Dear Parents, November 22, 2010 We have much to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving week and at the top of my list is YOU! Thank you for all your support and for sharing your children with me. They make me smile everyday! This is a very short week and therefore we will concentrate on […]
Dear Parents, November 15, 2010 What an exciting week we have planned in first grade! Today we are having our Chumash Native American Presentation from the Ventura Outreach Program. We will also be watching a movie from California Streaming in the computer lab on the Pilgrims’ trip to America as a preview to our study […]
Dear Parents, November 8, 2010 What a job our “little saints” did for the Saints Parade! We certainly enjoyed the day – not only were we excited about the Saint Parade but our class also reached 100 points for following the classroom rules and we enjoyed a small treat. We will be finishing up theme […]
Dear Parents, November 1, 2010 This week, our reading strategy is “predict/infer”. Before reading a story, we look at the cover, the title and the pictures and make educated guesses (or predictions) on what the story will be about. While reading, we use information learned to conclude (or infer) if our prediction is correct or […]
Dear Parents, Thank you to all who were able to help with Primary Centers. Even with the change in scheduling, we were able to complete the three rotations because of your help!! We are starting theme 3 – “Let’s Look Around” this week in our reading series. The stories in this theme follow a different […]
to go online to Spellingcity.com and practice this week’s words by playing games and taking practice tests! What a FUN way to study spelling!!
Dear Parents, This week in language arts we will be reading about Christopher Columbus and making a project to accompany our story. Our reading strategy this week is “monitor and clarify”. If we have difficulty understanding the story as we read, we stop and go back to reread the sections that were confusing. We also […]
Dear Parents, October 4, 2010 I would like to thank the parents that were able to make it to Wednesday’s Parent Meeting. I hope that you found it informative. We have completed theme 1 in our reading series. We start theme 2 – “Surprise!” this week. We will be reading stories that have a surprise […]
First Graders are off to the science lab to examine our plants under the microscopes!! We will be recording all our observations. Look for a record of what we did in your weekly folder!!
Dear Parents, September 27, 2010 Thank you to Mr. Sezzi and Mr. Ortega for helping with Primary Centers. We couldn’t do it without your help! In language arts this week, we will be reviewing the short sound of /a/ and the short sound of /i/. We will not have new spelling words this week and […]