CAMPBAKERSummit ElementaryOconomowoc, WI262-560-8300, x 8335September 7, 20 12Volume 1, Issue 1This week, we played lots of games as welearned each other’s names. We put intoplace our classroom routines, like MorningMeeting and Calendar Time. We played aTop-It game in Math, discussed time andour class schedule, and introduced ourpattern blocks. We played Number Pop-Up,counted by 1s and 10s, and played NumberSqueeze on the number line.Mrs. Baker’s News1 st Week a HUGE success!Song of the WeekMrs. Baker(To the tune of: BINGO)There is a teacher who likes me so.Mrs. Baker is her name-o.B-A-K-E-RB-A-K-E-RB-A-K-E-RMrs. Baker thinks I’m neat-o!(notice the “er” sisters in Mrs. Baker’s name)We read The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister.We made our own fish, which are displayedon our “O-FISH-ally First Graders” bulletinboard. We talked about how we are alldifferent, with different likes and looks, butwe’re all in this “school” together!We had a lot of fun at Recess Rodeo. Welearned how to use all of the equipment. Weplayed so many fun games, including ToiletTag, Everybody’s It Tag, Sleeping Tiger, and5 (the 1 st Grade version of 500). Ask yourchild about his/her favorite game at recessrodeo!Mrs. Baker doing “A-Tooty-Ta” with the class.Scholastic Book OrdersScholastic Book Orders are due bySeptember 21 st . Note that this is a datechange!! If you have any questions, I will behappy to address Scholastic Book Orders atour Parent Information Night!
Mrs. Baker’s Classroom Newsletter Page 2Next WeekNext week, we will write our Hopes &Dreams, begin our Reading and WritingWorkshops, and start our spelling sortreview from last year. We will play aPenny-Dice math game, explore ourshape templates, and play more “get toknow you” games.Upcoming EventsFriday, September 14Lunch with TeacherPlease send in your child’s completed summerreading sheet, or a note detailing his/hergoals and if they were reached, so your childmay participate in lunch with last year’steacher.Husky Moon HowlAt 6:30, join us on the playground fors’mores, campfire songs, and MORE at CampLearn-a-Lot!Reminders to Students Bring in a healthy snack everyday, and a water bottle. No more Recess Rodeo nextweek, so you can leave thesunscreen and hats at home!Parent Information NightClassroom Parent Information NightTuesday, September 18 th , at 6:30. Wehope to see you there!Reminders to ParentsYour child should bring in ahealthy snack every day. Also, itis typical for first graders to behungry and tired as they get backinto the “swing” of school everyday. Make sure to get plenty ofrest and eat a healthy breakfasteach morning!Hopes and DreamsWe will have your child’s Hopes and Dreamsposted for Parent Information Night, and will bereferring to them often throughout the year!