*Learning focus this week:
Math: Teen numbers- creating teen numbers in different ways, introducing 2D shapes, measuring with gingerbread men, partner games using dice/counting skills
Reading: Daily 5 choices, reading groups, Gingerbread stories unit & special activities, Letterland blends- "Ck" and "Ng," reviewing sight words, segmenting words, beginning sounds, other holiday stories
Writing: Opinion writing- "My favorite gingerbread story," and "My family celebrates ____holiday"
Social Studies: Continuing "Celebrations" unit- learning about different celebrations (This week: Las Posadas, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Eid/Ramadan)