First Grade Families we did it! This is our final week before a well deserved break. Just a reminder that our annual Read-A-Thon has begun and will continue through October. This is a great opportunity for you to encourage your child to read while supporting our school. Our goal is to have 100% of our scholars get at least one donation. Your child will be bringing home the instructions on how to log minutes and earn points.
Book Fair Dates:
The Book Fair will be open Monday, 10/1- Friday, 10/5. All classes will have a chance to preview the book fair on Monday, October 1st during the school day.
Book Fair Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Students with money will be able to shop during the school day Tuesday-Friday. They will be brought down 15 minutes prior to their morning special.
This quarter parent teacher conferences are mandatory and will be held on October 15th-17th. School will resume Wednesday October 17th. Please read on to to learn about the exciting things we have planned this week.
We will be taking our Morrison McCall monthly test on Monday and will only have 20 words this week. Please continue to practice phonograms 1-52.
men, man, for, ran, run, was, that, his, led, lay
apple, ate, author, bread, brown, dog, eats, fast, food, jump
We will continue our unit on Cinderella. We will be exploring Yeh Shen, the original Cinderella, Cendrillon from the Caribbean, The Rough Face Girl (Native American) and Adelita from Mexico. We will discuss and work through the common problem in each of these versions of our beloved classic.
We will wrap up our subtraction unit at the end of this week with our unit test on Friday. We will continue to hone our skills at subtraction facts and encourage continued practice at home. We will also take a look at true and false equations.
We are continue to work through different habitats. This week our focus will be on the temperate deciduous forest. We will begin to understand the characteristics of this habitat and the adaptations that have been made in order for plants and animals to thrive there.
We will add the finishing touches to our Ancient Egypt books and review the many exciting things we have learned over the past month. Our unit test has been pushed to this week due to the half day on Friday.
Wishing you a wonderful week ahead and a well deserved fall break! We are looking forward to meeting with you at our fall conferences!
The First Grade Team
Love and Logic Tip
Empathy should be delivered sincerely.
Virtue of the Week
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri
8:10 to 8:55 Spalding
8:55 to 9:35 Special
9:35 to 10:45 Math
10:45 to 11:05 Recess
11:05 to 11:35 Writing with Ease
11:35 to 12:00 Lunch
12:00 to 12:35 Literature
12:35 to 1:20 Science or History
(1:00 to 1:20 Library - Monday only)
1:20 to 1:40 Recess
1:40 to 2:20 Special
2:20 to 3:05 Reading Groups
8:10 to 8:45 Spalding
8:45 to 9:15 Science
9:15 to 10:25 Math
10:25 to 10:45 Recess
10:45 to 11:25 Literature
11:25 to 11:55 History
11:55 to 12:25 Science
Monday - Art, Library, and Latin
Tuesday - P.E. and Music
Thursday - Latin and Art
Friday - Music and P.E.