Newsletter for the Week of February 8th, 2016



* NO SCHOOL February 8 lunar new year
* next PTA meeting February 11 at 7:40 AM
* valentines party (small) Friday, February 12

(please see me)
*No school mid winter recess February 15-19
Return to school February 22

*100 days of school February 26 (crazy hat day)

* Read Across America March 2

* Open school afternoon and evening March 3

Literacy Focus:

*Animals/ insects
*Writing “Ff”

*Writing “#5,#6”

Books We Are Reading:

* Bullies Never Win

*What’s It Like to Be a Fish

*Froggy’s First Kiss

*The Hungry Caterpillar

*Abraham Lincoln

*George Washington

Words to Know:









Math and Fun Activities:

*creating animal books

*Beautiful bow pattern task

*continue ordinal numbers: 1st,2nd,3rd,4th..

*Make a “pet graph” …continue

* create “I can” cards

* valentine crafts

At Home:

*Practice writing ( H.W. Books)

*Please return all homework books by Friday so we can prepare for the following week.

*Please practice ordinal numbers – you can line up dolls, cars or stuffed animals.. 1st,2nd,3rd,4th..

**Listen to Jesse Ruben’s song “We Can” and discuss it with your child**

Parent Involvement:
* send in a family pet picture to help conclude our unit
*100 day:

1) begin counting out 100 things and send it in a small Ziploc bag for our “100 museum” (pennies, rice… Etc.)
2) make a hat with 100 things on it (stickers, cotton puffs… Etc.) due February 26


Monday- NO SCHOOL—lunar new year
Tuesday – Yoga ( easy shoes)
Wednesday – preparing to meet Jesse Ruben
Thursday- Wear Blue Day
Friday – Super- Hero Day.. Wear shirts or easy costumes \small class valentine party at lunch