What's The Buzz
Week Of February 1st - February 5th
I can explain what a Couplet & Acrostic Poem is by listening to the technique of designing a poem & share examples with my friends.
Focus: Blends and Word Patterns
I can identify and use the following blends to help me spell new words: cr, br, dr, fr, gr, pr, wr
I can read and spell the following word patterns: _ine- fine, mine, Valentine, shine, etc. /_y- cry, try, shy, my, fry, etc.
I can change _y words by adding s, ed, & ing. Example: cries, cried, crying
I can identify Similes in poetry and write my own Simile.
I can write a Color Poem, Couplet Poem, & Acrostic Poem and explain the difference in each type of poem by sharing my poem with my class.
Focus: Ordering Numbers and Greater than & Less than
I can understand that a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones by using base-ten blocks.
I can order numbers up to 120 by greater than-less than & less than-greater than.
Essential Questions to ask your child:
How can we use hundreds, tens, and ones to determine the order of a set of numbers?
How do we know that one number is greater than or less than another number?
Focus: Good Citizenship
I can learn the characteristics of good citizenship and explain how I can be a good citizen.
I can explain why being a good citizen is a system by sharing examples with a friend.
Vocabulary we will be learning:
citizenship: being a member of and supporting one's community, state, or country
truthfulness: the characteristic of being honest or true
justice: the characteristic of being fair and just
equality: the characteristic of being equal or having the same rights
respect: how you feel about someone and how you treat others
Showing respect to someone means you act in a way that shows you care about others’ feeling and well-being.
responsibility: a duty to perform or complete a task
government: the group of people who control and make decisions for a country, state, city, etc.
participation: to contribute; to be a part of something; to be involved
Wish List -- Items to decorate our Valentine Bags
Fun Foam Hearts
Lace Heart Doilies
Please bring donated items by Monday, February 8th!!
Monday, February 1st - Friday, February 5th -- Valentine Spirit Stick Sales @ 7:30 - 7:45 a.m. & National Counselor's Week
Friday, February 5th -- Field Trip $$ is DUE & McGowen 1950's Sock Hop @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 9th -- Black History Presentation @ 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 10th -- Progress Reports Go Home
Friday, February 12th -- Valentine Class Parties (1st Grade 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 16th -- Chick-Fil-A Night (121/Custer) 4:00 p.m. - 9:0 0p.m.