News from Room 113 March 11, 2016 A Peek at our Week Reading: We are continuing our Important Nonfiction unit and have started to notice Dates the text features authors use to help us as Mar. 25: No School readers. Mar 26-30: Spring Phonics: The kinders have been working Break hard on reading and writing silent e words. They are learning that long vowels may Reminders: look different in certain words. My AM FriendsWriting: We are loving our How To please make sure writing unit! We have been discovering there are a couple and brainstorming our own ideas for books in their writing- ideas that are meaningful and backpack for our purposeful. morning arrival Words Their Way: We are working on procedures! individuals sorts to practice specific skillsshort vowels, blends, digraphs, and long Snappy Words: (I, a, and, vowels. me, the, to, go, you, can, my, he, Math: We began our unit out 3D shades she, we, at, be, no, it, like, am, (solid shapes) and have been exploring how play, on, in, yes, did, for, see that, up, with, was, come, by, they are different from our 2D shapes from, have, if, here said) Take (flat shapes). Science: We wrapped up our Earth science some time to practice these so they know them in a “snap.” unit by identifying the four seasons and deciding what season they liked best. Next up is Life Science where we will be learning about Living and Nonliving things!