1st Grade News: May 9-13
NO VISITORS - STAAR May 9,10 & 11
-MAV Dad Lunch
- Book Swap
- Field Day (8:45 - 10:45 - K-2) (12:15 - 2:15 3-5)
* Bring a sack lunch, water bottle (child's name on it), a change of clothes, towel, & WEAR TENNIS SHOES
*Your child can wear a swimsuit under their clothing
* Apply sunscreen at home & your child may wear a hat
May 27th & May 30th- NO SCHOOL
June 2nd- Last Day of School & Mav Fan Jam 8:10am
* Alice In Wonderland/Mad Hatter Tea Party 11:00am-12:00pm
Scholastic Book Orders
This will be the final Scholastic book order this year. There are a lot of great books for summer reading and even more choices on the website. You can order online by going to www.scholastic.com and entering our class code: J36LG. Please have all orders complete by Monday, May 16 th
***Please, please make sure your child is reading every night!***
1. Read nightly and record books in homework journal. Be sure you are reading book baggie books several times to practice fluency.
2. 1 reading response a week needs to be completed in the homework journal. **Responses can be completed using ANY book, not just from the book baggie.
Reading responses should be completed using complete sentences with correct capitalization and punctuation.**
3. Practice reading and spelling list in book baggies
4. Xtramath.org at least twice a week to practice fact fluency.
5. iStation 30 minutes a week
6. Return book baggie with books and journal to school everyday.
What are we learning?
Focus: Non-fiction Text
I can identify the phases of animal life cycles by reading about chickens and frogs.
I can use transition words to retell the life cycle of a chicken and a frog.
Word Work & Grammar:
Focus: "ed" suffix
I can identify the suffix "ed" by writing "ed" words in my journal.
Focus: Non-fiction Text
I can sequence the life cycle of a chicken and frog by completing the graphic organizer.
I can learn how to tell time to the hour and half hour by writing about it in my math journal.
Focus: Life Cycles
I can sequence and explain the life cycle of a chicken in my science journal.
I can illustrate a diagram of a tadpole and label the parts by observing the tadpole. I can write characteristics of a tadpole in my journal.
Oviparous - Animals that produce eggs that are hatched from their bodies
Viviparous - Animals that produce live young