FIRST GRADE GAZETTE

Mrs. Froncillo, Mrs. Kovolyan, Mrs. Seadale and Ms. Periera

December Newsletter

December is a magical month in first grade! The children are exploring the many different cultures and traditions around the world including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. We continue to be impressed with the progress students are making with their reading, math, and writing and we look forward to the joyful holiday celebrations with the students this month. Warm wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a happy vacation!


Important Dates

December 8-12 Nayatt Gives Back

December 19th School Store 11am-1pm

December 22nd Town Meeting

December 24-January 5 Holiday Vacation

Social Studies & Science

First graders are enjoying many activities to explore our theme this month of Native Americans, Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving. Students are using non-fiction texts to learn about life as a Pilgrim and Native American child. We are also comparing and contrasting life now and then. Life was sure different then! In science we are continuing to "roll along" with Balance and Motion. First graders are exploring axles, spheres and inclined planes. Students have had hands-on experience with using weight to change the way a system rolls.
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