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First Grade News

March 9-13, 2020

Math

 

We are learning:

  • Counting Nickels and Pennies
  • Measuring and Drawing Line Segments to the Nearest Inch
  • Making congruent shapes

 

Story of the Week

Pond Plants

 Summary: There are many kinds of plants that live in ponds. They have the same needs as plants that grow in soil.

 Essential Questions: Do all plants need to grow in soil? Where have you seen plants growing?

Fruits and Vegetables at Work

Summary: We eat different parts of plants, including roots (carrots), bulbs (onions), stalks and stems (celery), leaves (lettuce), flowers (broccoli), seeds (beans), and fruit (apples).

Essential Question: Why do plants and trees grow vegetables and fruit?

 

Spelling Test

When we return from Spring Break our spelling test will be on Thursday.

Vocabulary

coating noun a thin layer or covering

contain verb to have something inside

edible adjective safe to eat

float verb to sit on top of a liquid

place noun in the same spot

purpose noun the reason why something is done

store verb to collect and save

structures noun things made from multiple parts, which have been put together

survive verb to continue to live

Spelling Words

as

is

sit

and

stop

so

its

did

last

land

Announcements

Thank you to everyone who sent candy, made donation, and came out and supported our carnival!

March 15-21- No SCHOOL SPRING BREAK

May 7- Class Field Trip- Frank Buck ZOO

May 19- Track and Field Day