First Grade News
October 7-11, 2019
Big Idea: What does it take to be a good friend?
Ask your child how this week’s reading selection helps him or her answer this question.
This week’s reading selections: No Wolves Allowed
Summary: Walter Wolf was not allowed to join Polly, Poppy, and Peter Pig’s clubhouse at first, but he convinced them that everyone has something valuable to contribute to the group.
Essential Question: What can others teach you about friendship?
DISCUSS with your child ways he or she works together with friends and neighbors.
This week’s reading selection: Far Away Friends
Summary: Children learn what pen pals are, how to be a good pen pal, and what you can learn from pen pals.
Essential Question: How can you keep in touch with a friend who lives far away?
ASK your child what he or she would want to learn from a pen pal in another country
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Please review these sight words with your child.
The words below appear in this week’s reading selections.
access -noun a way to reach or contact
conflict- noun a strong disagreement
customs- noun the usual ways of doing things by people or groups
differ- verb to be different, or unlike, something else
foreign- adjective a place outside your own country
neighborhood- noun a section of a town or city
solve verb to find the answer to a problem
stormed- verb went off quickly and angrily, often in a loud way
Please review these words and their meanings with your child!
October 15 - Pumpkin Patch Money - $7.00 due Friday
October 18-21- Fall Break NO SCHOOL
October 24- Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch – No chaperones needed