1-1/Miss Katie Brophy

Journey through Miss Brophy’s
First Grade Class!



Reminder:
March 19th-Noon dismissal, Parent Teacher Conferences
March 27th-Buddy Easter Egg Hunt
March 28th-Stations of the Cross
March 29th-April 6-Easter Vacation-No School

 raz-kids.com
 is a GREAT tool that we will be using this year.  They gain stars for reading stories.  These stars can be used to "buy" items to build a robot and a spaceship!  It is very motivating and a great way for the students to practice reading and comprehension at home.  

 

Week of March 19, 2018:

Math: We will begin chapter 7 this week.  In this chapter students will begin to compare numbers.  They will learn greater than, less than, equal to using the signs <,>, =. They will need to use what they learned about place value in chapter 6 to help compare two(one or two digit) numbers.  
*Please be sure to do ONLY the assigned homework pages each night.  



ELA: This week we will we will continue with unit 4 in ELA.  We will learn the when to use the verbs has and have.  Has is used when there is one noun and have is used if there is more than one noun in the sentence(or you are referring to yourself).  We will read stories focusing on long e sound when it is a vowel pair(vowel team).  They will practice the phrase "when two vowels go walkin' the first one does the talkin'.  
Spelling words
:
me, we, keep, feed, beak, seat
Sight words:

blue, small, other, into*, or*, because


Social Studies:  We will begin our unit on Matter this week.  In this unit, students will learn that matter is anything that takes up space.  They will learn that matter comes in three forms-solid, liquid, gas.  They will learn how to group object based on color, texture, size, and scent.  They will learn how that matter can change from one form to another.  They will also learn that matter can dissolve in water.  

Religion: We will continue learning about the season of Lent this week.  This week we will focus on Palm Sunday.  Students will learn that Palm Sunday is when Jesus was welcomed to Jerusalem with crowds praising Jesus and waving Palm branches for him.   



Resources:
Interactive Learning SitesAll of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!

 

Our Specials:  

Monday- Music and Italian
Tuesday- Gym (please remember students need to wear black sneakers)
Wednesday- Technology and Italian
Thursday-  Art 
Friday- Library

 

Please note:

Students are to wear their Gym uniform as well as black sneakers on Gym days.



Resources:
Interactive Learning Sites
All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!


Reminders:
*Please be sure to check your child's folder regularly as there are constantly important notices going home with the children
*Please clearly label all of your child's school supplies and clothing that comes to school.
*Please send in a note if there will be a change in your child's dismissal
*If you child is absent, please be sure to send a note with your child the following day. 
*Please provide your children with a 'light and healthy" snack for the morning.

*Physical Education is on Tuesday:  Please make sure your children are prepared with black sneakers on these days.  The children are now required to wear their sweatshirts, t-shirts, sweatpants, and black sneakers on Gym days.

I am always happy to hear from parents and can be reached through email or phone.  I will be sure to respond in a timely fashion and will be happy to meet with anyone who has Please know that I will respond diligently but not during instructional time. That is, I will respond after instructional hours either before or after school and/or lunch time.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me at kbrophy7211@ndsnet.org


Fondly,
Miss Brophy