Weekly Newsletters

Week of September 16-20

Language Arts:

  • This week, students will meet their RTI teacher and get to know expectations for their RTI class.  Students will have a couple of days to adjust to rotating before beginning formal reading instruction.  

Math: Engage NY, Module 1:embedded numbers within 10

Lessons 6-10

  • Composing and decomposing numbers 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

September Pyramid of Success Blocks:

  • September Character Trait: Hard Work and ENTHUSIASM!

Reminders:

  • Sign up for a parent conference with your child’s teacher
  • Join the PTA!

Week of September 23-27

Language Arts:

  • Students did a great job meeting their RtI teachers and practicing how to rotate classrooms. This week, students will enjoy the story, Chrysanthemum , by Kevin Henkes. They will practice short /a/ words, and begin high frequency words. Students will work hard to retell stories and add a topic sentence to their writing.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: sums and differences to 10
  • Lessons 10-13- Solve unknown math stories

Content: Science, Social Studies, Art, and Technology

  • Exploring Light and Sound waves with Mrs. Garica
  • Introduction to Social Studies with Mrs. Kucheck
  • Lines with Mrs. Rovzar
  • Introduction to Chrome Books and Password Safety with Mrs. Mabe

Reminders:

  • Sign up for a parent conference with your child’s teacher
  • Join the PTA!

Week of September 30-October 4

Language Arts:

  • This week, students will enjoy the story, Minerva Goes to School. They will practice short /i/ words, and continue high frequency words. Make sure to practice the high frequency words brought home. Students will work hard to make predictions and adding details to their sentences when writing.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: sums and differences to 10
  • Lessons 14-16- Count on to find unknown partners

Content: Science, Social Studies, Art, and Technology

  • Content will pick back up again next week after conferences

Reminders:

  • Sign up for a parent conference with your child’s teacher
  • Join the PTA!

Week of October 7-11

Language Arts:

  • This week students will enjoy the story, Charles the Tiger. Students will practice short “o” words. They will discuss the importance of the order of events and practice sequencing a story. Students will learn about multiple meaning words and put verbs to work in their writing.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: sums and differences to 10
  • Lessons 17-21- apply the commutative property of addition

Content:

  • Exploring Light and Sound waves with Mrs. Garica
  • Social Studies and Patriotic Symbols with Mrs. Kucheck/Ms. Lummis
  • The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything and scarecrow art with Mrs. Rovzar
  • Google Slides Mrs. Mabe

Reminders:

  • Picture Day 10/10
  • No School for students 10/14
  • Join the PTA!

Week of October 14th-18th

Language Arts:

  • This week we will read the story, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, and discuss the importance of honesty. Students will practice short “e” words. They will ask questions while they are reading and monitor their reading. Students will focus on adding adjectives to their writing.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: sums and differences to 10
  • Lessons 21-23 apply understanding of doubles and doubles plus 1.

Reminders:

  • No School for students Monday, Oct. 14th
  • Great Shakeout and Reunification Drill Wednesday, Oct. 17th
  • Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 25th

Week of October 21st-25th

Language Arts: 

  • This week we will read the story, Stellaluna, and discuss how our differences make us unique. We will practice short “u” words and discuss the story structure. When reading at home with your child, see if he/she can point out to you the characters, setting, and any problem or solution that occurred in the story. 
  • We will continue to work on adding adjectives to our writing and being intentional about our word choice and details. 

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: Sums and Differences to 10
  • Lessons 24-27: use a number path to find the unknown part

Content:

  • Exploring Light and Sound waves with Mrs. Garica
  • Social Studies being a good citizen Mrs. Kucheck/Ms. Lummis
  • Warm colors with leaves with Mrs. Rovzar. Please bring in a few leaves in a labelled baggie for your art lesson
  • website navigation with Mrs. Mabe

Reminders:

  • October 21-25: Red Ribbon Week
    • Monday- wear red
    • Tuesday- crazy hair day
    • Wednesday- mismatched socks day
    • Thursday- sports/ jersey day
    • Friday-Beacon Park colors/spirit wear
  • October 25: Fall Festival 4:30-7:00
  • October 31: Halloween- dress up in costume

Week of October 28th-November 1st

Language Arts:

  • Students will enjoy reading, Clark the Shark in class. We will focus on words with the final double consonant (-ck). Students will think about the beginning, middle, and end of the story to summarize what they read.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: Sums and Differences to 10
  • Lessons 28-30: use a number path to find the unknown part

Reminders:

  • Halloween October 31st- Dress up in costume
  • Don’t forget to set those clocks back on Sunday!

Week of November 4th-11th

Language Arts:

  • Students will enjoy reading, Where the Wild Things Are . Students will practice words that have clusters with “r” and make predictions while they read.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: Sums and Differences to 10
  • Lessons 31- 35: story problems with unknown addends

Reminders:

  • November 11th- NO SCHOOL (Veteran’s Day)
  • November 27th-29th- NO SCHOOL (Happy Thanksgiving)

Week of November 11th-15th

Language Arts:

  • Students will enjoy, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie and focus on sequence of events in the story. We will read words with /l/and -ock. Take the opportunity to enjoy one of the many other books by Laura Numeroff such as: If You Give A Moose a Muffin or If You Give A Pig A Pancake.

Math:

  • Engage NY, Module 1: Sums and Differences to 10
  • Lessons 36-39: Subtraction Fluency and Patterns

Social Studies:

  • Change Over Time: Students will learn about how things have changed. We will discuss similarities and differences with life today and long ago.

Reminders:

  • Oral Presentations Due- Week of November 18th
  • Friendship Feast- November 26
  • No School-November 27-29 (Happy Thanksgiving)