Weekly Summary Sheet for First Grade
April 17, 2017
Homework is sent home each day in the planner! Please do in PENCIL and return the next day!
**Due to Easter Break, the story/skills will be covered for 2 weeks.**
**Reading test changes have been made. Phonics and Vocabulary skills will no longer be tested individually, they will be covered in the Comprehension and oral vocabulary tests.
Reading: Level 6 story "What Can You Do?” P. 46. Please have your child read this story to you several times. Words to Know: always, happy, once, stories, high, different, near, enough, easy, something. Please have your child practice writing and reading these words. Oral Vocabulary Test will be given on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Comprehension test will be Friday, April 21, 2017.
Spelling: er/est words: hard, harder, hardest, fast, faster, fastest, slow, slower, slowest, sooner. Please have your child practice writing and reading these words. Spelling test will be Thursday, April 20, 2017. Please have your child also practice reading and writing this sentence: The happy turtle is always the slowest.
Writing: We are still working on making correct strokes, using correct punctuation, and using correct spacing (two finger spaces). We are also working on organizing our thoughts when writing, focusing on one topic, and adding descriptive words to our writing.
Math: We will be continuing our calendar, sorting/graphing unit. Test will be around Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Social Studies: We will be starting our map unit. Your child will be creating their own map, more information will be sent home next week.
Science: We will be continuing our plant unit. Plant test will be around Friday, April 21, 2017.
Other: Scholastic book order forms will be due April 21, 2017. Please let me know if you need the online code. Please remember that on Wednesdays and Thursdays your child will be bringing home a little book to read along with a sheet to complete. Please have your child return the book and homework sheet in their green folder.
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, APRIL 14th & MONDAY, APRIL 17th for Easter Break.
As always thank you for all you do!!
**Parents please continue to sign the planner each night! Thank you so much!