Saturday, October 9, 2010

Weekly Newsletter #9


October 11-15, 2010

From Mrs. Hicks' desk…

I will begin scheduling conferences so that we may discuss the progress your child has made this first nine weeks of school. A letter will be sent home with times available for us to meet. I look forward to meeting with you!


This Weeks' Focus


Language Arts

Our Sight Words this week are:

have, is


We will read Armadillo's Orange for our Scott Foresman Unit 2 story this week. This unit focuses on habitats, their characteristics and the animals that live there. We will also begin our study of pumpkins, their life cycle and the many ways we use them.


Amazing Words for this week:

armadillo, burrow, tortoise,

rattlesnake, grubs, insects


Don't forget to wear black and white on Friday!


Our colors this week are black and white.

We will:

* make an ABC pattern using fall foam stickers

* practice recognizing coins and their amounts * practice place value and counting by tens

*practice measurement of everyday items

Important Dates!

October 15th: Fall Carnival

October 25th: Fifties Day

November 11: Veteran's Day (no school)


Field Trip

What a wonderful trip to Tate Farms! The kids had so much fun playing on the new playground, petting the animals and, of course, the hay ride! I hope you are all enjoying your pumpkins-make sure to check my website, I have posted photos of the kids with their own pumpkin-so cute!


Thank you to all the parents who came to chaperone, I couldn't have done it without you! I think you all made some new friends, too! If you are on the Wait List, you will have first priority for our next trip. J



All written homework is due on Friday.

1. Practice reading Sight Words.

2. Read Family Times magazine.

3. Complete 4 Day Homework Page.

4. Practice CVC Reading Page.


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