December Happenings

Unit of Inquiry: Form and Function

Through integration of reading and writing non-fiction books, we have been studying animals and plants. Currently, we are focused on form and exploring the following questions… How are plants and animals like others of the same kind? How are plants and animals like their parents?

Mathematics: Story Problems

We are exploring different strategies for solving addition and subtraction story problems. We use acting it out and visualizing to figure out if the story is about having more or less. This helps us decide if it is an addition problem or a subtraction problem. Below are some strategies we have learned to use, named after the student who showed us that strategy.

Art Walking Houses

Friday December 7th, our class will be bringing home an art project that they worked on with Mrs. Hobbs in art. They built houses out of a large cardboard box. Please be prepared to bring home a large “Walking House” on Friday.

December Events

Monday Dec. 3: ASA starts

Friday Dec. 7: PSA Popcorn Day, Art Houses go home

Monday Dec. 10: Library

Thursday Dec. 13: Polar Express Party- wear your pajamas to school

Friday Dec. 14: Early Dismissal at 11:30am

Winter Holidays Dec. 17-Jan. 6

School Resumes Jan. 7

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