Week of:

March 9 – March 13, 2020

  • No School on Tuesday, March 10th; voting
  • March is Reading Month Continuing: Reading Logs Due on Friday
  • We are in desperate need of hand soap! Please send in a bottle or two.
  • We will continue with Mystery Readers this week. This has been awesome! The students LOVE it!
  • Author Visit on Monday, March 16th
  • Spring Break – April 6 – April 10th
  • Note about upcoming Spring Book Fair: Families,March is Reading Month and it is our hope to host a Scholastic Book Fair for the kids. This is an exciting time for everyone and it is a great way to encourage our students to continue reading and to challenge them to discover new titles. As always, we depend heavily on our volunteers to make all of this possible.
    If you are able to help out with the Book Fair and would like to volunteer, please visit the link below and sign up.
    Thanking you in advance,
    Ms. Baydoun
    https://www.scholastic.com/bf/wileyelemsch
  • Language Arts

    Words of the week: very, an, over, your, its

    High Frequency Words: because, blue, into, or, other, small

    This week we are continuing our Unit 4 First Grade Wonders Unit.

    Essential Question: How do animals help each other?

    Genre: Non-Fiction

    Stories: A Team of Fish, Animal Teams, and Busy as a Bee

    Phonics: Long E: e, ee, ea

    Structural Analysis: Prefixes re- un- pre-

    Writing: Organization, Poetry and Persuasion

    Stations: We continue Literature stations this week.

    Word Study: Lists are sent home on Friday and Test on Friday.
    Regular word list: me, we, keep, feed, beak, seat, play, rain, because, other, very, an, over, your, its

    Challenge word list: beak, feed keep, me, seat, she, speed, we, theme, queen, very, an, over, your, its

    **Please review on Spelling City.

    Book Bags: Please have your child read them for a week and return them on Tuesdays.

    Writing: Weekly writing assignments, Beginning Opinion Pieces

    Mathematics

    We will be starting Unit 7; Time, Measurement, and Shapes!We will continue working on Dream Box and eSpark during our Math Station routine. Students will also work in stations.

    Social Studies

    We will be beginning Economics; Needs and Wants

    Homework

  • If work is not being completed in school, it will be sent home for homework. This work will have a HW or Homework listed at the top. Please complete it and return to school the next day.
  • Assigned Homework will be given nightly or weekly. Please see notes on each assignment.
  • Dream Box
  • RAZ-KIDS
  • Snacks

    Two Healthy Snacks and a Water Bottle must be sent in everyday. Fruit, vegetables and protein bars are a great choice. We are a Peanut/Tree Nut free classroom.

    Weather

    Please make sure you check the weather daily and dress your child accordingly.