Tumbleweed Times Week 19

News from Ranch 25 - January 22, 2016

First Grade Happenings

In math this week we stared a new module: Ordering and Comparing Length Measurements as Numbers. We started by campaign the length of objects to each other. then we move on to measuring objects using centimeter cubes. You can read more about this whole unit at this link: Eureka Math Tips for Parents. You can also more specifics at these links: Math News: Grade 1, Module 3, Topic A & Math News: Grade 1, Module 3, Topic B.


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Next Week's Curriculum Focus

4.1 Reading Theme: Teammates

Essential Question: Which parts of the story help you predict what is going to happen next? (This is a good question to ask when reading with your child.)

Comprehension Skill: Make Predictions

High Frequency Words: any, boy, by, goes, friend, girl, water

Phonemic Awareness: Long vowel "a" spelled with ai and ay

Vocabulary Words: encourage, friendship, relationship, rely, suggest, borrow, trip

Spelling Words and Dictation Sentences:

across, carry, eight, once, saw, upon, walked, mail, rain, chain, play, day

Today the mail came late.

I waited all day to play the drums.

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

  • PTA Bingo Night - Friday, January 22, 2015, 5:30 PM
  • MAPs Testing (math) - Wednesday, January 27, 10:35 AM
  • K-1st Family Science Night - Wednesday, February 3, 5:30-6:30 PM
  • Digital Dash - Friday, February 5,
  • Monthly Assembly - Friday, February 12, 8:35 AM

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Mrs. Baldwin - tbaldwin@sbsd.net