Out of this World News April 22, 2016 From Room 7 Reading and Literacy Activities During reading workshop this week we: •Learned about the poetic devices of rhyme, alliteration, repetition and onomatopoeia and how poets use these things to create music and rhythm in their poems. Created a poetree filled with leaves that have various examples of poetic devices that we wrote ourselves. Learned about visualization in poetry. During literacy stations this week we: •Listened to Me on the Map and completed a skill follow up paper. •Read our poetry journals with a partner •Practiced our map skills using a neighborhood map Math News During our math time this week we: •Created our own pizza recipes and then made fraction pizzas following our recipes. Took a test on fractions Learned and practiced counting on in multiples of 10 on and off the decade. 4 R’s During our SEL lesson this week we learned about the ABCD method of solving conflicts. ABCD stands for: Ask, “What is the problem?” Brainstorm solutions. Choose the best solution that will be a win-win for everyone. Do it! •Read books on myON. •Wrote about a place we like to visit in Lake Zurich. Put these dates on your calendar… Sarah Adams Open House: Thursday, May 5th First Grade Musical: Wednesday, May 11th Brookfield Zoo Field Trip: Wednesday, June 1st Next Week’s word Wall Words: Contact Information: Liz.firstname.lastname@example.org 847-540-2872 1. than 2. there 3. where ABC End of the year countdown Next Thursday we will began our alphabet countdown to the end of school. A note listing each day’s activities will come home on Monday.