Sunday, October 3, 2010

Week 9 October 4th-8th

Dear First Grade Parents,

Hope you had a great weekend! This week the first graders will be working on the following:
  • Language Arts
  1. Reading-The class will continue using the A-Z readers to examine and explain the skill 'sequencing'. The class will also be learning about Christopher Columbus read-out-loud books.
  2. Writing- The class will continue applying the characteristics of a sentence in their writing. The 3 characteristics of a sentence are 1)Every sentence must start with a capital letter 2) Every sentence must end with an end mark 3) Every sentence must be complete and make sense.
  3. Phonics- The new words for this week are; had, not, but, what, all. The class will also be examining and writing tongue twisters.
  • Math- This week the class will be finishing chapter 2 and starting chapter 3, Strategies for Addition Facts Up to 12. Please read the letter at the bottom of this weeks blog to learn more about this chapter and how you can help your child at home.
  • Science- The class will be defining and using standard units of measurement in various activities. They will be finishing up this unit this week.

Math worksheet- Subtracting
Read 10 minutes
Math Chapter 2 review worksheet
Read 10 minutes
Language Arts worksheet- Tongue Twister
Read 10 minutes
                                              Language Arts worksheet- Spelling
                                              Read 10 minutes

Please Be On Time- It is very important that your child be ready to start class at 8:00 a.m. We understand that the traffic has been terrible these past couple of weeks but we ask that you please have your child at school on time. The bus drivers will be doing their best to find routes that will allow them to have your child at school by 8:00 a.m.

No school next Monday, October 11th. 

Library- Students must bring their library books to school every Friday.

Thank You!
We would like to thank the parents that have continued to contribute items off our wish list! We  now have a world map, disinfecting wipes, poster paper, and goodies for our prize boxes. If you are interested in contributing something please have a look on our wish list that was emailed to everyone last month. 

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