Friday, October 31, 2014

Peek At The Week

Happy Halloween! We had a great week! I hope everyone has a fun and safe night!

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

In Math:
·         Began Topic 4 on working with equal groups
·        Learned repeated addition (ex:4+4+4=12)
·        Learned about arrays to make equal rows and columns
·        Solved word problems using repeated addition
·        Halloween math with adding and skip counting

In Fundations and Reading

·        Practiced trick words using gel boards
·        Finished Unit 4
·        Learned 5 syllable rules to break words apart in Unit 5
·        Learned a new vocabulary word disrupt
·        Used Drawing Pad to make words on the iPad and mark the words
·        My groups read A Halloween Rhyme and we looked for rhyming words, nouns, verbs, and adjectives. We even wrote our own group Halloween poem. It was fun!
In Science:

·        Read and completed a tree booklet and read Are Trees Alive?
·        Read Tess’s Tree and Maple Trees before observing and sketching 3 types of leaves and seeds we find in Burlington. (Maple, Oak, and Pine)
·        Read aloud A Tree is Nice and made a list of why trees are great!
·        Went for a tree walk with Miss P and our iPads to examine and take pictures of parts. We’ll make an electronic book next week with the pictures!
·        Went over the study guide for next Friday’s tree test. Please help your child study!

In Writing:

We wrote creative spooky stories about a haunted house! They were good!

It’s been a busy week! We had fun showing our adjective pumpkins for the Vocbulary Parade today!
Have a great weekend!

-Mrs. Farrand :)