N-1/Mrs. Elizabeth Pellettiere

Welcome to our little corner of the world!
Last week, on our Lenten journey, the children learned that Jesus wants us to follow in His footsteps. We can follow in His footsteps by listening to His message of love and kindness. The children made kindness pledges  to friends and family that they promised to keep. This week, we will learn that Jesus taught many people to pray. In the art center, we will make "praying hands" and list all of the people we love. 



Some important considerations:

Kindly refer to the handout given out at the Orientation regarding Valet safety rules. 

Gym is every Monday. Please wear sneakers! 

Next week our number work  will include adding quantity to the number 7 on our number line.

We hope you are enjoying our class mitten book. Don't forget to return it the very next school day so another family can enjoy it.

Show and Tell is on Wednesday. Kindly send in something that begins with the letter O.





 

Special Reminders For The Month Of March:
Friday, March 22nd-School Closed for Professional Day.
Wednesday, March 27th-Half Day of School. All children will be dismissed at 11:00 from the front school doors. 

**On Tuesday, March 19th, we will honor beloved St. Joseph. We will prepare a special table for the earthly father of Jesus. The children will make a lovely decoration and I will share my own family's traditions with the children.


Themes for the month of  March:
March Themes:
Week One-Ash Wednesday/Lent Begins/Dr. Seuss Week
Week Two-Welcome Spring-Wind/St. Patrick's Day
Week Three- Welcome Spring Time/St. Joseph's Day
Week Four-Transportation





Next week the
children will:
*learn about the holy Lenten season. We will learn about the love of Jesus!
*make praying hands that hold all of the people we love.
*learn about beloved St. Joseph.
*decorate our letter O with an octopus. We will count and add eight  squiggly tentacles.
*add quantity to number 7 on our number line.
*welcome the first day of Spring with a beautiful banner.
*plant grass and sunflower seeds.
*take down all of our winter decorations.
*play with colorful playdough, sand, water and rice.
*remember to say our prayers and to thank God for each new day.
*play games that will teach us how to recognize letters.
*practice counting using one to one correspondence.
*practice cutting with scissors.
*count, sort and classify.
*practice sharing and taking turns.
*practice walking on a line.

*practice using language to express ourselves.
*Have lots of fun!

God Bless,

Ms. Pellettiere
epellettiere7211@ndsnet.org

Teacher's Prayer
Lord, please help me to strengthen their voices,
bodies and minds,
to express their feelings and to guide them gently,
to explore what's near,
and venture afar, but
most important to love who they are.
~~Anonymous

 




 



If you are curious about the NYS Standards, you may pursue them at:

http://www.engageny.org/resource/new-york-state-p-12-common-core-learning-standards



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