I can't believe it is already the week before Thanksgiving. It is truly hard to believe how fast this year is going. I am extremely thankful for each and every one of your kiddos! They are a blessing to my life each and every day! Thank you for sharing them with me.
I hope you all have a fun and relaxing week off!
Next Week…(after break)
Math: This week we continue exploring concepts in Geometry. Students will be identifying, classifying and describing 3D shapes. Students are continually reviewing addition and subtraction concepts in a problem solving format.
Science: This will be our final week on Rocks, Soil, and Bodies of Water. This week, students will focus on rocks and how they are useful to us. Students will explore the usefulness of rocks through the creation of bricks and other hands -on activities. The test over this unit will be .
Reading: Using a variety of nonfiction texts over customs and traditions, students are going to continue to explore the features of nonfiction texts. They will be learning about glossary, bolded words, diagrams, and maps.
Writing: Students are going to continue developing their letter writing skills and learn about persuasive letters. Throughout the week, students will be writing various persuasive letters, trying to convince certain people they want or need something. Students will also be faced with a big problem and will need to write a letter trying to explain why a very important school tool should not quit on them. (This activity will go along with the book The Day The Crayons Quit.)
- Thanksgiving Break/No School
- Holiday Luncheon for 1st grade (guests are invited to eat with students in cafeteria)
- No School for students
- - Winter Break/No School
- Teacher Workday/No School for students
- Students return to School from Winter Break
- No School/MLK, Jr. Day
- 1st Grade Field Trip to The Thinkery (more info. to follow at a later date)
- Six Flags Read To Succeed Reading Logs due
Library books are due every and RAZ Kids reading assignments every