First Grade News

October 7-11, 2013
What we’re learning
Our Bible stories for this week are “Jacob’s Dream” and “Jacob and Laban”. In math we are learning our double facts (1+1, 2+2, etc.), working with pattern blocks, and writing number sentences. Social studies includes studies on communities. We are exploring plants and their needs in science. Language arts includes the “et” word family, punctuation, and blends.

Assignments
This week math flash cards will be sent home to practice. Your child will store them in his/her file box. Over the year, more and more will be added to their collection. Please practice flash cards at home and then send them back to school in the file box. We will be using them at school as well. Thank you! Monday: Read Christ Light ”Jacob’s Dream” Read “Look At That” Tuesday: Memory Work (1 John 1:7) “The blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” Practice Math Facts Wednesday: Read Christ Light “Jacob and Laban” Read “Can You Find It?” Thursday: Memory Work (5th Commandment) Spelling Test (bet, jet, met, pet, set, wet, let, net Bonus: vet, fret)

Important Notes
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This Friday is a Collaboration Day; school is dismissed at noon. Friday, October 11th, is our Harvest Festival from 6-9 p.m. Please come for some fun and bring your friends! There is room for all! Book Orders will go home this week. Orders are due October 25th. I will be sending home a note that gives details for ordering online. I include the flyers for kids to page through, but orders are completed online. Please make sure to return your field trip form and payment for the Children’s Discovery Museum. Thank you!

Upcoming Events
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October October October October October

11: Collaboration Day, Harvest Fest 6pm 18: End of 1st Quarter, Fall Musical 7pm 23: Picture Make-Up Day 24: Gr.1-2 Field Trip to Children’s Discovery Museum 27: Children’s Choir sings @ 11:15 service

Jesus Give Away
“As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds his people both now and forevermore.” (Psalm 125:2) May that very same LORD surround you with his faithful love, giving you peace in his powerful protection. Joy in Jesus, Miss Luehring

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