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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.

http://www.chicagoparent.com/museums

http://www.chicagoparent.com/picks/9-best-indoor-play-places-in-chicago

http://www.chicagoparent.com/topic/arts-culture

Places to go!

Art Institute Chicago

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 2012 Drop In

10:30-2:00

Storytelling and Music

 

Feburary 2012

The Artist Studio Sculpture from Africa

Saturdays and Sundays

Visit their collection of African Art

 

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