Week of November 3rd- 7th

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What's going on next week??

Monday 11/17: Music Day!

Tuesday 11/18: P.E Day

Wednesday 11/19: Art Day!

3rd-5th grade feast- this is not for K-2nd grade. We will have our feast with our parents on December 17th.

Thursday 11/20: P.E Day

Friday 11/21: Runner's Club

What are we learning?

Unit: Mayflower/Thanksgiving- we have started our 2nd PBL project! How will we as Pilgrim Families decide what to take on our Mayflower voyage?

ELA focus: Main Idea, Metacognition- thinking about our thinking when we are reading, and Author's Purpose! Why did the author write this story? To persuade us to do/think something? To entertain us or make us laugh? Or inform us and give us facts?

Math: Money- counting a collection of coins. Make sure to practice identifying coins at home and their value. Students should know to count nickels by 5s, dimes by 10s, and pennies by 1s. Practice this at home!

Also, please practice COUNTING TO 120!!! Many students get stuck after 100...

Science: Introduction to Matter- Solids, Liquids and Gases!

Social Studies: Needs and Wants- PBL project

WOO HOO!! Mason is our 1C Austin VIP for the week!!

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Spelling List

*Your child is coming home with their spelling test from the week. Ask them how they did and brainstorm ways they can improve. I know practice doesn't make perfect- but it definitely makes progress! Please consider practicing the weekly words at home- as well as the words your child missed on their test! :)

This week's Spelling List:-- all of these are review words!!









We learned that "oi" and "oy" make the same sound! The difference is the "oi" patterns is at the BEGINNING or the MIDDLE of a word, and the "oy" patterns is found at the END of a word!

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Boy Scouts!!

Is your 1st grader interested in Cub Scouts? It's not too late to join! Our Tiger Cubs have a lot of fun events coming up including a trip to the Fox Sports TV Station, holiday caroling, pinewood derby car races, family camp outs, hiking and fishing! Contact Kara Colby at karacolby@yahoo.com for more information about joining this fun group of Austin Scouts!
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How will we as Pilgrim Families decide what to take on our Mayflower Voyage? Ask your child which family they are in and how they are deciding on items!

PLEASE watch the video below of our amazing Etime project! The kids have worked so hard to spread the love of GoNoodle. Now, we just have to wait for teachers to take the bait :)

How can we as First Graders convince other teachers to use GoNoodle?
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November Lunch Room Sign Up!!

Please PLEASE PLEASE help us teachers by signing up to help us out for lunch duty!! THANK YOU!! (just click on the sign up below!)

Dates for your Calendar:

-CISD Turkey Drive- Friday Nov 21st 7:15-8:30

-November 24th- 28th- NO SCHOOL- thanksgiving break!