Weekly Newsletter - First Grade DLI

November 10-14

Highlights


Veteran’s Day is this Tuesday and we will celebrate those who have fought for our country. Wilson will have an assembly to honor these guest on Tuesday at 8am. We hope to see you there!

Dates To Remember


11/11 – Veteran’s Day – please let your teacher know if you have someone who would like to participate in our ceremony!

11/17: PTO Meeting, 7pm

11/18: Picture Make Up Day

11/21: Turkey Drive

11/24-11/28 – Thanksgiving Break! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

Great Expectations

Life Principle of the week:

Humility: Being humble, not proud or haughty, not arrogant or assertive.

Quote:

"True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less.” – Rick Warren

Skill of Success:

Speak to others when greeted.

Language Arts


We will be working hard on our PBL by working on our presentations. Learners will compose sentences, use correct punctuation, and add adjectives.

Math


We will continue to learn about coins and their value. We will understand how to add the coins together. Learners will continue to count them by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s. We will also work on solving word problems using coins.

Penny Dime

Nickel Quarter

Science and Social Studies


This week we will continue to research our animals and their habitats using books and online resources. We will also continue working on food chains. Learners will continue working on their presentations.

Snacks For the Week

Blue Group - Daniel

Red Group - Carlos


Parents,

Thank you for taking the time to make sure our little darlings have snacks! It really helps us get through the last part of our day!

Homework

After giving the last spelling test I think most of our learners are ready to move on from the basic three letter CVC words. So we are kicking it up a notch this week with our word families. Additionally, I will always have five commonly used words on the list. The word because was widely missed last week so it made an appearance again this week. :)


The poems I add to the spelling lists are quite cheesy, I know. :) ha! I am just trying to give them a chance to read words in context and maybe pick up a few new vocabulary words along the way.


*Study for your spelling test

*Reading material will be sent home this week.

*Math homework packets will be sent home this week. Those are to be turned in on Friday.


Please email if you have any questions. :)

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