First Grade News - Ms. Costello
February 19th - 23rd, 2018
No School February 19th due to Presidents Day
School starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM.
We will continue guided reading groups and work on various reading strategies.
In literacy this week, we will read National Geographic readers about Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. We will ask and answer questions about the text, and compare and contrast Lincoln and Washington.
Spelling/Phonics: long o (o_e). Test Friday 2/23.
Sight Words: Words 141-150. Test Friday 2/23.
*Please practice these words as well as any missed words up until this
enVision Topic 8 - Place Value
Monday - NO SCHOOL: PRESIDENTS DAY
Tuesday - Lesson 8-4 - Tens and Ones
Wednesday - Lesson 8-5 - Continue with Tens and Ones
Thursday - Lesson 8-6 - Math Practices & Problem Solving: Look For & Use Structure Friday - TOPIC 8 TEST
Science - We will continue a unit on Earth Science.
Writing - We will write letters to Ms. V, who used to work in our classroom.
Room 101 Specials Schedule This Week:
Monday - NO SCHOOL
Tuesday - Dance (please send gym shoes)
Wednesday - Music
Thursday - Art
Friday - Lab
Here are some online games to reinforce place value, which we have been working on in Topic 8 in Envision (math).
Math Playground - Pop Penguin and the Place Value Race
ABCYa - Place Value Hockey
Math Playground - Place Value Party
Don't forget - you can always log onto Xtramath and Happy Numbers at home - we use them regularly during math centers. The passwords/usernames are taped on the inside cover of your child's agenda.