Virginia Nutter

Weekly Summary Sheet for

First Grade

April 17, 2017


Homework is sent each night in the folder and planner.  Please do in pencil and return the next day. 

 Reading:   Words to remember include:  happy, once, high, near, easy, always, stories, different, enough, sometimes

*Reading tests are Friday

 Spelling:  hard, harder, hardest, fast, faster, fastest, slow, slower, slowest, soon

Dictation sentence:  I  am  the  fastest  kid  in  the  class.*Spelling test is Wednesday. 

 Math:     Students will learn about graphs, shapes, and patterns.    I plan to give a graphing test on Tuesday.  We will also review other math skills that we have learned this year.  Please continue to practice counting dimes, nickels, and pennies at home.  We practice at school; many students have forgotten how to count money.

 Science:   We will continue to learn about plants.   We will have a test on April 19th.
Social Studies:  :  Students will soon learn about maps.  (SOLs 1.4 and 1.5)

The student will develop map skills by

a) Recognizing basic map symbols, including references to land, water, cities, and roads;

b) Using cardinal directions on maps;

c) Identifying the physical shape of the United States and Virginia on maps and globes;

d) Locating Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, and Richmond, the capital of Virginia, on a United States map.  


Other:  Students will have a benchmark math MAP test on the 20th.  This test will measure the progress each student has made this year.  Students will have a reading MAP test during the first week of May.  Please continue to sign the planner each night.  School will be closed on April 14th and April 17th.  Enjoy your break!