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Dearborn Public Schools

Week of 11-12-18

Dear Families,

I hope this message finds you well and warm! I can’t believe next week is a two day week and Thanksgiving already! This year is flying by, but time flies when you have such a wonderful class to work with every day. I am one lucky teacher who is so thankful for her students. Have a wonderful week and I’ll update you if there are any changes or additions to our plans!

Next week, I would like to share a “Friendsgiving” meal with our class and the other kindergarten and first grade classes for Thanksgiving. we will be lining the hallway with tablecloths and having ONE LONG table to share this meal with the K/1st grade classes 🙂  I will be bringing in pumpkin bread to share with the kids and we will eat pizza and spend some time appreciating our friends in the class 🙂 We will line the long hallway with tablecloths and make one LONG dinner  table of friends 🙂  Though this meal is not a “party”, If you would like to share this moment with us, I would LOVE to extend the invitation to parents in our classroom to join us. It’s so sweet watching the students relax and spend time enjoying each other and being grateful for our friendships. If you would like to help us with our meal, please check out our sign up genius to either send in paper goods, food items or a dollar towards pizza. We THANK you in advance for your support!

I’ll be creating a signup genius and be posting it ASAP. Please be on the look out for this blog post.

Important Dates and Information:

*Next week: We only have school for two days of school due to Thanksgiving break!

*Friendsgiving: Tuesday, November 20th 2:00pm

*Homework:. A new packet came home yesterday along with a new math game! This week in math we will be working on new lessons and we are almost done with module 1! I am so proud of all the progress our class has made working with numbers from 0-10.

*Popcorn: This Friday we have popcorn sales so bring those quarters! 

*Library check out: Your child visited the library again today. Please make sure that your child’s book is in their backpack next Monday night ready to be returned this next morning. Any lost or damaged books front he DuVall library will need to be replace by the individual child’s family. Thank you for helping your child become a responsible penguin!

*Reading Packs: Thank you for sending them back every day and spending about 10-15 minutes a night on the letters/words you find in there. This will help your child SO much reviewing their personal bags each night! Those students who had books sent home last week, make sure they are in there this week because they will be switched for one to two more this week! Woohoo these students rock!

Letter(s) of the week: This week we will be reviewing all previous letters

Words of the Week: This week we will be reviewing all sight words taught thus far

Review words: I, can, see, the, to, like, look, at, come, and,a,we, go, in, he, my, is, has, for, are

*Science: Unit on Climate and Weather

*Social Studies: Begin New Unit on Needs and Wants. We enjoyed discussing the difference between the two and sorting them! If your child has more pictures for us to sort and discuss we’d LOVE to work with them this week as well. THANK YOU in advance for your hard work and support!

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