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January 11th Newsletter

Ms. Strocchia’s 1st Grade Newsletter
Week of January 11th

Weekly Homework- Due Friday, January 15th

Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record on log.

Writing: Answer these questions in your homework notebook:

-While reading non-fiction texts it is important to understand the different text features within a book. Choose a text feature that is shown within your chosen book, and write about it in your homework notebook. How does this text feature help you understand what you read? (Do this twice)

Math:

-Exemplar
Spelling: Beginning blends- /cr/, /pr/, /pl/
-ABC Order
-Choose 3 words and create 3 sentences
-Menu Activity

During the week of January 11th the students will be reviewing the non-fiction text features within a text. We will practice the skill of activating our schema before, during, and after reading. Activating our schema is using our prior knowledge and showing what we already know.

For writing, the children are being assigned to a specific community helper. They will be creating questions and beginning to research.

In math, we are working with numbers to 100.The students will be counting to 100, using place value, and comparing, ordering, and making patterns.

For spelling this week the children will practice the beginning blends of /cr/, /pr/, and /pl/.

Spelling Words: cracking, cradle, craft, cranberry, practice, praise, precaution, planet, plankton, playbook

*Reminders:

-If you have not returned your progress reports or vacation homework packet, please do so. -Cookshop for families, Tuesday January 12th at 7:40am
-PTA meeting, Thursday January 14th at 7:40am
-We are in need of more pencils and sharpeners, if you would like to donate to Class 206, it would be greatly appreciated!