First Grade News: February 2019

A Peek At What We Are Learning

Math:
  • Measuring objects using nonstandard units: comparing lengths of objects
  • Making sense of and developing strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Practicing more efficient ways of counting (counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s)
Literacy:
  • Comparing fiction and non-fiction books
  • Non-fiction writing: Opinion writing and How-To Books
Social Studies:
  • Exploring the difference between needs and wants 
  • Visiting the grocery store, purchasing food, and cooking in the classroom  
Science:
  • Exploring light and sound

Important Dates

  • 2/5 School Closed: Lunar New Year
  • 2/8 Parent Association Meeting & Scholastic Book Fair 5:15-7:00
  • 2/9 Scholastic Book Fair 9:30-1:30
  • 2/14 100th Day Of School
  • 2/18-2/22 Mid Winter Recess- School closed
  • 2/25 School Resumes

Home Connection

  • Please continue to read with your child every night. First graders should be reading independently for 15-20 minutes every day outside of school. 
  • Titles we’re reading in school: The Little Red Hen, Wilbur, Interrupting Chicken, Cows on the Farm, Down on the Farm: Pigs, Chickens on the Family Farm, Down on the Farm: Sheep, Click Clack Moo, Chopsticks, Spoon

To Contact Us By Email

Ms. Mentry: dmentry@ps343.org 
Ms. Palaguachi: lpalaguachi@ps343.org