This Week in 1B

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This week we begin our Lenten journey.  The children will learn about Jesus' sacrifices during the next Forty Days beginning with Ash Wednesday. I will be looking ofr random acts of kindness thoughout the next six weeks.

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This week in ELA, we will begin Chapter 15.  The children will continue to be learn long vowel sounds. This week magic /e/ will turn short /i/ like kit into long /i/ as in kite. In addition, they we learn digraphs kn, wr, gn, mb, and phonogram -ine, and -ite.  Our story this week is "Animal Groups".  The essential question is, What makes birds different from mammals? Animal Picnic. The comprehension skill is compare and contrast. The children will also learn that the word be is also a verb. We will only have a spelling test this week.

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We will complete chapter 6. We will be reviewing in the beginning of the week all of our strategies we have learned up until now.  We will be working in small groups to practice what we know. Please ensure that your child is able to read the 100 chart.  They shuld know that every row contains 10.  They can add or subtract 10 by going up or down.  Each child received a 100 chart to be kept in their classroom folder a tthe start of the unit.  If they need another one, please let me know. We will have a math test on Friday February 16th. 

We will also be celebrating the 100th Day of school on Tuesday.



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We will begin to explore animal groups this week.  The children will be able to classify animals according to their group.

Social Studies
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We will begin discussing Presidents Day and discussing the accoplisments of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.  We will also celebrate Chinese New Year on Friday February 16th.



*Thanks to google images for the free clip art.