Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Seal Class Newsletter

We are learning about:

  • Mo Willems as our mentor author
  • number patterns
  • states of matter
  • number families
  • editing and adding to our writing
  • writing in response to reading
  • using strong vocabulary to make our writing more interesting

Some activities we did:

  • turned pennies green
  • Mrs. Fitzgerald came in to teach us how to write about our characters feelings
  • began writing our own books based on Mo Willems' style of writing
  • looked for patterns in math word problems
  • wrote in response our reading
  • read LOTS of Mo Willems books
  • created sensory rainbows
  • made the Cat in the Hat

Upcoming events

March 14           Leprechaun Traps due
March 15          No school Teacher Inservice
March 28          Read Across America Day
April 2              Trip to the Portsmouth Music Hall
April 9 and 16  Early release Parent /Teacher Conferences

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