My name is Brande Winstead. I am a graduate of Belhaven University. This is my fifth year at Madison Crossing Elementary. My husband, Mark, and I have three wonderful children, Tyler, Chandler, and Karlea. My hobbies are reading, painting, and boating with my family.
Winstead’s Weekly Word
December 10 - 14, 2012
Theme: Fables/Gingerbread Man
Spelling Words: want also show around *rain train drain cupcake wet dry *word family (brain, plain, etc.)
Math Skills: Plane Shapes & 3-D Shapes/Making Polygons/Subtraction facts -8 and -9
Language/Phonics Skills: Review compound words & Long Vowel patterns
Homework: Study the spelling words and subtraction facts every night. **We will begin reading assessments this week. Your child may or may not have a book-in-a-bag. If one is sent home, please return it the next day.
Homework: Comprehension review/Math and Skills review
· Our class Christmas party is Thursday, December 20th, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. All parents are welcome to attend.
· We will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 21st.
· Please read the attached notes about our Christmas party and an upcoming field trip.
· Thank you for helping to make our Gingerbread Unit a success! We have had lots of fun reading our many letters and tracking the Gingerbread Man throughout the United States! J