1st Grade Newsletter - January 2020
What are we learning this month?
Reading: Learning about the world through nonfiction books. Students will start noticing nonfiction features such as a table of contents, headings, diagrams, and glossaries.
Writing: We are learning to write informational texts. The students will choose a topic they are experts in and write facts in their books to teach others about their topic.
Math: Dividing shapes into fractions; non-standard measurement and comparing lengths; and telling time to the half hour
Social Studies: Animal diversity - comparing and contrasting animals and their habitats
Science: Introducing “light” and performing experiments to demonstrate its properties
Art: Learning about Lunar New Year and creating art inspired by various Asian countries
Music & Movement: Sharing how our families listen, play, and enjoy music
Music: Continuing to play and understand rhythms
Gym: We are working on team building skills needed for basketball and soccer. Remember to pack sneakers if your child wears boots to school.