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November

 

reading

Fundations: We are reviewing tapping words and blending the sounds together. *Please practice any Fundations homework or family packets sent home.

Reading: This month in reading we are learning all about non-fiction books and the types of features we will see in them. At night for homework, try to talk to your children about non-fiction books having photographs in them and talk about what the book is teaching about.

*Please remember that if you feel comfortable reading with your child in your native language, it is OK. We encourage reading in any language as this will benefit your child greatly.

writing

Writing: During this month, we will be learning how to write information pieces. We will focus on telling and showing information instead of writing a story. You can help your child by thinking of topics for homework and naming at least three things they know about the topic.

Here are some questions to ask your child while doing writing assignments to help them become experts:

*Why do you think other people will want to learn about your topic?

*Who, what, where, when, how to places?

math

Math: This month we are learning about 2-d and 3-d shapes and working on more story problems and number facts.

*Please remember to practice your child’s addition and subtraction facts in their baggies every night for homework. This will help them solve problems more quickly.

science

Science: We are still learning about Earth and Materials. Take your child on a nature walk to observe and compare rocks.

*If you have any questions regarding your child, please don’t hesitate to ask. Thank you!

social studies

Social Studies: We are beginning to study Unit 2: New York City Over Time. They will learn about the five boroughs, jobs, and how people travel.

Art

 

 

 

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