- changes that occur in New Hampshire in Autumn
- the sound short a makes in words like can, man, and fantastic
- the best ways to read with partners at reader's workshop
- adding details to a finished piece of writing
- working as a team in a cooperative group
- adding numbers to 20
- counting by 2s, 5s and 10s
- all of the math that we use in our everyday lives
Some activities we did:
- began a new chapter book Dragons of Blueland
- showed tally marks to 100
- played Bump it in math
- created beautiful watercolor fall designs
- decorated our writing folders
- worked in small groups to solve math problems
- played team building games at PE
- showed 20 in many different ways
- played a game to tell the difference between words and sentences
- became scientists and observed a tree on the playground
- drew details about our tree and did bark rubbings
- practiced writing our phone numbers
Poem of the week: Autumn Leaves
October 2 First Grade Family Singalong from 6-9 in the SMS cafe
October 3 First Grade Fall Field Day all volunteers can come to the gym at 12:30 to help set up for
October 9 Field Trip To Coppal Farm Thank you to everyone who volunteered to join us on this trip.
We had such a tremendous response, we pulled names from a hat. Mrs. Larkin, Mrs.
Caparsso, Mr. Lord and Mrs. Dean will be joining us as we make our way through the
Reminders: Reading folders are coming home today. The books in the folders are books that we have been practing a lot. Please send the folders back to school on Thursday so that we can fill them again.
Next week's spelling list is coming home today.
|Seal class tree|
|making bark rubbings|
|scientist at work|
|scientists have to be observant|