Friday, January 20th: First Grade Field Trip to Oatland Island. Parents are encouraged to attend and then will be able to take their child after the field trip is over.
The cost for parents: $5. If you are planning on attending, please show up at Oatland Island at 10:00. Our tour is from 10-12.
If your child is LEAVING from Oatland Island, they don't need a lunch box.
If your child is RIDING BACK TO SCHOOL, they do need a lunch box. We will eat once we are back on campus.
The attire is our blue field trip t shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes. If it's cold, please have your child wear a jacket.
If you are planning on attending the field trip, please let me know. I don't need the $5, you will pay that at Oatland Island, I just like to know who will be attending.
Monday, January 30th: 100th Day of School. Students may come to school dressed as a 100 year old person! We will have lots of fun 100 Day activities.
Math: This week we will continue with chapter 7. We will cover Counting with Groups of 10 and Leftovers; Estimating with Groups of 10; and Using Data from a Graph. We will also take a Diagnostic Checkpoint on Thursday.
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Start practicing the fact listed below. Beginning this week will increase the number of problems. We have two mixed 1-9 tests this week with 50 problems in 3 Minutes and 40 Seconds. We will also take a subtraction timed test on -1. There will only be 20 problems and the students will have 4 minutes to complete the test.
Review these facts!
1+0=1; 1+1=2; 1+2=3; 1+3=4; 1+4=5; 1+5=6; 1+6=7; 1+7=8; 1+8=9; 1+9=10
2+0=2; 2+1=3; 2+2=4; 2+3=5; 2+4=6; 2+5=7; 2+6=8; 2+7=9; 2+8=10; 2+9=11
3+0=3; 3+1=4; 3+2=5; 3+3=6; 3+4=7; 3+5=8; 3+6=9; 3+7=10; 3+8=11; 3+9=12
4+0=4; 4+1=5; 4+2=6; 4+3=7; 4+4=8; 4+5=9; 4+6=10; 4+7=11; 4+8=12; 4+9=13
5+0=5; 5+1=6; 5+2=7; 5+3=8; 5+4=9; 5+5=10; 5+6=11; 5+7=12; 5+8=13; 5+9=14
6+1=7, 6+2=8, 6+3=9, 6+4=10, 6+5=11, 6+6=12, 6+7=13, 6+8=14, 6+9=15
7+0=7; 7+1=8; 7+2=9; 7+3=10; 7+4=11; 7+5=12; 7+6=13; 7+7=14; 7+8=15; 7+9=16
8+0=8; 8+1=9; 8+2=10; 8+3=11; 8+4+12; 8+5=13; 8+6+14; 8+7=15; 8+8=16; 8+9=17
9+0=9; 9+1=10; 9+2=11; 9+3=12; 9+4=13; 9+5=14; 9+6=15; 9+7=16; 9+8=17; 9+9=18
Phonics: There will be no phonics test this week due to our short week.
Spelling: This week we will have 15 spelling words and 5 bonus words. We will have a spelling test every Friday. Students will write these words when I call them out. This week five bonus words will be added to the list. Students should learn the 15 spelling words first. For a challenge, they can also learn the five bonus words. All students will take the bonus portion of the test. For each bonus word spelled correctly, the student will get 1 extra point on the test. There is no penalty for spelling a bonus word incorrectly.
There will be no dictation portion of the spelling test this week.
all, call, fall, ball, tall, small, walk, talk, chalk, baseball, rainfall, sidewalk, cornstalk, your, from
Bonus Words: waterfall, boardwalk, football, December, winter
Social Studies: We will continue a unit on Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bible: We will learn about Jesus calling His disciples.
Bible Verse: Matthew 4:19 “’Come follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will make you fishers of men.’”
We will work on this in class, but there will be no memorization test due to the short week.
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters with an emphasis on placement and formation.
Creative Writing: Students will continue to practice writing complete sentences using capital letters at the beginning and periods at the end. I will introduce question marks this week. We will continue learning the parts of a sentence. We will be writing super sentences. All sentences should have these four parts:
Begin with a capital letter.
End with a punctuation mark.
Be written neatly.
They will write sentences with their spelling words, and write in their journals daily.
Tuesday: Math Sheet, study spelling words, and math facts
Wednesday: Math sheet, study spelling words and math facts
Thursday: No Homework
- I will send home practice timed tests each night. These do not have to be turned in to me. It will be in your child’s best interest to complete them as often as possible. We will be decreasing the time by 5 seconds each week until we hit 3 minutes.