First Grade News

May 21-25, 2012
What we’re learning
Our Bible stories for this week are “Three Men in the Fiery Furnace” and “Daniel and Belshazzar.” We will be reading “Show Time” and “Do You Live in a Nest.” We will begin reviewing our vowel sounds. Math will count money, review addition facts, and use pictures to represent numbers. We will focus on the letter “z” in handwriting. In Science we will continue learning about heat and light.

Monday, May 21: Read Christ Light “Three Men in the Fiery Furnace” Read “Show Time” Tuesday, May 22: Matthew 4:10 Math Flash Cards Wednesday, May 23: Read Christ Light ”Daniel and Belshazzar” Read “Do You Live in a Nest?” Thursday, May 24: Hymn 171 “A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing” Spelling Test (Each child will create their own list of words.)

Here are some ways to challenge your child: Math– Time how fast you can do your math facts. Christ Light– Create a cartoon of the bible story “Three Men in the Fiery Furnace.”

Important Notes
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Thank you for the wonderful Ascension service! How awesome to see our school children sharing the One most needed– our Savior! A special thanks for volunteers able to help with the field trip! We have enough chaperones for both our mini track meet and aquatic center! Thank you for stepping in to help at such a busy time of the year! Our Mini Track meet is this Tuesday, May 22nd. Please make sure your child wears comfortable running shoes and clothes to school. Please send a disposable water bottle along as well. Thanks! Book orders are due May 23rd.

Upcoming Events
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May 22– Mini Track Meet May 23– Book orders due, Chevy’s fundraiser night May 28– No School, Memorial Day June 6– Morgan Hill Aquatic Center Field Trip, June 7– Last Day of School!

Jesus Give Away
“Praise the LORD, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD.” Psalm 117: 1-2 Joy in Jesus, Miss Luehring