September 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Volume 2 - Issue 9
Bottles to Books Primary School
Based on Biblical Principles
Academics: Your children are having so much fun learning new things each day. We will be teaching common core state standards in language arts and math. Math: adding practice, count-up Strategy, subtraction same number rule, how to use a calculator, tallying by hand, abacus figuring, rote counting, number line counting, counting by two’s, fives, and tens, practice telling time, and practice the multiplication table. We practice greater and lesser than concept and symbols < >. We will introduce time tables in the future. We will continue with ones; tens; hundreds; thousand’s, ten thousand's, hundred thousand's, and millions place value, and more. We will learn the days of the week and months of the year, the alphabet upper and lower case letters, blends, shapes, colors and numbers in English and Spanish. We will learn to write (trace) letters; our names, recite scripture; level reading books; sight words spelling and more!
Science Experiment: Study about dinosaurs via encyclopedias, videos and a nature walk. Create our own dinosaur fossils.
New Book Arrival: The Earth Book, by Todd Parr; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?, and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin Jr., and Eric Carle. Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar; The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse; Mister Seahorse; The Very Busy Spider; Th Grouchy Ladybug, by Eric Carle.
States and Capitals:We working on mastering all 50 states and capitals. We are also introducing and familiarizing them with the 44 Presidents of the United States. We discussi the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance. Coins,the denominations and presidents.
Religion: Bible stories: I Samuel and learning our scriptures, praise and worship, and prayer are an important part of our curriculum. Focus scripture is: 2 Timothy 1:7 "For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but give us power, love and self-discipline."
Tips and Reminder: Please donate large construction paper, Elmer's clear glue, paper towels, tissue for our little noses, Lysol wipes, and paper or plastic cups and plates. Thank you in advance. Please help your child be responsible by returning their homework folder every Thursday after summertime break. Thanks.
Note: Uniforms worn Monday - Thursday. No opened toed shoes admitted on the school grounds for safety reasons. Homework folders will resume on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Upcoming or Past Events: Graduation ceremonies for Kyron Cunningham and Abel Nelson. School Uniforms are on sale now, and children will resume wearing them on September 5.
We Skip Kindergarten!
Contact me if you have any questions or comments, firstname.lastname@example.org.