21-25 May

Summer Owl

May 21 – Free Dress Day to celebrate the money raised with Pennies for Patients.

May 24 – Field Day. I will pass out our t-shirts. Please put sunscreen on your child.

May 25 – Last Day – Dismiss at 10 am. Yearbooks passed out.

 

Language Arts

Spelling Words – sad, slowly, trick, helpful, sadly, dust, tricky, quickly, slow, dusty, help, hopeful,  almost, gone, idea, any, happened, leaves, behind, hello

Vocabulary Words – almost, gone, idea, any, happened, leaves, behind, hello

The spelling and story tests will be on Thursday.

I will not send home a reading passage or Take Home Books this week.

Math – Review concepts

14-18 May

thank you

Thank You for all of the wonderful Teacher Appreciation Gifts. You made be feel very special. I will miss everyone so much next year!

Upcoming Events

17 May – Reader’s Theater – 1:30 in the classroom. We will have snacks afterwards.

24 May – Field Day – I will pass out our shirts in the morning. If you did not order one wear a purple t-shirt. Please put sunscreen on your child that day.

25 May – Last Day – Dismiss at 10am. I will hand out yearbooks.

Summer Reading - If you would like to keep your student excited about reading over the summer try getting them involved in the Great American Read. The kickoff event will be Sat. May 12th from 1:00-4:00 at the Salt Lake City Main Library. Here is a link for more information https://www.kued.org/events/kued-event/the-great-american-read-kickoff

Language Arts

Story Structure, Phrasing, Homographs, Adjectives

Spelling Words – my, fly, pie, light, try, by, cried, myself, sky, dry, night, brighter, across, head, second, ball, heard, should, cried, large

Vocabulary Words – across, head, second, ball, heard, should, cried, large

This is the last week I will send home the Take Home Books and a reading passage

Math

We are reviewing time, money and shapes. We will also introduce concepts they will learn in the 2nd grade.

7-11 May

May 7-11 – Teacher Appreciation Week

May 17 – Readers’ Theater – 1:30-3:00 in the classroom (notes will be coming home Monday)

May 24 – Field Day (Please put sunscreen on you child or send some to school). I will pass out our t-shirts in the morning.

May 25 – Last Day – out at 10am

Language Arts

Text Features, Intonation, Classify, Kinds of sentences

Spelling Words – hard, fast, slow, sooner, harder, faster, slower, shorter, hardest, fastest, slowest, shortest, always, happy, once, different, high, stories, enough, near

Vocabulary Words – always, happy, once, different, high, stories, enough, near

Math

We are reviewing time, money and shapes. We will also introduce concepts they will learn in the 2nd grade.

April 30 – May 4

Upcoming Events

30 April – 2nd book report due

1 May – All library books due or fines paid. (This must be done to receive your yearbook)

17 May – Reader’s Theater (More information will come home soon)

Language Arts

Compare & Contrast, Self-correct, Idioms, Exclamations

Spelling Words – mix, mixed, hop, hopped, hope, hoping, run, running, use, used, writing, grabbed, above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward

Vocabulary Words – above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward

Math

We are reviewing time, money and shapes. We will also introduce concepts they will learn in the 2nd grade.

April 23-27

April 21-22 – Our art project for the Earth Day contest will be on display at the aquarium in Layton. I will have a picture of this on the end of year CD.

May 7-11 – Teacher Appreciation Week. The PTSO asked me to fill out this form and share it with everyone. Please do not feel you need to do anything about it, this was mostly for fun. PTSO Survey

Pennies for Patients –  Donations are due to the school on April 27th. If the school as a whole raises a certain amount of money the kids can earn some rewards.

The elementary class that raises the most money will get a soda pop and popcorn party.

  • There are also incentives for reaching different benchmarks.
    • $500: Hat Day
    • $1000: 20 minutes “free time” for students
    • $2000: Scov & Miehlke dress as princesses for a day
    • $2500: school wide No Homework Day
    • $3000: Tape Mr. Jackson to the wall

Language Arts – This will be a review week before we start our last unit.

Sequence of Events, Prepositions, Punctuation, Pronouns, Cause & Effect

Spelling Words – thought, window, eight, begins, nothing, together, anything, scoop, please, school.

We will not have vocabulary words or take home stories this week.

Math – We will continue to review time, money shapes and introduce concepts needed for 2nd grade.

April 16-20

Art Show – We are creating a coral reef made from plastic bottles to enter into the Earth Day art show at the aquarium in Layton. It will be on display Saturday April 20th and Sunday April 22nd.

Book Reports – The 2nd book report will be going home this week. These will be due on Monday April 30th.

Field Day T-shirts – A note went home today about field day t-shirts. If you would like to order one for your student, the cost is $5 and I need the form and money returned by Friday April 20th.  Please make sure to include your child’s name and t-shirt size.

Language Arts

Understanding Characters, Punctuation, Contractions

Spelling Words – how, now, cow, owl, ouch, house, found, out, gown, town, shout, power, buy, city, family, myself, party, please, school, seven

Vocabulary Words – buy, city, family, myself, party, please, school, seven

Math

We will continue to review time, money and shapes and introduce the skills needed for 2nd grade

9-13 April

2-6 April – No School

9 April – Field Trip permission slip due

Language Arts

Sequence of Events, Expression, Multiple Meaning Words, Pronouns and Verbs

Spelling Words – soon, new, zoo, boot, noon, too, moon, blew, soup, you, grew, scoop, also, anything, flower, kind, places, ready, upon, warm

Vocabulary Words –also, anything, flower, kind, places, ready, upon, warm

Math

We have finished the work in the textbook.  For the rest of the year we will review concepts (time, money, shapes, 2 digit addition etc.) and introduce skills the students will need in the 2nd grade.

26-30 March

26 March – Spelling Bee in the library at 11:30

31 March – Deadline to order yearbooks

2-6 April – Spring Break

The Read-a-thon was a great success. I do not know who the winners are yet, but our awesome class raised over $950.

Language Arts

Cause & Effect, Organization, Possessive Pronouns

Spelling Words – look, good, book, hook, brook, took, foot, shook, wood, hood, crook, hoof, again, along, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together

Vocabulary Words – again, along, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together

Math

We have finished the work in the textbook. Next week we will review and take the final benchmark test. For the rest of the year we will review concepts (time, money, shapes, 2 digit addition) and introduce skills the students will need in the 2nd grade.

20-23 March

19 March – No School

23 March Read-a-thon pledges due. Let’s see if we an won another contest!

31 March – Deadline to order yearbooks

Language Arts

Conclusions, Connected Text, Using a Dictionary, Pronouns

Spelling Words – her, fern, girl, sir, stir, bird, fur, hurt, third, turn, curl, first

Vocabulary Words –baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young

The first book report will be coming home this week. These will be due in class on March 30th

Math 

We will continue chapter 10 on 3D shapes

12-16 March

Upcoming Events

March 14th – Spring Pictures

March 15th – Class Spelling Bee

March 16th – Read-a-thon (I will send home a note with the number of pages your student read)

March 16th – 3rd Quarter Ends

March 19th – No School

March 23rd – Read-a-thon pledges due (the class that earns the most money will earn a special treat)

March 26th – School Spelling Bee

March 31st – Yearbook Deadline to purchase one go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter code 12553918

Language Arts

Story Structure, Pauses, Prefix (re), Pronouns

Spelling Words – far, arm, yard, art, jar, bar, barn, bark, card, yarn, smart, chart,better, pretty, night, saw, thought, told, turned, window

Vocabulary Words – better, pretty, night, saw, thought, told, turned, window

Math

We will finish chapter 9 on 2 dimensional shapes and equal parts. We will take the test at the beginning of the week. We will start chapter 10 on 3 dimensional shapes