Mrs. Fobbe's Class

First Grade

Reading and Writing

Theme 4, Week 1, How Does Heat Cause Change?
  • Vocabulary words: melt, liquid, observe
  • Comprehension strategy determine importance


In reading, we are working on the determining which information is important in a story. We continue to ask questions before, during, and after reading a book to check for comprehension. Practice this at home while reading your books.

Spelling

This week we practiced the ip and in word families.

Math

Started topic 5, five and ten relationships .

  • Representing and recognizing numbers on a ten frame
  • Finding parts of 10
  • Making a table

Engineering

In engineering, we started talking about what it means to be an engineer and the definition of technology. We read some books on Denmark to give us some background information for our first engineering kit, Catching the Wind.

Reminders


  • Family engineering night is this Thursday from 5:30-7:30. Hope to see you there!

  • Keep reading books and filling out the scales after you read 10 books.

  • Make sure to send your book bags back to get new books.

  • Study your sight words and spelling words.

  • Homework comes home on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Star Student Assembly

On Thursday, we went to the star student assembly to watch Matthew and Charity get an award for responsibility and Lucas get an award for academic achievement. Our word for the month of November is cooperation.

Quizlet

I added our link to Quizlet. You can go to the link and practice your sight words. :)