What’s happening in First Grade?
Just a reminder: IOWA testing begins next week.
Anyone interested in helping with providing a special snack for the students, please let me know. We will be practicing for the test this week.
3/5/14: Ash Wednesday
3/10/14: CIA Meeting at 6 pm
3/12/14: Spring Pictures
Wheels in Motion
SJV WILDCAT 5K – APRIL 5, 2014 – Don’t forget to sign up for our inaugural SJV Wildcat 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 5. Online registration is available at www.imathlete.com/events/sjvwildcat5k, or paper registration forms are also available in the office.
Iowa Practice Test- we will take the Iowa Practice test this week in the morning
Reading – long /a/ spelled ai_ and _ay and long /i/ spelled _igh, _y, and ie_.
Reading comprehension- Read decodable books- A Gray, Rainy Day, The Opossum at Night, Why, Bly?, Wait for Me?
Math- use linking cubes to show doubles plus one fact, differentiate between doubles plus one fact and other facts, solve doubles plus one facts and test on Friday
Sciences- learn about different storms, investigate the water cycle, read Clouds, Rain, Snow and Ice, examine how to measure the weather and what instruments are used, read A Good Day for Kites, explore weather related to a hurricane, read Hurricane and how the weather can be different around the world, read On the Same Day in March.
Writing- continue reviewing commas, capitalizing and write a “How to…”paper.
Unit 5 lesson 11-15- Test on Friday
Spelling pattern long a and i spelled ai_, _ay, _y and _igh
Spelling words Challenge words
1. rain 1. waited
2. wait 2. played