Spirit Week: October 9-13th
Monday Athletes VS Mathletes
Tuesday Blue VS Yellow
Wednesday International Day
Thursday Heroes VS Villians
Friday NFL VS NBA
October 16th: School Picture Day-School uniform only.
October 19th: Early Release; END OF FIRST QUARTER
October 20th: NO SCHOOL/TEACHER PLANNING
FIRST GRADE NEWSLETTER
This week we will focus on the following: 10/16-10/19
ELA- I can.....
Use illustrations and details to describe characters, settings, or event
Orally produce single syllable words by blending sounds
Write informative/explanatory texts
Build on others talk in conversations by responding to others comments
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs by defining or acting out the meanings
Essential Question: How do animals communicate?
Read alouds: "How animals communicate" and "Insect Messages"
Comprehension skill: Main Idea and Details
Grammar: Commas in a series
Phonics: Short I
*Please make sure you are completing iReady lessons every night at home.
*There will be a spelling test every Friday. The spelling test will include the words you see below. Their will also be one dictation sentences for each spelling word.
Math- I can....
Student will be able to use the strategies count on, doubles, doubles plus 1, and doubles minus 1 to practice addition facts within 20.
Student will be able to Use a ten frame to add 10 and an addend less than 10.
Student will be able to use make a ten as a strategy to find sums within 20.
Student will be able to use numbers to show how to use the make a ten strategy to add.
- Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, temperature (hot or cold), weight (heavy or light), texture, and whether objects sink or float.
- Demonstrate and describe the various ways that objects can move, such as in a straight line, zigzag, back-and-forth, round-and-round, fast, and slow.
Social Studies- I can.......
- Recognize examples of people who have the power and authority to make and enforce rules and laws in the school and community.
- Describe the 3 branches of government