1st Grade Curriculum for Week 7, 9/3-9/6

Reading – Students will be introduced to a new author named Laura Numeroff. Here is a read aloud of one of her books called If You Give A Moose A Muffin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHiV-qjEJ-Y

Grammar – We are learning about singular and plural nouns. Have your child identify plural nouns as they are reading a book. Example: I saw two birds.

Writing – Students will continue to write their opinion pieces. Sing the Opinion Chant to remember all of the parts:

Hook sentence, my opinion

Two reasons with details,

Hook sentence, my opinion,

Two reasons with details,

Hook sentence, my opinion,

Two reasons with details,

Don’t forget the conclusion!

Math – We had the Chapter 2 subtraction test. We are reviewing the problems missed on the test and are now starting on Chapter 3: Addition Strategies. One strategy is Doubles such as 5 + 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9YQ4phTB0E

Social Studies: Each class will begin a new unit about Where People Live.

Art/Music: Thursday, September 5th.


San Diego Zoo Field Trip:

DATE Wednesday, September 4, 2019
TIME 8:45 A.M.
WHAT TO BRING Disposable lunch bag and water bottle
WHAT TO WEAR Class shirt, comfortable shoes, hat (optional)
OTHER NOTES If possible, apply sunscreen before school. All first graders should meet in front their respective classrooms instead of the letters on the blacktop. Please make sure your child comes to school on time! We will promptly board the bus at 9:00 A.M.!

Birthday Book Club Announcement:

If your child’s birthday falls between July-October, be sure to check their backpacks for their invitation to join our Wolf Canyon Birthday Book Club so we can celebrate them at our end-of-quarter assembly! The deadline to return forms/money& choose a new book from the library is THIS Friday, September 6th. Please email WolfCanyonBBC@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Dates to remember:

M, 9/2 * No School (Labor Day)

W, 9/4 * First Quarter Field Trip – San Diego Zoo

F, 9/6 * Popsicle Friday

Th, 9/12 * Apex Fun Run Day (Minimum Day)

F, 9/13 * Popsicle Friday

Th, 9/12-F, 9/20 * Parent Teacher Conferences (Minimum Days)

M, 9/16-F, 9/20 * Book Fair

Th, 9/19 * Jersey Mike’s Subs Fundraiser

M, 9/23-M 10/7 * Fall Break

Tu, 10/8 * School Resumes (Regular Day)

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