Mrs. Borrow's Broadcast
March 2, 2018
Please remember to enter the building through the front door if your child is late for school. All parents and visitors should check in with the office. Students and parents should not be entering the building through the kindergarten/day care entrance unless they have a child in those areas. Thank you for your assistance in practicing rules that we have in place to keep our school community safe.
Next week's reading selection is: Shrinking Mouse. The children will read about a mouse that fears his friends are shrinking because they appear smaller as they get farther away. We will learn about different animal habitats, make shrinking numbers, and describe how things would look different if you were shrinking.
Skills we will focus on include: cause/effect, context clues, make inferences, and summarizing.
We will continue Show and Tell until the end of the year!
The students will have a "show and tell day. Your child may bring in something they would like to show to the class. They should be able to tell why their item is special to them. Show and Tell dates: Monday: Maya, Gabby, Vivian, Alayja, Jamel; Tuesday: Laelle, Lydia, Ben, Lauryn; Wednesday: Zaiah, Javier, Nadia, Kaia, Thursday: Jayden, Sierra, Avery, Knox.
Phonics: The students will work on the long "e" vowel sound.
Spelling: We will work with the spelling words during the week. The words are included in the reading selection for the week. If your child studies the spelling words they will be more successful reading the selection for the week as well as the leveled readers. The pretest will be given on Wednesdays and the final test will be given on Fridays.
Spelling list: sea, leaf, read, reached, piece, fields, before, come, off, our
For an EXTRA CHALLENGE: St. Patrick's Day, Ash Wednesday, March
Students are not required to attempt the EXTRA CHALLENGE words, but some students need a challenge. :-)
Handwriting: Please practice handwriting with your child at home. If they are reversing letters please bring it to their attention and have them correct the reversal. This week we will work on the letters: p, s, b.
Math: We will continue working with fact families, count by 10's, and count to 120.
Science: We learned about a ground hogs habitat.
Social Studies: We will focus on African-American historians.
Religion: We will talk about Lent and how we can practice Almsgiving. The students will write in a Lenten Reflection journal each day.