December 7, 2013
Letter Ii will begin on December 9th.
Letter Cc (week of December 2nd).
Reading Street: This week we read the Bear Snores On.
Question of the Week: What unique thing does a bear do in the winter?
Amazing words: sleep, cave, storm, winter, woods, blustery
High Frequency Words: we,
Learned High Frequency Words: I,
am, little, the, a, to, at, have, is, an
Comprehension Focus: realism and fantasy
are still focusing on Topic 4, which covers comparing and ordering numbers
0-10. Math vocabulary includes: more, fewer, greater, less, forward, backward,
order, and number line.
Lexia Directions: click here Lexia is a literacy based computer program that
the children have been using at school. Click on the above link to get
directions for using at home. Please take a look at the Lexia program or Cool
Sites, which is offered on the Placentino web page (side bar). These sites are
a fun way for your child to get some "extra" practice at home. ***Students
are automatically placed at the proper level and work
independently on developing their foundational reading skills. The
program provides explicit, systematic, adaptive learning on foundational
reading skills, scaffolding students as they struggle and advancing them to
higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency.