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January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Let's welcome the New Year

 and give a great big cheer

for all the new adventures

 2018 will bring this year!

 

 

January brings winter weather and Artic Animals are fascinating to learn about and they love the cold! With the cold weather we will become Winter Weather Watchers and observe how changes in temperature creates snow, ice or rain. We will check the temperature daily and  chart and graph the results throughout the month. It is also a perfect time to introduce the science concept of liquid, solid and gas. Students will test with snow, ice and water. We will also incorporate math with Volume and Measurement by freezing an melting a variety of liquids. It truelly is the time of year for fun winter experiements!

We begin the new calendar year with the math unit of telling 'Time'. The students will practice telling time on the hour and half hour. This unit also includes the months of the year and seasons.

Computer class begins with Mrs. Litch. She will introduce basic computer skills and educational games. It is a favorite addition to the curriculum for the New Year.

Aritic animals and winter words will be used in creative writing. The students have a strong interest in writing and illustrating and having an interesting topic makes it interesting. A favorite ending to the activity is reading and showing their work. Their friends are their biggest fans!

 In religion we learn and read about the Heroes in the Bible...the followers who loved and taught about Jesus. The character trait is Orderliness. The chipmunk teaches about working neatly and keeping our belongings organized. A tricky task this time of year with all of the winter clothes!

A special thank you for your participation and generosity to the Giving Tree of hats and mittens to the Front Door Program. They were very appreciative and it made a difference to children in need. As our class patron St. Therese practiced...'Do small things with great love'. The students will learn bout St. Therese during Catholic School Week.

As we begin 2018, our class will continue to learn, grow and explore! We look foward to many new experiences together! Your support and dedication in volunteering to the class provides enrichment which they all benefit from! Best wishes of good health and happines in the New Year!