Week of March 30- April 3

Dear Families,

I hope that everyone is doing well and that you and your families are safe and healthy. I hope that you are finding time to get outside and get some fresh air while keeping your distance from others. I hope you have had fun doing the activities with your child and it is giving you some time together. Please do not hesitate to ask me if you need help with anything or more ideas. Please make sure you check the iBlog and Remind for updates. Also it is very important that you have subscribed to Cotter’s iBlog.

What We are Learning This Week-

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters and sounds until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We are continuing our number journey!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

10- ten

11- eleven

Previously learned numbers-

0- zero

1- on

2- two

3- three

4- four

5- fiv

6- six

7- seven

8- eight

9- ninen

Reminders- 

*  Please subscribe to Cotter’s iBlog so you can be informed over the next couple weeks. Here is the link https://cotter.dearbornschools.org/

*Please continue to check Remind for updates and activities. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Week of March 23- 27

Dear Families,

How have you survived your first week under quarantine? I hope that everyone is doing well and that you and your families are safe and healthy. I hope that you are finding time to get outside and get some fresh air while keeping your distance from others. As we have wrapped up the first week of home activities, I hope that you are finding the activities easy to do with your child. Please do not hesitate to ask me if you need help with anything or more ideas. Please make sure you check the iBlog and Remind for updates. Also it is very important that you have subscribed to Cotter’s iBlog.

What We are Learning This Week-

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters and sounds until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We are continuing our number journey!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

8- eight

9- nine

Previously learned numbers-

0- zero

1- on

2- two

3- three

4- four

5- fiv

6- six

7- seven

Reminders- 

*  Please subscribe to Cotter’s iBlog so you can be informed over the next couple weeks. Here is the link https://cotter.dearbornschools.org/

* If you do not have access to internet, here is a link from Comcast that may be able to help you. Here is the link https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

*  Please make sure you are checking Remind every day. A document with activities for each day will be shared with you. I will also be reaching out to you a couple times a week for individual activities to do with your child.

Week of March 16- 20

Dear Families,

I know that there are so many unknowns going on right now with COVID- 19. Please know that the most important thing is keeping you and your family safe. This is a new situation for all of us so please bear with me and the district while we are figuring out how to keep your child actively learning from home. Please make sure you check the iBlog and Remind for updates. Also it is very important that you subscribe to Cotter’s iBlog. I will post some important links below under reminders. Here’s what we have going on this week.

What We are Learning This Week-

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We are continuing our number journey!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

6- six

7- seven

Previously learned numbers-

0- zero

1- on

2- two

3- three

4- four

5- five

Reminders- 

*  Please subscribe to Cotter’s iBlog so you can be informed over the next couple weeks. Here is the link https://cotter.dearbornschools.org/

* If you do not have access to internet, here is a link from Comcast that may be able to help you. Here is the link https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

*  Please make sure you are checking Remind every day. A document with activities for each day will be shared with you. I will also be reaching out to you a couple times a week for individual activities to do with your child.

Week of March 9- 13

Dear Families,

I hope that everyone enjoyed the sunny and warmer weekend! It was so nice to see the sun and spend some time outside! This year is flying by but we still have lots to accomplish and do here in our classroom.  Please continue to practice the skills we work on at school when your child comes home.  Keep building their independence to do things themselves.  They have grown so much from the beginning of the year!  Here’s what we have going on this week.

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We are continuing our number journey!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

4- four

5- five

Previously learned numbers-

0- zero

1- on

2- two

3- three

Reminders- 

*  Please dress your child for the weather.  We are going outside when the weather permits. Our weather is now up and down so please make sure your child is prepared for the varying temperatures.

* No school on Thursday March 12th. We have Parent/ Teacher Conferences. Please make sure that you arrive on time for your conference to be respectful of those that have their conference after you. Thank you.

Week of March 2- 6

Dear Families,

I hope that everyone enjoyed the long weekend and the snow days! I can only hope that this is the end of the snow until next winter! This year is flying by but we still have lots to accomplish and do here in our classroom.  Please continue to practice the skills we work on at school when your child comes home.  Keep building their independence to do things themselves.  They have grown so much from the beginning of the year!  Here’s what we have going on this week.

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We are continuing our number journey!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

2- two

3- three

Previously learned numbers-

0- zero

1- one

Reminders- 

*  Please dress your child for the weather.  We are going outside when the weather permits and it is still cold out.

*  Spring pictures are Tuesday March 3rd

* Please don’t forget to sign up for Parent/ Teacher Conferences. Conferences will be held on Thursday March 12th and 19th.

Week of February 24- 28

Dear Families,

I hope that everyone enjoyed the long break! I hope you got to relax and spend time with your families! This year is flying by but we still have lots to accomplish and do here in our classroom.  Please continue to practice the skills we work on at school when your child comes home.  Keep building their independence to do things themselves.  They have grown so much from the beginning of the year!  Here’s what we have going on this week.

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).  We have added learning our last names to the list as well.  Please help your child learn their last name along with how to spell it and writing it.

Letters-
Our letter journey has come to an end.  We will continue to review and practice the letters until the end of the year.

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willy Worm, Xx- Mr. X-Ray, Yy- Yetta Yo-yo, Zz- Zelda Zebra

Numbers-

We have started our number journey this week!   We are going to learn 1- 2 numbers a week, starting at 0 and going up to the number 20. Please work with your child on recognizing these numbers along with writing them. You can also have your child count out items for each number (quantity).

0- zero

1- one

Reminders- 

*  Please dress your child for the weather.  We are going outside when the weather permits and it is still cold out.

*  Parent Meeting Thursday February 27 at 8:00.

Week of February 10- 14

Dear Families,
We only have 2 letters left in our journey!  Even though this is the last week of letters, we will continue to practice them throughout the year.  Please continue practice with your child at home as well.  Please make sure you are continuing to dress your child for the weather since we will go outside when the weather permits!

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa). If your child can write their first name, please begin to work on their last name.

Letters-
As our letter journey comes to a close, we will learn our last 2 letters. Students will learn to identify the letters, the sound, recognize the letter in print and write the letter on their own. Please make sure you are checking the blog for updates so you can help work with your child at home. Don’t forget to practice previously learned letters.

Yy- Yettie Yo-yo

Zz- Zelda Zebra

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle, Ww- Willie Worm, Xx- Mr. X- Ray

Shapes-
We have completed our shape journey but are continuing to practice identifying and naming the various shapes we have learned.  You can read the Shape Book your child made at school with them to practice the shapes they learned, Please continue to review shapes the students have been learning. You can look around your house, outside and in books to identify the shapes learned.

Please review shapes- circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, pentagon, diamond, hexagon, star and heart.

Reminders-

We are going outside in the cold and snow.  Please make sure your child has a hat, gloves, scarf and boots.  Thank you. 

Please make sure you look at the calendar and be aware of dates and events coming up.

February 17- 21- No School- Mid- Winter Break.

Week of February 3- 7

Dear Families,
We only have 4 letters left in our journey!  Even though we are almost done with the letters, we will continue to practice them throughout the year.  Please continue practice with your child at home as well.  Please make sure you are continuing to dress your child for the weather since we will go outside when the weather permits!

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).

Letters-
As our letter journey continues, we will learn 2 more letters this week. Students will learn to identify the letters, the sound, recognize the letter in print and write the letter on their own. Please make sure you are checking the blog for updates so you can help work with your child at home. Don’t forget to practice previously learned letters.

Ww- Willie Worm

Xx- Mr. X- Ray

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano, Mm- Mimi Mouse, Nn- Nyle Noodle

Shapes-
We have completed our shape journey but are continuing to practice identifying and naming the various shapes we have learned.  You can read the Shape Book your child made at school with them to practice the shapes they learned, Please continue to review shapes the students have been learning. You can look around your house, outside and in books to identify the shapes learned.

Please review shapes- circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, pentagon, diamond, hexagon, star and heart.

Reminders-

We are going outside in the cold and snow.  Please make sure your child has a hat, gloves, scarf and boots.  Thank you. 

Please make sure you look at the calendar and be aware of dates and events coming up.

Thank you for the parents that came on the field trip and helped out! I hope you had as much on the field trip as the children did!

Week of January 27- 31

Dear Families,
We only have 6 letters left in our journey!  Even though we are almost done with the letters, we will continue to practice them throughout the year.  Please continue practice with your child at home as well.  Please make sure you are continuing to dress your child for the weather since we will go outside when the weather permits!

What We Are Learning…

Names-
We have taken the next step and begun writing our names. Please continue to practice recognizing the letters in your child’s name and the order in which they go (Rajaa- R-a-j-a-a). Remember, only the first letter in their name is a capital, all the rest are lowercase (Rajaa).

Letters-
As our letter journey continues, we will learn 2 more letters this week. Students will learn to identify the letters, the sound, recognize the letter in print and write the letter on their own. Please make sure you are checking the blog for updates so you can help work with your child at home. Don’t forget to practice previously learned letters.

Mm- Mimi Mouse

Nn- Nyle Noodle

Please review letters- Ll- Larry Lion, Ff- Fifi Fish, Ee- Edna Elephant, Hh- Hattie Horse, Tt- Tiggy Tiger, Ii- Iggy Iguana, Uu- Umbie Umbrella, Cc- Callie Cat, Oo- Ozzie Octopus, Qq- Queenie Queen, Gg- Gertie Goose, Ss- Sammy Seal, Jj- Jumping Jill, Dd- Dudley Duck, Pp= Pippa Pig, Bb- Benny Bear, Rr- Reggie Rooster, Kk- Keely Kangaroo, Aa- Andy Apple, Vv- Vinny Volcano

Shapes-
We have completed our shape journey but are continuing to practice identifying and naming the various shapes we have learned.  Please continue to review shapes the students have been learning. You can look around your house, outside and in books to identify the shapes learned.

Please review shapes- circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, pentagon, diamond, hexagon, star and heart.

Reminders-

We are going outside in the cold and snow.  Please make sure your child has a hat, gloves, scarf and boots.  Thank you. 

Please make sure you look at the calendar and be aware of dates and events coming up.

If you haven’t already, please turn in your child’s field trip permission slip for our February field trip.