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What are we learning?

In math, we are continuing our work with place value. We are focusing on composing and decomposing numbers up to 1000, so that the students understand that numbers can be divided in different ways. For example, 410 could be 41 tens or 4 hundreds and 1 ten with our place value blocks. We are using this knowledge to add and subtract 2- and 3-digit numbers. In social studies, we will be taking a look at different holidays around the world and comparing them to our own families’ traditions. In reading, we are studying the differences between fiction and non-fiction texts, and in writing, we are writing opinions that are supported by clear reasons.

December book order

Our December book order is going home today. Orders are due by this Friday, December 6. You can order order online by clicking here. I will place the order that day so that it will arrive before the break. Let me know if you are ordering any Christmas presents and I will set those aside and contact you when they come in so your child doesn’t know!

Gingerbread houses

Please see the slip in today’s Monday folder all about our gingerbread houses! We will be making gingerbread houses the afternoon of Friday, December 20. We could use candy and parent help if you are able! This is a fun way to wrap up our holiday unit and is always a hit with the kids!

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