Welcome To Mrs. Krauss


                          W E L C O M E    TO    OUR    CLASS    PAGE!          
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                               Hope you all enjoyed the weekend!                       
               
  Looking forward to a special year of learning and working together with you and your child!    
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 THIS WEEK:   IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
                               
Monday, Jan. 14- Mass K-2

Tuesday, Jan. 15- New IXL skills sheets for Math and ELA sent home today!

Wednesday, Jan. 16- Violin


Thursday, Jan. 17-

Friday, Jan. 18- 

 
*School Supply Money ~
Please send in all money due, if you have not done so.  Thank You!
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*IXL- Students should be working on IXL skills every night, (including
weekends) for at least 10 min., as part of their daily homework.    

*New IXL Math and ELA Skills Activity sheets are usually sent home every two weeks.  Please work on new skills and practice and reinforce previous skills introduced.  Keep working
on previous skills listed until a new skills sheet is sent home.    

Math Minute Winners:  Week of Jan. 16-  Lauren / Most Improved- Ceja~Good Job! **********************************************************************
PLANNERS:
* Planners ~ Please check planners daily.  Please return the planner to school. Thank You!
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                                       IMPORTANT REMINDERS:  

*It is VERY IMPORTANT that your child knows how he/she will be dismissed from school!*
Please send in form or note stating if your child will be taking a bus (# of bus)
or if they will be a walker and will be picked up from school, 
as well as who will be picking them up!!  ​If there is a change in dismissal, please call
the office no later than 2:30 pm!! 

*IMPORTANT:  Please Note
:
If we do not receive a note or a phone call regarding a change in dismissal
procedure, your child will be sent home in their usual way.

* The "Specials Teachers and or Teacher Aides" and I will be taking turns taking
out the walkers at dismissal.

*After-School Program available* / Please send in note if your child will be attending!

* Hot Lunches:  Please sent in exact change in an envelope or Ziploc bag.
You may also purchase a "lunch card" for $20

*UNIFORMS:  Winter Uniforms and sweaters 

**HOMEWORK: Homework is assigned Monday-Thursday.
Homework assignments are found on the "Monthly Calendar", on the left  
 side of the class page.  Click on words.  Then, click on day/ date.  Homework assignment is
listed.**  Students should read and work on IXL skills daily and on the weekend.
 
*READING LOG FOLDERS: Due on the First of the Month ~ If day falls on the weekend,
return it on the next school day! Students should be reading at least 15 minutes daily
as part of their homework assignment.

MATH MINUTE:  On Wednesdays, Grades 1-5 will be working on a "math minute" activity, after Prayers. 
They will be given one minute to complete a worksheet on basic Math facts.  The student, in each class, with the most completed and correct answers, as well as the student who has shown the most improvement each week, will win a medal or certificate! 

*This Week's Class Winners:  Zoe /   Most Improved: Malaya - ~ Congratulations!   
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OUR SPECIALS SCHEDULE:
 Mondays: Art - 1:43 - 2:23 - Mrs. Fennessey
Tuesday:  Computer: 12:17-12:57- Mrs. Piazza
Wednesday:  Gym: 1:43- 2:23 - Mrs. Beihoff
Thursday:  Library - 10:10 - 10:50 -Mrs. Hissong
Friday:  Gym - 9:28 - 10:08 Mrs. Beihoff
           12:17 - 12:57 - Music - Mrs. Williams

Lunch/Recess: 11:34 - 12:14

*Children may bring a bag lunch or they may order lunch.  If ordering lunch, please
send in exact change in an envelope, labeled with child's name and order.
*Lunch Cards my also be purchased for $20.00.*

LUNCH ORDER LIST:  

Mondays: Chicken Nuggets ~ $ 2.00
Tuesdays: Hamburger ~ $ 2.00
               French Fries ~ $ 1. 50
Wednesday: Bagels ~ Plain, Butter, Cream Cheese ~ $ 2.00
                  Mac and Cheese ~ $ 2.00
Thursday:  Hot Dog or Grilled Cheese sandwich ~ $ 2.00
Friday:       Pizza ~ $ 2.00 per slice

DRINKS:  Reg. or Chocolate Milk ~ $ .50
              Apple or Orange juice ~ $ .75
              Water: $ .75

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                                        T H I S    W E E K:  
                       
                                   Jan.  14 - 18            OVERVIEW

Please note:  Plans and homework assignments are subject to change! 


RELIGION:   
                 The Sacrament of Reconciliation
                  Jesus Shows Us His Love Through His Creations

READING: Story: Finish activities for story:  Teacher's Pets 
                       
New Story: Animals Building Homes - Non- Fiction 

(Reminder: This story can be found on the Think Central Website, which includes
our reading and math series. )
  
SPELLING: Words with Ending Consonant Blends ~ 

next, end, camp, sank, sing, drink, hunt, stand, long , stamp, pond,
bring, jump, left, * young, * friend 
      
 VOCABULARY: Animals Building Homes 
shaped, branches, pond, beaks, deepest, break, hang, winding
             
PHONICS:  Long Vowel Sounds and Rules 
Consonant Blends ~ Beginning and Ending Blends
  


ELA- Nouns 
Singular and Plural Nouns  / Adding -s or -es to a base/ or root word 

MATH:
 
*Two-Digit Addition without Regrouping

Word Problems~ Addition and Subtraction ~ Identifying Clue Words and important/pertinent
 information in a word problem;  Eliminating information that is not important
 or needed to solve the word problem.  

**Introduction to Two-Digit Addition with Regrouping*

**Please note: We will be introducing this concept slowly, using manipulatives, 
videos, and other resources to help the children better understand and grasp
this concept.**

*IXL Skills
Practice: 
The students should be 
working on IXL as part of their daily homework.*  


SCIENCE: Unit on Animals 
*Classes of Animals: Mammals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, and Amphibians
*Characteristics of Each; Sorting and classifying animals in each class 
​* Animal Homes - Integrated with Story in Reading this week  

SOCIAL STUDIES: Introduction to Landforms and Bodies of Water
Focus on: mountains, hill, plain, valley, peninsula, island, ocean, lake, river, pond
glacier, volcano, 

OTHER:  Winter Theme   
             Winter Books/ Draw and Write Activities/ Poetry
             
              Jan Brett Author Study - Books and Activities 
              Martin Luther King, Jr.
              Catholic Schools’ Week Activities 
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