# Fun in First with Mrs. Crist

## WELCOME!

Welcome to 1C's Newsletter! If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact me at any time! Thank you!

SNOW...

Please LABEL your child's belongings. There are a lot of the same snow pants, gloves, etc. so in order to make sure they are your child's please write their name on them. If you need me to help please ask and I can do it at school!

## THIS WEEK...

MONDAY, December 7th

• Art

TUESDAY, December 8th

• Tuesday is Marion Spirit Day!

WEDNESDAY, December 9th

• Music

THURSDAY, December 10th

• Think College Thursdays... wear your favorite college gear or colors to support secondary education!

FRIDAY, December 11th

• Music
• Test: Comprehension (see below)

Stories: Seasons & Fours Seasons for Animals

Test on Friday: COMPREHENSION

Focus:

• Cause and Effect
• Diagraphs: sh, wh, ph

Essential Question:

• What changes do the different seasons cause?

Words of the week:

• down, fall, goes, green, grow, new, open, yellow

Vocabulary:

• vines: long, twisted stems
• plow: a tool that pushes things over to the side
• burst: a short, intense action or event
• glows: shows bright, warm, healthy color
• bouquet: a group of picked or cut flowers
• shrivel: to shrink and become wrinkled

## MATH...

This week we are practicing...

• Story problems using multiple numbers
• SUBTRACTION
• Making combinations (different ways) of a number (ex. 1+8=9, 2+7=9, etc.)

Here is what else we are reviewing:

• Coins and their values
• Time: to the hour and half hour
• Balanced Equations (ex: 5-1=4+0)

## REMINDERS...

• BRING A COAT, HAT, AND GLOVES! It's been very chilly outside!
• When there is snow, please bring snow pants and boots (please label all your child's things)
• Bring a water bottle to school
• Empty your take home folder daily
• If your child is going home different than normal, please send a note to myself and the office. I will always send your child to their normal pick up place unless I have a note.

## IMPORTANT DATES...

DECEMBER

December 23rd Early Out

December 24th-January 3rd Winter Break

JANUARY

January 4th School Resumes