First Grade News

November 16th-20th

Monday

Day 3-Media Check Out/Phy Ed

We will have our spelling pre-test for the work chunk -ug. We will do our Daily 5 centers and have reading groups. We will write about what we did on the weekend. Our math focus today is finding many ways to make 10. We will have math centers. We will practice finding the main idea of a story.

Tuesday

Day 4-Art

We will practice making words with the -ug word chunk. We will have reading groups and Daily 5 centers. We will work on editing our story. We will practice tallies. Our math focus today is making 10 with cubes to discover all the ways to make 10. We will find the main idea in a story.

Wednesday

Day 5-Phy Ed/Music

We will practice writing this week's sight words. We will have reading groups and Daily 5 centers. We will edit our story and begin to publish it in Book Creator. We will practice math addition strategies. Our main math focus today is finding the missing addend in addition. We will find the main idea in a story.

Thursday

Day 1-Phy Ed/Media---No Specialist time today!

We will go on our field trip to the Children's Theatre. Don't forget to bring a lunch today! Lunch from the kitchen will NOT be available when we return! Make sure to have a GOOD breakfast today as our lunch time will be later than normal. We will write about our favorite parts of the play when we return.

Friday

Day 2-Phy Ed/Music

We will have our final spelling test on the word chunk -ug. We will have reading groups and Daily 5 centers. We will share our writer's workshop stories. We will practice skip counting by playing "Buzz-Bang". Our main focus in math will be using objects to model addition and subtraction stories. We will learn how animals store food for the winter.

Parent Notes

Thank you for taking the time to attend your child's conference! I know your children are extremely proud of their school accomplishments!


Please remember to send outdoor clothing everyday! We had lots of chilly first graders last week when recess weather was cold.


Chip Shop Pick Up is on Tuesday, from 3:30-6:30. Don't forget to pick up your order!


DON'T FORGET TO SEND A BAG LUNCH ON THURSDAY! HOT LUNCH FROM THE KITCHEN WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AS OUR RETURN FROM THE THEATRE IS TOO LATE FOR LUNCH. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO HAVE YOUR CHILD EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST! WE WILL HAVE A SNACK PRIOR TO LEAVING FOR THE THEATRE TO HELP!


Upcoming dates: 1st Grade Craft Day----December 10th from 1:15-2:45. MANY volunteers are needed to help small groups with crafts. A background check is NOT required. Please sign up for craft day using the link below!

Spelling Test Week 9 -ug

School Lunch Menu

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First Grade Classroom Directory

Here is the current version of our classroom directory. UPDATED AS OF OCTOBER 13TH. You can use the directory to send birthday invitations, or to connect with other families from our class. Changed will be updated here!