Weekly Newsletter for 12/5/13

Stonebrae Silent Auction Hula Hoops

Dear Room 4 Families,

We had a busy week due to our shortened schedule for parent-teacher conferences. If you were unable to attend your conference, please contact me to reschedule.

The picture above are the two hula hoops that I made and donated to the Stonebrae Silent Auction this Saturday, 12/7. This event is running concurrent with the PTA pancake breakfast and our Winter Concert. You can find out more details here. The two hula hoops includes a 45 minute lesson at a grassy location that will be negotiated with the winner (when the weather is nice).

There is NO SCHOOL tomorrow. Have a great 3-day weekend!


English Language Arts

Working on: Possessive and plural nouns, parts of speech (noun, adjective, verb), long e spelling, synonyms and antonyms, writing an opinion paragraph.
Next week’s spelling words: https://graceyou.com/2nd-3-3-music-of-the-stone-age/

Currently on: Topic 9 – Adding two-digit numbers. Please review your child’s homework carefully to help them understand the concept of regrouping (trading 10 ones for 1 ten).

Current Textbook Lessons: Shuang Shuang 2.7
Things we did:

  • Learned the verbs for standing, sitting, walking, and running
  • Introduced a weather song for calendar that involves using the verbs to act out an action at the end.
  • Writing about ourselves in our “About Me” book.
  • Practiced our dictation words, different variations of reading aloud, writing, singing songs, searching for our vocabulary words in our text.

Next week’s dictation words: https://graceyou.com/dictation-week-15/


Room 4 could use some:

  • Reams of white copy paper
  • Gallon size ziplock bags
  • Boxes of tissues
  • A can of compressed air
  • An iPad 2 (the new iPad) screen protector

Have a wonderful weekend!

-Ms. You

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