1. We will be doing another project with recycled materials at the end of our first week back. Please send in any type of recycled materials (boxes, food cartons, toilet paper rolls, etc.) Any time the week of January 4th! Save all those empty holiday packages :)
2. January 15 PM K will go to school from 8:40-11:30. It is an Early Release Day for the rest of the school.
The last week before break! We packed a lot in.
In literacy this week we learned /j/ in Jolly Phonics and Handwriting and did journal writing.
We also continued talking about communities. We read Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett, and then made our very own gingerbread community. We talked about what kind of things we might need in the community. The students made a market, a school, a library, roads, houses, even a massage room! We worked on our community for 2 days the students were so engaged. I loved watching them be creative and collaborate.
We used unifix cubes to practice place value and followed along with this song: