December 7, 2011

Classroom Update

Here is the breakdown of what we are doing right now in all academic areas:

Reading Workshop: Partner Reading, Building stamina for independent reading, Learning How to Choose Just Right Books, Assessments to prepare for upcoming Guided Reading Groups

Writing Workshop: Personal Narratives, sentence structure

Phonics: These are the last few weeks of lowercase letter review: v,w this week. The kids are also learning how to write more letters that they hear in larger words.

Math: Growing patterns, counting and comparing sets, adding and subtracting, money (the penny)

Theme: Family Traditions and Other Cultures (Next week we will have a visiting teacher from China come to our team on Thursday and Friday:))