1st Grade – Trebing

December Newsletter

What we are learning

Math: In math we will begin horizontal and vertical addition and subtraction. Students will be expected to explain the steps for solving these problems.

Reading: In reading we will learn how to summarize and answer comprehension questions about a story. We will also continue to work hard in our reading groups.

Science: In science we will learn about different animals including reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

Social Studies: We will begin discussing important American Symbols, and the president of the United States.

Writing: In writing we will begin to work on editing and revising our work. We will also learn about adjectives and how they can make our writing more interesting.

Please continue to work on spelling words each week, as well as weekly homework assignments that are sent home in your child’s folder each week.

First Grade Holiday Party
We will have a class Holiday party in the afternoon on Thursday, December 21st. I am looking for a few parent volunteers to run bingo, help pass out sacks and help with a craft. Please look for a note in your child’s blue folder regarding this event!

Winter Break
Winter break begins Friday, December 22nd. School will resume Monday, January 8th, 2018. Don’t forget to read over break! Have a safe, restful, and enjoyable Holiday!