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February News

Happy Valentine's Day to My Students!

I'm happy you're my students,

I hope you can see,

I'm really glad to have you as my 1A family.

The month of February we will have a lot to learn and do!  Some of what we will be doing is:


Religion-learning how the Holy Spirit helps the church grow, that the church began on Pentacost, the apostles led and cared for the church, the role of bishops in the church, and that the pope  leads and cares for the whole church

Phonics- long a,i, o, and u short o, and i, identify and isolate medial sounds, distinguish rhyming words from non-rhyming, identify long o and u words in sentences, recognize and read long o words, and identify and count syllables in a word

Math-place values of two digit numbers, add and subtract numbers horizontally and vertically, fact families, adding three addends, using addition and subtraction to find the missing part of a number sentence, choosing appropriate strategies to solve a problem and to recognize the value of the penny, nickel, dime and quarter, to find the value of a group of coins, and identify two groups of coins that show the same value

Reading/Language Arts, - We will be working on and reviewing long and short e sounds,  nouns in sentences, High Frequency Words, segment and blend words with long e, read words in isolation and in context, we will compare and contrast two or more things in a passage, review expository text and writing, identifying topics, vowel sounds of y, sequencing, action verbs,

Social Studies/Science- The presidents, the White House, Groundhogs Day, St. Valentine, Dr. Martin Luther King, George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, sharks and their environment

Handwriting- We will continue to work on letter formation, writing sentences, stories, and opinions


Dates to Remember

Feb. 1 Tiger Anti-Bullying Program, Spirit Day, No Homework for entire school

Feb. 2 Beach Day- Wear your favorite summer outfit and bring a beach towel

Feb. 5 Pajama Day, movie with our 6th grade buddies

Feb. 17 Progress Reports


Feb. 22 Progress Reports due back to school