FIRST GRADE FLASH
GARDEN OF LEARNING-November 13th
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It's that time of year!
CURRICULUM CONNECTION-PARENT RESOURCES-REPORT CARDS
DIGGING INTO ACADEMICS
We finished our unit about Community Helpers.
We started a unit about plants.
We learned about plants and trees in Fall, plants we eat, leaves in fall and seeds.
We examined tree bark, seeds and planted seeds.
We practiced addition strategies and word problems.
We learned more about BATS and OWLS.
We learned about writing and exclamations.
We learned about blends and digraphs.
We had a terrific time at our 50"s Sock Hop!
The PTO is making SNOWBALL RAFFLE BASKETS for each Grade Level. The FIRST GRADE BASKET is a MOM'S BASKET. If you wish to donate an item please send in an item by November 20th....Bath and Body, nails, candles, etc.
The PTO is having a SPIRIT WEAR SALE...just in time for the holidays.
Only open until NOV. 18th...Visit www.bsnsports.com/mts and use access code mustan4WD to place your order today!
Links to recent e-mails
Feast/Grandparents Day sign up:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b45aba62aaaff2-thanksgiving
Shoemaker Halloween Pics:https://www.smore.com/1n66k-halloween
First Grade Flash:https://www.smore.com/fbnkd-first-grade-flash
November Connection with important upcoming events:https://www.smore.com/xxvdu-curriuculum-connections
We will continue to learn about plants.
We will begin to learn about the first Thanksgiving and compare it to our present day Thanksgiving.
We will practice subtraction strategies and word problems.
We will learn more about BATS and OWLS and SPIDERS.
We will learn about writing and exclamations.
We will learn about short u words and NOUNS.
Calendar of Events
November 16th Community Projects Due
November 16th Operation Christmas Child items or shoeboxes due
November 19-24th 1:00 Dismissal and conferences and Book Fair
November 20th Donations for Mom basket are due
November 25th Thanksgiving Feast/Grandparents Day 9:30
November 25th 12:00 dismissal
December 4th PTO Winter Wonderland
Community Buildings are Due November 16th
materials. Thank you and have fun!
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- A special THANK YOU for donating items for our FOOD PANTRY... we will set up this week and begin comparing Thanksgiving present and past. We filled 2 baskets for the Angel network. Our Food Store is all set up and ready to go...students will learn about The Thanksgiving from the past and Thanksgiving today.
Thank you for your KINDNESS and generosity. We will be able to fill 2 Turkey Baskets for students right here at Shoemaker.
Please read the flyer that came home today about Operation Christmas Child...if you wish to donate your own shoebox or contribute items for a class shoebox... please bring in items in by November 16th....arts and craft items, school supplies, toiletries, small stuffed toys. Thank you!!!
The PTO is looking for donations to fill a First Grade Mom's Basket...candles, nail polish, bath and body... Items due by November 20th.
Please click this link to see pictures from our Kindness Garden Dedication...
We painted the benches today with thumb print flowers.
TOP TURTLE BROOKE D.
Shoemaker Science STEM LAB
CHECK OUT THESE SITES TO REINFORCE SKILLS TAUGHT
Please look for the flyer with directions for your child to practice addition facts at home as well as in school. I have showed the students the site but please log on at home to get them more familiar with the site.