Words from Mrs. Salamon
*manipulated the letters in the word “November” to create smaller words
*began making connections while reading, using post-it notes to mark the spot and jot down our text-to-self connections
*made personal connections in the book Ira Sleeps Over & Koula Lou (in library)
*word wall words of the week: really, slow, float, chicken, how, inch, rain, again, play, mail, made
*reviewed all phonics rules learned so far!
*used place value to help us add two, two-digit number using partial sums
*then learned carrying (tip: circle the number carried to help remember to add it!)
*learned two-digit subtraction with and without borrowing.
Hint: More on top, don’t stop! More on the floor, go next door and borrow ten more”
*used what we learned to help us solved two-digit number stories
*played two digit number concentration
*created a “letter lady” and sang “The letter song” to help us learn the 5 parts of a letter: heading, greeting, body, closing, signature
*wrote thank you notes (letters) to Katy Kelly, the author!
*explored liquids and used vocabulary: viscosity, opaque, transparent, translucent
*enjoyed Homeless Walk!
*explored the map, map properties, and labeled a map with Native American tribe locations
*Thanksgiving Family Turkeys are due Friday
*Please sign & return your report card envelope once you have a chance to review the contents.
*Please return the yellow form indicating if you will be here the Wednesday before Thanksgiving & if you will be eating pizza or not.
*Scholastic Book Orders due Wednesday, November 23:
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