Sunday 24th September 2017

by hahall

I hope every family had a wonderful weekend. Ugh. I am super ready for some cool fall weather…

  • Please remember to have your child wear gym shoes on Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • The first PTO meeting is this Tuesday, 9/26 at 6pm. Pizza and childcare provided. Please attend.
  • The volunteer schedule will be available at this week. If you are interested in volunteering on a regular basis, please sign up.  Please also consider volunteering in the lunchroom and during lunch recess. If you intend on volunteering, you need to fill out a volunteer packet prior to volunteering.
  • Children are permitted to have “pop top” water bottles in the classroom.
  • Please pay the $85 student fee
  • Please remind your child to return the Friday Letter Journal each Monday. It has been wonderful to see the children communicating with you around what happens weekly in the classroom.
  • I will be absent Monday 10/2. I will attend a PD on Guided Reading instruction. Please understand if the BEE folders are not updated.
  • I will use the DOJO app only for class stories and messaging. Please confirm the sign up process through the email link I sent. If you did not receive an email, please email me at


I will group the students according to our first Words their Way spelling assessment. Students will begin to work on a targeted spelling skill.

Sight Words: was, for, on, are, as


This week we will read Rainbow Fish and will study vocabulary and themes from the text. Students will discuss character traits, major events in the story and the author’s purpose or lesson.

VOCABULARY OF THE WEEK: glide, admire, wise, shimmer, shocked


The students will continue to write narrative pieces focusing on stretching out unknown words, work spacing and punctuation.


This week, we will take the unit 1 assessment. The assessment will deal with thermometers, weather, number stories and tally marks.


We will look closely at patterns in the sky, specifically the movement of the sun.


We will discuss different types of families and the people who make them up. We will share the roles of the different members on the family

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