Welcome to First Grade We are going to have an exciting year!
Our daily Specials schedule looks like this:
Monday- Computer Lab and PE
Friday- Library and Music
January Happenings: Happy New Year!!
No School Monday January 15- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Testing in January: It is that time of year where benchmark testing will take place. The week of January 8th, students will be doing a benchmark narrative writing sample. All grade levels will be participating. We also will be giving the winter Aims Web benchmarks in reading and math. Starting the middle of January, we will be taking the NWEA MAP tests in reading, language, and math. Both of these benchmarks were given in September.
Reading: Unit 3- Changes
An Egg Is An Egg
Target skills- vowel sounds of y
Spelling words for the week: by ,any, body, cry, fly, my, lucky, puppy, silly, try
Ruby in Her Own Time
Target skills- Compound Words
Spelling words for the week: bank, blank, bring, pink, rang, rink, sang, sunk, trunk, wing
The focus will be developing addition and subtraction strategies with doubling, counting on, and counting back to solve combinations within 12.