Ms. Portillo's Weekly Newsletter
Easter Study Trip
All 1st grade students will be visiting Cedar Hill Farm for a study trip Monday, April 14, 2014. The study trip will include entry in the Farm, a Hayride out to the Egg Hunt Field, visit the Easter Bunny, the Petting Zoo, the Ag in the Classroom Chicken Show, the Education Station, Cedar Hill Rail Road, and use of the Play and Picnic Areas. Students will have lunch during the study trip. The study trip is an average of three hours. Students will depart first thing in the morning (regular school hours) then after three hours student will return to campus to finish the day with other educational activities. I have received everyone permission slips last week, thank you!
Math, Math, and More Math!
- number and numeration
- operations and computation
- data and chance
- measurement and reference frames
- patterns, functions, and algebra
Each class will have a Fluency Flashcard competition. The teacher selects two team captains and each team captains recruits students on their team, once theres two teams the teachers hold up a Fluency Flashcard (5+3=?) whom ever gives the correct answer first gets to keep the card, and at the end whom ever has the most card gets a ticket. Tickets will be collect at the end of the week for students to use at the book fair to purchase what they desire.