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Dec. 7th newsletter for Class 1-205

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of December 7th

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: The best part of our class trip was ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Math Test tomorrow! Study for your math test.

Reading: We are enjoying the nonfiction unit on animals. We will continue to learn about text features, interesting facts about animals, and how to work and learn from members in our reading groups.

Writing: For our nonfiction writing unit, we have been working hard on our drafts about our animals. We have started the beginning stages of publishing our All About Books on our animal. We are excited about displaying our books soon!

Math: We are concluding the unit on numbers to 20. We have counted, compared, and ordered numbers to 20. We have used a place- value chart to show numbers up to 20. The chapter test will be this Friday.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “in“ family, as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the verbs ‘has’ and ‘have.’

Spelling Words

1. fin 7. nest (review)
2. win 8. best (review)
3. pin 9. vest (review)
4. bin 10. chest (review)
5. tin *11. how (bonus)
6. chin *12. them (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Math Test is on Friday, December 11th.

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

The next PTA meeting is on Thursday, December 9th at 7:40am.

1st Grade Creative Movement Performance is on Friday, December 18th at 9am.

Winter recess is from Wednesday, December 24th- Friday, January 1st. School resumes on January 4th. Happy Holidays!