What’s happening in First Grade?
Thank you all for taking the time to meet with me and making the conferences a success! When we work together your child can achieve anything!
Red Ribbon Week – October 21-25 “A Healthy Me is Drug Free”
Monday 10/21 “Be On A Drug Free Team”– The students may wear their favorite team shirt/jersey with jeans, white socks and white tennis shoes.
Tuesday 10/22 “Put A Cap On Drugs”– All students may wear their favorite cap/hat along with their regular school uniform. (Middle school may wear then after Mass).
Wednesday 10/23 “Sock It To Drugs” – All students may wear crazy socks with their regular school uniform.
Thursday 10/24 Door decorating/locker decorating contest (at the end of the day).
Friday 10/25 “Wear Red Day” – The students may wear jeans, a red shirt, and white socks and white tennis shoes.
10/25 Fall Party
Please continue reading with your child. When your child reads to you he/she is developing his/her vocabulary and building fluency. These extra practice times along with reading in the classroom will help your child become a strong and confident reader.
Reading- Introduce the sound and spelling of /k/ spelled c, k and ck; /r/ spelled r; and /f/ spelled f and ff, introduce adjectives.
Vocabulary words-flickers, another, darkness, creep and wait.
Fluency-reading decodable books Nat’s Cap, Picnic, Bobcat, Fran and Kip, At the Mall, Rick and Rob and Pat’s Class Trip
Math-Lesson 35: 1-Identify morning, afternoon, evening and night
Lesson 35:2 -Estimating and measuring length using nonstandard units
Lesson 36 and 37: addition facts: adding 1
Lesson 38: Sorting items and creating a graph
Religion- Chapter 6 Lesson one: The sin, Lesson two: Gifts are lost, Lesson three: Grace is lost, Lesson four: The Promise of a Savior, review and Quiz 6
Writing- Identify and use exclamations, use correct end punctuation in sentences and identify complete and incomplete sentences
Handwriting- Workbook page 24 and 25. Revise autobiographies adding detail and a back cover.
Social Studies- The students will analyze what a community is and recognize that we all live in a community.
Reading comprehension- Read a story with the words in the –ock, –ick, and –ack family and answer question about the stories.
Science– The students willlearn ways that some animals are alike.
Spelling-Open Court Unit 2, Lesson 1-5 _ck words