Sunday, February 17, 2019

Week of February 19th

February 18th-22nd,
Thanks so much for all of the wonderful Valentine gifts. They were very thoughtful but the best gifts are your kiddos~
We use these words to be great citizens:
GREAT
You may start seeing letters in the agenda from the GREAT acronym above. If you see a G from Great is means your child demonstrated growth today, R is demonstrating respect, E is demonstrating empathy, A is demonstrating accountability, and T is demonstrating trustworthiness.
This week is RESPECT……..
Reading: SOLs:
 2.12-Write stories, letters, and simple explanations
2.9-read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction text
Some friends are not completing their reading assignment on a nightly basis It will be logged the same as last year, and the expectation is that students read 30 minutes. Also, please have them log in two steps and place your signature beside it. On a daily basis, we should have 4 steps. The time may be broken into intervals. PLEASE SIGN READING LOGS NIGHTLY
We are working on animal stories. Last week, we focused on problem and solution. This week we will continue to work on moral of a story(lesson)


Math: WE will continue to tell time to the 5 minutes.. Please encourage your child to practice time by asking them to tell you the time on the clock. Also, use an analog and a digital clock with them. Here is a website to teach time: www.timemonsters.comNext week, we will be working on counting money to $2.00.

Social studies:Famous people: Caesar Chavez, Helen Keller(completed), Abraham Lincoln, Jackie Robinson, Susan B Anthony, Martin Luther King(completed), Christopher Columbus(completed), Thurgood Marshall, Susan B Anthony, George Washington Carver(completed), etc…. 
Homework
Do your know your power goal?
Monday no school due to President’s Day
Tuesday:, 2 steps, st math
Wednesday:2 steps; math sheet; st math
Thursday: 2 steps, review time for math test, st math
Friday: 2 steps and have a great weekend!; math checkup on time
Important Dates:
       Congratulations to Alex for being recognized at the School Board mtg last Thursday. We are so proud of you!
       Feb. 21– Kids Heart Challenge event (6:00 p.m.)
       Feb. 25 – Mar. 1– Read Across America Week
       Mar. 1– 3rdquarter interims go home
       Mar. 4 – 8– Spring Scholastic book fair
       Mar. 5– BayPort Savings Day
       Mar. 6– No students: Faculty meeting (8:30 a.m.) and clerical day/conference day

       Mar. 8– Spring GrandLunch

Friday, February 8, 2019

Week of February 11th

Mrs.Oparaji’s Team
February 11th-15th
We use these words to be great citizens:
GREAT:  Growth Respect Empathy Accountability Trustworthiness 
Reading: SOLs:
 2.12-Write stories, letters, and simple explanations
2.9-read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction text
Some friends are not completing their reading assignment on a nightly basis It will be logged the same as last year, and the expectation is that students read 30 minutes. Also, please have them log in two steps and place your signature beside it. On a daily basis, we should have 4 steps. The time may be broken into intervals. PLEASE SIGN READING LOGS NIGHTLY
We are working on animal stories. Last week, we focused on problem and solution. This week we will work on moral of a story(lesson)


Math: Telling time starts this week. Please encourage your child to practice time by asking them to tell you the time on the clock. Also, use an analog and a digital clock with them. Here is a website to teach time: www.timemonsters.com

Social studies:Famous people: Caesar Chavez, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, Jackie Robinson, Susan B Anthony, Martin Luther King(completed), Christopher Columbus(completed), Thurgood Marshall, Susan B Anthony, George Washington Carver, etc…. 
Homework
Do your know your power goal?
Monday: math sheet, 2 steps, st math
Tuesday: math sheet, 2 steps, st math
Wednesday:2 steps; math sheet; st math
Friday: 2 steps and have a great weekend!; math checkup on time
Important Dates:
       Feb. 14– Cardinal Spirit Stick competition: Kind Hearts Make Happy Hearts Day/ School Board meeting (6:00 p.m.) 
       Feb. 18– No school: Presidents Day
       Feb. 21– Kids Heart Challenge event (6:00 p.m.)
       Feb. 25 – Mar. 1– Read Across America Week
       Mar. 1– 3rdquarter interims go home
       Mar. 4 – 8– Spring Scholastic book fair
       Mar. 5– BayPort Savings Day
       Mar. 6– No students: Faculty meeting (8:30 a.m.) and clerical day/conference day
       Mar. 8– Spring GrandLunch
       Valentine List
Seniah 
Melquan 
Felicity
Oliver
McKinley
Johnnie 
Timell 
Gavin 
Ainsley 
Bo 
Nevaeh 
Bryce 
Eliana 
Isaac
Lillian 
Alex 
Maelin 
Travis 
Lucy
Sasha
Matilyn 
Deshawn
Rylee 

Caydence 

Lillian 

    Parents, please send in $2.00 to cover a drink, chips, and a treat for Valentine’s Day. We will not have a party but an extended snack.  We will be decorating bags to place our valentines in. Thank you for your support! Please send in money by 2-8-19.



Saturday, February 2, 2019

February 4th- 8th
Thanks to Ms. Beale, Ms. Wacks, Ms. Shivers, Ms. Wells, Ms. Phillips, Ms. Feliciano, Ms. Zagorodnyuk, Ms. Smith, Ms. J Distefano, Mr. and Mrs. Rattstatter for coming with us on the field trip. The kiddos had a wonderful time and learned a lot. Thanks for making this happen!

We use these words to be great citizens:
GRIT:  Gumption(initiative)Resilience( to recover quickly from difficulties),Integrity(being honest), Tenacity(persistence-never giving up)
Reading: SOLs:
 2.12-Write stories, letters, and simple explanations
2.9-read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction text
Some friends are not completing their reading assignment on a nightly basis It will be logged the same as last year, and the expectation is that students read 30 minutes. Also, please have them log in two steps and place your signature beside it. On a daily basis, we should have 4 steps. The time may be broken into intervals. PLEASE SIGN READING LOGS NIGHTLY

Math: 2- digit subtraction with regrouping:
These are some of the ways I will help the students
Different ways to teach subtraction with regrouping
With Manipulatives (hands on learners):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqmccJc1R38
Ungrouping first (slower learners):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pzf7R08mNr8
Proof Drawing (visual learners): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzGlaR6Dsy0&t=68s
Borrowing (traditional method): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzGlaR6Dsy0&t=68s

Homework
Do your know your power goal?
Monday: st math, read for 30 mins and log in 2 steps, math sheet  
Tuesday: st math, read for 30 mins and log in 2 steps, math sheet  
Wednesday : st math, read for 30 mins and log in 2 steps, math sheet
Thursday:read for 30 mins and log in two steps; ST MATH, review subtraction with regrouping for a quiz
Friday: math test

Important Dates:
·                        
·               February 5th:  Bayport Savings Day
·               February 6th:  Report Cards Issued
·               February 14th: Happy Hearts Day - Wear your hearts and Valentine's Day themed clothing
·               February 18th:  No School - President's Day



February 14th- We will have a special snack for Valentine’s Day. It will be chips, drink, cookies or cupcakes(Maybe something else…) If you could donate 2 dollars to help with the cost of the special snack, I would appreciate it. We will also exchange valentines that day as well. List of students will be attached as well. 

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Week of January 30th

Mrs.Oparaji’s Team
                           January 30th-Feb 1st
We use these words to be great citizens:
GRIT:  Gumption(initiative)Resilience( to recover quickly from difficulties),Integrity(being honest), Tenacity(persistence-never giving up)
Reading: SOLs:
 2.12-Write stories, letters, and simple explanations
2.9-read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction text
Some friends are not completing their reading assignment on a nightly basis It will be logged the same as last year, and the expectation is that students read 30 minutes. Also, please have them log in two steps and place your signature beside it. On a daily basis, we should have 4 steps. The time may be broken into intervals. PLEASE SIGN READING LOGS NIGHTLY

Math: 2- digit subtraction with regrouping:
These are some of the ways I will help the students
Different ways to teach subtraction with regrouping
With Manipulatives (hands on learners):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqmccJc1R38
Ungrouping first (slower learners):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pzf7R08mNr8
Proof Drawing (visual learners): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzGlaR6Dsy0&t=68s
Borrowing (traditional method): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzGlaR6Dsy0&t=68s

Homework
Do your know your power goal?
Monday: Teacher Work day  
Tuesday: Teacher work day
Wednesday : 2 steps; math sheet
Thursday:read for 30 mins and log in two steps; ST MATH, bring lunch for trip
Friday: Field Trip to Virginia Living Museum

  
Important Dates:
·                                 January 28th and 29th:  No School
·               February 1st:  "Go Team!" Day -Wear your favorite team jerseys and other spirit wear
·               February 5th:  Bayport Savings Day
·               February 6th:  Report Cards Issued
·               February 14th: Happy Hearts Day - Wear your hearts and Valentine's Day themed clothing

·               February 18th:  No School - President's Day