2/13/17

Monday, 13 February 2017, 21:43 | Category : February 2017
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Dear Room 114 Families,

There are several notes/reminders for the week.

  • Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. If your child is choosing to hand out cards please make sure they have enough for all 24 students.
  • Friday is the 100th day of school. Directions went home last week for the 100th day project. Today students were told they could dress like they were 100 on Friday.       We discussed what that may look like. Many of us thought we would wear pajamas all day, while others thought we might be a superhero. One students said she would wear prom dresses every day!! Please let your child participate however you feel appropriate.
  • This Thursday is our Black History Celebration.   The event is from 5 to 8 at night. Additional information was sent home last week.

THIS WEEK IN: 
WORD STUDY
Students received a new list of words and are completing sorting activities throughout the week during Daily 5 to prepare for their spelling test on Friday. Sort and Write, Word Hunt and Speed Sort.

Sight Words: Now, find, long, down, did

Vocabulary:     anticipate, optimist, pessimist, vivid, descend

READER’S WORKSHOP
This week we will read Come On, Rain.  We will be reading books that celebrate uniqueness and perseverance.

WRITER’S WORKSHOP
This week we continue our All About writing. I have attached the goals and rubric for this unit. The final project for this unit will be a black history report. More information about this will go home next week.

MATH
In Math, we will begin unit 6. We will practice telling time and continue to work on place value.

SCIENCE
Sound and Light, Oh My!  This week we will begin the light portion of our unit. Last week we finished up some activities I had hoped to complete the week before.

SOCIAL STUDIES
This week we began our unit on Then and Now. Students will be questioning family members throughout the unit. Today we had a hilarious conversation about what they thought life was like when their parents were in first grade.

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