Room 3 News

Mrs. McCarthy

Week of February 1st, 2016

This week is the Great Kindness Challenge.

Monday - Wear a friendly smile to school.

Tuesday - wear a Solana Vista T-shirt.

Wednesday - wear green.

Thursday - Wear your favorite color.

Friday - Be kind to your family and community.

Language Arts

Comprehension Skill: Character and Setting

Comprehension Strategy: Reread for comprehension: As good readers read a story, they ask questions about what they do not understand or want to know more about.

Phonics: Words with long e (e, ea, ee)

Spelling Words: give, says, about, were, pretty, write, feed, keep, speed, seat, beak, she

Dictation: We keep our class nice and neat! He meets me under the green tree.

Grammar: Has and Have -Have is a verb that means "to own something."

High Frequency Words: about, give, pretty, says, were, write

Robust Vocabulary: concerned, fortunate, member, share, trust

Eureka Math

In Module 2, Topic B, students are learning to use addition and subtraction to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, and comparing with unknown numbers in all positions. For further explanation, see Parent Information.

Science

*In addition to the unit on "organisms," first grade is beginning a NASA unit on satellites. This unit will last several weeks. Do you have any information on satellites? Send it our way.

If you are interested in exploring more about satellites with your child, go here.

All organisms have external parts that they can use to capture and convey information to help them survive and grow.