Thursday, September 15, 2016

Week of September 19 - 23, 2016

Week of September 19-23

Here’s a peek at next week!

Phonics Family Words: green, brown, trip, from, cry, drone, treat, bread, crate, price, grape, drinkPhonics- r blend
Reading: Daily 5 implementation with emphasis on asking and answering questions about details in texts. What is the difference between thin and thick questions? Reading strategy – “Chunky Monkey”
Guided Reading books will be coming home this week! Please be sure your child reads his/her book the night it comes home and returns it the next morning in their bag. Thank you!
L.Arts: Sentence level context clues for meanings of words and phrases.
Writing Workshop: Personal Narratives - How can I revise my work? How do I get my work ready to be published?
Math: Numeration: Place Value (Patterns within 100) Making ten bundles, +1 and -1, what comes before and after a certain number?
Social Studies: What is a tall tale? Johnny Appleseed and Davy Crocket

1. Study Phonics Family words! 
2. Read your “Book in a Bag” – Return the day after you take it home
3. Practice your "Lightning Words"
4.  Math Value of Digit
5. READ!

Thank you for supporting our very first stem project! The kids loved planning and building their structures. We have quite a few future architects!

Book Fair
         Thank you for supporting our school and especially our classroom library!  I appreciate the very GENEROUS donations of books that were donated for us to read in our classroom. Thank you!!

iMom Breakfast
Please join us for this school year’s first iMom breakfast, a special time for moms to connect with their children and spend one-on-one time discussing issues around character development and growth. iMom breakfasts are also a great way to get connected with the Rocky Branch community.
What:              iMom Breakfast
Who:               Moms and their kindergarten, first, and second grade students
When:             Monday, October 3rd from 7:20am to 8:00am
Where:            Rocky Branch Elementary School cafeteria
Topic:             I Can Attitude

You may order breakfast from Chick-fil-A for you and/or your child. It will be ready and waiting when you arrive the morning of the event. Each Chick-fil-A breakfast will include your choice of a chicken biscuit or chicken minis, orange juice, and coffee for adults for $3.50. Children may also purchase breakfast from the Rocky Branch cafeteria. School breakfasts will be charged to the student’s school meal account.

7:15-7:20 a.m.      Parents check in at the front office
7:20-7:25 a.m.      Parents and children pick up their breakfast orders in the cafeteria
7:25-7:50 a.m.      iMom program and discussion
7:50-7:55 a.m.      Students dismissed to classes
7:50-8:00 a.m.      Summary with parents and door prizes; parents sign out at the front office

 Upcoming Events
First Grade Parent Breakfast - Sept. 22nd
Hearing and Vision Screening - Sept. 22nd
Picture Orders Due – Sept. 22nd
Picture Make-Up Day – Sept. 27th
RBES Night at Zaxby’s – October 3rd
End of 1st 9 weeks - October 7th
Fall Break – October 10th
DA$H – October 21st
Book Character Fair (Students and Staff) – October 28th

Have a great weekend!

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