First Grade – May 20, 2013 Room 103 and 104
Important Events This Week
Spotlight SJC - Please join us on Wednesday, May 22 from 7-8 pm for Spotlight SJC. Please come with your first grader as they will give you a tour of our classrooms and the work that they completed. We turn our classrooms into an art gallery featuring many creations that the students have completed throughout the year.
Author’s Day – Friday, May 24th at 2:00pm in the multi-purpose room. Don’t miss this event! Each first grader will present their individual books that they have written this year. Grandparents, parents and siblings are welcome. The doors will open at 2:00pm. After this event, you are welcome to take your child home as we will have a sign-out system set up in the multi-purpose room. We also encourage you to take your child’s published books home with you.
Important Future Dates and Events
May 27- No School- Memorial Day
May 29 – First Grade/8th Grade Buddy Lunch – Details to follow
June 4 – Celebrate SJC Day
June 5 – Last Day of School – Dismissal at 11:00am
Please send your child to school with a picture of them doing an activity or talent outside of school. This is for their First Grade Memory Books. This picture is needed ASAP.
All students in grade 1 are asked to bring in a shopping bag with a handle. We will save this until the last week of school when we send home all of your chid’s books and desk items.
Each child was given a Math Reference Book to use this year. Please return it to school this week. If it is lost, please send $10.00 to replace this book.
There is a $17 fee associated with Author’s Day. This fee pays for the hard cover First Grade Memories Books, photo-processing of over 500 pictures, binding and laminating used to put together 7-8 books per child, balloons, etc. Please make checks payable to SJC.
*On Friday, May 31 – The students will take a 30 word Word Wall Spelling Test. Please study the following list of words:
about, could, eight, four, girl good, have, many, orange, said, saw, three, two, what, where, there, their, your, does, friend, always, put, find, right, buy, give, once, done, to, too.
(Notice- their, there, two, to, too) as the students need to know how to distinguish between the spellings and their meanings. A hard copy of this list will be sent home as well..
*We will spend the next week working on our First Grade Memories Books for Author’s Day.
*There will be reading club homework twice this week.
*We will br studying fairy tales and poetry.
*We will begin Unit 10 in Math. This will be the last math unit.
*We will learn the term “median” or middle value in a group of numbers.
*Continue to study fractions. Tell time to 5 minute increments and determine elapsed time - i.e. It is 11:00. What time will it be in an hour and a half?
*Play the $10 Exchange Game.
*Please return your Math Reference Book this week.
*Please practice The Lord’s Prayer, Hail Mary and the Prayer of St. Francis with your child. We will test them on the memorization of these prayers.
There will be no science lab this week due to Author’s Day.
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