Week of Nov. 13th

What are we learning about?

 

Reading- We are using reading strategies to help us decode words. One strategy to remind your child of is: “skip it for now.” For example if they get to a word that they can not read then skip it and read the rest of the page or sentence and then go back to see if they can figure it out. This way they can use the other words to help them figure the hard word.

conjunctions

Phonics/ Grammar- Please review the phonics chart. We are learning about conjunctions this week. pageChart9 (1)

 

Math–Chapter 4-Subtraction Strategies- Review and Math test this week.subtraction

Social Studies/Science- Students are learning about bio mimicry this week. How do animals solve human problems with their external parts or adaptations?

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Writing- Students will be writing another Explanatory Writing Piece. Practice -How to writing at home. Some sequence words are: At first, Next, After that, Then and Finally.

 

 Reminder

No Homework Packet This Week or Next-except the family turkey project. Please turn in all “turkeys” by Thursday 11/15

turkey

Donations- First grade teachers are in need of white card stock, large glue sticks and Kleenex.

 

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Important Dates-

11/5-11/16 Canned Food Drive-canned or boxed food can be collected in the classrooms

11/1-11/30 Toy Drive-new toys can be dropped off at the office

11/14 Identakid-no makeups

11/19-11/23 Thanksgiving Break No school

11/29 Apex Fun Run K-2

11/30 Grade 1 Red Carpet Awards Assembly

 

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