Friday, 10 October 2014

Bienvenidos a South America!

We had a great start to October in 2.1! Here is what we learned this week:

In Phonics we worked on Long A words and on making words.  In Reading, we learned to look for smaller words that we already know to help us know how to read big words.  We were also very excited to start Word Work in our Daily 5 time.  The students had lots of fun playing different word games with our Word Wall and Spelling words.  In Bible, we learned about the birth of Jesus and how He is the only one that is able to save us from our sins.  In Writing, we worked on personal narratives.  I am very excited to read what the students have written about their life!  For our Math time, we continued to work on Subtraction and Addition and learned some shortcuts to help us do harder problems.  For Social Studies, we continued our study of South America.  We even had a visitor from Colombia come in to share with us!  We have also learned many new Spanish words this week which has been a fun activity for us!

Some announcements for this upcoming week:

1. There is NO SCHOOL on MONDAY, OCTOBER 13th.  Enjoy the extra day off! :)

2. Our Spelling Words for next week are: why, fire, wild, Bible, try, bright, mind, life, Friday, skylight, mild, kind, story, could

3. Our Bible Memory Verse for next week: "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy. It is for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you. He is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:10-11

3. We will be having our Unit 2 Math test on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15th.

Praying everyone has a safe and blessed weekend despite the bad weather!

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