Saturday, December 5, 2015

Decem-BURRR!

Dear Families:
I hope everyone has been staying warm as we enter the month of December and the Winter season! This past week has truly began to feel like winter.

Please check out some of our "December-doings" this week! We have talked a lot about animals, and how they survive during the cold months of winter.

Read Alouds:
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Fundations:
The two new letters we learned this week are:
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j, jug, /j/ 
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p, pan, /p/












EnVisionMath: 
This week, we finished Topic 4, comparing numbers to 10. Next week, we will begin Topic 5, which will feature numbers up to 20. By the end of the topic, students will be able to count, identify, and write numbers up to 20.

Guiding Questions:
- What are some words that begin with j?
- What are some words that begin with the letter p?
- What do animals do in the winter to survive?
- What are some things that we do in the winter to stay warm?
- Ask your child to count as high as he/she can?

Volunteer Notice: 
Please email or call me to let me know if you are interested in volunteering in the classroom for the following upcoming events in December: 
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Tuesday,  December 15th, from 10:00-11:30

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Tuesday, December 22nd from 9:30-11:30


If you are interested and available for either of these events please let me know! Don't forget that you need to have a CORI form completed in order to volunteer.

Thanks in advance for your time! 

It was so nice meeting with you over this past week! It is truly a pleasure getting to teach your child and watch him/her progress and grow each day! If any questions or concerns come up in the coming weeks, please don't hesitate to email, or call me, or I would be happy to set up an in-person meeting.
Have a wonderful weekend! 


Some snapshots of students working at our centers this week! 








Reading with our Book Buddies!! 














Some focused students ready to write some letters on our whiteboards!