I hope that you have all had a relaxing break. I have really enjoyed meeting with all of you during Parent Teacher Conferences. If you have not had the opportunity to meet with me and have not already arranged a time please reach out to me via email to set up a conference.
The Read-A-Thon is still going on. We encourage your children to continue reading and interacting with the online system. We will end the Read-A-Thon with character day on October 31st. Permission slips have been sent home and need to come back to school to receive approval from me. All characters should come from classical literature.
The fall concert is coming up on November 16th. This event is part of your child's music grade. The concert will be at Higley Center for the Perform Arts at 4132 E Pecos Road. The concert begins at 5:30 and first graders need to arrive by 5:00. Girls should wear a black skirt, black tights, black dress shoes and a white top. Hair should be pulled back. Boys should wear black pants, white dress shirt, black dress shoes and black socks, hair should be neat.
This week we are diving back into curriculum:
put, each, soon, came, Sunday, show, Monday, moon, yet find, give, new, letter, take, Mr., after, thing, what, than, its, his, her, it's, very, or, thank, dear, west, sold
Please focus on the first 50 phonograms. The ones that will be tested will be noted on the homework sheet.
Math:We are wrapping up our unit with addition and subtraction to 20 and will test at the end of the week.
We are beginning to explore habitats
We are still studying ancient Egypt and will wrap this unit up at the end of October. We are learning about the sphinx. For our activity this week your child will need to bring in a picture of his or her face to glue onto the body of the sphinx.
Monday - Art and PE
Tuesday - PE and Latin
Wednesday - Library
Thursday - Latin and Music
Friday - Music and Art