happy New Year!!!

Reminder: Please send in a healthy snack daily for your child. Water bottles are permitted in the classroom. Please make sure the lids are on securely so they do not leak in your child’s backpack.  Also please make sure you label  their snack and  lunch  ( if you send it in)  so your child know the difference .

Themes of December: Needs and Wants, Five Senses, Traditions and  Holidays Around the World

Language Arts– We will    focus on letters  “Jj and Kk” . We will learn their  sounds  along with how to write them.  Upper case (Capital)  and lower case alphabet recognition continues to be ongoing.    Please have your child practice writing their first name starting with a capital letter and the rest of the letters  should be written in  lower case. All letters have been  introduced.  We are now going back and spending  more time on each individually.

Math– We will  continue to focus on Numbers 11-20 for the next week  . We will learn how to write them and use our “Number sense” to make these numbers in many  different ways:  numeral, number word, tally, ten frame, set,  name one more and one less than each number,  list the  combinations that equal the number of the day,  etc.

Social Studies– Traditions and Holidays Around the World

Science- Five Senses

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