This week we will…
-Read the story, Peter’s Chair, and discuss what treasures we share at home.
-Work with compound words.
-Select AR books and enjoy reading groups.
-Practice our spelling words: backpack, outside, baseball, herself, flashlight, bluebird, lunchbox, suitcase, inside, brainstorm, picture, remember.
-Work with the high-frequency words (word wall words): picture, remember, room, stood, thought.
-Continue our study of adjectives with a focus on adjectives that tell how many.
-Continue with our Rocket Math program, and start a Problem Solving Skills group for the children how have “soared” through our Rocket Chart.
-Continue our Numbers to 40 chapter. We are working with adding and subtracting two-digit numbers. Please refer to “The Friendly Math Notes” we sent home a few weeks ago. These notes detail how to help your child add and subtract without necessarily “borrowing” but rather by using number bonds. 30-5 can be thought of as 20 + (10 – 5). You can subtract the 5 from 10 and add that to 20, which equals 25. You borrowed, but you did not set up the math problem as most of us were taught to in elementary school.
-Continue our study of Force and Motion.
-Continue our “Operation Todah Rabah” project. Thank you for your tremendous support! You’re generosity is amazing!
-Catalogs for our final Scholastic Book Order of the year were sent home this week. Please take an opportunity to support our classroom by placing an order by May 3rd. If you don’t order books for the summer, we strongly encourage you to visit the library this summer. Your child should continue to read at least 15 minutes every day even when school is out!
-edJEWcon will be held at our school this week! Please check the main blog for more information.
-Donations for Operation Todah Rabah are due by this Friday, May 4th.