What a great week we've had in room 22 ! Thank you to all of the parents who took the time out of their busy schedules to meet with me. I look forward to meeting with the rest of you after Thanksgiving break.
Thank you for your patience with our new classroom website. The site is brand-new and very much under construction. I felt a sense of urgency in creating this site in planning for our upcoming "Random Acts of Kindness" project that will kick off after Thanksgiving. For a sneak peak, click here.
This week we began our very exciting unit about native americans. Our focus this week was on the two main tribes that lived in New York State: Iroquois and Algonkians. The students enjoyed learning about their way of life, heritage, dwellings, and roles of people in the tribe. The children are very excited to work on their collaborative longhouse projects on Monday, November 21st. Thank you to all of our parent volunteers!
This week we had our first 100% Homework Club celebration. 15 students turned in 100% of their homework for the first marking period. I am so proud! We celebrated with an ice cream party during lunch on Tuesday.
In math the class took a quiz on two digit by two digit multiplication. Quiz grades have been posted to PowerSchool. Don't forget to have your child work on their math facts each night. These skills are embedded is everything we do this year!
This week in writing we focused on our RACER responses. This acronym is used in formulating short and long responses to literature we read in class. The class has done a really nice job with this.
We also started our third ELA skills rotation. During this rotation, students will be working on cause and effect.
Next week is a short week. No spelling list will be assigned. I wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family. Feel free to leave questions or comments below in the comment feed!
- Mrs. Kusche