Welcome to First Grade
To see what your child has for homework each night, please check their marble notebooks.
This week our memory words are: it's we'll you'll we're I'm paper even open music silent
Our memory word test is on Thursday, January 30th
Homework this week :
Monday 4 times each, memory words and math sheet
Tuesday- 3 sentences, and math sheet
Wednesday- ABC order, and rered the story " A Day at Happy Land" BRING BOOK BACK TO SCHOOL
Friday- No homework
PLEASE REMEMBER TO SEND A SNACK AND JUICE EVERY DAY.
SEEING DOUBLE FOR DRESS DOWN DAY PICTURES
Chucky Cheese assembly about NO BULLYING!
Candy heart prediction experiment. Will they sink or float?
Social development skills:
- Become even more adept at paying attention, following instructions and exercising self-control.
- Learn how to work together with classmates on a group project.
- Become more attuned to the concept of fairness and justice.
- Gain more confidence in expressing opinions and sharing stories, such as during morning meetings.
- Count to 100 by groups of small numbers such as 2s, 5s, and 10s. Be able to recognize and write numbers up to 100.
- Understand concepts such as "equal to" or "greater than" as well as addition and subtraction; become familiar with symbols such as "+," "-," "=," "<," ">."
- Add numbers up to 10 in her head.
- Be able to do simple subtraction.
- Work with coins and add sums.
- Identify simple patterns.
- Learn how to measure sums such as length, weight.
- Understand and identify simple fractions (1/2, 1/3, 1/4).
- Begin to tell time on an analog clock.
Reading and Writing:
- Read books in small groups with a teacher.
- Begin independent reading.
- Be able to identify ideas and details of a story, and be able to retell events of a story in order.
- Learn words with similar patterns (such as "bat," "sat," and "cat").
- Become more skilled at using sounds of letters to read simple words.
- Expand her list of "sight words" (words that are frequently used).
- Write his full name (if he hasn’t learned to do so already).
- Work on handwriting.
- Write simple words and sentences (often still without emphasis on correct spelling); use two or three sentences to create stories.
- Learn how to correctly use punctuation and capitalization in sentences.
- Understand and learn the plurals of nouns.
Religion: We are discussing the season og Advent, and the events leading up to the birth of Jesus.
Social Studies and Science :
- Gain a better understanding of the senses.
- Identify animals and classify them into groups (marine, mammals, etc.).
- Learn about oceans and sea life.
- Learn about life cycles.
- Identify the United States and learn about continents and oceans.
- Understand what living things need to grow.
The SUPERKIDS Reading Program is built on these principles for teaching reading:
- Motivation is the key factor in children's success in learning to read.
- Reading is most effectively taught when integrated with the other language arts.
- Explicit phonics instruction gives children a reliable way to unlock the written word.
- Phonetically controlled vocabulary ensures success, enabling children to really read.
Donut day with Pre K
Tuesday- Spanish and Gym
Friday- Reading Enrichment
Our visit with Santa and our Christmas party.