This Week in Our Classroom
Monday: Easter Monday
Tuesday: Book Exchange, Library, Gym
Friday: Family Reading, Music
This Week in Division 5 Grade One
Word Work: "bossy r" - ar, er, ir, or
Words of the Week: car, barn, star, dark, card, park,
Sentence of the Week: The car is in the parking lot.
Sight Words: continue practicing your sight words. At this time, grade one students should recognize by sight all 100 of the grade one sight words.
Words of the Week and Sentence: thank you for helping your child daily to practice spelling and reading the words and sentence that we add in our planners each Monday.
Writing : Rabbit Research and If You Give A Bunny A Carrot class book finish up
Goal: to write 30+ words about a topic in their Journal using capitals and periods, and adding beginning details and description. Correct spelling of sight words
Bubble gum writing: "I can sound out/stretch out the letters I hear in the words I want to write"
Science/Social Studies: how animals adapt to their environments; Earth Day, Sound and Shadows
Math: Money Math
Words of the Week and Sentence: We have now added a sentence of the week to our word work. Each Monday, students will print the sentence of the week in their planners. Please have your child practice this sentence including capitals at the beginning of sentences and names of people and places, as well as punctuation at the end of the sentence. This sentence will be part of our Word Work Review each Friday. Weekly sentences are made up of sight words and words that follow spelling/sound patterns which we have practiced or are currently practicing in class.
This month's Virtue: Peacefulness
Change of clothes: With our rainy spring weather, it is a great idea to keep a change of clothes (pants and for your child to keep in their backpack or in their cubbie just in case!
*A sincere "Thank You" to all of you, the parents of the wonderful grade one students in our class
*For sending your child ready to learn and for sharing your child's learning journey with me
For encouraging and listening to your child read their home reading books each evening and practice their words of the week
For helping your child to learn their "Magic Words/sight word" lists.
For reading and signing your child's planner each day and reminding your child to bring their planner and home reading bag in their backpack each day
Our Class ListAlex Izabella Alexis Jalen Ben Kaillie Callum Laken Claire Lauren Coby Layne Cooper Lynden Courtney Lyrik Eevah Owen Emersyn Peter Faiha Spencer Hayley Tanner
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to send us an email, note in your child's planner, phone the school or stop by the classroom after school.
Janice Bannerman and Kara VanLeeuwen