Mrs. Garthe's Fantastic First Grade
February 15, 2016
This Week's Lessons
I hope you all are enjoying a nice long Valentine's Day/President's Day weekend. This week we will be continuing on in our unit on American Contributions by learning about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as well as two important American Symbols: The White House and The Capital.Writing-Students will publish their opinion piece about why he or she would be a good candidate for president. We will also write about what makes The White House and The Capital important American Symbols.
Reading-Students will read books about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, The White House and The Capital and will practice taking notes by picking out the key details and important information.
Spelling/Phonics- Inflectional Suffix-s (likes, plays, eats, boats, swims, plants)
Sight Words- bring, everything, something, everyone
Math-Topic 10-Students will add with tens and ones. This topic introduces two-digit addition. It is important that students know addition facts through 12 at this point in the school year. Please practice both addition and subtraction facts at home.
Tues-PE, (Please return library books)
*The deadline for the Six Flags reading program is approaching. Make sure you fill out the orange form that was given out at the beginning of the school year and return it by February 24 to get your free Six Flags ticket.
February 17-Kid's Rights Program
February 18 & 19-Blanket Volunteers-5:30-8:00pm (cafeteria)
February 24-Six Flags Reading Program Deadline