Cuddly kittens, soothing goldfish, energetic puppies all
animals have a special role to play in young
While learning about animals in our
Finny, Feathery, Furry Friends Unit, the students
*Learn categories what animals live on a farm
and in the wild
*Compare large animals to small ones
*Answer what animals are domestic animals and
make good pets
Kindergarten students will kick off February in
super fashion as we celebrate
the 100th day of school! Now
that we are 100 days smarter,
we will be focusing more on
numbers to 100, addition, and
sight words. February is also
national dental health month,
and we will be learning about dental hygiene.
Kindergarten students are anxious for our
upcoming Valentine’s Day party. We LOVE to
celebrate with our friends! The kindergarten
team is also looking forward to meeting with
parents on our upcoming conference day. We
hope to see you there!
Even though February is a short month, first
grade students will be very busy! In reading
and guided reading we will be continuing to
work on retelling a story, making sure to
include all important details. Parents can help
by working on this at home with the books
your child brings home
to read. Keep your
eyes open for
information about the
In math, the students will be learning about
place value: ones, tens and even hundreds.
We will also be comparing numbers using
greater than (>) and less than (<).
In social studies, we will be discussing topics
such as the role of the president, prominent
Americans and sources of historical
information such as the constitution.
The second half of second grade brings many
more exciting learning opportunities! We will
continue to practice the basic facts
of addition and subtraction as we move
onto other math concepts.
A large number of students are
refining their reading skills and have begun to read
and enjoy chapter books.
Cursive writing has
started! Please look for review sheets to be included
with your child’s homework.
How will you survive and thrive this winter? Second
graders will begin their study of the Arctic Circle.
They will discover how animals and people survive in
a much harsher climate and environment than the
one in which we live. Students will also learn how
Balto, a sled dog, helped save many people in this
polar region from diphtheria.
Spectacular and Interesting Book
Projects are being shared in third
grade, as we kick-off the second
half of our school year! Students
will continue to read great books
and share a new project for each month to
demonstrate their knowledge of the book, as well as
showcase their creativity!
Third grade students continue multiplication concepts
and facts through 10. Parents, thank you for the
support you lend at home in helping your child learn