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Mrs. Arms 1st Grade Class- May 17, 2013
Poet's Tea Volunteer Sign Up
Be Sure to Check e-Backpack
Save the Date
May 17- All Library and Home Readers are 1 week overdue
May 16-17 Aladdin performed by Stallion Choir
May 23 Conference Forms go home
May 27 Holiday
May 28 1st Grade Poet's Tea 8:30-9:30AM
May 28 Conference Forms Due
May 29 5th Grade Flugtag 9:30AM
May 30 K-5 Awards Assemblies
1st Grade 9:45-10:30 AM
May 31 5th Grade Graduation
May 31 Yearbook Signing-bring yearbook if ordered, all others will create a memory book to be signed
May 31 School Parties
1st Grade is 1:30-2:30
May 31 Last day of School & Report Cards go Home
E.K. wants to be a chef so he can make fun and healthy food.
T.S. wants to work at an aquarium as an underwater dancer.
M.S. wants to be a gymnastics instructor so that she can help kids become strong and healthy.
What Are We Learning- Week 10
Reader's Workshop- Study the Structure Poetry
1.8 Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Poetry. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to(A) respond to and use rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration in poetry
1.11 Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about how an author's sensory language creates imagery in literary text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to
(A) recognize sensory details in literary text.
Writer's Workshop- Writing Poetry
We have spent a few weeks studying poetry as readers and will begin studying and practicing the craft of writing poetry.
Strategies Poets Use
- Poets find a big topic that gives them big, strong feelings.
- Poets find a small object or moment or detail that holds the big feeling.
- Poets look with poets’ eyes and see this ordinary thing in a special way.
- Poets write about it, experimenting with line breaks
- Poets reach for honest, precise words.
- Poets look for patterns
- Poets use poetic instead of ordinary language
1.18 Writing/Literary Texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas. Students are expected to:
(B) write short poems that convey sensory details.
Math- Reviewing Mental Math With Fun and Games
Games Played for Practice:
Take or Tally
How Much More?
Social Studies- Wants and Needs
1.9 Economics. The student understands the condition of not being able to have all the goods and services one wants. The student is expected to:
(A) identify examples of people wanting more than they can have
(B) explain why wanting more than they can have requires that people make choices(C) identify examples of choices families make when buying goods and services
Identify: What are examples of people wanting more than they can have?
· You have a budget for basic grocery needs but it doesn’t include ice cream or other wants that are luxuries.
Explain: Why is wanting more than people can have require that people make choices?
When you have a budget, you have to decide whether you are going to buy the things you need versus things you want.
Identify: What are examples of choices families make when buying goods and services?Buy luxuries versus paying bills or items that one needs to survive.