Friday, February 1, 2013

February 1 Newsletter

Report cards came home today!  Please sign and return the envelope only.
We also sent home a sash to decorate for the 100th day of school.  We will celebrate the BIG day on Thursday, February 7.

We are learning about:

  • author's craft
  • activating our schema while reading
  • making inferences to help us better understand the stories we read
  • states of matter
  • function boxes
  • place value
  • greater than and less than

Some activities we did:

  • made goop
  • conducted a glitter germ experiment
  • began writing graphic novel books based on one of our favorite author's Mo Willems
  • played the coin exchange game
  • painted a giant dragon for Chinese New Year
  • shared our amazing writing
  • played six more weeks of Winter

Poem of the Week:  Walking in the Snow

Upcoming events:

February 6    Public budget hearing in SMS cafe at 7 pm
February 7    100th day of school
February 14   Valentine's Day      

February 15   Visit from the Mad Scientist
                      PTO Father Daughter Dance

February 25-March1   Winter vacation

March 8       District meeting in the SMS cafe at 7 pm

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