Newsletter week of 2/8

Ms. Strocchia’s 1st Grade Newsletter
Week of February 8th
Weekly Homework- Due Friday, February 12th
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record on log.
Writing: Answer this question in your homework notebook twice, using 2 different books:
-After reading your chosen book, practice the understanding the sequencing strategy. What happened first, next, last? Math: No Exemplar this week
Spelling: Review week! 10 words will be selected from different weeks of spelling. -Create a sentence for each word.
-Create 5 sentences using 5 words and create a silly story using the other 5 words.

During the week of February 8th the students will be continuing to practice utilizing the non-fiction text features within a text. We will practice the skill of clarifying, making sure that we understand what we are reading. For writing, the children are completing their first draft of their non-fiction Community Helpers writing piece, and beginning to publish their final product. In math, we will be reviewing chapters 14 through 17. The children will be receiving their February Vacation Homework packet this week, it is due Monday, February 22nd. Spelling Week #15: Review
Sketch, Paw, Crack, Game, Butterfly, Draft, Stopping, Huge, Lunchbox, Practice *Reminders:

• We are celebrating Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 12th. If your child would like to give out cards, please make sure there is one for every student in the class. If you would like to join in with helping your child with creating our Valentine’s craft, please contact Mrs. Stancil or Mrs. Palmer! The craft will be made on Thursday, February 11th at 11:30.

• Respect for All Week! Please have your child wear the color BLUE on Thursday, and dress like a SUPERHERO on Friday!