The Prugh Crew

Week of September 9th

Learning Targets

Spelling and Grammar

it, are, no, for, she, by, this, jam, clam, swam

Grammar: word order, using me & I

Word Family: -am

Practice on "Spelling City"


After reading several versions of two folktales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Emperor's New Clothes, we will compare the story elements of character, setting, and plot.


This week we will focus on the mechanics of writing: letter formation, sentences, punctuation, and capitalization. We will also record the Pete the Cat stories we wrote last week and link them to QR codes so that the other first grade classes can enjoy our writing.


We will work on numeracy, comparing numbers, and making 10 strategies this week.

Science/Social Studies

We will conclude our Good Health unit with lessons about heart health and dental hygiene. On Thursday we will begin our new Science unit: Science is a Puzzle.


We have PE - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Please wear appropriate footwear!

Volunteers Needed for Lunch Duty 10:15-10:45

Wednesdays: Sept. 11th - October 9th

Thursdays: October 17th-October 31st

**You must be an approved volunteer, and you must fill out a volunteer app every year.

Bring a water bottle and a dry, healthy snack each day.

COLLEGE WEEK September 9-13th

MONDAY: Hats Off to College!
Wear a college team hat or funny hat/visor to school.

TUESDAY: Run towards your goal!

Wear running shoes...discuss future careers choices in the classroom.

WEDNESDAY: Team Up for College!

Wear your favorite college shirt/jersey or your favorite college colors.

THURSDAY: Wear Your Teacher's College Colors!

Smith College - Blue & White

FRIDAY: Dress Cool-Stay in School!

Wear McGowen spirit wear to show we are determined to stay in school now and in the future.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser - through Sept. 12th

Tuesday, 9/17 Fall Pictures for yearbook

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