Kelly Hanna

shamrock News From Room 6!                        


 March 2015

 March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb!  The children are going to be very busy this month preparing for open house.  We can’t wait for spring to be here!


Dates to remember:

Open House Date: March 25th from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Spring Break March 28th- April 6th (pending any more snow days)


Themes this month:  St. Patrick’s Day

 Readers Workshop-

Reading strategies:  tapping/sounding out words (Lips the fish), using picture clues (Eagle Eye), check for understanding( check mark), choosing just right books( I-Pick), reread the sentence (Try’in Lion), skippy the frog (skip the word go back and reread), Flippy the dolphin (flip vowel sound from a short sound to a long sound), Chunky Monkey (chunk letters and sounds together), Spinner the Spider (make connections), Questioning Owl (asking questions about the text), Using Schema (background knowledge), Visualizing, Sight Word Fluency, Use Text Features (non-fiction books),  Digger the Dog (digs up main idea and details)

*new reading strategies