Archive for August, 2011

August 29-September 2

Monday is the Fancy Nancy Tea Party and Star Wars Costume Contest @ 5:00 with PTO meeting following @ 6:00.

This Week’s Reading Selection is The Horned Toad Prince.

Spelling and Reading test on Friday

Students really need to be practicing or reviewing multilication facts.  There are lots of online resources to make studying these more fun.  Studying while in the car can be an easy way to fit this in. 

This week’s I CAN statements:

I can multiply to solve problems.

I can analyze story elements.

Mark your calendars:

Labor Day – September 5th – No School

Fair Day – September 16th – No School


August 22-26

This Week at a Glance:

Tuesday, August 23rd is picture day.  Wear your smile:)

Wednesday – Math Test Chapter 1

Friday – Spelling Test and Reading Test over Grandfather’s Journey

This Week’s I CAN Statements:

I can sequence a story.

I can multiply to solve problems.


Please take a few minutes each night to study/review multiplication facts.

Please read with your child each night.  Nightly reading assignments are written on assignment sheet.

Remember to sign the assignment sheet after you have read with your child and helped them with any unfinished work.

PTO Meeting Monday, August 29th

August 15-19

I was so proud of the number of students who had their nightly reading log signed by their parents last week.  By signing the log your saying you listened to your child read.  What a wonderful way to spend time together! Not to mention it’s helping your child become a more successful readed.  Keep up the good work.

This week’s selection story and spelling words are Lewis and Clark and Me.

Science test over Chapter 1 will be given on Thursday.  Study guide was attached to newsletter in Graded Work folder sent home on Friday.

Spelling and Reading test on Friday.

This Week’s I CAN Statement:

I can identify cause and effect in a story.

I can add and subtract numbers with regrouping.

Reminders or Upcoming Events:

Students eating breakfast need to be in the lunchroom no later than 7:30.

Please collect and send in Box Tops.

Picture Day is August 23rd.

PTO meeting will be August 29th.


Welcome Back to School

We had a great first week together, and I am looking forward to a wonderful year with the students in room 122!


Students will be bringing home a homework folder each night (black plastic) with any uncompleted work and with nightly reading assignments.  Please sign folder indicating that you have read and helped your child with their assignments.  Students will be rewarded for having folder signed.

A weekly calendar with upcoming events and tests will be sent home each Friday.  On the backside of the calendar will be the next week’s spelling words/vocabulary words.

Also each Friday I will send home a graded work folder with the students’ graded work for the week. Please  review and remove their work from the graded work folder.  Sign and return the empty folder no later than Wednesday’s.

The week of August 8th:

Because of Winn Dixie will be our reading selection as well as our spelling list. 

Reading and spelling test will be on Friday.

This week’s I CAN statements:

I can write a summary.

I can read, write, and compare/order numbers.

Weekly Special Class Schedule 9:20-10:00

Monday Music/Art
Tuesday PE
Wednesday PE
Thursday Library/CounselingMusic/Art @10:00-10:40
Friday Library (Check out/Returns)