First Grade O.C. Taylor
September 28- Oct. 2
App of the Week
This week's featured app is Kids A-Z.
This is Learning A-Z's app for reading eBooks from Raz-Kids! The Raz-Kids app has been renamed and redesigned! Kids A-Z is now the app your students use to access their Raz-Kids.
Raz-Kids delivers hundreds of interactive, leveled eBooks spanning 27 levels
- 400+ eBooks and open-book eQuizzes, with new books added every month, even in Spanish!
- The motivational "Raz Rocket" gets students excited about reading and strengthens the school-to-home connection
- A winner of numerous awards, including CODiE and EDDIE Awards and a Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom
Important Dates to Remember
Your child should bring home a book this week. Please read the book with your child and sign the reading log. Also, make sure that your child brings their book to school daily.
Hallway Reading Volunteers: We will begin the week of October 12th. Your child's teacher will email you with more details.
October 6th-Spring Creek BBQ
October 7th-International Walk to School Day
October 7th-8th-Early Dismissal Days at 11:45 for k-5
O.C. Taylor has early dismissal days October 7 & 8. First Grade will use this time to have Beginning of the Year conferences to discuss your child's current reading, writing & math levels and goals. We look forward to seeing you soon.
October 15th: Dad's Watch D.O.G.S Pizza Kick-off 6:30 - 7:30 pm
What are we learning this week?
Math: Use place value to compare whole numbers up to 50 using comparative language. I can use mathematical language to compare groups of objects. I can use mathematical language to compare numbers.
Reading: I can use three kinds of thinking to stop and check the meaning of my reading.
Writing: I can describe traits of a piece of writing.
Science: I can observe, compare, describe and sort components of soil by size, texture and color.
Social Studies: I can identify characteristics of good citizenship. I can give examples of good citizens and describe the things they do.
First Grade Schedule
7:45 - 8:00 Morning Show, Circle up
8:00 - 9:00 Math
9:00-11:00 Reading/Language Arts/Humanities
12:00-12:50 Tiger Time
1:55-2:45 Specials-PE, Music, Art, Spanish
2:45 Dismissal from Specials
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