Monthly Archives: November 2015

♥♥ We Have HEART! ♥♥….Please Read!

Dear 206 Families,

We have had many conversations this year about so many other people in this world that go without….without food, home, extra clothing, blankets, etc. Last month we collected food for the EBS food drive! We’d like to continue to give to others in need as we continue with our theme of generosity. With these conversations, we have created some heart goals that we’d like to fufill!

This month, we’d like to focus on 2 different groups in need…

Meals to Mexico

Through a connection to families in Mexico, we are going to give food to those who don’t have much and often miss meals. To do this project, we will be collecting donations of beans, legumes, etc. We will also make this a counting project and art project as we will count out and individually bag cups of beans/legumes to give as meals and decorate bags to give them in. We will be collecting beans and legumes over the next 2 weeks. The next time you are in the grocery store, pick up a bag or 2 in the pasta isle and send them in. We will bag our meals the 3rd week of December.

  • Pick up a bag of Grains/Rice/Legumes/Beans
  • Send them into Room 206 by Friday, December 11th
  • We’ll count out bags and decorate paper bags to personalize and send the meals in
  • I’ll deliver these these before Christmas


Rainbows to Rady’s

Another project we plan to do this month is sending a Rainbow. I have 2 friends right now who have had the unfortunate circumstance of parenting an infant with cancer. Its been eye opening to me to see their lives transform to a new daily life that has become reality as they live at Rady’s through the treatments. I was reminded again this year of how many families face this situation each year and how fortunate we are to have our health. We will be decoratng a Rainbow to send to the Cancer ward at Rady’s Hospital. This project will take some time at home to decorate your rainbow. Please let your child be as creative at they wish (feel free to use glitter, crayons, markers, stickers, paint, etc…). This will be a little way to send some love, color and personal connection to others in a great time of struggle.

  • Pick Up a Rainbow on Wednesday, December 2nd. (these will go home in folders)
  • Decorate your Rainbow anyway you’d like….cover it in color and sunshine! (the outside will be trimmed away…so focus your efforts on the rainbow, but feel free to write a message on the back).
  • Return Rainbows by Monday, December 9th.
  • We need a volunteer to drop these off at Rady’s. If you think you could help us out, please stop by and let Mrs. Miller know.


Thank you for taking the time to read this and have conversations with your child about giving! There are so many people in this world that we can help!

The past 2 months we learned about Gratitude and Generosity through our Character Education program. These all tie so well into giving to others who go without. Thank you again for sharing with others in our world and community!

As our heart goals this month include sharing meals to the hungry and smiles to the sick, we have some more ideas for the year. Please feel free to stop by if you have a connection or idea for another opportunity to share love and help with world!

Thank you again!


TK Days: Nov. 16 – 20

Welcome to Week 11! This post includes:   •Happy Thanksgiving    •Western BBQ   •Character Education   •Grandparents Day  •Thank You Conferences  •Last Week’s Color PINK   •This Week’s Curriculum   •Future Dates   •The Week Ahead

Have a Happy Thanksgiving and week off! 

Happy Thanksgiving

This week, you will all be celebrating the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving. There truly is so much to be thankful for! Mrs. Hickson and I are both so thankful for the wonderful families and the loving students in our class! We hope you have a wonderful vacation and Thanksgiving this week as you have this extra time to spend together!

Western BBQ – All are invited – Yeehaw!

The week we return from Thanksgiving vacation, the school will be having a Western Barbeque. Grill pits will be brought in for the day and meat will be prepared (vegetarian is also provided). This is an experience the school has about 2x a year. If you would like to attend this with your child, you need to return the bottom of the slip so the cafeteria knows how many to provide for. On the actual day of the event, you will join your child at dismissal time to go eat the BBQ in the lunch area. Siblings may join too and eat for an additional cost. We hope to see you all there!
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Character Education – Gratitude

Deb Marich came in last Monday to teach the kids about an important character trait that is very fitting for this month….Gratitude. She had the students play a little game where they took out an item from a bag that Deb brought in, and they explained why they were grateful for these things. The items included examples such as a house, family, food, etc.

Afterwards, the students went back to their seats to write a gratitude statement (these went home, so you may have already seen them ).

Finally, they came back to the carpet to close up the discussion and recap the understanding of Gratitude! What a great concept to understand as there is so much we have to be grateful for!


Grandparents Day!

What a great time we had at our Grandparents Day/Thanksgiving celebration! Our Room Parents planned a great event! We started our time together with a story about a little Piglet and her Granny. Next we sang the song we had been practicing for our families to show our love and appreciation…You Are My Sunshine! Next we presented beautiful picture gifts (thanks Room Moms) to the grandparents. Then the students and families went back to the tables to put together a Thanksgiving Day craft…a sweet little turkey! Finally, the students and families enjoyed some donuts and some families went to visit the Book Fair together! What a morning!

TK – You Are My Sunshine Video

Photos of Grandparents Day

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Many of our visiting grandparents gathering for a picture!
Many of our visiting grandparents gathering for a picture!
The room full of family to make our Turkey Thanksgiving craft!
The room full of family to make our Turkey Thanksgiving craft!

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Thank You! – Conferences

Thank you for you so much for taking the time to set up and to come to our conferences last week! Much time and preparation go into making that time together informative full of helpful discussion for us all. We truly appreciate any sacrifices you made to be there and for all the conversation that was shared!

This Past Week’s Color – Pink

We had another great color week! The student’s dressed in PINK on Thursday and had a yummy pink snack (mints) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness and support! To encourage the pink wear this week, we had a pink contest for the most pink of a Girl and the most pink of a boy! These kids had to get creative! Thanks for all your color participation! Check out the pictures below! The week we return will be BROWN!

PS…the pink picture this week is a “Robot Picture.” The week before the kids had requested to take a picture posing like a robot. This is the result!

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File Nov 23, 9 25 03 PMThis past week in…

  • Math – In math we continued to work on parts to 9. This involved not only counting to 9, but creating the parts that make up 9 using 2-colored counters (4 and 5, 5 and 4, 2 and 7, 7 and 2, 9 and 0, 0 and 9, etc. )
  • Interactive Writing – During this time we warmed up as usual writing our names, and practiced writing our number formation and directionality as many students write numbers backwards. Then we worked together to write the text for a “Shhhh” sign to help us as we walk in line around the campus!
  • Writing – One of the skills we reviewed in writing (more than one time this week), was the process of getting a story idea in your head to your paper…see below and try at home.
    1. First – stop to think about what you want to write about.
    2. Next – Say the sentence you want to write out loud using your hand to count the words. Use 1 finger per word…(The egg dropped on the floor – 6 fingers). Repeat saying this on your fingers…3-5 times.
    3. Then – write each word on your paper as you say it again on your fingers.
    4. Then draw a detailed picture to match your sentences.
    5. After your child gets good at this process, have them REPEAT to add another sentence to their story. Eventually they should be adding more sentences to tell what happened first, next and last.
  • Sight Word Practice: I, at, the, is, to, it, go, me
  • Letter Rr – We practiced saying this sound (not /er/, but /r/…very similar and easily confused). To write the capital, we draw a tall line down and then lift to go back to the top and make a belly half way down and then kick out. For the lower case, we make a short line down (don’t lift your pencil at the bottom), trace back up and make a hanging arm. Try this at home.
  • Art – The kids made adorable Turkey Headbands with Mrs. Hickson! Hope you enjoyed these sweet turkeys coming home!


Upcoming Events

  • Western BBQ – December 2nd
  • Winter Break – Starts…Saturday, December 19th – Sunday, January 3rd

See Calendar Dates Page on our website to see important dates for this year!

A Look at our Week Ahead

Monday – 11/30

  • Start of BROWN week!
  • Volunteers: Shiho Brenner, Phyllis Chan

Tuesday – 12/1

  • AFP Meeting at 6:30 pm
  • Volunteers: Stacy McMullan
  • Deadline for BBQ Reservations

Wednesday – 12/2

  • Western BBQ (Return reservation slip by December 1st)
  • Volunteers: Megan McGarry, Jeannie Smith, Nikki Green

Thursday – 12/3

  • Wear BROWN and have an BROWN Snack!
  • Computer Lab with Mrs. Martin
  • Lunch Only day at 11:35 pm (eat a BIG breakfast)
  • Minimum Day, whole school dismisses at 12:30pm (dismissal in 206)
  • Volunteers: Laarnie Chou, Melissa Adomeit

Friday – 12/4

  • Music with Mr. Waczek – 8:50 am
  • Volunteers: Karrie Yi, Sharon Elbaz

TK Days: Nov. 9 – 13

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Our weekly blog post is to inform you, update you and share the school world of your Transitional Kindergartner! Feel free to give feedback or ask questions.

Veteran’s Day

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday on Wednesday. Thank you to all who served or are serving for our country! Here’s a picture that I took after school one day while a student and I were waiting right outside our school! Our beautiful flag….

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Ocean of Generosity

Wow! These kids are so generous! This week the students have been adding scales to their fish to remind of all those in need! The food drive ended this week, but we are still able to contribute to All for Books! Thanks for all the donations to help those in need!

If you haven’t donated to the cause yet, (there is also a classroom contest) feel free to send in the $1, lose change, or any other amount to give books to those who go without.

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Read to Self

We are working to build our stamina in reading. We are up to 5 minutes of uninterrupted reading. We’ve created a chart on our goals (and hand motions) as we read:

  • Eyes on the book (Looking down at hands pretending to be a book)
  • Read the WHOLE time (Stretch hands apart from each other)
  • Stay in 1 spot (index fingers crossed)
  • Build your stamina (hands climbing pretend steps/stairs)

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Parent Conference Reminder

Just a reminder that parent conferences are this week. When you arrive for your scheduled conference time, please pop your head in to let us know you have arrived. Thank you in advance for making the time to meet and discuss your child’s efforts, progress and achievements!

The entire school is on Minimum Day schedule all week long. This means we will dismiss from the 206 classroom each day.

Grandparent’s Day at EBS

This Friday, EBS has its annual Grandparents Day! All Grandparents (along with any other child lovies are welcome to join in. The first grade students have a special presentation in the auditorium at 9 am.

Our own class will begin a grandparent celebration at 11:15 in Room 206. We’d love for any and all to come! A special thanks to our Room Parents for organizing the event!

This Past Week’s Color – White

We had another fun week of color (or the absence there of …for this week)! The student’s dressed in White on Thursday and had a yummy white snack (marshmallows) with Mrs. Hickson! Check out our color picture! Next week will be PINK!


PINK Note: If your child does not own any pink, please attempt to borrow a shirt from a sister/neighbor or friend to put over their clothes for Pink day! We purposely plan Pink Week during the same week of the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. We have current and past staff members that partake in the walk every year or every other year. The EBS staff often wears Pink as well on Thursday to support the cause and awareness!

This past week in…

  • Math – This week we worked on seeing, using and building number concept with 6 and 7.
  • Writing – This week we cleaned out our writing folders and chose 1 piece to publish and make better. We will share these pieces with the class this week.
  • Sight Word Practice: I, at, the, is, to, it, go, me
  • Letter Ll – We curled our tongues to make the /L/ sound. When writing this letter, we start up tall and stroke straight down for the lower case “l.” For the capital L, we similarly stroke straight down and once at the bottom line to the right. We encourage the students to write and use the lower case “l” most often unless writing a name or the beginning of a sentence.
  • Art – This week the class made scarecrows after reading the book Scaredy Crow

(Picture to follow)

Upcoming Events

  • Muffins with Mom in the Book Fair before school from 8:00 – 8:40.
  • EBS Scholastic Book Fair!!! (in addition Night Event correction…Wednesday 11/18)
  • Grandparents Day – 11/20/15 at EBS

See Calendar Dates Page on our website to see important dates for this year!

A Look at our Week Ahead

Monday – DATE

  • Start of PINK week!
  • Character Education Lesson with Deb Marich
  • Muffins with Mom (at the library) for the Book Fair from 8:00 – 8:40
  • Parent Conference Week – All School dismisses at 12:30 (dismiss in 206)
  • Volunteers: Shiho Brenner, Phyllis Chan, Saori Massey

Tuesday – DATE

  • Parent Conference Week – All School dismisses at 12:30
  • Volunteers: Stacy McMullan

Wednesday – DATE

  • Volunteers: Jeannie Smith, Megan Black, and Meeyoung Lim
  • Parent Conference Week – All School dismisses at 12:30 (dismiss in 206)
  • Evening Book Fair event at EBS….don’t forget to wear your PJ’s!

Thursday – DATE

  • Wear PINK and have an PINK Snack!
  • No computer lab this week due to Interim Assessments
  • Lunch Only day at 11:35 pm (eat a BIG breakfast)
  • Minimum Day, whole school dismisses at 12:30pm (dismissal in 206)
  • Volunteers: Kelly Murphy

Friday – DATE

  • Music with Mr. Waczek – from 11:00 – 11:30 (changed for minimum day schedule)
  • Last day of the book fair!
  • Volunteers: Karrie Yi, Monica Rashidian

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TK Days: Nov. 2 – 6

Welcome to Week 9! This post includes:  •EBS Book Fair   •Parent Teacher Conferences   •Food Drive  •Volunteer Pictures   •Run Club Milestones    •This Past Week’s Color Purple   •This Week’s Curriculum   •Future Dates   •The Week Ahead  •

Our weekly blog post is to inform you, update you and share the school world of your Transitional Kindergartner! Feel free to give feedback or ask questions.

EBS Book Fair

This upcoming week our Annual EBS Book Fair will begin! You don’t want to miss this! Our library is currently being transformed and set-up to bring in books of all sorts, sizes, and genres. Our class will get a preview time this week where we can go as a class to view and write down wish lists of books. We’d love any cleared volunteers that wish to join us as we attend on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 9:55 – 10:40 am.

Information went home Friday to share all information for this event. There will be:

  • Classroom visitation (listed above)
  • Fun Night event with prizes (November 19…see flyer for details)
  • Donate change/$1 to give books to others …”All For Books”  (see flyer and pic…and add more scales to our generosity fish!)
  • Donuts for Dad and muffins for Moms (see flyers)

The Book Fair will be open every day before and after school if you want to come at another day and time with your child.

•The Book Fair runs from Friday, November 13th – Friday, November 20th.

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Parent Teacher Conferences

Thank you all for signing up for the upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences. The conference meetings will last approximately 25 minutes. We will go over your child’s academic progress in reading, math, and writing, citizenship along with comments and questions. Thank you in advance for your time!

Food Drive

Our EBS Food Drive has brought about some great conversations with our class. We have discussed the world around us that goes without… so many daily needs. We spoke about the opportunity we have to practice generosity with other people in need.

As students bring food in (see the flyer) please have your child bring their food into the classroom rather than to the tables at the front of the school. Each child will be putting a scale on their personal generosity fish to remind us of the opportunity that we each have to help others around us.

We hope to continue adding scales in other ways this year!

Just a reminder that the Food Drive ends this Thursday, November 12th.

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Volunteer Pictures

Don’t forget to stop by the school on Tuesday morning, 11/10/15 to get your picture taken for a personalized EBS Volunteer badges.

Run Club Milestones!

One of our very own was flashing her new 100 lap ribbon for participating regularly in the before school Run Club! Give her a cheer! The EBS Run Club is every morning from 8:15 – 8:30 am. Students get to be social, while exercising and work towards prizes and milestone markers!
*If anyone else has received a 100 lap ribbon, please stop by to show me and snap a picture!

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This Past Week’s Color – Purple

We had another fun color week! The student’s dressed in PURPLE on Thursday and had a liquid snack (Gatorade)! Check out our color picture! Next week will be WHITE!

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This past week in…

  • Math – This week we started our new math concept of number 6 – 10. Continue to practice drawing and counting parts to 5 (2 and 3, 4 and 1, 5 and 0, 3 and 2….etc).
  • Sight Word Practice: I, at, the, is, to, it, go     Continue to build your sight word base to support your child’s reading.
  • Letter Dd – We practiced the /d/ sound and thought of words that make the /d/ sound. When practicing this sound, be careful not to make the /duh/ sound which includes “d” and “u” together.

Upcoming Events

  • Picture Make-Up Day (for Volunteers Badges too) on 11/10/15
  • EBS Scholastic Book Fair!!! (in addition Night Event on 11/19)
  • Grandparents Day – 11/20/15

See Calendar Dates Page on our website to see important dates for this year!

A Look at our Week Ahead

Monday – 11/9

  • Start of COLOR week!
  • Volunteers: Shiho Brenner, Phyllis Chan

Tuesday – 11/10

  • Volunteers: Stacy McMullan

Wednesday – 11/11

  • NO SCHOOL: Veteran’s Day! (Thank you to those who serve or have served)

Thursday – 11/12

  • Wear COLOR and have an COLOR Snack!
  • Book Fair Begins at EBS
  • Computer Lab with Mrs. Martin
  • Lunch Only day at 11:35 pm (eat a BIG breakfast)
  • Minimum Day, whole school dismisses at 12:30pm (dismissal in 206)
  • Volunteers: Laarnie Chou, Melissa Adomeit

Friday – 11/13

  • Music with Mr. Waczek – 8:50 am
  • 206 Book Fair Visit (feel free to join us at 9:50 am)
  • Volunteers: Karrie Yi, Sharon Elbaz

TK Days: October 26 – 30

Welcome to Week 8! This post includes:   •Super Pledge Update  •Book Worm Stickers  •206 Halloween Celebration  •Sight Words  •Fall Food Drive  •Generosity   •Scripps Ranch Farmers Market   •Volunteer Badges   • This Past Week’s Color ORANGE   •Math Graph    •This Week’s Curriculum   •Future Dates   •The Week Ahead

Our weekly blog post is to inform you, update you and share the school world of your Transitional Kindergartner! Feel free to give feedback or ask questions.

Super Pledge Update!

The Super Pledge ended this week and we got in 100% of our envelopes! Hooray! Thank you for all your participation and effort to get them all in!

BookWorm Stickers

If you are curious which stickers work well for building your bookworm at home, I’m attaching a link to show an example. You can buy these at Staples, Office Depot, Amazon, and often you can find a small pack at CVS/Walgreens in the Office Supply aisle. If you have any more questions, please let me know. (These stickers can also be used for the “Dot Cards” that were in last week’s blog for Math Practice). As you start to fill up your worm, send us a pic by emailing it to Mrs. Miller to share with the class. The kids love these and it really helps with motivation!

Dot Stickers for Book Worm

Here's an example of a bookworm that has 2 book read body parts added.

206 Halloween Celebration!

What a time we had! A HUGE thanks to all the parents that worked to create this day and all its activities! Wow…it was evident the prep work that went into this! The kids had such a great time and everything ran super smooth! Our stations included:

  • Halloween Bingo
  • Create a Witch Craft
  • Ghostly Bean Bag Toss
  • Make a Mask
  • Pin the eye on the Monster
  • And some yummy cookies and goody bags to take home!

Thank you so much…it is clear what an amazing village we have! Check out the pics below! (check out the amazing group of parents all color coordinated!)

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Sight Words

Last week I sent home a game and review list of all the words we have done so far. These words will be the glue to help support your child in their reading. We always drive our reading by meaning and what makes sense, and these little words connect the ideas. As your child begins to grow their sight word foundation, you will continue to reading progress. We started the year out with 1-sight word a week, to help students ease into the transition of school, now that we are in full swing we will shortly be adding 1-2 more words per week to help increase your child’s sight words base in support of their reading. Continue to the play “My Pile, Your Pile.” I got some good responses from some of you regarding the game. Most kids love this game and it helps their retention of the word.

I’m attaching the whole list of sight words here for those of you that want to look ahead or review on a regular basis. Don’t feel the need to rush your student, but I know some kids/parents would like to add some new words to their collection. This list will also be downloadable on the Resources Page of the website at any time. Also, this document has the words in a “sight word card” format. So if you want to print on heavier paper, you can turn these into sight word cards for the My Pile, Your Pile game.

Please let me know if you have any questions.  (we learn them in the same order as the list)

Sight Word List

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Fall Food Drive

Your child received a flyer for the school’s Fall Food Drive this week. The food drive runs from November 2 – November 13. We spoke about this a little and the kids were very interested in helping others who have less than us. Look in your pantry and cupboards and see if you have anything to bring or go purchase some items at the store. Be sure to have the conversation with your child about what you are doing and why.

Room 206 has heart! We have had a lot of conversations about generosity (see below) and hope to create some more class opportunities to understand the world around us and to give to others!  See the flyer below!

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We have definitely been talking about our Character Ed. word this month! Hopefully you’ve heard about it at home. We have worked hard (it can be a struggle when you’re 5 or almost 5 years old to give to others especially when it is giving to others before yourself). This can be done! Every time we hear of someone using generosity in our class, we highlight the moment and share how they’ve been generous! We attach this word to the motion of putting both hands up near your chest and then pushing them down to show a motion of giving. Continue to use this word in your home and praise the moments you hear generosity (ie…You let your brother go first…amazing generosity!, I just heard you say they could have the extra piece….Fantastic generosity!) – Can I tell you how amazing these kids are!!!

Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market

Did you know that EBS receives proceeds from the Scripps Ranch Farmer’s Market?? Besides this being such an amazing Farmer’s Market it is also supports our school! If you haven’t been able to check it out yet, stop by one Saturday morning. A flyer went home a week or two ago. See the link here!

Volunteers Badges/Picture Day

If you are a regular volunteer and would like and EBS Volunteer/Visitor Badge so that you don’t need a sticker each time you come in, make sure you stop in on October 10 (make up picture day) and get your photo taken!

I know I write this every week, but I just need to say again how grateful we are for all the helping hands in our class! It makes such a difference to the kids and makes such an impact on instruction!

This Past Week’s Color – Orange

We had another great color week! The student’s dressed in BLACK on Thursday and had a yummy black snack (Oreos)! Check out our color picture! Next week will be PURPLE!

Ask your child about the likely new ORANGE snack from this week…a persimmon! We tried a Jiro Persimmon and I think every child at least tried it (Woot Woot for bravery), but had the option to toss it if they didn’t like it…I think most of them liked it! Its a favorite of mine!

Persimmon Info

Math Graph

We played this game to practice graphs and to practice number recognition this week. We had some extra copies so I will be sending a copy home for you each to practice with at home. This is not required and does NOT need to be returned. Just have a good time!

Materials Needed to Play: Dice and a crayon

Objective: The first number to get to the bottom wins (you are not playing your child rather its a race agains the numbers trying to beat each other…you and your child are a team)

How to Play: Take turns rolling the dice. Whatever number is landed on, color in that rectangular box. Continue to repeat this as you take turns. The number to reach the bottom first wins! Simple and short, but a lot of fun!

See a picture of the game that will go home here!

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This past week in…

  • Math – This week we worked on finishing up Math Concept 2  and math assessments. Students practiced in partnerships building numbers to 5, counting up to 5 objects, graphing 5 and parts that make 5. Next week, we’ll transition into Concept 3, Numbers 6-10.
  • Writing Workshop – In Writer’s Workshop we highlighted two main points! We spent time learning and trying out Revision! In our beginning understanding of Revision that meant making our piece better. At this point, we spoke about what we could add to make the piece better…such as pictures, labels, words, etc. We tried to share our story with our writing partner to ask them what we could add to make the piece more clear and understandable. We also spent some time on STRETCHING words out to write what we wanted. This was a big day for many as many say…”I don’t know how to write words.” This was a great awakening for some that they could write a label or word, simply by saying the word super slow and writing down what they could hear each time. For example, one student was writing Sarah. He said, “Ssssss-arah” the first time and said he heard an “S,” so he wrote down “S.” He said the word again to hear what was next and said, “Sarrrrrrrrah.” This time he wrote down an “r.” He said he couldn’t hear anything else, so he wrote “Sr” for Sarah. We applauded this greatly  as now his writers knew who the person in his story was! Encourage your child to write (grocery lists, birthday cards, labels in pictures) by saying the sounds they hear. It takes some time and “trying and trying,” but you will see their independence in writing take off this way. Try to encourage them to stretch and jump in only if need so they don’t depend on you stretching for them.
  • Sight Word Practice: I, at, the, is, to, it, go
  • Letter Tt – This letter has one straightforward sound. It is also easier to write as it is made up of lines. We enjoyed reading our book about Tt and coming up with words we could think of that started with the /t/ sound. How many /t/ things can you find on your drive/walk home?
  • Art – Mrs. Hickson, taught the students 5 little pumpkins poem and had the students make a take-home art piece to go along with this. They brought these home on Monday! So cute!

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Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars…..

  • Picture Make-Up Day (for Volunteers Badges too) on 11/10/15
  • Panda Express Family Night Out to Support EBS on 11/12/15    Panda Express Flyer
  • EBS Scholastic Book Fair!!! (in addition…Night Event on 11/19)
  • Grandparents Day at EBS – 11/20/15

See Calendar Dates Page on our website to see important dates for this year!

A Look at our Week Ahead

Monday – 11/2

  • Start of ORANGE week!
  • Volunteers: Shiho Brenner, Phyllis Chan

Tuesday – 11/3

  • AFP Meeting at 6:30 pm
  • PLC morning meeting with TK/K teachers
  • Volunteers: Stacy McMullan

Wednesday – 11/4

  • Volunteer: Megan McGarry, Jeannie Smith

Thursday – 11/5

  • Wear PURPLE and have an PURPLE Snack!
  • Mrs. Hickson and Mrs. Miller will be present that morning.
  • Computer Lab with Mrs. Martin at 11:05 am.
  • Lunch Only day at 11:35 pm (eat a BIG breakfast)
  • Minimum Day, whole school dismisses at 12:30pm (dismissal in 206)
  • Volunteers:  Ann Tran-Lien, Kelly Murphy

Friday – 11/6

  • Music with Mr. Waczek – 8:50 am
  • Volunteers: Monica Rashidian