8 + 5 = 7 + ____
10 + 10 = ____ + 9
9 + 5 = 7 + _____
Ask your child:
When might you need to find the missing number in real life?
We also looked back in time to the American Revolution. We learned about George Washington’s daring trip across the Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776. We read our Scholastic News article about the event and reviewed the cause and effects of the events on that cold December night.
In other reading, Mrs. DiFrancesco came in to read Simon’s Hook as part of the schoolwide Project Cornerstone program. In the story, Simon learns that teasing is similar to bait on a hook. By reacting and taking the bait, Simon ends up angry and hurt. Simon’s Grandma teaches him some strategies to avoid taking the bait to help him deal with a teasing situation in the future. Here's is the advice she gives him in the book:
We will continue to have classroom discussions on both Project Cornerstone books to help students develop stronger social skills and build a classroom community centered on kindness and consideration.