Rebecca Grambo

What a great afternoon we had with Rebecca Grambo. She told us so many interesting things about herself. Here are the questions we asked….and her abbreviated answers.

  1. How many books have you written? 27
  2. Do you like writing? I love to write, I love to read to find out information for my non-fiction books
  3. What was the first book you ever wrote? Nature of Foxes
  4. Did you always want to be a writer? No- I was a geological engineer
  5. Are all of your books about animals? No- I also write about art, music and science
  6. Do you have any pets? 2 chinchillas, 2 parrots and a bunny- but as also had rats and wolf pups.
  7. What was your longest book? Bear book or the Wolf Book
  8. Do you like reading? Yes, I love to read
  9. What is your favourite thing about writing? Doing the research and sharing my ideas with people all over the world
  10. What is your favourite animal? I am not a fan of the ape family, but love all other animals.
  11. What is your favourite book? The Big Wolf book or Bear book

We were very excited when she told us that she would be willing to come and visit us again, and she said she would send us pictures of her animals.

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Math Test

We will be having our unit test on Addition and Subtraction to 18 on Thursday, February 10.

These are the things that your child needs to know;

add and subtract using the strategies + 1 or 0, make 10, doubles and doubles +1 (all are described on the pink note I sent home Monday)

-fact families

-equal and not equal

-finding the missing number in a number sentence

-story problems( they need to be answered with a number sentence and a word sentence)

– balancing equations

-adding 3 or more numbers

We will be reviewing all of these concepts at school this week. Our math workbooks will be coming home today and our review booklets will be coming home tomorrow. Please help your child to prepare for this assessment.

Thanks so much!