First Grade Flash

All Set.....You Bet!

Dear Families, listed below are the skills and events for this week. Week of May 18 - May 22

Reader's Workshop

Throughout the year the students have been providing oral retells of stories. However, we will start to write written summaries of various stories. Summarizing is telling the most important parts of the text in your own words. we are going to follow the Somebody - Wanted - But - So - Then structure of summarizing. Our mentor texts this week will be Pigeon needs a Bath by Mo Williams, My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza, Bed Head by Margie Palatini, Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story by Lisa Wheeler, and Splat the Cat Rob Scotton.

My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza wmv

Writer's Workshop

This week we will be writing our summaries into a paragraph utilizing our summary graphic organizers. We will also be writing letters to the current second graders asking what second grade is like.

FUNdations

We will begin Unit 12. Unit 11 focuses on words that have more than one syllable such as magnet, and napkin other words will be compound words for example sunfish, cowboy, and butterfly. Please look for the Unit 12 parent resource in your student's folder. The homework guide is included in the packet.

Engage New York

We will begin our last module which will focus on place value, comparison, addition and subtraction to 100. In lesson 1 students will solve compare with difference unknown problem types. In lesson 2 students will solve compare with bigger or smaller unknown problem types. In lesson 3 students will use the place value chart to record and name tens and ones within a two digit number up to 100. In lesson 4 students will write and interpret two digit numbers to 100 as addition sentences that combine tens and ones. In lesson 5 students will identify 10 more 10 less 1 more 1 less than a two digit number within 100.

Homework

Monday: Reading log, Fundation activity, fluency passage, Math 1

Tuesday: Reading log, Fundation activity, fluency passage, Math 2

Wednesday: Reading log, Fundation activity, fluency passage, Math 3

Thursday: Reading log, Fundation activity, fluency passage, Math 4

Friday: Have a Great Weekend

Important Dates/Events

Please keep the Box Tops coming in as the class with the most will win a pizza party!


Please remember that field trip permission slips and money is due back.

Thanks,

Mr. Shelburne