Christa Mrs. Fenton’s Class
Elementary Nov. 29, 2011
The basal story this week is “Splish,
We are working on solving word problems
Splash, Animal Baths”. The skills we are
using addition and subtraction. We will
working on include Compare/Contrast,
continue with subtracting larger numbers, and
Cause/Effect, linking verbs, using quotation
subtracting with regrouping. The children will
marks, capitalization, and verb tenses.
continue to have the timed addition and
subtraction tests twice each week.
We are working on writing letters. Each
child has a Pen Pal from Connecticut. The
children have written a first letter of
PTO Meeting- Tuesday, December 6
This week’s AR requirement will be test on
1 small book, or 1 chapter book. Children
should read at least 20 minutes each day.
Second grade play-Tuesday, Dec. 13 6 pm-
“The Grinch That Stole Christmas”
Core Knowledge Our class will shop at the Candy Cane Lane on
We are finishing up our Water Cycle Unit. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Children may bring money to
This week we studied clouds. Our retest on buy gifts for family and friends. Thank you to
the Water Cycle will be on Wednesday. the parents who volunteered to help our class
In Social Studies we will be studying U.S. Show and Tell Dec. 14
History. We will start with the Civil War.
Important people the children will learn
about include Harriet Tubman, Harriet
Beecher Stowe, Clara Barton, Abraham
Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee.