Happy 3-day weekend, 1B families!
Thank you so much for the class birthday gift and kind cards! Your thoughtfulness made my birthday extra special. Thank you for thinking of me!
We have a few exciting upcoming events so please be sure to read the announcements below to stay in the loop! Have a wonderful week!
In pursuit of truth, beauty and goodness,
Monday, January 19th: No school- Martin Luther King Jr. Observance
Friday, January 25th: 100th day of school! J Please see announcement below.
Friday, February 1st: Athletic Field Day. Please see the announcements below for important information regarding field day.
Friday, February 8th: No school
Nightly: Read for 15 minutes, practice poem (1 minute), practice rocket math (1 minute)
Phonograms to practice: ou, ur, ea, ei, oo, sh, si, igh, i, ti
Tuesday: behind, around, burn, camp, bear, bare, clear, clean, spell, poor and math WB pg. 30-32
Wednesday: finish, hurt, maybe, across, tonight, tenth, sir, these, those, club and math WB pg. 33-35
Thursday: Review all 20 words and phonograms and math WB pg. 36-37
Friday: read for 15 minutes (book of your choice)
100th day of school: In honor of the 100th day of school, students are encourage are encouraged to fill a sandwich size bag with 100 items. Items can be the students choice but need to be large enough to be sorted but small enough to fit in a sandwich bag.
Athletic Field Day is Friday, February 1st from 8:30-11:00 for K-2.
Each year classes are assigned a Greek City State for their team. This year, your child’s team is Corinth, and our team color is yellow. Your child may wear a plain yellow shirt (no logos) with their athletic bottoms or they can create a shirt with our Greek City State name and logo.
Snack and Class Volunteers
Our class will be in need of a few volunteers to bring snacks, water bottles, a cooler and to help our class while we rotate through the field day activities. Please sign-up here to help out! This is such a fun events and we hope you can participate with us!
Volunteers for the Athletic Field Day Events
Coach Gethings &Coach Warren need volunteers setting up and running the event. Please visit here to sign-up at to help with the events.
There will be no school lunch offered on Athletic Field Day. Please send your child to school with a lunch on this day.
Poem: I Know The Sounds That The Animals Make by Jack Prelutsky (recitations the week of 1/28) Idiom: Fish Out of Water
Spalding: Due to MLK Day on Monday, this week we will only have 20 words Spelling Test on Friday!
Tuesday: behind, around, burn, camp, bear, bare, clear, clean, spell, poor
Wednesday: finish, hurt, maybe, across, tonight, tenth, sir, these, those, club
Phonograms: ou, ur, ea, ei, oo, sh, si, igh, i, ti
Writing: Copy work and narration exercises will be from Winnie-The-Pooh by A.A. Milne.
Grammar: We will review all forms of verbs learned this year including action, being, linking, and helping. We will take a verb assessment at the end of the week.
Math: Students will explore two-digit numbers as they learn how to identify the place value of tens and ones. On Friday, students will participate in various math activities to celebrate the 100th day of school!
Literature: We will read our final fairy tale; The Princess and Pea! On Wednesday, we will review all 9 fairy tales we have read and on Friday we will read a special story about the 100th day of school. On the 28th we will begin reading A Bargain for Frances. Please ensure that your child brings their copy to school by this date. Thank you!
History: This week we will continue to learn about the Aztec people. We will learn more about where they lived, who their leaders were and what religion they followed.
Science: This week we will continue learning about the human body. We will explore the muscular system and its purpose. We will practice using our muscles and will observe different pictures to understand the importance of how strong muscles allow our bodies to function properly.