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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Peek at the Week: 4/16-4/20


Here’s a peek for next week!

Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: How can I find a solution to my problem? What is the difference between tattling and telling?
Phonics Family Words: helpless, useless, careless, playful, restful, hopeful, fastest, newest, smartest, sillier
Phonics: review
Reading: Daily 5 implementation - story elements, problem/solution, compare/contrast
Mentor Sentence: “”The garden was especially curious about old, forgotten things.” -The Curious Garden
L.Arts: grammar and parts of sentences within mentor texts
Writing Workshop: Review small moments
STEM: Growing plants and constructing watering systems to water plants
Math: Geometry and fraction review


Homework

  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. Finding the Evidence: Earth Day
  3. Math review activity
READ! - Headsprouts practice/”Book in a Bag”
*Students should read their “Book in a Bag” the night it gets sent home, and then bring it back to school the next day for reading groups.

Relay for Life Ribbon Decoration
In order to communicate the significance of Relay for Life and the effects cancer has on everyone, we would like to offer students the opportunity to decorate a ribbon in memory/honor of a loved one who battled/is battling cancer. If your child would like to continue to support cancer research, they may decorate the paper ribbon sent home in daily folders and return it to school along with a $1.00 donation to support our school-wide efforts to help find a cure. The deadline for this is Friday, April 20th.

Relay for Life
Oconee County Relay for Life will be held from 6:00PM-12:00AM on Friday, April 20th at Oconee County High School. Please consider coming out to support this worthy cause! There will be booths with games, food, and more. First Grade teachers will walk the track from 7:00-7:45. If your children are there, they may join us. Thank you for helping support finding a cure for cancer!

Summer Reading
Reading over the summer helps prepare your child for next school year and helps prevent the dreaded “summer slide!"
This is a great resource for ideas and book titles-

Field Day T-Shirt
We are excited to be selling t-shirts for our 2018 Field Day! All proceeds will go towards funding field day and new P.E. equipment.
Please fill out the form (via the link below) completely and return it along with payment to the school. If you have more than one child please fill out separate forms. Please make checks payable to RBES!
DEADLINE TO RETURN is April 27, 2018.

Shoe Tying
If your child hasn’t mastered this skill yet, please practice at home.

Snack Reminders
We have a ten minute snack break every morning after our Daily 5 reading block. Please send in a small, healthy (low in sugar) snack with your child every day.

Upcoming Events
Zaxby’s Night - April 16th
Oconee County Relay for Life at OCHS - April 20th from 6:00PM - 12:00AM
Willy Wonka Field Trip - April 30th
Quarterly Coffee with Administration - May 1st at 8:00AM
MAP Reading - April 23
Bear Hollow Field Trip - May 3rd
MAP Math - May 8th
K-2 Field Day - May 10th

Last Day of School - May 18th

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Peek at the Week 4/9- 4/13



Here’s a peek for next week!!

Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: How can I find a solution to my problem? What is the difference between tattling and telling?
Phonics Family Words: helpless, useless, careless, playful, restful, hopeful, fastest, newest, smartest, sillier
Phonics: review
Reading: Daily 5 implementation - story elements, problem/solution, compare/contrast
Mentor Sentence: “It is the tallest flower they have ever seen.” -The Curious Garden

L.Arts: grammar and parts of sentences within mentor texts (commas)
Writing Workshop: Spring Break small moment story
Science: What are the parts of a plant? What do plants need to survive?
Math: Multiplication Introduction and Fraction Review


Homework

  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. Finding the Evidence: The Little Seed
  3. Practice Addition and Subtraction Strategies
READ! - Headsprouts practice/”Book in a Bag”
*Students should read their “Book in a Bag” the night it gets sent home, and then bring it back to school the next day for reading groups.

Relay for Life Ribbon Decoration
In order to communicate the significance of Relay for Life and the effects cancer has on everyone, we would like to offer students the opportunity to decorate a ribbon in memory/honor of a loved one who battled/is battling cancer. If your child would like to continue to support cancer research, they may decorate the paper ribbon sent home in daily folders and return it to school along with a $1.00 donation to support our school-wide efforts to help find a cure. The deadline for this is Friday, April 20th.

Relay for Life
Oconee County Relay for Life will be held from 6:00PM-12:00AM on Friday, April 20th at Oconee County High School. Please consider coming out to support this worthy cause! There will be booths with games, food, and more. First Grade teachers will walk the track from 7:00-7:45. If your children are there, they may join us. Thank you for helping support finding a cure for cancer!

Summer Reading
Reading over the summer helps prepare your child for next year and helps prevent the dreaded “summer slide”! Scholastic has some really great deals on books to help you stock up for your kiddos’ summer reading.
Two ways to order:
1. Go online to: scholastic.com/newparent
Look up my name: Kendra Skinner
Or enter our Class Code: PYFB8
Follow the instructions to place your order online by: November 10, 2017.
2. Check off the books you want to order for your child and return this flyer to me with a check to Scholastic Book Clubs by November 10, 2017.


Shoe Tying
If your child hasn’t mastered this skill yet, please practice at home.

Snack Reminders
We have a ten minute snack break every morning after our Daily 5 reading block. Please send in a small, healthy (low in sugar) snack with your child every day.


Upcoming Events
Zaxby’s Night - April 16th
Oconee County Relay for Life - April 20th from 6:00PM - 12:00AM
Quarterly Coffee with Administration - May 1st at 8:00AM
MAP Reading - April 23
Bear Hollow Field Trip - May 3rd
MAP Math - May 8th
K-2 Field Day - May 10th
Last Day of School - May 18th

Friday, March 30, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Peek at the Week 3.26-3.30


Here’s a peek at next week!
Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: How can I find a solution to my problem? What are expected behaviors in the classroom?
Phonics Family Words: review
Phonics: review
Reading: Daily 5 implementation - poetry unit
Mentor Sentence: “Hoppi spotted Flora Bunny planting spring wildflowers in her eggs.” -The Easter Egg
L.Arts: grammar and parts of sentences within mentor texts
Writing Workshop: Opinion review based on a mentor text
Science: What are the parts of a plant? What do plants need to survive?
Math: What is perimeter? What is area?


Homework

  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. Finding the Evidence: A New Easter Bunny
  3. Practice addition and subtraction fact fluency
READ! - Headsprouts practice/”Book in a Bag”
*Students should read their “Book in a Bag” the night it gets sent home, and then bring it back to school the next day for reading groups.

Shoe Tying
If your child hasn’t mastered this skill yet, please practice at home.

Snack Reminders
We have a ten minute snack break every morning after our Daily 5 reading block. Please send in a small, healthy (low in sugar) snack with your child every day.

Upcoming Events
Spring Break - April 2nd-6th
Zaxby’s Night - April 16th
Oconee County Relay for Life - April 20th from 6:00PM - 12:00AM
Quarterly Coffee with Administration - May 1st at 8:00AM
MAP Reading - April 23 8AM
Bear Hollow Field Trip - May 3rd
MAP Math - May 8th at 8AM
K-2 Field Day - May 10th
Last Day of School - May 18th

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Peek at the Week 3.19- 3.23



Here’s a peek at this week!
Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: How can I find a solution to my problem? What are expected behaviors in the classroom?
Phonics Family Words: fable, cuddle, little, puzzle, able, title., cradle, middle, shuttle, battle
Phonics: “le” patterns
Reading: Daily 5 implementation - compare and contrast stories; comprehension strategies; point of view practice
Mentor Sentence: “The judges picked Babushka’s eggs as the most beautiful.” -Rechenka’s Eggs
L.Arts: MAP skills practice; parts of a sentence
Writing Workshop: Informational writing with research; Spring creative writing
Social Studies: What is a producer/consumer? How do I know the difference between what I need and what I want?
Math: What is money? Identifying money names and value


Homework


  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. Finding the Evidence: The Lost Chick
  3. Money Cut and Paste/Color
READ! - Headsprouts practice/”Book in a Bag”
*Students should read their “Book in a Bag” the night it gets sent home, and then bring it back to school the next day for reading groups.


Shoe Tying
If your child hasn’t mastered this skill yet, please practice at home.


Snack Reminders
We have a ten minute snack break every morning after our Daily 5 reading block. Please send in a small, healthy (low in sugar) snack with your child every day.


Spring Pictures
First grade will take spring pictures on the morning of Monday, March 19th.
Upcoming Events
Spring Pictures - March 19th
Spring Break - April 2nd-6th
Zaxby’s Night - April 16th
Oconee County Relay for Life - April 20th from 6:00PM - 12:00AM
Quarterly Coffee with Administration - May 1st at 8:00AM
MAP Reading - April 23rd at 8:00AM
Bear Hollow Field Trip - May 3rd
MAP Math - May 8th at 8am
K-2 Field Day - May 10th

Last Day of School - May 18th