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W h a t ’s h a p p e n i n g i n 1 B ? Mrs. Scott’s Official Newsletter for the Week of October 17, 2011

Literacy and Language

Daily 5 Read to Someone- Using punctuation to adjust expression and rate

Work on Writing- Using thinking maps to create informational paragraphs, identifying parts of a paragraph (topic sentence, details, closing sentence) Listen to Reading: iTouch procedures

Work on Words: Understanding adjectives are describing words, identifying parts of speech in sentences

Literacy CAFE: Retelling stories in sequence using vocabulary related to chronology (first, then, next, after that, finally)

Writing Workshop Writing Informational Text: -Cross checking information for accuracy -Revising to make our writing clear and concise -Publishing a paragraph

Handwriting Without Tears -Writing Frog Jump Capitals: B, D, E, F, M, N, P, R on HWT paper -Starting corner letters H, K. L, U, V


Investigations Unit 2 Sessions 2.3-

2.5, 3.1-3.3 -Describing Quadrilaterals -Comparing Shapes -Assessment: What is a Triangle? -Designing a Quilt Square -Creating a Quilt Pattern Vocabulary: quadrilateral

S c ie n c e a n d S o c ia l S t u d ie s October Citizenship Skill: Responsibility -Making diagrams on our informational posters -Creating a simple maps of familiar places -Using maps to obtain information -Locate places using the four cardinal directions

Important Info

Thursday is our field trip! Please make sure you pack a sack lunch for your child. Don’t forget to label it with your child’s name and 1B! Next week is Red Ribbon Week! Mrs. McBride is sending home a schedule of activities in your child’s folder on Monday, October 17th.

Nicole Scott – 1B-

October 17 Newsletters  

Mrs. Scott's Newsletter for the week of October 17th

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