We will be celebrating Valentine's Day with the students on Tuesday. We sent home a class list so that they could address their Valentine's. If you don't have it, no worries, we can send another one! Please wait until Tuesday to send the box in as we don't really have the room to store them!
The kids are working hard on their biographies in the classroom. It is fun to watch them take a real interest in someone. We are doing all of the writing of the biography in class. The only thing you need to be working on at home is their desktop and costume. Half of the class will present on Thursday and the other half on Friday. I sent digital copies of the information for the desk top but if you need it again I can resend it!
We are almost done with Indian in the Cupboard. We have all loved this book! Throughout the book we have done a character study and how the characters and their personality affect the outcome of a situation. Our plan is to watch the movie together the Friday before our Winter Break. So we will be working super hard early next week so that we can enjoy our time on Friday!
We sent an email out earlier this week about a behavior plan change. We will continue with our positive reinforcement of Dojo points, but will include the "Three Strikes You're Out" rule. If a student receives three "Xs" in their agenda over the course of the week they will go to the Reading Room during Fun Friday. We appreciate your support at home as many students came to us the next day and said "An X at school, means an X at home". Kids do so much better when they have that school/home connection...so thank you for that!
I couldn't make a blog update without mentioning Fact Fluency! We would like the students on Conceptua Math Fact Fluency EVERY NIGHT. I have a progress chart that keeps me updated on their attempts and mastery. Please encourage them to do this at least 15 minutes every night. There is an app for this website, so it is available for devices!
As always, thank you for your continued support! If you need anything, please don't hesitate to contact us!