Mrs. Murphy's Musings
News from Room 22 - October 31, 2014
Thank you all so much for meeting with me this week! I really enjoyed talking with all of you about your children. First grade is a truly wonderful time and I feel so lucky to share this year with all of you.
RAZ Kids Reading
I am happy to inform you that the children now have access to hundreds of eBooks using the school's subscription to Raz-Kids, www.raz-kids.com. Students can read, listen to, and even self-record reading these books. Reading-comprehension quizzes along the way show the progress that your child is making.
Your child can access assignments on a computer, tablet, or phone, by going to www.raz-kids.com/login/cmurphy84
Raz-Kids books are also available on Android and iOS devices. Go to www.raz-kids.com/mobile for details.
Follow your child's progress:
See which books your child has read, send messages, and review activity using the Parent Access area. Simply log in as your student, click the "Parents" link in the upper right, register, then follow the log-in instructions emailed to you.
TEACHER NAME: cmurphy84
No password is necessary.
Next Week's Curriculum Focus-
Essential Question: What is the problem in the story, and how does the problem get resolved? (This is a good question to ask when reading at home.)
High Frequency words: again, could, make, one, then, three
Phonemic Awareness: short u
Vocabulary Words: collapse, company, construct, entire, material
Comprehension Strategy: analyze story structure
Comprehension Skill: plot
Writing Trait: word choice
Spelling Words and Dictation Sentences:
again, could, make, one, then, three, run, fun, bug, rug, lunch, cut
The mud stuck to my leg.
Three bugs sat in the sun.
Math - Addition Strategies to 10
Science - Matter
Monday, November 3 - Morning Assembly 8:35 am
Monday, November 10 and Tuesday, November 11 - NO SCHOOL