Important Dates to Remember:
Sunday, November 2nd: Daylight Saving Time
Friday, November 7th: End of the Quarter: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, November 11th: Veteran’s Day: NO SCHOOL
Wednesday: November 12th: Report Card Pick-up: Scheduled time will be posted on the blog and sent home Monday.
Pumpkin Patch Field Trip:
Thank you to Mr. Rhodes, Ms. Friesen, Ms. Garcia, Ms. Green, and Ms. Dangerfield for chaperoning the pumpkin patch field trip! It was cold and snowy, but we survived! The students loved petting the animals and the hay ride!
Instruction for the Week
Greeting: November Song!
Sharing: What is your favorite thing to do outside?
Activity: Students will practice reciting a leaf poem.
Comprehension Skill: Non-fiction Books: Text and Graphic Features: Students will learn different characteristics of non-fiction books and identify them and their purpose in the books we read.
Letter of the week: Ll
Sight Words: at/here/my
Read to Self: As students are independently reading, they will look for at least 5 sight words.
Read to Someone: Students will look for text and graphic features in non-fiction books.
Word Work: Students will work on an -at word family activity, do a sight word search, read around the room, and rainbow write.
Writing: Students will practice using their rubric to create a “wow” picture, write a leaf story, and continue to finish any work in their writing folder.
Listening: Students will write one fact from the story they listened to and have a writing prompt to show comprehension of the book.
Students are doing a great job using punctuation in their writing! This week,we will continue to write focusing on punctuation (. , !, and ?). Students will listen to different stories about leaves and non-fiction books and will write about the texts.
In Math this week students will work on Math centers. They will also focus on:
- matching numbers to correct digit
- comparing and ordering numbers
Students will continue to work in small groups learning about Fabric. Students will make a fabric collage and go on a fabric hunt.
We will also focus on the theme: leaves. Children will learn the parts of a leaf, sequence a leaf story, make a sight word tree out of leaves, and make leaf patterns.
Report Card Pick-up:
There are quite a few parents who have not turned in the sign-up sheet to meet me. Please turn it in by Monday. Times are filling up fast! Above this post, you will see your child’s scheduled time. I will also send home a hard copy on Monday.
Please email me any time you have a question or concern. I always want to keep lines of always communication open.