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Books, BBQs, and Buddies

Books, BBQs, and Buddies

Happy Friday, everyone! READING UPDATE: Don’t miss our Family Literacy Night on October 4th! We are lucky enough to host Gary Johnston, an educational expert known for his engaging presentations for parents about how to support reading at home. Kids can snuggle up in their PJs for a cozy evening of reading and pizza in their classrooms with a teacher. This is really an event you wont want to miss, even if you have a family…

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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Happy Friday, everyone! READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are building good habits for solving hard words. Thinking of “The Little Engine That Could,” these readers are developing persistence as roll up their sleeves to tackle more challenging words and books.  Please notice that the reading log in this week’s homework lists the habits. Your second grade readers are paying attention the the craft moves authors use to make their stories come to life. They are…

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We’re hiking tomorrow!

Hi, everyone! We have three pieces of information to share with you on this lovely Monday afternoon: We are hiking tomorrow! We’re taking off up the hill behind school tomorrow morning. We’re aiming to leave the classroom around 10:15 and to return around 2:00. In order to be totally prepared for our adventure, your first or second grader needs to come to school with the following items: A backpack to carry A water bottle A…

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday, everyone! Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us last night at our Back To School Night. We really enjoyed being able to say hello and to chat about our classroom with you. If you weren’t able to join us, then don’t beat yourself up too badly – we get it, life happens. We’re sending a packet home in your child’s homework folder today with the handouts from last…

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Another wonderful week

Another wonderful week

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ Here’s a look into our week here in 1-2 Land… READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are reading more and MORE while learning to set attainable goals for their independent reading time. “I have two new books I want to try reading today so I think I’ll change my reading goal from 5 books to 4 books.” This is the type of thinking these young readers are beginning to do. We’ve added…

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