W h a t ’s h a p p e n i n g i n 1 B ? Mr. Scott’s Official Newsletter for the Week of October 3, 2011
L ite r a c y a n d L anguage
Investigations Unit 1 Sessions 4.6-4.7
-Combinations of 7 -In class assessment
Daily 5 Read to Someone- Fluency strategies, poetry
Work on Writing- Editing for punctuation marks
Work on Words: What is a noun? (Person, place, thing) Differentiating common and proper nouns
Unit 2 Sessions 1.1-1.3 -What Shape? -Same Shape Different Pieces -Quick Images Vocabulary: geometry, triangle, square, rectangle, circle, two-dimensional
S o c ia l S t u d ie s
Literacy CAFE: Nonfiction Features Books
October Citizenship Skill: Responsibility
Creating a community in small groups
Launching the Writing Workshop: -Using thinking maps to write informational text
S c ie n c e Creating a scientist, describing what scientists do
Important Info Field trip information went home in your child’s folder last Friday. Please make sure the permission slip and money are th
returned by Friday, October 14 . Extra forms available for download on our class blog.
Suport our school! Participate in PTO’s Write a Check campaign!
We are making nonfiction feature books. Please send any unwanted magazines and newspapers to school by Wednesday.
Nicole Scott – 1B- email@example.com