Miss Culver's First Grade News
April 29, 2016
Math: This week we continued our geometry unit and learned about solid shapes: cube, sphere, cylinder, cone, rectangular prism and pyramid. We talked about flat surfaces and vertices and identified how many were on each shape. Look for these shapes in the world around you with your student!
Reader's Workshop: This week we began making our posters about our topic area. We are using the facts we learned from both our fiction and nonfiction books to create posters. We will share these next week.
Writer's Workshop: This week we continued our work in our publishing houses. The students are so excited about having the freedom to choose if they want to write stories, how-to books or opinion pieces.
Science: This week we began our animal research projects. Each student selected a zoo animal and has began gathering information about their animal. We are learning so many interesting things about our animals!
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SAVE THE DATES
-Fri Apr 6: Zoo Field Trip
-Wed May 11: LC SPIRIT DAY!
-Thurs May 12: EARLY RELEASE DAY, Dismissal at 1:30 PM
-Mon May 16: Field Day