Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Notes from the teacher:√ Please send in an APPLE with your child this week to help us celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day!
√ This will be a review week for Reading Unit 1; see Home Fun packets for spelling list.
√ As a whole, the class did poorly on last week on the reading story. Please review the reading story this week with your child- we will be retesting on “My Rows and Piles of Coins” on Friday. The book will be coming home on Tuesday and Thursday as usual.
What we are learning this week:
Matho Subtraction meanings
o Subtracting on a hundreds chart
o Mental Math
o Estimating Differences
Social studieso We are continuing to study economic topics: supply/demand, import/export, natural/capital/human resources, etc.
Scienceo Describe functions of plant parts
o Look for a study guide this week; test on Friday
Spellingo Spell vowel digraphs (two vowels together make a long sound)
Readingo Describe character traits and setting
o “My Rows and Piles of Coins” re-test on Friday.