Monthly Archives: January 2020

Upcoming Info for the Week

Monday, 1/27 Day A Library ( no book exchange ) Today we are looking forward to sharing our Arctic Animal reports in front of the “Green Screen!” We will be coming to you live from the Arctic! Keep an eye on our blog for a link to our show! We will review for our Chapter 4 Math test and send home a review.

Tuesday, 1/28 Day B Art Today we will take our Math test on Chapter 4- using strategies to subtract.

Wednesday 1/30 Day C Phys. Ed Please wear sneakers! Now that we have finished Chapter 4 on strategies to subtract, we will take our 2nd Benchmark assessment on adding and subtracting.

Thursday 1/31 Day D Music Today is our 100th day of school! We will be having stations in the afternoon to celebrate being 100 days smarter in first grade! If you have your clearances on file with the school and would like to volunteer, please email me at ASAP at . We will also have our spelling test on r-controlled vowels.

Friday 2/1 Day A Library ( book exchange) We will bring home new spelling words today!

Report Cards for Marking Period 2 will be coming home this week. Please review and keep the report card, sign the envelope and return the signed envelope as soon as possible. Thank you!

New Spelling Words!

Tuesday 1/14 Day A Library (no book exchange) Today we will be bringing home new spelling and high frequency words! Our test on this list will be Wednesday, January 22. There is math homework this evening.

Spelling quit quick quiz whiz which when arm part house put

High Frequency Words: about books family name people read work writing

Vocabulary cozily interrupted triumphantly accomplishment ambition admire

Wednesday 1/15 Day B ART Today we will continue to work on words with qu and wh . We will also write in our mission notebooks on motion and begin to learn about the narwhal. We will take a short math quiz on using strategies to subtract ( using doubles, counting back, and using a number line).

Thursday 1/16 Day C Phys. Ed Please wear sneakers. We will have a book to read tonight for homework.

Friday 1/17 Day D MUSIC Mr. Schuck will teach a social skills lesson today. We will continue to work on nonfiction writing about narwhals and practicing words with qu and wh.

Reminder: There will be NO SCHOOL Monday January 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

Week of January 6, 2020

Happy New Year to our families!

Monday 1/6 Day D Music: In math class we are subtracting from 10 and learning strategies to subtract from 20. These strategies will include: counting back, using a number line, and using doubles to subtract ( ex: 6-3=3) . We also will get new spelling, high frequency, and vocabulary words for the week. We will work on these words a lot this week and our test will be on Friday 1/10.

Spelling Words: far, farm, arm, art, part, park, chin, such, fly, watch

High Frequency Words: again, feel, house, know, loud, Mrs., put, say

Vocabulary: blunder, reassure, excel, approach, energetic, pace

Tuesday 1/7 Day A Applied Engineering and Book Exchange : This will be out last Applied Engineering lesson with Mr. Andrew. He will be teaching at Central Manor for the 2nd half of the year. We have learned a lot from him and will miss him very much, but we look forward to Applied Engineering again in the fall as 2nd graders! We will have Library Instruction for the 2nd half of the year.

Wednesday 1/8 Day B Art -Today we will practice our words with /ar/ and meet ” Mark the Pirate!” It will be a fun day. Students will also take their DIBELS test today practicing reading short passages and reading short consonant-vowel- consonant words. In math, we will use doubles to subtract.

Thursday 1/9 Day C- Phys. Ed Please wear sneakers. Mr. Schuck will teach a social skills lesson today.

Friday 1/10 Day D Music We will have our spelling test today on words with /ar/.

Have a great weekend! No School on Monday 1/13/2020