First Grade News: April 2019

A Peek At What We Are Learning

Math
  • Using place value as a means to count efficiently, as well as understand how numbers are composed
  • 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
  • Character traits/comparing characters
  • Non-fiction Writing
Social Studies
  • Exploring the difference between needs and wants 
  • Creating a classroom restaurant where the children  create a budget, purchase food, prepare meals, and serve customers 
Science
  • Exploring plant and animal defenses 

Important Dates

  • 4/11 Field Trip To Alley Pond
  • 4/12 PA Meeting and Family Game Night 5:15-7:00
  • 4/19-4/26 School CLOSED for Spring Break 
  • 4/29 School Resumes: Welcome Back!

Home Connection

  • Our first field trip will be on April 11, 2019 to Alley Pond. The trip will be held rain or shine, please be sure to send your child dressed for the weather! 
  • Titles we’re reading in school: Me First, Paperbag Princess,  The Recess Queen, Cinderella, Tacky The Penguin, Animal Dads, Beavers And Their Lodges, Want To Be A Beaver?, Who Made These Tracks? Hibernation, A Bee’s Life,  Bumblebees,  The Butterfly Life Cycle, Butterflies.

To Contact Us By Email

Ms. Mentry: dmentry@ps343.org 
Ms. Suarez: fsuarez@ps343.org