First Grade News
January 28-February 1, 2013
What we’re learning
Our Bible stories for this week are “The Parable of the Rich Man and PoorLazarus” and “The Rich Young Man.” We will be reading “Rose and Grandma Make theSun Shine” and “Our Family Get-Together” in our basal reading books. In phonics weare focusing on long “a” and “o” sounds. Math will include “doubles plus one” flash cards(4+5, 3+4 etc.) We will begin learning about various land forms in social studies andfocusing on the letter “d” in handwriting.
Monday: Read Christ Light A “The Parable of the Rich Man and Poor Lazarus”Read “Rose and Grandma Make the Sun Shine”Tuesday: Matthew 4:10 (
Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.
)Math FactsWednesday: Read Christ Light B “The Rich Young Man”Read “Our Family Get-Together”Thursday: Hymn 587
Now, Rest Beneath Night’s Shadow v. 1
Spelling Test (blade, shade, made, bake, cake, date, late, skate,Bonus: plate, grade)Hymn 587:
Now rest beneath night’s shadow, the woodland, field, and meadow; The world in slumber lies. But you, my heart, awaken,With prayer and song be taken; let praise to your Creator rise.
Here are some ways to challenge your child:Math– Write word problems that include “doubles plus one” facts.Reading– Identify the sequence (what happened 1st, 2nd, 3rd) of the storiesread at home.P.E.– Dribble and kick a soccer ball accurately and quickly.