Happy December 1st!!
Back in my hometown of Michigan (a northern state in the US) there is already beautiful snow on the ground. Call me crazy but sometimes I miss it. But here in Okinawa we will just have to welcome the rainy "cool" days.
Progress reports went out today. Parents, please take a look at them & be an encouragement to your student to continue to work hard! As always, email me if you have any questions or concerns.
Here are a few things we've been learning this week in 3.1....
Math we finished up ch. 6 and took a test today. We are working on memorizing our multiplication facts & this week we learned a new game, Multiplication Squares! The kids really loved it and it works on multiplying, with a little competition thrown in there :)
In Reading we have been reviewing the strategies we've learned so far: retelling a story, visualization, making predictions and finding interesting words (expanding our vocabulary)
In Science we began our unit on animals! We learned that animals can be classified (sorted/grouped) into vertebrate -- animals with a backbone -- and invertebrates -- animals with no backbone.
A look at next week...