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The Exploration of the week of 04/01/2024

  1. The letter of this week was the letter “V”.
  2. We did letter “V” craft, “V” is for “Vase”.
  3. Our core word for the month of April is “Can“.
  4. We answered our two reading comprehension questions, “What book did we read?”, and “What was our core word?”.
  5. We read “The Sleepover” book from the “Core First Learning” series.
  6. Our ELA focus for the month of April is “Illustrations & Word Recognition”.
  7. Our math focus for the month of April is “Measurement & Data”, and the key concepts are “Time, Money, & Graphs”.
  8. ULS topic for the month of April is “Life Science: Plants Can Grow”.
  9. This week’s story was “Don’t Push The Button! An Easter Surprise!”. This book was written & illustrated by Bill Cotter.
  10. On Monday, we met our physical therapy specialist, Ms. LaSandra, and on Friday, we met our speech therapist, Ms. Katie Lorenz.
  11. On Monday & Thursday, we went to Music class. On Tuesday, we went to Art class, and on Wednesday and Friday, we went to the Gym.
  12. On Friday, Howe preschoolers visited our classroom and gave us “Eid AlFitr” treats. Big thank you to them and to their classroom’s staff.
  13. A friendly reminder, dear parents, it is very essential to help our children grow a love for reading. Reading every night with your child helps strengthen the relationship between both of you, as well as the love of reading. Please, continue reading to and with your child. For this week, please use the link below to listen and enjoy this week’s story with your child πŸ™‚

April 9th – 10th No School/ Eid Break

April 11th Fire Drill

April 15th CBI/Life Town

16th, 23rd, 30th Early Release Days

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The Exploration of the week of 03/18/2024

  1. The letter of this week was the letter “U”.
  2. We worked on letter “U” worksheets. We did letter “U” craft, “U” is for “ugly Fruit”.
  3. Our core word for the month of March is “You“.
  4. We answered our two reading comprehension questions, “What book did we read?”, and “What was our core word?”.
  5. We read “You Are My” book from the “Core First Learning” series.
  6. “I can compare objects and identify which is tall and short” was our math objective for the month of March.
  7. ULS topic for this month is “Earth & Space Science: Tell me about the Weather”.
  8. This week’s story was “There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover!”. The book’s author is “Lucille Colandro“.
  9. We met our physical therapy specialist, Ms. LaSandra, and our speech therapist, Ms. Katie Lorenz.
  10. We also participated in GYM, ART, & Music.
  11. On Monday, we met “Creative Project” group who read a story to us and helped us making a cat craft. Big shout and thank you “Creative Project” group. We love you πŸ™‚

As always, a friendly reminder, dear parents, it is very essential to help our children grow a love for reading. Reading every night with your child helps strengthen the relationship between both of you, as well as the love of reading. Please, continue reading to and with your child. For this week, please use the link below to listen and enjoy this week’s story with your child πŸ™‚

March 25th – 29th No School/Spring Break

April 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th Early Release Days

April 1st School opens

April 2nd Spring Picture Day

April 9th – 10th No School/ Eid Break

April 11th Fire Drill

April 15th CBI/Life Town

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Dream Dearborn Survey

Hello Everyone! The Disabilities, Research, Education, Advocacy, Movement (DREAM) organization has developed a survey to assess the quality of life of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. This survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and all responses are anonymous. In order to be eligible, you must be a parent/caregiver of a child and/or adolescent between the ages of 5-17 with an intellectual disability. We would greatly appreciate your support in our goal of improving the lives of those with disabilities. Survey Link:Β https://bit.ly/dreamqolsurvey

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The Exploration of the week of 03/011/2024

  1. The letter of this week was the letter “U”.
  2. We worked on letter “U” worksheets. We did letter “U” craft, “U” is for “ugly Fruit”.
  3. Our core word for the month of March is “You“.
  4. We answered our two reading comprehension questions, “What book did we read?”, and “What was our core word?”.
  5. We read “You” book from the “Core First Learning” series.
  6. “I can compare objects and identify which is tall and short” was our math objective for the month of March.
  7. ULS topic for this month is “Earth & Space Science: Tell me about the Weather”.
  8. This week’s story was β€œIn March I See”.
  9. We met our physical therapy specialist, Ms. LaSandra, and our occupational therapy specialist, Mr. Al.
  10. We also participated in GYM, ART, & Music.
  11. Finally, we would like to send a big thank you to Mr. Thorpe for joining our classroom today with Ms. Carmen’s kindergartners and read two stories for us. We appreciate you, Mr. Thorpe.

Core word book:

  • March 18th Guest Reader (Creative Project Group)
  • March 19th Early Release Day
  • March 20th Guest Reader (Channel 4 Reporter, Mrs. Kim Degiulio)
  • March 25th-29th No School / Spring Break
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RAMADAN MUBARAK

Β I wish all those who observe the Holy Month of Ramadan all the best for a peaceful month with your family and friends.

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The Exploration of the week of 03/04/2024

  1. The letter of this week was the letter “T”.
  2. We worked on letter “T” worksheets. We did letter “T” craft, “T” is for “Tree”.
  3. Our core word for the month of March is “You“.
  4. We answered our two reading comprehension questions, “What book did we read?”, and “What was our core word?”.
  5. We read “I Like You” book from the “Core First Learning” series.
  6. “I can compare objects and identify which is tall and short” was our math objective for the month of March.
  7. ULS topic for this month is “Earth & Space Science: Tell me about the Weather”.
  8. This week’s story was “If you give a pig a pancake”. The author is “Laura Numeroff” and the illustrator is “Felicia Bond”.
  9. We would like to send a big thank you to “Dina & Celina” from “Michael Berry Center” for joining us this Friday and reading a book to us. Dina & Celina are part of “Reading Group”.
  10. The month of March objectives are: I can identify what the character did in a familiar story. I can explore books independently! And, I can compare objects andΒ identify which is tall and short.
  11. March is reading month, and as part of “One Book, One School” theme, we will be reading “Charlotte Web” book all this month. The following is the link to the adapted version of this book. Please, use the link to read the book with your child:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ZkwQr8P6QKVhiv8C2GnqYu81winJeUjuozh2GiPh-FA/edit#slide=id.g10e57fbe3f4_1_0

As always, a friendly reminder, dear parents, it is very essential to help our children grow a love for reading. Reading every night with your child helps strengthen the relationship between both of you, as well as the love of reading. Please, continue reading to and with your child. For this week, please use the link below to listen and enjoy this week’s story with your child πŸ™‚

  • March 12th Early Release Day
  • March 12th Spring Conferences
  • March 19th Early Release Day
  • March 25th-29th No School / Spring Break

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The Exploration of the week of 02/26/2024

Although it was a short week, still it was a VERY busy one! On this week:

  1. Monday, we had a regular day. We did our morning meeting in the morning, and we reviewed our core word, “Want”, and read “Eat The Rainbow” book from the “Core First Learning” series. Before we left the school, we read “Love Monster” book.
  2. Tuesday, there was no school for the students.
  3. Wednesday, dental cleaning was done for two of our friends in our room. Also, we had an amazing and beautiful celebration of our beloved Mrs. Cheryl who is retiring. We wished her the best luck on her new journey.
  4. Thursday, we welcomed “Creative Project” group again. They helped us making bracelets.
  5. Friday, we spent the whole morning visiting “Life Town” in west Bloomfield.

Upcoming Events:

  • March 5th Early Release Day
  • March 12th Early Release Day
  • March 12th Spring Conferences
  • March 19th Early Release Day
  • March 25th-29th No School / Spring Break