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April News


Spring, spring is coming soon,

Grass is green, and flowers bloom,

Birds returning from the south,

Bees are buzzing all about,

Leaves are budding everywhere,

Spring, spring is finally here!


Here are SOME of the things we will be doing and learning about this month.


Relgion-Our focus will be on -Jesus the light of the World, what it means to receive the light of Christ and to be a peacemaker, the choices we make can show our love for God, Jesus's teachings about God's forgiveness, that God is ALWAYS ready to forgive us, we will learn more about the Sacrament of Penance, and the importance of forgiving others.

Phonics-We will continue to learn about -r controlled vowels, initial and final blends, high frequency words, digraphs, and compound words.

Math-I will introduce two digit addition without regrouping, measurement using non-standard units of measurement, inches on a ruler and we will compare lengths of objects.  We will also learn about temperature and how to read the temperature on a thermometer.

Reading/English/Handwriting-This month we will learn about adding -ed and -ing to the end of words, high freuency words, Author's purpose, r controlled vowels, verbs for past and future, fact and opinion, contractions, comparative endings -er and est, drawing conclusions, consonant pattern dge, and we will continue to work on our writing skills focusing on letter formation and neatness

Science/Social Studies-We will learn about weather and weather words, Recycling and plant life and Mother Theresa.


Dates to Remember

April 2   NO SCHOOL Easter Monday

5    Mass 9:15

13    Report Cards Sent Home

14    Family Dance

16    Report Cards due back

20    Earth Day - Free Dress Down

23  Spring Vacation Begins

Have an Awesome Month!

Love,  Mrs. Allen