Week 19: Weekly Announcements for January 8-11

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I am looking forward to seeking all the Caraway kiddos again!  I hope you all did many fun things over the break. I can’t wait to hear all about them!

We will be reviewing the rules and expectations again throughout this week.  Please remind your child about the importance of being respectful in our classroom community and an attentive listener.

This week…

Monday (1/7):  No school for students.  Teacher professional development
Tuesday (1/8):  Classes resume. Tuesday folder comes home.
Wednesday (1/9):  Library- Checkout!                       
Thursday (1/10):
Friday (1/11):  Fairytale Parade 8:10 AM. Come join us!

This week in Reading Workshop…

We will be learning about literary nonfiction – True vs. Fantasy.  We will discuss how does a reader know whether a story is true or fantasy as well as how the characters and plot are different in true stories vs. fantasy stories.

This week in Writing Workshop…

This week, we will begin learning how to write a letter.  We will discuss why we might want to write a letter, and we will learn about the different parts of a friendly letter.

This week in Math workshop…

We will wrap up our learning about equal parts and fractions.  We will observe different objects and determine if they are divided equally.  

This week in Science…

We will continue learning about the weather and the air around us.  We will observe and record the weather in our science notebooks. We will also discuss different tools scientists use to measure the weather.

This week in Social Studies…

We will begin learning about the world around us.  We will learn about maps and globes, directions, and different landforms and bodies of water.

Our Life Skill of the week is Effort! This means working hard to do one’s personal best.

That’s all for now! Have a great week!

Dates to Remember:

Jan18:  Caraway Academies begin for the 2nd semester  

Jan. 21: No School- MLK Day
Jan. 33:  Science Fair & Night
Feb. 18-19:  Student Holiday
Feb. 4:  Spring Groups Pictures
Mar. 18-22:  Spring Break

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