Saturday, May 17, 2014

Peek At The Week

I'm so glad the warmer weather is here, but Monday was a bit too hot!
Each week is flying by, but we are working so hard every single day!

Here are some of the things we have been working on:

In Math:
  • Used pattern blocks to create new shapes inside
  • Reviewed important vocabulary
  • Cut shapes apart to make new shapes
  • Learned that a square is a special kind of rectangle
  • Learned about rows and columns in rectangles
  • Counted squares within rectangles

In Fundations and Reading:

  • Learned new vocabulary noun and tower
  • Practiced ou, ow words on white boards
  • Pantomimed ou, ow sound words (This was fun!)
  • Played trick word relay
  • Read Aesop's Fables and Coral Reefs

In Science:
  • Began learning about fossils
  • Watched a video called All About Fossils
  • Read Fossils Tell of Long Ago and Fly Guy fossils books
  • Read more information on fossils in a packet
  • Started our sun, moon, and earth unit

In Writing/Social Studies:
  • Worked on completing our insect reports on IPads

Our field trip to The Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge is
this Monday 5/19. The students need to bring a bag lunch that is tree nut and peanut free. Thank you Mrs. Reardon and Mr. Hammond for volunteering!

Also, The Famous American Tea is Friday, June 6th! The students should have started researching their assigned famous american to complete their script by June 2nd. If you have questions or need costume ideas, please let me know. I can't wait to see them perform!

Enjoy your weekend!
-Mrs. Farrand