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Monte Vista Elementary

1 st grade – Ms. Pryor

LITERACY focus standard MATH focus standard

CCSS: RI 1.2 Students will identify the CCSS: Geometry
main topic and retell key details of a text. 1.G.1 Distinguish between defining attributes
Students identify the author’s most important (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided)
point in an informational text. They will also choose versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orien-
key details that support their choice. tation, overall size); build and draw shapes to
This week’s focus text: possess defining attributes.
Insect Detective Vocabulary: plane shape (flat or 2-D)
by Steve Voake solid shape (3-D)
defining attribute
Phonics Skills (review Unit 5) (always true, very important)
non-defining attribute
Important Information: (sometimes true)
 MVES Raffle ends this Wednesday.
Please turn in tickets and money. Students had five 1.G.2 Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles,
tickets to sell to raise money for updating and squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and
replacing technology at our school. quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes,
 Early dismissal is at 11:30 on Wednesday. Students right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right
will receive lunch at school. circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and
 Thursday is our final Kona Ice fundraiser. compose new shapes from the composite shape.
Pre-pay Monday through Wednesday only.
 The class needs glue sticks. Please help if you can.
We will use a lot these last few weeks!
 Shape homework is the only thing due this week.
 Remember that attendance is extra important with
end of the year assessments.

Habit of the Week:

Habit 6:
Synergize First Grade moms are invited from 12:40 - 1:25.
Together is Better We will begin in the commons area as a grade
level and then move to individual classrooms.

Science Vocabulary:

Listen Before You Talk

cycle larva
We have ladybug larvae to study
in class, and the caterpillars are
on their way!