Mitchell's Weekly News 4-24-17
This week is Miss Pounders' last week to be with your children. She has been a great resource for your children and I am going to miss her greatly.
On Friday our class won the Good Sportsmanship award trophy for First Grade.
This week we are finishing our Texas Reads One Book Lemonade War with taking donations for the local animal shelter. Please send in donations this week and on Friday we are having lemonade to celebrate.
May 4th will be our First Grade Music Program. Our teachers have worked very hard with our students so please come out and watch. Program begins at 6:30 but students in first grade need to be here at 6:15.
Reading - We are reviewing and learning about retelling a story and writing summaries.
Math - review for math test that is Friday morning over shapes and fractions. Students need to know name of 2D and 3D shapes. They should also be able to tell how many sides, and vertices there are on the shapes and 3D how many faces, edges and vertex or vertices. (corners)
Spelling words are dealing with plurals and how to know when to add an s or es.
WORDS: trashes, foxes, benches, churches, mixes, gases, buses, lunches, away very
Science- animals and their habitats and how they survive in them.
Social Studies - Introduction to maps. What they are, how we use them and things to look for on a map.( Compass rose, legend or key, and symbols and what they represent.