Mrs. Goulding's Classroom

Newsletter Archives

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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...

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...

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...

What are we learning?

We are about to begin learning place value so that we have a solid foundation for adding and subtracting larger numbers over the next few months. In reading and writing, we are working on the parts of a non-fiction text and how to write a compare-and-contrast...

November book order

Our November book order is going home today. Orders are due by Friday, November 8. You can order by turning in the paper order form or by ordering online by clicking here.

Parent-teacher conferences

Conference slips are going home in the Monday folder on November 12.  When scheduling your conference, I used the date and time preferences you gave me at our Open House in September. I also worked with other teachers to schedule back-to-back conferences if you have...

Read-in and pajama day

We are having our first read-in of the year this Wednesday, November 6. It will also be Pajama Day, but remember to bring shoes that are appropriate for PE and recess! Please see the notice in the Monday folder for more info about this fun day!

What are we learning?

We are wrapping up our first math unit on basic facts (although we will keep practicing these all year long), and we are moving into adding and subtracting with larger numbers. In reading and writing, we will continue looking at the parts of a story, and also focus on...

October book order

Our October book order is going home today. Orders are due by Thursday, October 10. You can order by turning in the paper order form or by ordering online by clicking here.

Fall birthday party

We will be celebrating all September, October, and November birthdays on Friday, October 18. If your child has a birthday during one of these months, and you would like to bring in treats, please let me know!