Week of January 7th

The Prugh Crew

Learning Targets

Spelling and Grammar

but, friend, talk, then, what, so, us, him, shut, hut


Grammar/Word Work: verbs


Word Family: -ut (short u sound)


Practice on "Spelling City" http://www.spellingcity.com/MrsPrugh/


Reading and Writing

We will begin our three week unit about polar bears. This week we will be sharing some fiction books about this animal. Students will practice describing the characters from the books we read aloud. In writing, they will be writing short narratives about friendship focused on small, special moments.


Math

We will be working on place value by practicing composing and decomposing numbers up to 120.


Science

We will be learning about systems. This week we will explore how parts of a system work together to do a job. We will explore this idea while thinking about and examining a bus and a flashlight.

FYI

Calendar

Winter Break - Dec. 21st - Jan. 6th

**Classes resume Tuesday, January 7th


January 8th Q2 Report Cards pubished in HAC

January 10th Eric Litwin author visit @ 12:45 (creator of Pete the Cat)

First Friday Mav Dad Lunch


Volunteers Needed for Lunch Duty 10:15-10:45am

**Please sign up if you can. 1st grade teachers would love your help!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084BAAAF2E5-lunch


*You must be an approved volunteer, and you must fill out a volunteer app every year.

http://www.mckinneyisd.net/parents/volunteer/


iStation: please have your student login 30 minutes per week

username: s+student ID number

password: student ID number



Bring a water bottle and a dry, healthy snack each day.

We have PE - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Please wear appropriate footwear!



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