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Week of November 9th - November 13th
Focus: Literary Nonfiction & Main Idea
I can identify the main idea by listening to Literary Nonfiction.
Literary Nonfiction is text that is written in a narrative/fiction structure that provides true information.
Example: Biography and Autobiography
I can identify the main idea by explaining supporting details.
The Main Idea is what the author wants you to understand the most.
The main idea is _________.
A supporting detail is _______.
Focus: Pronouns and Continue 5 Jobs of "e" & Compound Words
I can identify a pronoun and explain to my neighbor what noun it takes the place of.
Examples of Pronouns: he, she, we, me, I, them, they, etc.
Focus: Editing and Revising
Continue: I can explain what edit and revise means by telling a friend.
I can write sentences by using correct capitalization, adjectives, and punctuation. I will use editing marks to evaluate my writing.
Focus: Problem Solving & Doubles +1 & -1
New Concepts: Doubles plus 1 & Doubles minus 1
I can use a doubles fact to help me solve problems by explaining my how I solved the problem to my partner.
5+ 4= 9 I knew 5+5=10 and then I subtracted 1
6+7= 13 I knew 6+6=12 and then I added 1 more
Continue: I can solve addition and subtraction problems with a missing number (unknown part) by using a number line and a part-part whole mat.
*Thinking Patterns that Students are Learning to Help them Solve the Problems: SWA- Some Went Away ( Subtraction), SSM- Some and Some More (Addition), Part Unknown (Missing Part- Addition & Subtraction), and Bigger/Smaller/Difference (Subtraction)
Social Studies: Veterans Day on November 11th
I can learn new information about Veterans Day by explaining what Veterans Day is & why it is celebrated each year.
Continue: I can observe, compare, describe, and sort components of soil by size, texture, & color. I will explain my learning with a friend. I will record new information about SOIL is my science notebook.
Please join PTA if you haven't already!
The Samaritan Inn
Donation Items for 1st Grade -- Ziploc baggies, Dixie cups, paper plates, & paper lunch sacks
50 Box Tops earns a spirit stick!
Monday, November 9th -- Turkey Homework went home
Tuesday, November 10th -- Mavs In Motion @ 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday, November 11th -- Veterans Day
Thursday, November 12th -- Mavs In Motion @ 7:30 am. & Book Fair begins
Friday, November 13th -- Movie Night
Monday, November 16th - Friday, November 20th -- Book Fair
Tuesday, November 17th -- Thanksgiving Meal served in the Cafeteria (1st Grade Lunch Time @ 10:45 a.m.)
Wednesday, November 18th -- Progress Reports Go Home
Friday, November 20th -- Mav Fan Jam @ 8:15 a.m. & Mav Dad Lunch (1st Grade Lunch Time @ 10:45 a.m.)
Monday, November 23rd - Friday, November 27th -- NO SCHOOL -- Thanksgiving Break