Sunday 28th October 2018

by hahall
  • Please send in a reproduction of a photo of a family member or pet that has passed away for our Day of the Dead altar.
  • Our trip to the Children’s Theater is scheduled for Wednesday. Don’t forget to pack a bagged lunch for your child.
  • Please do not send your child to school in costume on Wednesday.
  • Consider keeping a spare set of clothes for your child in his/her book bag or at school on the closet hook. Accidents can happen on the playground…think mud and sometimes children can have accidents if they don’t make it to the washroom.
  • There is not school on Friday, November 2, 2018.


This week we will read several Leo Lionni books in preparation for our trip to the Children’s Theater. We will read Frederick, Fish is Fish, The Extraordinary Egg, Inch by Inch, and A Color of His Own. We will identify common themes and lessons.   Sight Words: review of first quarter words


We will start working on unit 2 in writing. This unit continues to focus on narrative writing with an emphasis on the writing process. We will plan our writing this week we will add details to the beginning, middle and end.


This week, we will continue to work on number stories. Students will complete an Open Response prompt called “Birds in a Tree.” We will revisit the prompt over two days. The students will practice supporting their answer and sharing strategies.


We will begin to wrap up our unit on Patterns in the Sky. We will learn The Earth’s Hokey Pokey and read How Many Stars in the Sky?


We will discuss family traditions and celebrations including a comparison of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos. We will read our first edition of Scholastic News and learn about Veterans Day.

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