Grade 1 BMS

Biweekly Newsletter

Hurray! iPads have arrived in first grade classrooms

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Up coming first grade field trip - February 29th

Grips Theater - 'Schnubbel'

Unit of Inquiry Content - Who we are

- choice

- exploring what it means to be happy and healthy

- iPad prior knowledge quiz on Kahoot

- our healthy community - exploring the local neighborhood

Language Content

- sentence openers

- time words

- adjectives

- connectives

- punctuation

- correct tense

Math Content

- decomposing/composing numbers

- place value

- 100 chart patterns

- connect between + 10 to + 9 (1 less) and + 11 (1 more)

- story problems

- skip counting by 2s

- mass

- collecting data, creating graphs and interpreting data

German Content

- learning new sound "ch"

- practicing self editing strategies

- Continuous practice of "Kopfwörter"

- unit project: writing about baby photos

- practicing unit words (e.g. "die Familie", "der Geburtstag", "das Jahr")

Art

- PLEASE BRING AN ART SHIRT!

Ways To Help At Home

- revise alphabet sounds and names

- practice reading phase 2 and 3 high frequency words

- identify adjectives in stories

- retell stories

- practice skip counting by 2s



Twinkl Phonics Suite (plus) (German App Store Link) -

https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/twinkl-phonics-suite-all-you/id508771799?mt=8