First Grade News - Ms. Maziarka
December 4th - 8th, 2017
Please practice spelling words and sight words nightly. Please also have your child read 20 minutes each night.
We will continue literacy stations, and will continue to use various reading strategies in our small groups. We will read a series of articles about snakes. We will discuss the main idea of the texts using details, and answer comprehension questions about snakes using information from the text.
Spelling/Phonics: r blends (br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr) (test Friday 12/8)
Please practice the above blends every night if your child is having trouble.
Sight Words: Words 61-70 (test Wednesday 12/6)
*Please practice these words as well as any missed words up until this point.
Vocabulary Quiz on Tuesday 12/5/17
Male turkey- boy turkey
Female turkey- girl turkey
Flock- group of birds such as turkeys that rest and travel together
Predator- an animal that hunts smaller or weaker animals for food
Roost- place such as a tree where turkeys sleep at night
Monday - Lesson 4-7: Explain Subtraction Strategies
Tuesday - Lesson 4-8: Solve Word Problems with Facts to 20
Wednesday - Lesson 4-9: Math Practices and Problem Solving: Reasoning
Thursday - Topic 4 Review
Friday – Topic 4 Review
Writing - We will continue to practice editing our writing for spacing, capital letters, and punctuation.
Health/Social-Emotional Learning - We will discuss how to identify feelings.