First Grade News - Ms. Maziarka
May 22nd - May 26th, 2017
Our field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry is on Friday, 5/26/17. Students need to bring home lunches on Friday. Students are going to bring their lunches with them to the museum. Please do not send any food containing peanuts or other nuts. Many students in our class have severe peanut/nut allergies.
We will continue literacy stations. I will continue to test students in reading.
I will pull guided reading groups and focus on reading skills and strategies.
For our literacy unit, we will read the article “The Butterfly Life Cycle.”
We will continue to practice using evidence from the text to answer questions and write facts about butterfly cycle.
Spelling/Phonics – igh ie
Please practice the spelling words all week at home. Spelling test will be on Friday.
Sight Words # 166-170
*Please review sight words every night, especially if your child needs a lot of practice to remember them. *
enVision Topic 15 (Fractions)
Monday - Lesson 15-1: Make Equal Shares
Tuesday - Lesson 15-2: Make Halves and Fourths of Rectangles and Circles
Wednesday - Lesson 15-3: Understand Halves and Fourths
Thursday - Lesson 15-4: Model with Math
Friday - No Lesson - All Day Field Trip to the Museum of Science and Industry
Science - We will monitor our butterfly garden experiment (watching our caterpillars go through the life cycle to turn into butterflies), and journal/discuss the process. We will monitor our ongoing plant experiment.
Social Studies - We will continue our unit on maps.