Shining in First Grade

Weekly Updates in Mrs. Graham's Class

Events for May 16-20 (Orange Week)


Monday:
Please return May reading calendars with the total minutes for the week. Please return leveled readers if your child is ready to read.
Field Trip to Manhattan: Please bring a sack lunch, two drinks with your name on them, wear comfortable shoes, and dress appropriately. It is supposed to be in the upper 50's and RAINY.

Tuesday:
We will walk to the public library at 2:00 to learn more about the summer reading program. Information about the program will come home with your child.

Wednesday:

Practice Spelling Test


Thursday:
First Grade Picnic! Please bring a sack lunch, drink, wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately.


Friday:
Final Spelling test

Homework

Weekly Vocabulary: because, better, give, people, put
Spelling Words: little, letter, bubble, bigger, penny, running, follow, different
Spelling Sentences:
1. The boys follow the little puppy.
2. Is your letter different from mine?

Math: Practice math facts within 10 (addition and subtraction) to encourage fluency.

Nightly Reading: Our May reading goal is to read 200 minutes.

What can I reinforce at home?

Reading – reviewing reading skills

Math – two digit addition with regrouping

Practice math facts within 10 and 20! This will help build fluency and gain confidence with our daily sprints from Engage New York.

Pathways- testing

Field Trip

We will leave Lincoln at 8:45. We should have enough room for those that are wanting to ride with us on the bus. Please dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes. There is a chance of rain on this day. Each person needs a sack lunch a 2 drinks with their name on them. Parents who have not paid their $6 will need to pay at the Discovery Center.

End of the Year Picnic

Our class picnic will be Thursday, May 19th. We will leave the school around 10:00 and return around 3:00. I will be contacting room parents with more information about the day. Each child will need a sack lunch, drink, comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen.

Upcoming Events

May 16: First Grade Class Trip
May 17: Visit the public library at 2:00
May 19: First Grade Picnic (Room Parents: Becca Schwab, Linda Sleichter, Julie Browne, Jessica Tinker)