1-1/Miss Katie Brophy

Journey through Miss Brophy’s
First Grade Class!



 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 February 5, 2018:

Math: We will finish the chapter on data in math this week.  In this chapter, students have learned how to collect data and create three types of graphs-bar graph, tally chart, and picture graph.  They will learn that when comparing graphs, if it asks how many more or how many fewer, you need to subtract.  When it asks how many in all or altogether, you add.
There will be a test on Thursday, February 8th

*Please be sure to do ONLY the assigned homework pages each night.  



ELA: This week we will continue the next unit in ELA.    We will go over commas in a series-when you list three or more things in a sentence, you need to add commas between the words that are being listed.  We will learn that when adding s to a word that ends in y, you need to drop the y and add -ies.  We will read stories focusing on long vowel sounds with o_e and u_e words.  
Spelling words
:
cute, cube, hope, nose, note rope
Sight words:
boy, girl, how, old
Bonus: ago, people


Science:  We will finish with the animals unit in Science this week.  In this unit, students will learn about animals.  They will learn the difference between living and nonliving things. They will learn the various animal classifications-birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, fish.

Religion: We will begin talking about the season of Lent this week.  We will talk about how Jesus went through 40 days of fasting to prepare for his death on the cross to make up for people's sins.



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