Mrs. Deborah Vinciguerra

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Our Schedule
1A
Monday-Library
Tuesday-Technology and Spanish
Wednesday- Art
Thursday-Music and Skills
Friday- Physical Education(Gym)


Important Announcements:

***Update***

Mrs. Filiberto and I have realized that the Math books are very heavy for some of the children to carry each day in their backpack.  We have decided, for now, to pull the math homework sheet each night until the book begins to shrink.  I hope this does not cause any confusion for you or your children.  Thank you once again for your cooperation.




Math

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This week we will review math concepts; addition, subtraction, and signs.  We will work on a new strategy called counting on.

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We will begin our Journey's series this week by introducing students to their workbook and reader. This week we begin with Unit 1, Chapter 1.  We will use two full weeks to fully understand the procedures and routine to decoding, blending, writing, and comprehension. Our first spelling test will be Friday, September 21st. 
Our essential question this week is: What is important about being a friend?.  Our phonics skill this week is words with short /a/; consonants n, d, p, and f.
Our story will be "What is a Pal?" Our comprehension skill is Main Idea. The grammar skill is identifying Nouns, and writing will be labeling.


 Science


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This week the students will visit the science lab.  We will learn all about lab safety.


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Students must bring a snack, lunch and  drinks for the school day , in a labeled lunch box. If you are purchasing lunch, please label the coupon with your child's name and be sure to circle the choice. Please put the coupon in your child's lunch bag and put the lunch bag in their folder.  If your child attends aftercare please send an extra snack labeled Aftercare.  
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Dismissal Procedures:
If your child attends aftercare regularly please write a note indicating the days he or she will attend. 
If there is a change in your dismissal procedure please send a note explaining how he or she will get home. 
 ex : car rider/ school bus


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All supplies of crayons , tissues and baby wipes are community property and will need to be replenished during the school year.  

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Remember to pray with your child everyday.  We pray in class for our family and friends.  I encourage you to attend mass with your child on Sunday.