Memory Verse for the Upcoming Week:
Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice. Psalm 32:11
(Remember that your child is expected to recite the verse and reference on Thursday)
Week in Review:
Religion: Manna in the Wilderness; The 10 Commandments
Character Trait from CFP: integrity
Reading: Read This Busy Little Squirrel and Curious George Goes Camping; worked in reading groups; read books by our author of the month-Tedd Arnold
Phonics/Spelling: Focused on short o words; continued working with high frequency words and CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words; worked with word families and changing initial or final sound to make new words; added the suffix s to make a word plural
Handwriting: Practiced lowercase s and writing our names correctly
Math: We worked on the doubles addition facts to a sum of 18; created different patterns; used a balance to compare weights
Science: Revisited our potato plants and the bulbs that we had planted; played a squirrel behavior game to understand how animals adapt to survive in their habitats
Social Studies: Focused on fire safety
Questions to ask your child:
What is one book you chose for your book box this week?
Can you name a few of the 10 commandments?
What happened to the potato eye that you planted?
What happens when you add an s to the end of a word?
Can you make an ABC pattern using shapes for me?
What is one fire safety tip that you learned from the firemen this week?
- Our field trip to the St. Louis Zoo on Friday, October 19th. We are taking a guided tour to see North American animals in their habitats. We’ll leave school on the bus at 9:30 and return around 11:30. Parents that are attending the trip are asked to be at school by 9:20, so we can get our groups assigned. Students are encouraged to wear a RED CCLS uniform shirt so that we can keep our group together.
- Today was the end of 1st Quarter. Report Cards will be sent home with your child next Friday. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held the following week. A sign-up sheet was sent home in your child’s folder today. Please return this by Tuesday, October 16th, so that we can get your conference scheduled. In first grade we schedule 20 minutes with each family for a blended format conference. The first portion of the conference will be lead by your child showcasing some of the things they’ve worked on this year, and then sharing a few goals. After this your child will be asked to step outside and you’ll meet with Mrs. Nummela or Miss Pfotenhauer for a few more minutes.
- Remember that Thursday, October 25th is 12:00 dismissal and there is no school on Friday, October 26th.