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Scholastic Book Orders

Class Code - Q8XDY


To order books:
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•Enter our one-time Class Activation Code: Q8XDY
•Shop and submit your child's book order.

Growth Mindset Video

This is a great video to watch:

The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceno at TEDxManhattanBeach


Abigail Ehrhorn


Daily Schedule

  • 8:30-8:45 Morning Meeting

  • 8:45-10:00 Reading Workshop/Academy

  • 10:00-10:15 Snack/Recess

  • 10:15-11:00 Phonics Workshop/ Spelling/ Handwriting

  • 11:00-12:00 Writing Workshop

  • 12:00-12:45 Lunch

  • 12:45-1:45 Math Talk and Math Workshop

  • 1:45-2:30 Social Studies/SEL/Art/PE

  • 2:30-2:42 Read Aloud/Dismissal (Wed 1:42)

  • Reading 20 minutes a day.

  • Reading Calendar sent home the beginning of each month/due back the end of the month.

  • Math Games sent home-keep and practice.

Star of the Week
  • Assigned week to be the Star-student gets to have special jobs and bring in items from home.

  • The Friday before your child will get a mini poster in their Friday Folder to complete at home.

  • On Monday of the Star of the Week, please bring:

    • Mini poster and 3-4 photos

    • ONE favorite item from home (examples: a stuffed animal, trophy, toy)

    • A favorite book to share with the class.

  • Schedule coming soon!

What is Workshop?
  • Workshop routines and structure are kept simple and predictable. 

  • Explicit strategies are taught through a mini-lesson (which is a short teacher-led lesson).

  • Children learn predictable language (for example, “Today I am going to teach you…”).

  • Active engagement- send off to read/write/problem solve.

  • Independent practice/small group or 1:1 conferring.

  • Come back to share/wrap up.

Reading Workshop
  • Our goal is to create fluent readers with a lifelong love of reading.

  • We will build up our reading stamina to 20 minutes of independent reading daily. 

  • Thoughtful discussions around reading- compare and contrast, analyze, make connections and learn to think critically while reading.

  • The year includes a variety of fiction and nonfiction.

  • Keep reading aloud to your child!

Writing Workshop
  • Focus on process- planning, strategy, elaboration and revision- not on the finished product

  • How-to, narrative, nonfiction, opinion and fiction units.

  • Focus on independence and individualized attention in small group or 1:1 conferences.

  • Spelling- students need to know “snap words” and spelling patterns to help with unknown words.

Math Workshop
  • Units on number sense, addition, subtraction, place value, geometry, measurement/time and graphs.

  • Focus on understanding, problem solving and communicating mathematical thinking with others.

  • Math talks, mini lesson, guided practice.

  • Online program- Prodigy and other games.

  • Numeral handwriting and skip counting/patterns.

Important Dates

August 9 - First Day of School

August 11 - Back to School Night 6pm

August 25 - Picture Day

September 6 - No School (Labor Day)



Mystery Reader

Sign-ups coming soon!


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Conferences will be over Zoom.

Sign-ups coming soon!