March 27th-31st Class News

Last week: We took Spring pictures! Those should be coming in soon. Then Saturday, we had our annual auction. Thank you to everyone who came out to support our school! I hope you enjoyed yourselves!

Phonics: We will be reciting our rules and practicing them everyday. I would like you to practice with your child at home as well. We are now marking vowels. I have sent home the Special Sound charts. Special Sounds are basically sounds in a word that do not follow our usual rules. We will be circling special sounds.

Short vowel rule: If there is one vowel in word, it makes the short vowel sound and I put a smiley face on top.

Long Vowel rule: If there are two vowels in a word, the first vowel says its name and the second vowel is silent. I put a stick on top the first and cross out the second.

Numbers: We have introduced subtraction last week. They will not be tested on it quite yet. Keep practicing adding, reviewing numbers, time, the penny, the dime, the nickel, and the quarter and number words. We are now doing time when the long hand is on the 3, 6, and 12. (1:00,1:15, 1:30, 2:00, 2:15, and 2:30 etc.)

Memory Verse of the Week: We are now finished with our memory verses! They did a great job! Remember scripture is probably the best thing they could ever memorize. =)

Events: March 31st– Marble Jar Party (Superhero and Princess Day)

April 12th– Interims issued and Move-up day

April 13th– Easter parties

April 14th-21st- Easter break (NO SCHOOL)

Don’t Forget: Please don’t forget to check your child’s folder each day. I send home important information in the folders and the behavior chart/ homework chart need to be initialed everyday. Also, please check snack schedule each day to know when it is your day. The pink bag will also be sent home for your day as a reminder. Please have your child color the pictures in the homework packet each day. This Friday is our Marble Jar Party! The kids may dress up as superheroes and princesses. They must wear school shoes. This will be a party just for the kids. Don’t forget!

Homework

Monday: Please complete homework packet for Monday. Review special sound charts 6 and 7. Read pages 3-5 of “I Do Read” Book 1.

Tuesday: Please complete homework packet pages for Tuesday. Review special sounds charts 6 and 7, study time, and coins. Read pages 6-9 of “I Do Read” Book 1.

Thursday: Please complete homework packet pages for Thursday. Review special sounds charts 6 and 7, study time, and coins. Read pages 10-15 of “I Do Read” Book 1.

You con contact me at esmith@vcagators.netGod bless! Love in Christ, Erin Smith

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