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Monte Vista Elementary

1 st grade – Ms. Pryor

LITERACY focus standard MATH focus standard

CCSS: RI 1.1 Students will ask and answer CCSS: Operations and Algebraic Thinking
questions about key details in a text. 1.OA.7 Students will understand the meaning of
Students are taught to answer questions by borrowing the equal sign, and determine if equations
words from the question itself. involving addition and subtraction are true or
Q: According to the text, how do elephants use their ears? false.
A: The text says elephants use their ears to hear and to
cool off..
strategy: solve each side of the equal sign and
This week’s focus text is: check if they are the same
What if You Had Animal Ears?
by Sandra Markle

Phonics: (week 4.5)

vowel teams for long u (ew, ue, ui):
new glue fruit

compound words: bluebird, flashlight, brainstorm

Habit 6:
Important Information: Synergize
 Details for completing the Rainforest Animal
Project went home Friday. It’s due Monday, 3/11.
Together is Better
 February Scholastic Book orders due Tues., 2/26.
 No school for students this Friday, 3/01.
 MVES Author visit on Thursday, 3/07.
 Dr. Seuss celebration is Friday, 3/08. Practice Makes Progress:
 Read for 15 minutes each night and fill-in
reading chart in yellow folder (with date).
  Practice reading and saying high frequency
words, and weekly phonics focus words.
Thank you for attending and
 Complete homework pages.
sharing in your child’s progress.
 Istation Home (look at on-line books)

Words to Practice:

picture room thought

remember stood