Spelling Words

Friday, January 23, 2015

Peek at the Week 1/26-1/30

Here's a sneak peek at next week:
Spelling: smart, star, hard, park, sharp, reread, undo, pretest, misplace, dislike
Bonus: calendar, harmonica, carnival
Reading:  Comparing texts, Cause & Effect

Phonics: AR "Bossy R" 

Vocabulary: might, never

L.Arts: Adjectives

Writing: Informational Writing: All about Penguins

Math: 2D Addition Strategies
Science: Light & Shadows



1. Comprehension Practice Sheet-Emperor Penguins
2.Math Practice- +10 & -10 review!

2. Read {If A leveled reading book will be sent home, please have your child read it to you and return it by the next day. }


 
Please remember to send in coupon book money & orders each day as they come in! We look forward to your participation in this great opportunity!


2/6-Father Daughter Dance
2/13- Six Flags Read to Succeed forms due
2/13- Valentine's Day Parties begin @ 1:30
2/16- Winter Break-President's Day
3/5- 1st Grade Play: Please return permission forms!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

First Grade Musical News!

First Grade Musical
  "How Does Your Garden Grow?"
Thursday, March 5 at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

There will be a parent meeting about the play this Thursday, January 22 at 9:45 a.m.  in the Music Room. Please let your parents know in case they might want to help with scenery and props.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Peek at the Week: 1/20-1/23

Here's a sneak peek at next week:
Spelling: girl, first, nurse, turn, Thursday, her, ever, number, verb, stir
Bonus: surface, consider, circumstance
Reading:  Main Idea and Details

Phonics: ir, ur, er "Bossy R" 

Vocabulary: next , between

L.Arts: Adjectives

Writing: Fictional Narrative- If I lived in a snow globe...

Math: Adding and Subtracting 10

STEM: Noodle Tower Challenge 



1. Comprehension Practice Sheeti blizzards

2. Read {A leveled reading book will be sent home on Thursday. Please have your child read it to you and return it on Friday. }


1/19- MLK Holiday/No School

3/5- 1st Grade Play: Please return permission forms by Wednesday! 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Peek at the Week 1/12-1/16

We had a great week back! The children enjoyed ringing in the new year with a STEM project. They problem solved, designed, and engineered a variety of instruments. It was so much fun! A big thank you for sending in materials for us to use.
Report cards and MAP scores were sent home today. Please sign and return only the envelope by Wednesday. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Here's a sneak peek at next week:
Spelling: boy, toy, enjoy, join, point, coin, once, never, away, people
Bonus: disappoint, trapezoid, rejoice

Reading:  Retelling and Summarizing

Phonics: oi and oy 

Vocabulary: usual, unusual

L.Arts: Verbs

Writing: Finish Instrument Research/Goal Setting

Math: Number Value/Comparing Numbers

Science: Sound


1. Comprehension Practice Sheet - Glaciers

2. Read -A leveled reading book will be sent home this week. Please have your child read it to you and return it on the next day. 

3. Math- Fact Family- addition & subtraction review

3. Have a discussion with your child about their goals for 2015. 



1/19- MLK Holiday/No School

Please sign and return your child's report card envelope. You may keep the actual report and MAP scores.  

Monday, December 29, 2014

Peek at the Week 1/6-1/9

Spelling words:  drum, flute, guitar, banjo, music, pitch, sound, volume, loud, soft
Reading: Ask and answer ?s; Retell
Vocabulary: during, while
Writing: Instrument Research
Math: 3-D Shapes
STEM: ...And the Beat Goes On (Instrument/Band creation)

HW: Mozart & Music Reading Comprehension

Other Important Information:

End of 2nd Quarter - Dec. 19
Holiday Break- Dec. 22nd- Jan. 5th  
**Students return on Tuesday, January 6th.**

 Upcoming STEM Project
We need your help getting materials for our next STEM project! Please see what you can bring from the list below.... 

soup cans
paper cups
oatmeal cans
rice
beans
bouncy balls
large rubberbands {thick, thin}
straws

THANK YOU!
   Have a wonderful and safe holiday break! We look forward to seeing you in 2015!!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Peek at the Week 12/12-12/18- & Happy Holidays!

 

Next week is packed with holiday fun for RBES first graders! We are so excited!! 


Polar Express Day- Thursday, Dec. 18th

Your child may bring small blanket, stuffed animal, and their favorite books. All items must fit in their book bag. Please label all belongings with your child's name.
 

Project Based Learning - Dec. 15 - 19

Our schedule will be different this week due to our Project Based Learning/STEM project. First grade will turn into Santa's Workshop! Your child will create a game, as well as make trail mix for ESP and St. Mary's assisted living residents. Thank you for all of your donations to make these activities possible!

*Gingerbread Houses were a blast!
 
 

  Thank you for all of your donations!!


Holiday Class Party


Our class party will be on Dec. 19th from 1:30 - 2:20.
Please send in a wrapped, gender neutral, gently used or new children's book of your choice  by Monday, Dec. 15.

Info about attending the party if you are not an approved volunteer from Mrs. Wages: If someone has not attended the volunteer training, they may visit at lunch or at a party, but they are only here to visit their child.  They should not sit with other children, take photos/videos of other children, etc....  They should sign in as a visitor rather than a volunteer.  They need to sit separate from the class with their child and engage in conversation with their child only. 

Other Important Information:

RBES Sing Along- Dec. 19

End of 2nd Quarter - Dec. 19

Holiday Break- Dec. 22nd- Jan. 5th  
**Students return on Tuesday, January 6th.**

 Upcoming STEM Project
We need your help getting materials for our next STEM project! Please see what you can bring from the list below.... 

soup cans
paper cups
oatmeal cans
shoeboxes/tissue boxes
rice
beans
bouncy balls
large rubberbands {thick, thin}
straws

THANK YOU!
 
 
   Have a wonderful and safe holiday break! 
We look forward to seeing you in 2015!!