First Grade Overview
December 3, 2013
BIBLE: “Even a child is known by his actions by whether his conduct is pure and right.” Proverbs 20:11
Test – Tuesday, December 10th
Phonics: We will work on compound words and suffixes less, ness, and ly. We will also learn two new vowel digraphs – ai and ay.
Spelling: Test over List 11 on Friday, December 6th.
she, too, keep, same, more, we’ll, shack, went, tablet, brushing, *their, *goes
Foundations and Frameworks:
We have switched units: Williams-Referential Representation, Dahlke-Retelling, Payne - Character. Students will be tested on the pattern statement, process questions, visual tool, and vocabulary.
An overview of your child’s F&F unit will be sent home in Tuesday folders. The test will be given before Christmas Break.
MATH: This week in marvelous math we will work on adding two-digit numbers with regrouping, telling time to the ½ hour, dividing shapes into fourths, and adding 10 to a number.
Assessment: Test Friday, December 6th.
Assessments cover the information on worksheets your child has brought home for homework from the previous week.
Science and Social Studies: We will take a break from our continent studies to focus on The True Christmas Story – The birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
ALL children wear Christmas Clothes on Friday, December 6th!
ASC changes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd grade students
Beginning Monday, November 18, 1st and 2nd grade children staying for ASC will be reporting to room 25 for snack. They will then go to the playground, weather-permitting. If it is raining or too cold (or too cold to stay out until 4:30), children in 1st & 2nd grades will report to 204 (next to Mrs. Garmon's room) or to the gym. The children will move to #18 at 4:30 until closing.
Children in 3rd grade will report to the game room - across from the gym. They will leave to go to the playground at 3:40. If the weather prohibits outdoor play, they will be in the gym or game room until 4:30, at which time they will move to #18 until closing.
If you have questions, please call or text Cathy Creed at 595-1892 or Barbara Workman at 240-5394
Christmas Party – December 19th – 8:30-10:00 a.m. Your child may wear Christmas Pajamas (any pj’s will do). The children are free to leave at 10:00 or may stay for a movie. Your child’s homeroom teacher will give you more information on what to bring or how you can help. As always, all parents are invited to attend.
Creative Discovery Museum - January 7th
Field Trip Change – KNOXVILLE ZOO – May 13th and rain date May 15th.
Please check the website for uniform/dress code information at the following link:
**If your child’s classroom is chilly, please make sure they have BBS uniform approved outerwear to wear in the classroom.