Friday, June 1, 2018

The Week of June 1

We are not having anymore spelling tests.

This week we say goodbye to our dog friends,  The class has enjoyed reading to them.  If possible send in a dog toy or treat that we can give our canine friends to show our appreciation.

We will be sharing our wonderful projects with other classes from the school this week.  We will be visiting other classes too.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Week of May 28th

Reminder: The spring concert is May 31st.

This week we will have our last spelling test of the year.  We have finished our Journeys series but will continue with whole group readings of a chapter book, some informational texts and some poetry.

We are busy learning about tide pool creatures.  Remember projects are due on Friday.

In math we are working on some beginning second grade concepts and addition and subtraction facts.

Final spelling list: want, went, why, where, they, said, friend, were, was, there

Bonus sea anemone, hermit crab, lobster

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Week of May 21

This week we will be finishing our Journeys series.  There is a final word wall test during  the week..  We have finished our Go Math books.  We will be doing some Getting Ready for 2nd grade lessons and continuing to practice speed and accuracy of math facts.  Our dog friends will be here on Tuesday.

Word Wall Words: brother, loved, people, everyone, most, sorry. field, only

Spelling Words: even, open, begin, baby, tiger music, paper, zero, tale, below  Bonus: barnacle, octopus, mussel

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Week of May 14th

 This week we are learning about fractions in math.  In language arts we are introduced to -ful, ly and y endings.  In science we will be learning about the Rocky Seashore and tide pools.

Word Wall Words: caught, took, listen, thought, minute, idea, friendship, beautiful                                                                      


sad sadly, slow, slowly, dust, dusty, trick, tricky,, help, helpful

 Bonus seahorse, Atlantic, sea star        

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Week of May 7

I can hardly believe we're nearing the end of the school year.  Time flies when you're having fun.
Reminder:  Hand back your student forms that let's us know color and size of the field day shirts.

We are on our last chapter in math, 2 D shapes.  Our Phonic focus is long i patterns.  Word Wall Words are:  across, ball, cried, head my. math, say,

my, try, sky, fly, by, dry, cried, night, light, large                                                                  

Bonus: seashore, ocean and tide pool  

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Week of April 30th

It's hard to believe that May is here!   We're less than 40 days away from the end of first grade!  This week we will be learning about insects.  Our math focus is on two dimensional geometry and our phonics focus is base words with er and est  endings.  Reminder that Tuesday is Spirit Day.   Wear luau clothes or school colors  

Word Wall Words are : always, different, enough, happy, high. near. once, stories

Spelling Words: hard, harder, hardest, fast, faster, fastest, slow,  slower, slowest, sooner
Bonus: cricket, beetle, compound (eyes)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Week of April 23

This week we are learning about 3D shapes and their attributes.  We will have a dog friends visiting and we will be starting our last Journeys Unit.  We will continue weather and begin insects.

We just took our unit word wall test.  There were 203 words and everyone scored well.  This week's words are: above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward

Spelling Words are: mix, mixed, hop, hopped, hope, hoping, run, running, use, used. Bonus head, thorax, abdomen