First Grade News: February 2020

A Peek At What We Are Learning


  • Using the D.E.W (draw, equation, work it out) method to solve addition and subtraction word problems using efficient strategies

  • Solving missing addend story problems


  • Recognizing attributes of fiction and non-fiction literature 

  • Non-fiction animal reports

  • Lengthening our independent reading stamina

  • Retelling stories 


  • Studying various animals in different habitats 

  • Creating a model of an animal with its defenses

Important Dates

  • 2/5 World Read Aloud Day & Pajama Day!

  • 2/7 PA Meeting Family Fun & Book Fair 5:15-6:45

  • 2/11 Field Trip to Queens College Theater

  • 2/14 100th Day Of School

  • 2/17-2/21 Mid Winter Recess: School Closed

  • 2/24 Welcome Back!

Home Connection

World Read Aloud Day is quickly approaching. If you are interested in coming into your child’s classroom on February 5th to do a read aloud, please contact your child’s teacher.

To Contact Us By Email

201 Ms. Selph & Ms. Suarez

202 Ms. Mentry

204 Ms. Kocis