# Plane English Eye halve a spelling chequer It came with my pea sea. It plainly marques four my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key and.

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CONNECTIONS First Grade is all about connections! We will be making connections all year long –Reading –Writing –Math –Community / World –Social Studies / Science –Friendships

A typical day in first grade.. 8:15 School Begins 8:20 Morning Meeting 8:30 Spelling 9:00 Math 9:50 Recess 10:05 Writing 11:00 Recess and Lunch 11:40 Reading 12:40 Specials 1:10 Science/Social Studies/Art 1:40 Reading 2:40 Home Our schedule is flexible and subject to change!

Our Daily 4 Read To Self Work on Writing Word Work Listen To Reading Read To Someone

Investigations: Math Units of Study include: –Basic Algebra and Number Concepts –Geometry –Measurement –Problem Solving

A typical math lesson looks like : Morning Calendar Routines –Weather –Estimation –Patterning –Place Value –Counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s and 10’s –Graphing –Number Sense –Addition and Subtraction Whole Group Lesson Math Workshop and Daily Practice Closure and Reflection

Ways to Support your Mathematician at Home: Addition and Subtraction flash cards every night Everyday math problem solving Counting money and telling time

Word Wall Words –110 most frequently used words –5 per week – practice every night –Challenge them by: Adding word endings Using the words in a sentence, poem or story Finding words that rhyme Alphabetizing Word Sorts –Allows students to recognize common spelling patterns Word Families –Allows students to find the relationship among words

Invented Spelling? Encourage your child to stretch out sounds when spelling an unknown word. As students learn spelling patterns, their invented spelling will change and develop. Common for this age –Jrp = drop –Pld = played –Skl = school –Fn = fun

Ways to Support your Speller at Home: Practice word wall words every night Encourage invented spelling Help them stretch out sounds in the word, and write a letter down for each sound.

Writer’s Workshop Units of Study –Personal Narratives –Authors as Mentors –All Abouts –How To’s –Poetry

How to Help your Writer at Home: When something fun, memorable or exciting happens, encourage your child to write about it the next day at school. Encourage them to write –Stories –Letters –Postcards –Recipes

Pencil Grasp Inefficient pencil grasps The tripod grasp – a helpful rhyme: –Pinch it, twist it, tilt it, rest it!

Science & Social Studies Topics Science Bus, Playground, and Personal Safety Properties of Matter Weather Plants Life on the Farm Social Studies All About Me Mapping Communities Martin Luther King, Jr. Fire Safety Current Events through Scholastic News Magazine

Second Steps – A Social Curriculum 3 units of study Empathy Impulse Control Anger Management

Sent home weekly on Monday Return on Friday Can be found on my blog: –http://blogs.bcps.wlwv.k12.or.us/staff/EideK

Bi monthly - Sent home in Bobcat Folder Includes: –Upcoming events and dates –Classroom happenings Can be found on my blog.

Snack Every afternoon there is a time for children to eat a snack if they bring one. It should be in their backpack (not lunchbox) Please, no nuts

Your child’s birthday will be celebrated on or around their special day. Feel free to bring in a non edible treat –Pencils for each student –OR A book for the class library –OR Erasers for each student

PTA Classroom Fund Thank you for your \$15.00 contribution to our classroom fund! This helps us buy extra supplies, and fun things like Scholastic News. If you haven’t already contributed, there is still time !

Dismissal Change in dismissal plans – please let office know or send a note in their Bobcat folder. Give me a wave when taking your child from our end of the day line.

Upcoming Events Fun Run – Oct. 1 Conferences – Oct. 4, 5, 6. No school – Oct. 6, 7, 8. Pumpkin Patch Field Trip – Oct. 14

Go home and give your first grader a hug! Thank you for coming!

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