1st Grade Newsletter

Cross Oaks Elementary

Book Fair

Book Fair is going on this week. We will be previewing the book fair on Tuesday morning. We will go back to purchase on Thursday afternoon. You are welcome to take your child to the book fair, if you happen to come eat lunch with him/her or pick him up after school. On Tuesday, the children will take a sheet with some of their favorite picks and their prices home to share with you.

What are we learning this week?

Writing- We are writing down our ideas.

Reading- We are building our stamina during Read to Self. We will launch Work on Writing and begin building stamina. We will continue building the foundations for Read to Someone, Work Work and Listening to Reading. We will learn to look at pictures to help readers read and understand the story. We will learn to Check for Understanding when we read.

Math- We will model the actions of addition and subtractions.

Social Studies- We are learning who is an Authority Figure and what is his/her job.

Science- We are classifying objects and recording our information on a Tree Map.


Upcoming School Events

Sept. 15th -19th Scholastic Book Fair

Oct. 10th- Spirit Night- Panda Express

Don't forget to check our school's website for other important dates!


Can you help?

Here are some ways you can help our class, if you are able. We are in need of the following items.

Fancy Pens

Games for indoor recess



Blank Cards such as Thank you, Happy Birthday, etc (if you have extra at home and want to donate it to our class)

Mr Clean Magic Eraser

Dixie Cups

Paper Towels