About the Teacher
My Teaching Philosophy
Welcome to Mrs. Gouine's page!
Above is my favorite quote of all time. Reading is my passion. Books can take us places we will never go otherwise. They can also make us feel like we belong. My job as your child's teacher is to foster a love of reading in your children they will carry with them forever.
Please use this website as an opportunity to communicate with me and have a heads up about what goes on in our classroom! If you have any suggestions on how to improve the website PLEASE do not hesitate.
What Are We Working On?
Parents- a green Impact Aid form will be coming home Thursday night. Please check your child's book bag. This form decides how much federal money our district receives. It is important that you read and complete the form following all directions and send it in no later than FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3. There will be school-wide and classroom incentives if 100% are returned by Friday. Thanks!
Reading: This week our essential questions is: What are some messages in animal stories? The comprehension skill for this week is Theme. Students will be determining different themes represented in animal stories. Our genre for this week is folktale. Folktales are passed down from generation to generation. They are based on the traditions and beliefs of a people or region.
Language: Students will be working on common and proper nouns this week. We will also discuss abstract and concrete nouns.
Writing: This week, students will be finishing their friendly letter about a challenge they have faced in their lives and how they dealt with it.
Spelling: Students will be learning words with prefixes this week.
Social Studies: Students will enhance their understanding of Native Americans and how they use their environment to obtain food, clothing, and shelter. We will discuss the Pawnee, Kwakiutl, Inuit, Seminole, and Nez Perce in our explorations. We will be working this week on reviewing the different tribes and beginning our Social Studies project.
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