Tumbleweed Times Week 21
News from Ranch 25 - February 5, 2016
First Grade Happenings
In math this week we worked on collecting, sorting, and organizing data. We also worked on answering questions about the data collected. You can read more about this week's lessons at the following link: Math News: Grade 1, Module 3, Topic D.
100th Day of School
Our Time Keeper, Amelia bundled 10 tens to make 100.
100 is 1 hundred, 0 tens, and 0 ones.
We counted the days until we got to 100.
Digital Dash - GO Baldwin's Bucking Broncos!!
Everyone had a great time at the Digital Dash! A great big THANK YOU to all the parents who helped to get our class ready (t-shirts, blue hair, etc.) AND who helped tally as we ran. Check out our pictures below. I hope we raised lots of money for our wonderful Discovery Labs.
President Reports Due Friday, February 12th
Students may enhance their oral reports by bringing in photos of the president, making a poster, or dressing up. However, this is completely optional! This is most student's first oral report and we want to make it a low-key and enjoyable as possible. Thanks for your help with this hopefully fun assignment.
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Valentine's Exchange on Friday, February 12th
Next Week's Curriculum Focus
4.3 Reading Theme: Helping the Community
Essential Question: What are the most important parts of beginning, middle, and end of the story? (This is a good question to ask when reading with your child.)
Comprehension Skill: Retell
High Frequency Words: better, buy, change, move
Phonemic Awareness: Long vowel "o" spelled o, ow,, and oa
Vocabulary Words: accomplish, agree, argue, attempt, goal, difficult, ripe
Spelling Words and Dictation Sentences:
buy, move, better, change, low, row, flow, no, go, boat, coat, snowman
Coach shows us how to throw.
They can row an old boat.
Writing Genre: Informative
Math: Place Value, Comparison, Addition and Subtraction to 40
Social Studies: Where People Live
Science: Sound, Light, and Communication
- Monthly Assembly - Friday, February 12, 8:35 AM
- President Reports Due - Friday, February 12
- Valentine Exchange - Friday, February 12
- No School - February 15-19, President's Week
- Box Tops Due - February 26
- Parent-Teacher Conferences - March 7-11
- Legoland Field Trip - Wednesday, March 16