Mrs. Salamon’s Stuff
January 17-19 & 23-27, 2012
Reading and Writing
*played R-controlled vowel Bingo
*reviewed suffixes & sang “I’m a little suffix”
*introduced fact (something that can be proven) & opinions (feelings or thoughts)
*began our mini-unit on Fables by reading: The Hare and the Tortoise, The Rooster and the Fox, & The Fox and the Crane
*started filling in our Fables Chart to compare and track!
*began our measurement unit!
*reviewed measuring using a ruler by going to the "0" (not always the edge of the ruler)
*used pasta, blocks, and paperclips as non-standard units of measurement
*compared inches and centimeters by using Hershey’s bar chunks & M&M’s to see the size differences
*Enjoyed read alouds of How Long or How Wide & How Much is a Foot?
*measured with rulers and tape measures
Social Studies & Science
*enjoyed our fieldtrip to the National Air & Space Museum to see The Wright Brother’s Puppet Show!
*visited Thailand in our World Family Presentation!
*wrote “Water Droplet Stories” telling of the journeys a drop of water can take through the water cycle
*created dragon masks for the Chinese New Year
*Please refer to the note sent home as to which food item to bring 100 of, for our 100th day trail mix!
*January Reading Logs due Wednesday, Feb 1!
*Parent Teacher Conferences are Friday, February 3.
*Professional Development Day Monday, February 6 – No school for students.
*We welcome Ms. Jessica Rogers as our Student Teacher from American University! She will be with us until April 20!