For the Week of: Sept. 19 - 23
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22nd - Homecoming Parade in Wanamaker 5:30 - 7:00 PM
23rd - Acton Fun Run PTO Fundraiser
30th - Scholastic Book Order Due!
30th - Kelsay Farms Field Trip Money and Permission Slip Due!
4th - PTO Meeting 6:30-8:00 PM
5th-6th Parent Teacher Conferences
7th - Vision Screenings
7th - Fall Celebration Parties 3:00-3:45 PM
10th-20th Fall Break
26th - BW3 (County Line Rd) PTO Fundraiser (All Day)
27th - Kelsay Farms Field Trip - more info to come!
28th - Fall Picture Retakes
31st - November 4th Scholastic Book Fair
Field Trip Info Coming Soon!
On Monday, September 19th please look for your child's first Field Trip Form in his/her blue folder.
Who: 1st Grade Students and Teachers
What: Dairy Farm Field Trip
When: Thursday, October 27th
Where: Kelsay Farms in Whiteland, IN
Why: To give students a first-hand look at a modern milking parlor, free stall barns and other dairy facilities. Students will have an opportunity to observe cows getting milked, eating, drinking, exercising and spending time in their natural environments. Students will also be exposed to dairy foods and the importance of consuming three servings of dairy every day.
To visit their website: http://www.kelsayfarms.com/index-1.html
Related Arts Schedule for Sept. 19 - Sept. 23
Wednesday: (Rotating Day) P.E. - wear your gym shoes!
Thursday: P.E. - wear your gym shoes!
Next Week's Reading
- Cubs in a Hut
- The Pigs, the Wolf, and the Mud
Comprehension Skill: Character, Setting, and Events
Comprehension Strategy: Make and Confirm Predictions
High Frequency Words: could, live, one, then, three
Oral Vocabulary Words: shelter, materials, collapsed, furious, refused
Standards: 1.RF.3.2, 1.RF.4.2, 1.RF.4.4, 1.RF.4.6, 1.RL.4.1, 1.RN.2.2
Singular and Plural Nouns: Children will decide whether to add -s or -es to make a noun plural.
- Singular nouns name one person, place, or thing.
- Plural nouns name more than one person, place, or thing.
Apostrophe with Contractions: Children will learn common contractions.
- Contraction - two words made shorter by placing an apostrophe where letters have been omitted.
Math - Unit 3: Number Stories
Lesson 3.1- Parts-and-Total Number Stories: Children use diagrams and number models to represent and solve parts-and-total situations.
Lesson 3.2- Number Story Strategies: Children represent number stories with number models and solve them.
Lesson 3.3- Exploring Counting, Matching Pairs, and Ordering by Length: Children count a large collection of objects. They informally explore doubles facts and direct length comparison.
Lesson 3.4- Birds in a Tree:
Day 1: Children solve an open response problem about representing a number story.
Day 2: The class discusses selected pictures and number models from Day 1, and revise their work.
Standards: 1.CA.1, 1.CA.2, 1.CA.4, 1.NS.1, 1.NS.4, 1.M.1
Science - Unit 5 Plant and Animal Needs
Big Idea: Living things interact with one another and with their physical environment.
Lesson 1: What Do Plants Need?
Lesson 2: Why Do Plants Grow?
Lesson 3: What Do Animals Need?
Lesson 4: How Do Plants and Animals Need One Another?
Lesson 5: Where Do Plants and Animals Live?
Lesson 6: How Are Animal Shelters Alike and Different?
Standards: 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.4.2, 1.4.3
Social Studies - Unit 4 All About Work
This week we will continue Chapter 4 “All About Work.”
- understand what money is and why it is important to save it.
- understand the difference between a need and a want.
- understand what work is and the different kinds of work people do.
- understand that goods are made, bought, and traded.
Standards: 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.5, 1.4.6