March 19, 2018

Monday, 19 March 2018, 13:17 | Category : Uncategorized
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  • Permission slips went home last week for a field trip to Children’s Theater. The cost of the field trip is $17.  Please try and give exact change as there is often not change to be made in the office.

We will be seeing Last Stop on Market Street on May 24th.  We were waiting to get final confirmation for the date, which is why it was not included on the slip.

  • Next week is spring break. There will be no school 3/26-3/30. Please work on sight words and math facts (using READER’S WORKSHOP/Daily 5

This week we will read Big Red Lollipop. This quarter first graders will hear many stories that feature diverse characters. We will identify story elements such as characters, setting, character development and author’s purpose. We will use the book to make predictions and inferences. Students will continue to identify character traits that support a growth mindset and perseveranceWe will review ABC order, antonyms and soft c and hard c sounds.

Sight Words: while, place, under, always, father

Vocabulary: invited, fair, plead, scurries, aside


We are continuing with our unit on Opinion writing. This week we are starting a new book that will feature our favorite places in the neighborhood. Students will work on writing a complete paragraph and combing sentences using conjunctions.


This week, we will continue with unit 7 in math. Students will start to identify addition facts that can be used to solve subtraction facts. We will learn a new game called Salute. Students will work on counting up and back to solve subtraction facts. Students will use attribute blocks this week and identify various attributes of the blocks including color, thickness, size and shape.


In science we will finish our unit on Sound and LightIn social science we will learn about Georgia O’Keefe and read Time for Kids What’s the Buzz and Only In America.

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