Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter
Week of January 20-23, 2015
Monday, January 19: MLK Holiday, No School
Friday, January 23: Report Cards Go Home
Friday, January 23: VRE Spirit Day - Wear a hat!
Monday, January 26: Return Report Cards Signed
Friday, February 6: Star Saver's Bank
Tuesday, February 10: 1st Grade Musical Performance, 6:30pm
Thursday, February 12: Apex Fun Run
Friday, February 20: PBL Parent Meeting in VRE Library, 8:15am
Friday, February 27: Spring Carnival
Reading: We will complete Daily 5 rotations and Ms. Schaum will continue to meet with guided reading groups! During read alouds we will be focusing on making connections and sequence of events during retelling.
Writing: We will begin to write personal narratives retelling something we have done. We will use circle maps and flow maps to help us organize our thoughts.
Math: We will be practicing our addition and subtraction skills - making them as quick and automatic as possible.
Science: We will continue to study rocks and minerals by doing hands on observations and experiments.
Social Studies: We will launch a new PBL!
PBL: We will launch our Researching Famous African Americans PBL for Black History Month (the month of February).
Nut Free Classroom
Reminders and Announcements
9:15 Snack/Restroom Break
9:30 Science/Social Studies
11:40 Silent Reading
12:00 Writer's Workshop
12:30 Daily 5 Rotations/C.A.F.E.
2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack
Library Day: Monday 9:30am