Week of October 28th

This week we will be reviewing all we have learned — all those letters, sight words, patterns, positions, graphing, sorting and shapes. Please continue to reinforce these skills at home.

This week in unit we will be learning about magnets, so don’t be surprised if your child looks for magnetic things around the house.

Have a great weekend and if ever you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Week of October 21st

We had a great time at the pumpkin patch on Thursday, October 17th. Thank you to all of the chaperons who made the trip a success.

This week in class, we will continue to learn about rhymes and the letter Aa and learn the new sight words an, me and white. In math we will continue patterns (AB, ABB, AAB, ABC and ABCD). In unit, we will learn more about the life cycle of the pumpkin.

The Book Fair is this week. We will go on Wednesday at 10:10 – 10:45. If you would like to shop with your child and then have lunch with us, that would be great! The Book Fair is also open Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m.

I will send towels and blankets home. We are too busy to rest now.

Also, please continue practicing letters, sounds, and numbers.

Have a great weekend!

Week of October 14th

Apples, pumpkins, and patterns – oh my! We are going to be super busy this week as we get ready for our trip to the pumpkin patch on Thursday. In unit, we will finish learning about apples by tasting 3 different kinds of apples and tasting apple pie. On Wednesday, we will start learning about pumpkins and its life cycle. In math, we are starting to learn more about patterns (AB, ABB, ABC, etc). You and your child may want to try make different patterns at home. In Language Arts, we will get to know the letter A better and learn 3 new sight words – go, to and brown. Please continue to practice letters, letter sounds, numbers and how to tie a shoe.

Hope you have a wonderful week!

Week of October 7th

We have an exciting week ahead. We will start our unit on apples. We will talk about the life cycle of the apple and the different colors of apples. If you would like to send in some apples for us to taste (the following week), please let me know. In math we will continue sorting. We will sort beans, coins and Froot Loops. We will sort by size, color and value. In Language Arts, we will begin to learn about the letter H and study the sight words can, at and black. Please continue to study those sight words at home or when you are out shopping.

Don’t forget – Monday is early dismissal.

Picture Day is Wednesday October 9th.

Field trip permission slips are due as soon as possible. Thank you to all those who have signed up to be chaperons. It will be a fun trip.