Dr. Knowlton's Class Update
January 11-15, 2016
I am so excited to embark on the second half of the school year, and looking forward to great things from your children! Oh, and yes, that's me (2 years old) in the picture! (laughing) Please send in baby pictures for our new family bulletin board in the hallway!
Fun Class Photographs
Class updates will be posted every Sunday
This week in First Grade
Everyday Math Lessons 5.3-5.5 (Relations: Greater Than, Less Than, and Equal to, Explorations: Exploring Area, Weight, and Counting, Animal Weights)
This week's phonics lessons include: combination ur, combination ir, soft c, and digraph ow. There will be a spelling test on Friday as well as a Phonics Assessment:
me, little, run, title, thing, will, take, shell, she's, one, looking, two (spelling city.com Spelling List 13)
This week, we will focus on main idea and details for the anchor text: Let's Go to the Moon
We will be learning about Benjamin Franklin this week.
How We Expres Ourselves is our new IB unit. We will be focusing on how historical figures expressed their ideas, feelings, and beliefs to create change.
This week we will begin focusing on opinion writing, We will begin with a pre test.
IB Word of the Week:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No School)
Monday, January 25, 2016
PTA General Meeting (Primary Campus Media Center)