Saturday, June 10, 2017

The Week of June 12th

It has been a pleasure having your children this year.  They have all come so far!  I will truly miss each and every one.

This week all days are early dismissal days.  Field day is Tuesday.  Look for a letter sent home on Monday for more details.

Have a wonderful summer.  Remember to keep your child reading and practicing math facts.

Friday, June 2, 2017

The Week of June 5

This week we will continue to learn about tide pool creatures.  Students will be sharing their projects and we will be visiting other classes.  Our dog friends will make their final visit on Thursday.  Remember we are collecting little gifts for the dogs.  Also on Thursday we will see a laser light show presented by the PTA.

Watch for a note coming home about a first grade talent show.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Week of May 30th

There is no more spelling words or written homework for the rest of the year!  There will still be more take home books to read.  Reminder:  Tide pool projects are due June 5th

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Week of May 22nd

This week we will continue learning about the rocky seashore and tide pools. We will discuss what adaptations creatures make to live in this habitat.

This week we will have our final spelling test.  The words come from our word wall list.
Spelling words are: want, went, why, where, they, said, friend, were, was, there

Bonus: barnacle, sea anemone, octopus

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Week of May 15th

We ware busy preparing for the Spring Concert which will be on Wednesday Night at 6:00.  There will be no homework that evening.

We have finished our math books but will continue with review lessons and fact fluency practice.  We will be finishing our Journeys reading books this coming week.  We will have our final word wall test this week or next week.  I have sent home the final list which contains over 200 words!

Word Wall Words for the week are: brothers, everyone, field, loved, most, only, people, sorry

Spelling Words are: even, open, begin, baby, tiger, music, paper, zero. table, below  Bonus: oyster, seagull, sea lettuce

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Week of May 8th

In math this week we will be learning about fractions.  We will concentrate on 1/2 and 1/4 .   We wi;; be finishing the book next week and will be working on review and increasing addition and subtraction fluency.

Our phonics focus is on suffixes ly, ful, and y.  The students have been working on writing Pete the Cat stories.  We will be sharing these with Mrs. DiRenzo's class.

We will begin our unit on the Rocky Seashore and the creatures that live there!

Reminder:  The School Store is this week.

Also remember the music concert is May 17th

Word Wall Words for the week are: caught, took, listen, thought, minute, listen, idea, beautiful, friendship

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

Bonus: seahorse, Atlantic, sea star

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Week of May 1st

Wow!  May is here.  It's hard to believe.  We will be finishing up insects and starting our study of the Rocky Seashore.  We are continuing with combining shapers and will begin learning about 1/2s and 1/4s  Our phonics focus will be long i spelled with a final y and igh .

Word Wall Words are: across, ball, cried, head, heard, large, second should

Spelling:  my, try, sky, fly, by, dry, pie, cried, night, light  Bonus: seashore, ocean, tide pool