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Newsletter for Class 1-205

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of December 14

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: During the holiday season, my family and I ___. 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.

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: Complete the math problems.

Reading: We have enjoyed the nonfiction unit on animals. We will review topics learned during this unit. We now have a better understanding of text features such as the heading, diagrams, captions, glossary, table of contents, as well as finding important facts in nonfiction books.

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

Math: This week we will begin the unit on addition and subtraction facts to 20. We are going to learn different strategies that can be used to add and subtract.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ip“ family.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the action verbs.

Spelling Words

1. hip 7. nip
2. zip 8. sip
3. rip 9. clip
4. dip 10. flip
5. tip *11. are (bonus)
6. lip *12. you (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Please sign and return the math & spelling tests. Thank you.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS:

1st Grade Creative Movement Performance is on Friday, December 18th at 9am at the Performing Arts space on the 3rd floor. Parents and families are invited for this performance.

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