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Weekly RoundUp & Preview

Looking forward to a great week and kicking off our new science standards. Please let me know if you have any questions.

I love how popular Class Dojo has become. It has been a great communication tool. Please make sure that any dismissal or absence information is also communicated to the front office.

Word Study

Week 2 Activities

Word Study homework is Week 2 Activities. Homework assignments should be recorded in daily planner. The complete list of activities is included in the Word Study Journal. Students receive 2 sets of words, one kept at school and one kept at home. If you need additional sets of words, please contact me

Scientific Investigations

We are excited to begin our first science unit of the year. – Scientific Investigations. This unit focuses on building skills and habits that we use during our science units this year. This week, students will be completing hands-on activities while they learn to investigate like scientists. Students will have opportunities to bring in supplies for some activities.

Changing Seasons

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The weather is changing from day to day this time of year. We try to go outside as much as possible. Please make sure to send your child to school with weather appropriate clothing.

Hope everyone has a great week!

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RoundUp & Preview

Happy Sunday! I hope you have had a great weekend. I am looking forward to our first 5-day week. We have had so much fun and learning so far. In this post, you will find a roundup activities for last week and to a preview of the upcoming week.


This is the first week students will have homework in Reading, Word Study and Math. Please be sure to check purple folders daily and remove items in “Keep at Home”. This will help to insure that the correct papers are returning to school daily.

Word Study

We will begin our word study groups this week. Students receive 2 copies of their word sorts each week. One copy stays in school and the other can stay at home. If you need additional copies, please let me know. Remember that we are on a 2 week rotation, so we will not be testing this Friday but next Friday.

We have practiced the homework assignments so students are familiar with the process and have examples in their word study journals. Please date each nights homework assignment. You can find explanations and examples in the this document. It is also available from the class website under Study Guides & Homework.


Ordinal numbers was our first math unit which we finish this week. Our next unit, Place Value reviews the place value concepts from first grade and adds the hundreds place to those concepts. Please review the study guides sent home for information related to concepts.

Social Studies

Students are working hard on their citizenship unit. This week, students vote on a class project to improve or strengthen the community around them. I look forward to announcing our class project.

Classroom Book A Day Last Week

It is soooo hard to pick a favorite.

PBIS Assembly