Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Dictionaries, Summaries, and Comparing Numbers!!

Greetings Friends! Joe got our day started with the Sandwiches song, ball behind the back greeting, and the teeny weeny double clothespin game. Well done Joe! In word study we reviewed our spelling rule, silent e, and how silent e changes short vowel sounds, and makes them long ("say their name")!! We practiced rhyme, phonics, and used our dictionaries to look up words! In writing workshop we worked with a wonderful story called Too Many Tamales to do some prewriting for tomorrow! Students listened to how Maria's family made tamales for their Christmas celebration, and how she's forced into a difficult confession about her mother's diamond ring. We used our story maps to help connect with the story, and will use our prewriting from today, to write our summaries tomorrow! Nice!!
In math, we reviewed place value with base 10 blocks and talked about the greater than (>), less than (<), and equal sign (=) to compare 3 digit numbers. Annie and Moby (brain pop) helped us remember to look at the digit in the highest place first when comparing numbers to help us with our thinking. After some practice it was time to get to work! After math Brady lead another super math meeting with money counting, calendar, weather graphing, and counting the days in school! Well done Brady! According to Brady, on a scale of 1-5 (5 being pretty great) it was another 5!! Way to go friends! Tomorrow is Wednesday, PE, sneakers please!

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