1st Grade Newsletter - March 2020
What are we learning this month?
Reading: We are continuing to read nonfiction books and use all the features to learn more, like: pictures, diagrams, captions, labels, bold words in the glossary, fact boxes, and maps.
Writing: First, we will write informational pieces that include: an introduction, 4 or more factual sentences on the topic, and a conclusion. Then we will review restaurants, books, movies, and more by stating our opinion, followed by reasons to support our opinion.
Math: We are learning about place value, ones place, tens place, and hundreds place.
Social Studies: We are going to closely observe our community and create maps.
Science: Students will use scientific instruments to measure mass and force.
Art: Students will create art using symmetry and pattern.
Music & Movement: We are continuing to learn about music from around the world, including Irish Step Dancing. Children are encouraged to bring in cultural music from home to share.
Music: We are now starting to read rhythm notation, including words for different tempos and volume.
Gym: Presently students are working on skills for the sport of Soccer; controlling the ball, passing, and scoring. Remember to wear sneakers!