Weekly Newsletter for 5/5/17

Dear Room 4 Families, Happy Cinco de Mayo! Thank you for all of the kind words, cards, and gifts this week for Teacher Appreciation Week. I’ve been feeling very appreciated and grateful to have such caring families in my classroom.  We have been experimenting with mixed media for our Zentangle art, which will be displayed […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 4/28/17

Dear Room 4 Families, It was great seeing everyone at Open House this week! If you have any pictures from our Mandarin Showcase or from Open House to share, please send them to me on ClassDojo. This week in English Language Arts, we have been working on close reading and using our understandings of story […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 4/21/17

Dear Room 4 Families, I hope everyone had a great Spring Break! Our week back was so eventful. This week we have been practicing for our Mandarin Showcase performance with Room 7. Our classes are reciting the plant cycle with visuals that they have created to help explain the process. They are also singing animal […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 3/30/17

Dear Room 4 Families, There is no school tomorrow, March 31st in observance of Cesar Chavez day. This week we have been getting ready for some upcoming assessments. We will have the YCT (Youth Chinese Test) on Tuesday, April 18th. Please make sure your child is well rested and is at school on time in […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 3/24/17

Dear Room 4 Families, Today our class enjoyed an informative workshop with Aquarium of the Bay. We learned about global warming, the water cycle, and how our carbon output is affecting our local ecosystem and the world around us. We also learned about how we can reduce our carbon footprint by using less electricity and […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 3/17/17

Dear Room 4 Families, Today Rooms 4 and 7 had such a fun time at Lawrence Hall of Science! Our students are so grateful towards the generous families that have donated their time and money towards making this field trip a success. We have one more field trip in the works for May to CuriOdysey. I’ll […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 3/10/17

Dear Room 4 Families, Friday was the last day of trimester 2! We wrapped up the trimester with celebrating our opinion writing unit by making books and reading them to the class. The last trimester of 2nd grade will be spent increasing the rigor of learning to prepare your child for third grade. Next Friday, […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 3/4/17

Dear Room 4 Families, This week we settled back into our normal schedule. Your child has been working on the end of several units as Trimester 2 comes to a close next Friday. We will be going on a field trip to Lawrence Hall of Science on Friday, March 17th. Details and permission slips will […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 2/24/17

Dear Room 4 Families, This short week really flew by fast! We have been busy with preparing for assessments as our 2nd trimester of school comes to an end. We will be taking our math benchmark test next week and wrapping up our reading assessments. This week in English Language Arts we have been focusing […]

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Weekly Newsletter for 2/17/17

Dear Room 4 Families, What a fun week we had with Valentine’s Day! Thanks to all the parents who came in to volunteer and donated money and supplies for our “Love Bug” craft and cookies. Our class really enjoyed passing out Valentine’s and doing Valentine’s Day themed activities. This week in English Language Arts we […]

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