1/20/20 - 1/24/20
Dates to Remember:
Jan. 28: Spring Photo Day
Feb. 7: Half Day Dismissal GH in serviceFeb. 17: NO SCHOOL; President’s Day
Reading: We have begun reading the series, My Father's Dragon. Please send in a copy of this book if you have not done so.
All first-grade classes are in need of reading volunteers. Please use the sign up located under “Volunteer Opportunities.” If you have any questions or would like to volunteer at a different time, please contact your teacher.
Math: This week students learned how to add or subtract ones with a 2-digit number, without renaming. Students used different strategies such as manipulating base-ten blocks, grouping tens and ones, and counting on and counting back by 1, 2, 3, and 10. Finally, we practiced how to add a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number by making a new ten.
We will be starting subtraction in Rocket Math in February. Please continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
Math homework for next week: M: pp. 32-34, T: pp. 35-36, W: pp. 37-39, Th: pp. 40-41, F: p. 42. Please do not work ahead.
History: This week for history, students continued their learning of the Early Civilizations and Settlement of America. Students were introduced to the conquistadors Hernando Cortés and Francisco Pizarro and their interactions with the Native Americans in the regions they explored.
Science: Students continued making their ocean foldable this week. They continued learning about currents, waves, and the underwater landscapes that include deep trenches! Students also learning about coral reefs, where they can be found in the ocean, and the many different types that exist.
Literature: We are still learning about Aesop’s fables. This week students listened to and discussed The Dog in the Manger and The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs. Students wrote a sentence and drew a pictures in their Literature Books and created a craft for each fable.
Have a wonderful weekend!
1st Grade Teachers