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Weekly News March 13

In A-11 this week ..

* we learned four new trick words - other, about, our, friend

* had daily board work where we continue to work with five sounds 

* we continue to work with r control words - sorted pictures and labeled 

* we played Vowel Team Bingo

* during writing we started our expert books 

* during reading we learned about photographs verus illustrations and hunted through Weekly Readers to find both types

* we learned how to take a picture walk when we read nonfiction texts- students worked with partners while they looked at a photograph and wrote down facts they learned about their photograph that they could prove

*we started looking at the patterns of the sunrise - ask your child was is happening each day

* during trick word dailies we played Pig, Spin a Trick Word, traced a picture, and played tic-tac-toe