Room 3 News

Mrs. McCarthy

Week of February 8th, 2016

Our Valentine's Day Party is Friday at 1:30. If your child would like to give valentines, please make sure they give one to each child in the class. Here are the class names:

Andrew, Annalise, Ari, Brandon, David, Davis, Desi, Eli, Emma, Jack, Layla, Luke, Lupita, Marvyn, Nevinh, Paloma, Reef, Sky, Sylvie, Victoria

Language Arts

Comprehension Skill: Retell -When readers retell information from a story, they use their own words to tell what they learned.

Comprehension Strategy: Reread - When readers reread, they go back to read all or parts of the story again to make sure they understand it. Parent Information Info español

Phonics: Words with long o (-o, -oa, -oe, -ow)

Spelling Words: buy, move, better, change, low, row, flow, no, go, boat, coat, snowman

Dictation: Coach shows us how to throw. They can row an old boat.

Grammar: Go and Do: Go and Do are action verbs

High Frequency Words: better, buy, change, move, difficult, ripe

Robust Vocabulary: agree, argue, accomplish, attempt, goal

Eureka Math

In Module 2, Topic C, students are learning to strategize to solve word problems and solve equivalent problems. Parent Information


*In addition to the unit on "organisms," first grade is beginning a NASA unit on satellites. This unit will last several weeks. Do you have any information on satellites? Send it our way.

If you are interested in exploring more about satellites with your child, go here.

Students will work in teams to design satellites on Wed.

All organisms have external parts that they can use to capture and convey information to help them survive and grow.