Classroom News

January 2012

MOY  Assessments (Middle of the Year)

Dibels(literacy assessment)

-alphabet recognition

-letter sounds

- making sentences

TRC (reading assessment)

-know the parts of a book

-which way to read

-read simple sentences

-know the parts of a sentence

Mclass math(math readiness)

- count to 100 in 60 seconds

-recognize numbers from 1-100 out of sequence

- tell which numbers are greater when comapring number pairs

Please work with your child at home these assessments determine their reading and math group placement. I discussed the details at report card pick up back in November. Go GREEN

New Math Work

Introducing Simple Fractions

1/2, 1/3, and i/4

Talk with students about the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Here are links to Chicago Parent Magazine Online with more great places to go.

Places to go!

Art Institute Chicago

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 2012 Drop In


Storytelling and Music


Feburary 2012

The Artist Studio Sculpture from Africa

Saturdays and Sundays

Visit their collection of African Art