1st Grade – Carl

April News

Classroom Happenings:

Writing: This month we will be focusing on opinion writing. Students will be writing, proofreading, and publishing an opinion writing piece on a topic of their choice.

Math: In Math this month we will begin focusing on telling time. We will be practicing with both digital and analog clocks. We will also be introducing multiplication facts with 0, 1, 2, and 5.

Reading: We will continue working in our small reading groups during Daily 5. We are beginning to see a lot of progress with the first graders and their reading.

Social Studies: In Social Studies this month, we will be focusing on ancient history, such as Mayans, Aztecs, and Ancient Egypt.

Science: To celebrate Earth Day, we will be exploring the Earth and volcanoes. We will also be discussing ways to take care of the Earth.

Book-It: Everyone month we have been sending home a reading log for Book It. If your child reads 20 minutes one night, color in the date. If MOST (it does not need to be all) of the calendar days are colored in, your child will receive a free personal pan pizza from Pizza Hut!

~Mrs. Carl, Ms. Pierman, Ms. Guest