1st Grade Newsletter - January 2019
Units of Study
Reading: Learning about the world through nonfiction books. Students will start noticing nonfiction features such as a table of contents, headings, captions, diagrams, glossaries, and more!
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: We are wrapping up solving equations using more than 2 addends and working with larger numbers up to 120. We will begin to learn about measuring and fractions.
Social Studies: Comparing and contrasting animals
Science: Exploring water in its three states of matter
Art: We enter 2019 making art for Lunar New Year - the Year of the Pig! We will also work on winter themed projects.
Music & Movement: Making musical instruments and use them to accompany dance
Gym: Practice the Twist and Turn game with someone at home and remember to pack sneakers if your child wears boots to school. Visit Ms. Wood's webpage