Tumbleweed Times Week 18

News from Ranch 25 - January 15, 2016

First Grade Happenings

In social studies we learned about Soyal. Soyal is the Winter Solstice Ceremony celebrated but the Pueblo, Zuni, and Hopi Native Americans. The students made Kachina masks to represent the masks worn by the Kachina Dancers.


In math this week we reviewed and assessed all the skills taught in Module 2.

Next Week's Curriculum Focus

3.6 Reading Theme: Review and Assessment Week


Spelling Words and Dictation Sentences:

any, boy, by, goes, friend, girl, water, string, splash, scrub, scrap, split

Little cubs get strong in the spring.

they plashed in the water.


Writing Genre: Informative

Math: Ordering and Comparing Length Measurements as Numbers

Social Studies: Winter Holidays and Traditions

Science: Plant and Animal Parts and Survival

Important Dates

  • Monthly Assembly - Friday, January 15, 8:35 AM
  • No School - Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • PTA Bingo Night - Friday, January 22, 2015, 5:30 PM
  • MAPs Testing (Language Arts) - Friday, January 22, 8:45 AM
  • MAPs Testing (Math) - Wednesday, January 27, 10:35 AM

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Mrs. Baldwin - tbaldwin@sbsd.net