Week of November 16th, 2015


Please remember to check your child’s folder daily and send back all forms that must be completed the next school day.

Homework packets will come home on Monday, and are due back to school on Friday.

Attendance and arriving to school on time is imperative. Attending school regularly is important to ensuring children develop a strong foundation for subsequent learning. Just a reminder that our school day begins at 8:00am, and children are dismissed at 2:10pm.

Please remember we have snack every day in the afternoon. Please provide a healthy snack for your child in a labeled bag.

December’s Scholastic Book order will be placed in your child’s homework folder on Monday, November 16th, 2015, and the due date is Monday, December 7th, 2015. If you would like to place your order online, our class code is LQ7KR. Online orders can be placed at any time, but will be submitted by me on the due date.

Food Allergies: If your child has a food allergy, please send in a current picture and write the kind of allergy on the back. For your child’s safety, it is of the utmost importance that this information is kept up-to-date in the cafeteria. Thank you!

Please sign and return your child’s report card as soon as possible.

A letter from our classroom mommies was placed in your child’s homework folder. Please complete the bottom portion of the letter, and return it back to school ASAP.

The children and I are looking for “Star Readers” and “Arts & Craft” volunteers. A letter from our classroom mommies was placed in your child’s homework folder. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the bottom portion of the letter, or email our classroom mommies.

~Mrs. Iacono

Week of November 16th, 2015

Reading: Exposing students to a variety of non-fiction texts to strengthen their ability to sort through important information.

Sight Words: is

Oral Vocabulary Words: pattern, tools, task, connect, sequence

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness: Letter/sound/handwriting ‘Rr’; Thanksgiving Is by Gail Gibbons. The children will continue to work on Rhyme Recognition & Production, Syllable Segmenting & Counting, and Phoneme Isolation for initial and final sounds.

Writing: Non-fiction Writing; This week the students will continue to write and study like scientists, stretching their words and writing down all the sounds they hear. Students will also create their own non-fiction books.

Math: Composing and Decomposing; This week students will continue to work on composing and decomposing to 5, and will be introduced to number bonds.

Social Studies: School and School Community; Our Leaders

Science: How Does the Sun Change Things? Recognize the effects of the sun