1st Grade's Newsletter

May - June 2022

Math:

As we finish out the school year students will demonstrate proficiency in addition and subtraction equations and word problems. Students will use a variety of strategies to show their thinking and their vocabulary to explain how they solved the problem. Students will also explore finding equal shares of shapes and review telling and writing time to the hour and half hour.

Reading:

We are learning about the environment around us and how to protect it in a variety of ways. Students are working with a variety of texts, identifying the main topic and important details, and using the photographs for support. Students are using their knowledge to complete a variety of writings and answer questions.

Social Studies:

In social studies we are finishing up our transportation unit and moving into learning about maps and how to read a map. We will then move into talking about how people can work together to meet their wants and needs and finish with the importance of money and our community. Lastly we will finish the year with summer safety.

Important Dates:

• May 1-7: Teacher Appreciation Week

• May 4: Star Wars Day

• May 5: PreK/K registration Day (Appointment Required)

• May 10: PTA meeting @ 6:00 PM

• May 26: Field Day

• May 27: Early Dismissal for Memorial Day

• May 30: No School

• June 2: Career Day in the AM

• June 3: Field Day Rain Date

• June 16: Last Day of School

Reminders and Important Information:

  • If possible, please send your child with a labeled water bottle daily to use throughout the day. This is especially important as the weather outside is starting to become warmer.

  • Reading Calendars are due at the end of every month.

  • Please make sure that students leave ALL toys, dolls, and stuffed animals at home, so they do not become a distraction to our learning.

  • As it becomes closer to the end of the year students will start to bring home extra supplies that are no longer needed, and important information so please be sure to check bookbags and folders daily. Thanks!

  • We hope that students and families have a wonderful, relaxing and safe summer.

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