this is my first time to have a pen pal, and I think by using this intimate way to connect with another person is really interesting and unique. I had some very precious memories.
We worked on constructing a paragraph with all the necessary elements
We read through some first grade level words and talked about how they could be used in a sentence. We also watched some videos about things to look out for when reading a story (fiction vs. nonfiction, who what when where why).
We worked on conversions between ounces, pounds, and tons.
We read a few chapters of a book together and reflected on the author's purpose in diction.