This week we will be reading and writing about friends.
During writing time, we will be generating ideas and writing about things we do with our friends.
Generating ideas for writing is a daunting task. Children are learning to narrow down their topics and to write unique details. Example: Writing about playing with my friend Jill is too broad of a topic, but writing about the time my friend Jill and I built a sandcastle at the beach is a "just right" topic. Your kids will then focus on writing two or three details about their narrowed down topic.
We will also have a visit with our local Firefighters this week.
We will begin Unit 3 in our EveryDay Mathematics program.