*Wednesday is our Valentine's party from 2:30-3:30. Students will decorate a Valentine's bag, open Valentine's from classmates, and enjoy some snacks. We have 19 children in our class. For those of you wishing to personalize your Valentine's our classmates names are: Wess, Clara, Kate, Lola, Evie, Zoey, Kyle, Xavier, Peter, Jesiah, Ethan, Charlotte, Annie, Iker, Angelina, Amiesha, Zachary, Regina, and Jonathan ***Bring a canned food item to donate - looking for 100% participation to help out our local food bank.
*Wear class tshirt on Thursdays during the month of February to help promote our Family Math Science Night on February 22 (theme is construction and our bright yellow shirts match perfectly).
*Our 100th day of school is this Thursday (moved to this day due to ice days). Bottle projects are due and we will have lots of fun rotating between the first grade teachers with 100th day activities!
*No school on Friday! Teacher staff development day.
Our Objectives for the week are:
Math: new unit on skip counting by 2's, 5's, and 10's
Science: Gather evidence of how rocks, soil, and water help to make useful products. Test on Wednesday.
ELA: long e vowels (test on Thursday due to no school on Friday); read literary nonfiction and begin an author study on Gail Gibbons; write research paper on an animal - students will learn how to hunt for facts in nonfiction books as well as pull facts from websites such as pebblego and national geographic kids.
Social Studies: continue to understand how families meet basic human needs: discuss needs versus wants and goods versus services