First Grade News: May 2017

What We are Learning!

  • How can we use Place Value to help count efficiently?
Social Studies:
  • Why do people need homes? 
  • What kinds of homes do people live in? 
  • Why are homes built differently?
  • How are non-fiction texts different from fiction? How are they the same?
  • Why do we read  nonfiction texts?
  • What can we learn from nonfiction texts?
  • Why do animals need homes? 
  • What kinds of homes do animals live in? 
  • Why are animal homes different?

Important Dates

5/5: Field Trip to Queens Botanical Gardens

5/12: Field Trip to Queens County Farm

5/17: Parent Teacher Evening

5/19: Elizabeth Upton Author Visit

5/26:  Parent Association  Meeting at 6:00 pm

5/26: Field Trip to Alley Pond

5/29: Memorial Day (No School)

Home Connection

Please DO NOT send toys to school. Keep them at home to help us stay focused at school.

Books We Are Reading

  • An Egg is Quiet 
  • Homes Around the World series
  • Homes of Living Things
  • Are You an Ant? 

To contact us by email: 

Ms. Selph:
Ms. Palaguachi:
Ms. Estin:
Ms. Begum: