All parents are invited to stay and partake in the annual U.N. Day celebration here at school on Friday, Oct. 26th. This is a very fun and exciting day for all, where parents and children get together to learn about new cultures. This is also a half day. All students will be going home at 11:45 a.m on this day.
We hope everyone enjoyed the weekend! It was great to see all of you last Friday!
Dress Up / Costume Day is around the corner. We are going to be having a celebration on Wednesday, October 31st. On this day students will come to school dressed up as their favorite book, or movie character.
We will also be trick or treating around school. Some of you will be asked to help us out with this activity by donating candy and some treats for the students. Ms. Kumagai (Lianna’s mom) will get in touch with you via the first grade chat.
Children should bring their own basket for this activity.
This week we will be learning about United Nations. We will be learning about the WFP (World Food Program), UNICEF and UNESCO. If you have anything related to these organizations, we would really appreciate if you let us borrow them.
This week your child will be reviewing all the Word Wall words with various chants and activities. The spelling challenge will be on Friday October 26th. It would be our first activity for the day.
This week we will be introducing the following sight words:
Please make sure your child can recognize ALL of the following sight words.
E.4 Add using doubles plus one
E.5 Add using doubles minus one
First Grade A: We will continue writing Personal Narratives. Last week they all enjoyed writing about a special place. This week, the children will be writing about a special day they remembered.
First Grade B:
First Grade B:
In Social Studies we are going to be talking about two wonderful countries. The children will be learning about the location, their flag, and special characteristics of each one.
First Grade A will be studying about Argentina.
First Grade B will be studying about France.