January 14, 2011 – FRIDAY LETTER
The books used to highlight the character development and talking bubble books include Caldecott Honor Medal Books: Knuffle Bunny, The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems.
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- We explored the use of symbols to compare quantities.
- We discovered a different way to set up a number sentence.
- We found patterns on number lines.
- New math terms include: ‘minus’, ’plus’, ‘equals’.
To prepare for Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday we discussed peace in action and using peaceful words. Our K-2 Prayer Service highlighted his commitment to Peace. We read “The Sneetches” by Dr Seuss and discussed fair and unfair rules and kind vs unkind words.
“It was a really hard life trying to get people to be nice and to have Peace” Sydney
Happy Birthday Dr King!
“I Have A Dream” Speech here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbUtL_0vAJk
“Recycle Runway” is planned for this evening, January 17, 2011 at 6:00 PM.
There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 17, 2011 to celebrate Dr. King’s Birthday.