This week we begin the season of Advent. We will be lighting the first purple candle.There is a food drive through Dec. 14th to help those in need. This will go to the St. Vincent Depaul Society of St Jean Jugan. (the St. Bernard and Holy Family parishes.) The kindergarten and first graders are being asked the bring in stuffing and gravy.
On Wednesday, Dec. 6th there will be a fundraiser at Red Robin from 5-8pm. Enjoy an evening without cooking and helping SBS.
On Thursday, Dec. 7th, there is a dress down to help the Springfield Ronald McDonald House. A minimum $5.00 donation is appreciated.
On Friday, Dec. 8th we will attend mass for the Soleminity of the Immaculate Conception. Please join use if you can. Mass is currently scheduled for 1:15pm.
Please send students dressed in a warm jacket or coat appropriate for the outdoor temperatures. If the temperature is 32 degrees or above,the students will be gathering outside prpior to the 8:15am bell and for recess. Hats and mittens are advised so students feel comfortable outside.
This week we will spell words with the long u sound. (CVCe)
Reading: We are reading the story "Life in the Forest." The vocabulary words are: grow, food, around, find, water, under, these, eve, pecked, leaves, tubes, filled, hummingbird, bear. The skills are author's purpose and living things vs. non-living things, long e words spelled with the cvce pattern.
Math: We continue to practice math facts with sums through 10 and differences from 10. We are also beginning the chapter on Data and Graphing. This will include collecting data and using tally marks, making and reading picture graphs and bar graphs, and interpreting data.
Please do Lexia for 2 twenty minute sessions. Frequently reading will make all aspects of the curriculum easier and more enjoyable for the students.
Monday: Read decodable book # 21 "June and Mule." Write spelling words 3x each neatly.
Tuesday: Read decodable book #22 "Luke Meets Duke." Write sentences for selected spelling words and draw a picture for one of the sentences.
Wednesday: Math fact worksheet
Thursday: Study for spelling test.