Miss Culver's First Grade News
December 10, 2015
Math: This week began Topic 8. We practiced identifying teen numbers as "10 and ___ more". We also reviewed skip counting by 10's. We also practiced counting on using a 100 chart.
Reader's Workshop: This week we continued our character unit. We made our voices sound like the characters in our books to bring them to life. We also discussed how characters feelings change in books.
Writer's Workshop: This week we worked on our narrative writing. We practiced using transition words and found different ways to end a story. We are also working on describing the characters in our stories.
Science: We began force and motion learning how things move and how sounds are made. We celebrated another Sci-Friday this week. Ask your student about our force and motion experiment!
ICE CREAM PARTY
We celebrated earning 10 class paws with a student selected treat! We earn class paws anytime we receive a 4.0, get a compliment from another teacher or have wonderful behavior as an entire class.
We completed our PDSA! I'm thrilled to say that we improved in 4 out of 6 skills. We talked about the "act" section and how we learned from our test results that we need to keep practicing subtraction skills.
We had a blast with our buddies this month! We created cards for children at Children's Mercy Hospital. This aligns with our pop tab drive that supports the Ronald McDonald House, where parents of patients at Children's Mercy can stay free of charge.
ICE CREAM PARTY
PARTY ITEMS NEEDED
We still need these items for our holiday party! Please sign up on the Google Doc below if you would like donate :)
orange foam or construction paper (to make snowman noses, 1 per student)
Black construction paper (to make snowman hats, 1 per student)
large googly eyes (2 per student)
glue (4-5 per class)
double-sided tape (2 per class)
satin ribbon (for snowman scarf and hat, 2-4 rolls per class)
THANKS FOR ATTENDING THE HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!
SAVE THE DATES
-Fri Dec 18: Half Day, Dismissal at 11:45 AM
-Fri Dec 18: Winter Party at 10:30 AM