1B Monster Mania

Learning, growing, exploring...together!

Week of April 4-8

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What are we learning in 1B?

Language Arts
  • adding important details to narrative writing
  • -oi, -oy (beginning, middle, and end of words)


Math

  • problem solving strategies
  • 2-dimensional shapes - attributes, classifying, sorting, comparing


Social Studies

  • identifying different kinds of maps
  • locate continents and countries on a map/globe
  • read a map key
  • four cardinal directions

Helpful resources for sight words

If you are interested in helping your child boost their skills with recognizing some of the most commonly used words in the books they are reading, check out some of the sites below.

Sight Word Bingo
Sight Word Booklets
Sight Word Games - Sightwords.com
Sight Word Games - Education.com

Library Days

Please remember that our library day each week is Tuesday. If your child does not have their books returned, they miss out on opportunities to check out more books. With the end of the school year fast approaching, I'd hate for kids to miss the few opportunities we have left to check out and explore new books.

Lunch and Recess Volunteers

The sign up for lunch and recess volunteers has been updated with post-spring break dates if you are interested in helping out. Remember, a background check must have been completed before you can volunteer!

1st Grade Lunch and Recess Volunteers
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Class Dojo

Thank you for the positive feedback that I have received from many of you regarding our use of Class Dojo! It has become very motivating for many students as we get to that "spring fever" time of year. We have also been using it to set goals for the week as shown in the picture above. If you have misplaced the letter I sent so you can check in on your child's progress and would like another copy, please let me know and I will get that to you as soon as possible!

Looking Ahead

Friday, April 8 - Mustang Mutual day

Friday, April 8
- Dads on Campus Campout

Monday, April 11 - PTO Meeting (6:30 in library)

Friday, April 29 - 1st and 2nd Grade Cluster Showcase

Seussical Jr at Casa Manana!

Thursday, April 14th, 8:30am-2pm

3101 West Lancaster Avenue

Fort Worth, TX

We are so excited about our upcoming field trip! More information will be coming soon about what to expect the day of the field trip and how our chaperones will be helping.