First Grade News
December 17-21, 2012
What we’re learning
Our Bible stories for this week are “The Good Samaritan” and “The UnforgivingServant.” We will be reading “Fox and Bear” and “Fox and Bear Look at the Moon” inour basal reading books. Our phonics focus this week is the “wh” digraph and shortvowel sounds. Math will include writing number words, measuring, and identifying pairs.In science we are learning about various places animals live.
Monday: Read Christ Light A “The Good Samaritan”Read “Fox and Bear”Tuesday: Matthew 22:39–
Love your neighbor as yourself.
Practice Math FactsWednesday: Read “Fox and Bear Look at the MoonSpelling Test (whip, when, which, whiff, whiz, whack, whyBonus: what, whale)
Thank you for all your help with our field trip last week and the Christmas servicethis last weekend! They were both wonderful ways for you and your children tocherish the message of Christmas and share it!
Our 1st grade
Christmas Party will be on December 20th
. We will have aChristmas lunch at 11:30, recess, then cookie decorating and a gift exchange.
The students will be
exchanging gifts for our party. Please purchase a gift inthe $6-$8 range. Girls should buy a “girl” gift, and boys should buy a “boy”gift. Please put who the gift is from on the outside of the package. Pleasehave the gifts at school anytime before Dec. 20th.
At the party we will picknames to see who gets each gift.