Shining in First Grade

Weekly Updates in Mrs. Graham's Class

Events for October 3-7

Please return leveled readers and September reading calendars: A new October calendar and READO will be sent home.
Star of the Week: Chloe
Tuesday: Library/ Music; Country Living Visit @ 10:00
Wednesday: PE/Title; Please wear appropriate shoes
Thursday: Library/Music; Please bring books for checkout Last Day for Box Tops for the specials teachers! You can continue to bring them in for your child's teacher throughout the year.
Friday: PE/Title; Please wear appropriate shoes Scholastic Book Orders Due


Weekly Vocabulary: find, play, all, are make
Leveled Readers: Please read the books at least 2-3 times. You should be able to read them fluently with expression. Make it a goal to return your books at least 2-3 times a week.
Nightly Reading: Make it a goal to read 20 minutes 5 times a week. Please record your minutes on the September reading calendar. Students can also work towards a READO. Once a student completes 5 reading tasks in a row they may earn a prize.
Counting: Practice counting by 10's, 5's, and 2's beginning at zero all the way to 120 is the goal for a first grader. I will be checking students progress next week.

Areas of Focus

Reading: reviewing Adjectives and Antonyms
Pathways to Reading: working on words with e at the end Ex. side, gate,
Math: Addition patterns, doubles and doubles +1 facts. Our Mid-Module assessment is this week!
Science: Different Cloud Types

Upcoming Events

October 14: End of First Quarter; 12:00 Dismissal
October 17: Pfizenmaier Pumpkin Patch: Please bring $2.00 for a pumpkin
October 19: Parent Teacher Conferences; 4:00-8:00 (Have you signed up??)
October 20: No School/Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-8:00
October 21: No School
October 31: Halloween Party: CeeAnn Affolter/Snack Alicia Burton/Drink Frank McGee/Game or Craft