PS 230 Open House Schedule
PreK Open House and Tours will be held on Thursday January 25, Monday February 12 and Tuesday March 13 at 9:00 am. Visit ps230.org/how_to_apply_for_prek for more information.
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1st Grade News - November 2017
Try at home:
As your child reads a book, ask questions to help him/her understand the story better.
Go to a restaurant with your child! After your meal, write a review about the restaurant.
Continue to practice math fact fluency at home!
Reading: The first half of March, students will be continuing to work on decoding strategies by trying more than one strategy when we get stuck. The second half of March will be about meeting characters within our fiction books and noticing the lessons learned within the text.
Writing: We are writing reviews. We will review restaurants, books, movies and more by stating our opinion, followed by reasons to support our opinion.
Math: We will be practicing fluency with addition and subtraction within 10 & solving word problems with one addend unknown.
Social Studies: We are going to closely observe our community and create maps.
Science: We will be using scientific instruments to measure mass and force.
Art: In March, we will continue our cities inspired by the artist James Rizzi. We will also explore the art of Southeast Asia with a focus on pattern and symmetry.
Music & Movement: Students will work cooperatively with partners and the class group to learn Irish Step dancing.
Gym: Presently students are working on skills for the sport of Soccer: controlling the ball, passing, and scoring. We will end this unit with structured team play as we did with basketball. A unit on Baseball will follow Soccer. Remember to wear sneakers!
3/7: Funny Friday … dress up in your wackiest attire!
3/14: Report Cards Distributed
3/15: ½ day - Parent-Teacher Conference
3/16: PTA spring dance
3/22: “Flight School, the Musical” Trip @ Kingsborough Community College
3/23: Sip into Spring Fundraiser, 7pm-10pm, Bamboo Garden
3/30 - 4/6: Spring Break