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October 21-25

Hi Families, I am so happy to say, welcome to the second quarter!  This quarter is going to be packed with really fun and interesting standards, and it is home to our first field trip!  I will be sending home permission slips/medical forms today to get the process started. In reading we are opening up […]

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October 14-18

Hello Families! This week we are finishing up making connections with words and illustrations in fictional texts.  When reading with your child ask them: How does the illustration help us understand the characters better?  What about the setting and plot?  What kind of mood do the words and illustrations put you in?  Why?  The summative […]

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October 7-11

Hi Families! I wanted to say thank you for being so patient for this update as I was sick last week.  🙂 In reading we are finishing our exploration of text features and looking at how illustrations add to a text.  We will be taking our summative Wednesday of this week. In math we have […]

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September 30- October 4

This week we continue learning nonfiction text features.  We will not only be identifying them, but also asking ourselves, as readers, how they help us better understand the article, and more specifically, the topic.  We will be taking our formative either Monday or Tuesday.  The second one will be later in the week. In math […]

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September 23-27

This week we are diving into nonfiction text features.  We will not only be identifying them, but also asking ourselves, as readers, how they help us better understand the article, and more specifically, the topic. In math we are learning multiplication and division strategies.  To study, have your child bring home their MINNY to work […]

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September 16-20

This week we will be working on asking and answering questions before, during, and after reading.  We will be using examples from picture books and the kids will also be working in their chapter books. First, we look at the cover, title, and do a picture walk: What can I learn from the title? What […]

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September 9-13

This week we will take our summative on character traits.  Please take note that next to the “About Me” tab, you’ll see “Practice for Reading” and “Practice for Math.”  On these pages are interactive videos that correlate with with the standards and it’s great practice for the kiddos. In math we are finishing up perimeter […]

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August 26-30

Hi Families! This week in reading we continue to learn about characters based on their feelings, actions, what they say, and how they think.  We’ll be reading picture books, using our new skills to make connections and come to conclusions about the different characters in a story. In math we have finished learning about rounding […]

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August 19-23

This week we are starting our characters unit.  We will be learning about how a character’s actions effect the story and move the plot along.  This is a great opportunity to have conversations during your own reading at home.  Have them read a picture book to you, having them focus on character expressions in the […]

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Apps

Hi Families, I wanted to let you know the apps that we will be using in class so you have the opportunity to make them a favorite or download the apps. Reflex Kids IXL RAZ Kids Nearpod BrainPop Prodigy Math EPIC! Edulastic ClassHero

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