We figured out today that there is only 9 more days of school left!?!?! Crazy!!!
We had another fantastic week in 1st grade:
This week we had a special guest in our classroom, a 5th grade student. She was super helpful and taught our class how to do origami kabuto hat and a paper plate kabuto hat. Thanks for helping in our class!
Also on Thursday, I was out and so Mr. Spencer subbed for me. I talked to him later on the phone and he said that the student did great!
Writing: We are continuing to write our animal research. We completed the research on diet, habitat, description, and fun fact. Next week we’ll start the next step, putting it all together!
Math: This week we learned all about 3D shapes. We learned the cube, rectangular prism, sphere, cone, and cylinder! We thought about their faces and vertices and thought about where we might see them in real life.
We also got to make some fun shapes with whole and half circles.
Bible: We finished up the incredible story of Esther. She was a Jew living in Susa and after King Xerxes sent away the queen, there was a nation wide search for a new queen. Of all the ladies, Queen Esther was picked! Later on, an evil guy named Haman made the king make a rule to kill all the Jews. It was up to Esther to save everyone! Even though she might be killed, she approached the king and asked him to come to a party. At the party she revealed that she was a Jew and that Haman was trying to kill all the Jews. The king was mad and made a new rule to save all the Jews. Because of Esther’s bravery, she saved all the Jews. Incredible! Soon the Israelites (Jews) would be willing to return to their homeland… let’s see what’s going to happen!
In PE this week, the students got to run through a super duper amazing MAZE that Mr. Meredith created!
On Tuesday was Maya’s last day before she went on a trip during the summer so we did a fantastic SCIENCE EXPERIMENT: The Dancing Raisons. The students made a hypothesis and tested out the experiment. We talked about how this experiment had all the three types of matter. Then Maya’s mom showed us different examples of solid, liquid, and gas. So much fun! Thanks Maya and Maya’s mom!
NO SCHOOL - MONDAY!! Memorial Day
Spelling Words: hopping, hoping, making, smiling, makes, liked, worked, stepped, hoped, hopped, ruled, rainbow, airplane, homework, I’m, can’t, we’re, he’s, don’t, we’ll
Bible Memory Verse: “Stand up and praise the Lord your God, who is from everlasting to everlasting.” Nehemiah 9:5b
Upcoming Events: Last Day of School Party!!! Parents are invited to come at 11:00am as we eat together, play games, and celebrate the last day of school! Dismissal will be at 12:30.