FIRST GRADE TEAM NEWS
DATES TO REMEMBER
* Sept 23rd, 30th and Oct 7th email VanKleef your box or canned food total for the week. Then place your food outside your classroom door before lunch. A 6th grader will come to pick up the items.
*Sept 30th Fall Picture Day
*Oct 3rd After School tutoring begins
*Oct 5th Parent Conference Day (No school for students)
*Oct 10th No School for Students (Staff PD day - TBD)
*Oct 11th Bedford Fire Department 8:30am-9:15am Cafeteria
*Oct 18th Student Birthday Lunches
*Oct 20th Staff appreciation day Candy Bars and Popcorn provided by PTA
*Oct 21st and Oct 24th Block out meetings
*Oct 24th-Oct 28th Red Ribbon Week
* Oct 31st Character Dress Up Day
Nov 4th Grandparents lunch day for first grade
Things to Decide
Oct Block out dates: 2 teachers need to go on Oct 21st and 2 teachers need to go on Oct 24th
Character Dress up day for October 31st: Team theme for this year???
Conference Day - I will let you know when I have been told which conference form to use with parents and any other things we might need to hand out. Let me know if you need help with anything else for your conferences.
Report Cards: Let me know if you need any support doing your report cards for this six weeks.
Field Trip has been approved for Friday, March 10th at the UTA Planetarium in Arlington. The buses are supposed to be at school at 9:00am and the show starts at 10:00am. We will eat lunch at the J.W Dunlap Park in Arlington. (Friday before Spring Break!!)
Week of Sept 26-Sept 30
Genre - Fantasy Fiction
Target Skill - Story Structure
Big Idea - Monitor and Adjust
Word Work - Short u
Basal Story - Gus Takes the Train
Vocabulary - Eager
Writing - Verbs and monitoring my own writing
Science - 5 Senses
Math - Story problems and finishing up any assessments