• April 19, 2019

    Posted by TIMIA SEABOLT on 4/19/2019

    Greetings Families!

    Oh my goodness is April going by so quickly! Please see below for upcoming dates and updates on what we are doing in class...

    Upcoming dates:

    April 22......Leadership Meeting in Library (8:00)

    April 23.......*******EARLY RELEASE for teacher collaboration*******

    April 25.......Kindergarten Registration

    April 26.......Montly Birthday Celebration

    May 6..........Family Engagement Meeting (8:15 in the Library)

    May 7..........PTO meeting (4:10 in the staff lounge)

    May 8..........Zoo Boise field trip (See previous email. We still need a couple more volunteers!)

    May 13........Community Committee Meeting (8:15 in the library)

    More dates to come...

     

     

    What we are learning...

    Language Arts (Next week)

    We are learning to...

    • Spell and read words with the rules: comparative endings -er and -est and syllable pattern -le
    • Use context clues to understand words and draw conclusions
    • Understand the author's purpose of a story
    • Read with appropriate intonation
    • Write informational text

    SPELLING LIST FOR 4.5.19 TEST:

    1. hard
    2. harder
    3. hardest
    4. fast
    5. faster
    6. fastest
    7. slow
    8. slower
    9. slowest
    10. sooner

    Math

    Throughout the month of April, We are learning to...

    • use models, draw pictures, and write equations to add and subtract.
    • use addition and subtraction to solve word problems
    • Count on form any number within 120.
    • read and write numerals to 120
    • understand the place of a digit determines its value.
    • group objects into tens and ones and describe them using appropriate vocab.
    • differentiate between 1 ten and 10 ones.
    • read, write, and represent from 10-99 using tens and ones.
    • use manipulatives to describe, justify, and compare 2-two digit numbers using <>=
    • use place value to help me add and subtract within 100
    • find 10 more and 10 less

       

    Science

    We are learning to...

    • Research animals by descrbing what they look like, what they eat, where they live, what their life cycle is, and other interesting facts
    • Make observations of plant and animal life cycles

     

    All year long we work on...

    Our Core Values...

    • Be Respectful
    • Be Responsible
    • Be Cooperative
    • Be Safe

    Our Learner Powers...

    • Curious
    • Self-Manageable
    • Collaborative
    • Perservering
    • Reflective

    Have a great day! :)

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  • April 4, 2019

    Posted by TIMIA SEABOLT on 4/4/2019

    Greetings Families!

    Next week has some very important events! Hopefully you've been reading those School Updates that have been coming home with some of these dates one them. We look forward to seeing all of you at hopefully one of these events. Please see below for more information:

    Upcoming dates:

    April 8-12....Book Fair Click HERE for more information!

    April 8.........8:15 Family Engagement meeting in the Conference Room

    April 9.........1st Grade Music Program @1:30 ***See More below

    April 11.......Family Night! 5-7 pm ****See More Below

    April 15......8:15 Community Committee Meeting in the Library

    April 22......8:00 Leadership Meeting in Library

    April 23.......EARLY RELEASE for teacher collaboration

    April 26.......Montly Birthday Celebration

    May 8..........Tentative Zoo Boise field trip (Volunteers will be needed, more to come!)

     

    Music Performance: Please come watch the first grade perform their original musical pieces to go alond with the story of "Little Red Riding Hood"

    Family Night: There was more information regarding this in the school newsletter. Please come join us on this evening for food truck and fun activities!

    What we are learning...

    Language Arts (This Week)

    We are learning to...

    • Spell and read words with -oo as in moon
    • Use sequence to understand text
    • Understand Figurative language when reading
    • Use indefinite pronouns
    • Begin researching for our informational writing on animals

    SPELLING LIST FOR 4.5.19 TEST:

    1. soon
    2. new
    3. noon
    4. zoo
    5. boot
    6. too
    7. moon
    8. blew
    9. soup
    10. you

    Math

    Throughout the month of April, We are learning to...

    • use models, draw pictures, and write equations to add and subtract.
    • use addition and subtraction to solve word problems
    • Count on form any number within 120.
    • read and write numerals to 120
    • understand the place of a digit determines its value.
    • group objects into tens and ones and describe them using appropriate vocab.
    • differentiate between 1 ten and 10 ones.
    • read, write, and represent from 10-99 using tens and ones.
    • use manipulatives to describe, justify, and compare 2-two digit numbers using <>=
    • use place value to help me add and subtract within 100
    • find 10 more and 10 less

       

    Science

    We are learning to...

    • Research animals by descrbing what they look like, what they eat, where they live, what their life cycle is, and other interesting facts

    Social Studies

    We are learning to...

    • Use symbols and a compass rose to identify where things are on a map

    All year long we work on...

    Our Core Values...

    • Be Respectful
    • Be Responsible
    • Be Cooperative
    • Be Safe

    Our Learner Powers...

    • Curious
    • Self-Manageable
    • Collaborative
    • Perservering
    • Reflective

    Have a great day! :)

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  • February 22, 2019

    Posted by TIMIA SEABOLT on 2/22/2019

    Greetings Families!

    Please don't forget to keep an eye on those Friday folders. I have noticed quite a few of them coming back to school with all the papers from the previous week still in them. 

    Keep on reading with your child and fill out those February Reading logs to get a free personal pizza coupon for your kiddo. Remember the goal for February is 400 minutes to be eligible. THOSE ARE DUE ON FRIDAY! Also remember to be filling out your Roaring Readers Reading logs. Those are due the day before Spring Break and NO LATE logs will be accepted.  

    Upcoming dates:

     

    February 25………………… Leadership Meeting (8:00 am in the library)

    March 1st................... Reading Logs Due!

    March 4th-8th............. Read Week (more to come)

    March 7th................... Class Picture Day

    March 8th................... Class read in! Please join us if you can from 1:40-2:30 to celebrate reading!

    March 11th................. 8:15 Community Committee Meeting

     

    What we are learning...

    Language Arts (Next week)

    We are learning to...

    • Spell and read compound words
    • Read words with short vowel sound e spelled -ea
    • Use cause and effect to better understand stories
    • Learn lessons from stories
    • Use prepositions and prepositional phrases
    • Write persuasive letters

    SPELLING LIST FOR 3.1.19 TEST:

    1. bedtime
    2. sunset
    3. bathtub
    4. sailboat
    5. flagpole
    6. backpack
    7. playpen
    8. raincoat
    9. inside
    10. himself

    Math

    Throughout the month of February, We are learning to...

    • identify the value of each digit in a two digit number.
    • understand that ten ones can be bundled together to make a new unit called a ten.
    • use models, draw pictures, and write equations (number sentences) to add.
    • use models, draw pictures and write equations (number sentences) to subtract.
    • use addition and subtraction to solve word problems.

     

    Science

    We are learning to...

    • Name the states of matter
    • Identify what state of matter object have
    • Make observations

    All year long we work on...

    Our Core Values...

    • Be Respectful
    • Be Responsible
    • Be Cooperative
    • Be Safe

    Our Learner Powers...

    • Curious
    • Self-Manageable
    • Collaborative
    • Perservering
    • Reflective

    Have a great day! :)

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