Mrs. Leotaud's Leopards
1st Grade Newsletter Feb 1-5
Valentine's Day Party 2/12, 1:15 to 2:15
Valentine Cards, we have 17 students in our class. Our Valentine party is Feb 12th, 1:15 to 2:15 and you are all welcome to join us. No need to worry about a Valentine bag or box, we will decorate white bags that have already been donated to our classroom.
For the party we will be doing the following:
- Valentine Bingo
- Craft - Valentine Card
- Candy Heart Race
- Pass the Ladybug
We are in need of the following items for the party:
- Candy Hearts
- Snack Size Baggies
- Valentine Stickers or any other decorations to decorate their card
We will need a parent volunteer for each game.
Also, please feel free to send in a special snack for your child!
Feb 1 - 12 Valentine Spirit Sales 7:30 - 7:45
Feb 5 - 100th Day of School
McGowen Dance 6:00 - 8:00pm
I will be working the dance from 6:15 to 6:45, hope to see you there!
Feb 12 - Classroom Valentine's Party - 1st Grade 1:15 - 2:15
** Balloons are not allowed in the building due to fire code regualtions
Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA)
Please ask them these questions after reading:
* Retell the story, Beginning, Middle & End, use the characters names.
* How do you connect to the story or what does it make you think of?
Please, please make sure your child is reading every night!
- Read nightly and record books in homework journal. Be sure you are reading book baggie books several times to practice fluency.
- 1 reading response a week needs to be completed in the reading response journal.
- Xtramath.org at least twice a week to practice fact fluency.
- iStation at least 30 minutes a week
- Return book baggie with books and journal to school everyday.
What we are learning!
I can read poems and identify different types of poems by listening to the word patterns.
I can create my own poems and share it with my class.
Word Work & Grammar:
I can identify a synonym by telling my partner.
I can read and write words with silent "e".
I can order numbers up to 120 by using place value and an open number line.
I can compare numbers by using greater than, less than and equal signs.
Science / Social Studies:
I can identify good citizen character traits.