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Newsletter

Ms. Ward’s 1st Grade

Newsletter

March 6, 2017

 

 

 

This Week

 

Reading:  We will begin Theme 13- Rights and Responsibilities.  Reading selections with Theme 13 are a biography titled Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen, a play titled A Play for All, and a poem titled “I’m Special, You’re Special.”  Students will continue reviewing the main idea of a story. 

 

Writing:  Students will focus on problem and solution.

 

Grammar- Describing words (Adjectives): color, size and feelings    

 

Vocabulary words- equal, talent, believe

 

Spelling: r-controlled vowels

  1. bird
  2. curl
  3. fern
  4. park
  5. short
  6. start
  7. air
  8. for
  9. alarm
  10. earth

 

 

Math: Students are working in a unit on measurement.  Please make sure your child returns any school supplies sent home the next day.  Students will be using these at school as well as at home.     

 

 

Homework

 

Homework will continue to be the same as it has been. 

 

Math- Please check your child’s Homework folder nightly for any math homework.  Students will have homework according to how the day’s lesson went. 

 

 

Friday

 

There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, March 10th.  This was a day scheduled in the calendar as a make-up day for snow days, if we had missed a lot for snow.  Because of being out on Friday, students will have their spelling test on Thursday.