Tomorrow, October 30, is picture retake day!Halloween Party: Parade will begin at 2:30Classroom parties will be from 3:00-3:30Please send your child's costume to school in their backpack. They will change after lunch.https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c45a8a629a3fc1-brady1Families, as of now, I have no one to help with a simple craft for our party. We need two families to bring a simple craft form Michaels to do with the children. If you need ideas, please talk to me. Last year, we made slime and made a simple pumpkin craft a parent found at the craft store. Sign up to help here: This week in Superkids, we will:Read words with /ow/ and /ou/ Read pattern words with -ow, -ound, -out, -ouch, and –our Use memory words to complete sentences Understand and discuss homonyms Read words with tag-along E Match words to definitions Rhyme words Identify nouns, verbs, and adverbs Participate in discussions Ask your child: What are some words with ending –ow and –out? What is a homonym? Give me an example of an adverb.This week in writing, we will:Go over the writing process Step Up to Writing Review sequence words Understand topic sentences (introductions) Understand conclusions Use sentences to support the key detail Write a letter Understand the hamburger analogy for writing stories Discuss word sense (noun, verb, adjective, adverb) Ask your child: What does the top “bun” represent when writing a story? (Topic sentence) What is the “cheese”? (The key ideas. Must include sequence/transition words.) What does the “meat” represent? (The details)This week in math, we will:Add using arrays Add and subtract within 100 Participate in mathematical discourse Solve two-step word problems Solve base ten Subtract two digit numbers Ask your child: What are columns and rows in an array? What are different strategies for adding? Solve: Ms. Compoz has 34 rocks in her hand. How many more rocks does she need until she gets to 70 rocks?
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This week in Superkids, we will:Read words with /aw/, /awn/ /all/, /aul/, and /al/ Alphabetize according to the first or second letter Use memory words to match definitions Use memory words to complete crossword puzzle Identify homonyms Spell memory words for spelling test This week in small group, we will:Finish up Careful Cousin Compare/Contrast characters Write a summary with sequence words first, second, last Understand and discuss vocab words Understand onomatopoeia Ask your child: What is a homonym? Why is park a homonym? What does aw sound like? What is happening for Invention Day in Ms. Blossom’s class?This week in writing, we will:Focus on how to explain our thinking in writing in math Look at the writing continuum to see where we fall Understand word sense (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs) to make detailed sentences Ask your child: What do adjectives and adverbs do? How do you explain your thinking in math? What is the writing continuum?This week in math, we will:Use a place value model to represent a 2-digit number as tens and ones Use an equation to represent 2-digit numbers as the sum of multiples of ten and some number of ones Determine the difference between a 2-digit number and a multiple of 10 up to 100 Find as many combinations of a 2-digit number as possible Use standard notation to represent addition and subtraction situations Ask your child: What are two ways to represent 43? (40+3, 10+10+10+10+3, 40+1+1+1, etc) How many tens and ones are in the number 67? (6 tens and 7 ones) What are different strategies you have done in class to add or subtract? (base ten, hundreds chart, counting on, number line, vertical double digit)SPREE Field Trip This Thursday 10/11 The forecast is a high of 48 and cloudy. Please dress in warm layers and sneakers or other appropriate shoes for walking outside. Remember to pack a disposable lunch and a water bottle too! Halloween Party help neededOur class Halloween celebration will be at 3:00-3:30. Please stay tuned for the parade start time. Please click on the link to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C45A8A629A3FC1-brady1 Parent Teacher Conference Sign upParent teacher conferences will be held the week of October 15th. The common night for all teachers will be on Wednesday October 17 from 4:00-8:00pm. Please note: due to my course schedule, I will not be able to hold conferences that week outside of the times offered. If needed, please contact me so that we can make sure we find a time to meet! Please click on the Sign-Up Genius Link: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080f4eabab29a4fd0-parent This week in Superkids, we will: Read words with /or/, /er/, /ear/, /ar/ Associate ed with /ed/, /d/, and /t/ Spell memory words Recognized that ED represents past tense Identify base words and endings Encode words with and without spelling changes before adding /ing/ and /ed/ Understand meanings of comparative and superlative adjectives Add /er/ and /est/ to compare things Add /ed/, /er/, /es/, /est/, and /ing/ to words with final Y Ask your child: If I add /ed/ onto the base word Skip, what is my new word? (skipped) What does ending sound /ed/ tell us? (past tense) What is an adjective? (describes a noun)This week in math, we will:Use a place-value model to represent a 2-digit number as tens and ones Determine a quantity represented by a given number of tens and ones Find combinations of 2-digit numbers, using only tens and ones Recognize that different combinations of tens and ones for the same number are equivalent Determine the difference between a number and a multiple of 10 up to 100 Use an equation to represent a two-digit number as the sum of multiples of ten and some numbers of ones Ask your child: How many tens are in the number 47? How many ones? What happens when we are adding two-digit numbers and the ones-place value is greater than ten?This week in writing, we will:Understand the difference between nouns, verbs, and adjectives Understand word order Recognize that using detail makes us stronger writers Begin a character study with Stellaluna We will use our character findings to write about how she changes (character traits) Ask your child: What is a noun? Verb? Adjective? Why do writers use those parts of speech? What is the story of Stellaluna? How does she change throughout the story? |
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