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Friday, January 1, 2016

January Letter, Themes, Events


Be sure to look for our Weekly Class News in your child's folder each Friday - all you need to know about BSLK (and more!) will be on the newsletter!  In addition, a monthly calendar will be stapled inside your child's daily folder.  REMINDER:  our team color is the same as the daily folder.

January Family Snowperson Project will come home.
New Year's Day (no school), Class/Group Pictures this month in addition to a Report Cards, MLK Holiday (students only), 100th day of school, & Sweets & Songs.

"STAR WORDS"/SIGHT WORDS SO FAR:  
     I, am, the little, to, a (earn orange rainbow piece)
     have, is, we, my, like, he, for (earn yellow piece)
     me, with, she, see, look, they, you, of (earn green piece)      
New Words for January:  they, you, of, are, that, do

LETTERS AND SOCIAL STUDIES/SCIENCE THEMES:   
  • Yy & New Year
  • Ww & Winter & Weather
  • Jj & Penguins
  • Qq & Mittens/Hot Cocoa
  • Snowmen & Snow all month
  • possibly begin Winter Animals

  • MATH:   
  • counting one-to-one (pointing to objects as we are counting them)
  • Number Poems
  • Identify & Describe 3D Shapes (cube, sphere, cone, cylinder).  Describing words:  flat sides, # of sides, vertices, # of vertices (remember "fancy" word for corners), curved/round/flat surfaces. Identify things in our world that are 3D shapes.
  • FOCUS NUMBERS:  refer to weekly Class News

BELOW ARE SOME VIDEOS WE ENJOY DURING THE 
MONTH OF JANUARY!!!  HAVE FUN!