Please read the newsletter for important current information 
and check the following list of upcoming events.

Upcoming Events:  
  • Star Party - Thursday, February 22; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

What your child is learning
February 20-23
, 2018:

Language Arts:
Wonders Unit 7: The Animal Kingdom
Week 1: Baby Animals
Essential Question: How are some animals alike and different?

Phonemic Awareness:
Phoneme Identity
Phoneme Blending
Phoneme Addition

Phonics: /k/k

Oral Vocabulary: appearance, behavior, exercise, plenty, wander

Listening Comprehension:
Genre - Informational Text
Strategy - Reread

Category Words: Animal Parts

Handwriting: Kk

Grammar: Verbs

Spelling Words: -et Word Family
get, jet, net, pet, set, wet
High-Frequency (Sight) Words:
for, have, six, seven, eight, nine, ten

High-Frequency Word Review: 
I, can, the, we, see, a, like, to, and, go, you, do, my, are, he, with, is, little, she, was, for, have, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, red, yellow, blue, green, orange, purple, black, brown, pink, gray, white

Calendar math - days of the week; months of the year; counting by 1s, 2s, 5s, 10s; graphing; place value; coins; tally marks; even and odd numbers; patterns
Pearson Topic 9 - More Addition and Subtraction

Science / Social Studies: 
Animal Kingdom
Presidents' Day


Label, label, label – Please put your child’s name on their lunchbox, back-pack, water bottle and outerwear.

Money – All money needs to be CLEARLY labeled with your child’s name and purpose. All unlabeled money will be sent back home.

Folders – Please check your child’s folder daily. Make sure to initial the behavior page, complete homework, and log books read. Return the folder to school each day.

Uniforms – All students must wear a belt with shorts, skorts, and pants with belt loops. PRACTICE belt buckling, buttoning buttons, and zipping zippers with your child. Teachers cannot accompany students to the bathroom. Students need to be independent with clothing.

Lunch Numbers
– Please help your child memorize their lunch number. Even if your child will usually bring a lunch from home, they need to know their lunch number.