math PE PE Wolf's Paw News Week beginning January 25, 2010 Q: Why don’t you do math in the jungle? A: Because if you add 4+4 you get ate! Curriculum News Our Annual 1st Grade Valentine’s Day Dance is quickly approaching. We will be asking for a $2.99 donation to help cover the costs of food and a LIVE DJ. We will dance in the gym for 30 minutes and also have snacks in our rooms. Look for a special collection envelope to come home soon! Thanks in advance for your help. • Math – What are the coin’s values and how do I count them? • Reading- Can Elephants Paint? • Unit EQ: • How does a reader figure out the main idea of a story? • Phonics- Diagraph ea and Dipthong rules • Science– How are animals alike and different? What do all animals need to survive? • Writing: We will be focusing on how to write a friendly letter. • Writing Trait: Voice • Grammar Focus: How do you show ownership? Upcoming News or Events • 1/23/10 – First day of Saturday School • 1/25/10 – ESOL Parent Workshop 6:30pm • 2/11/10 – Early Release • 2/11/10 – Valentine’s Day Dance • 2/12/10 – No school • 2/15/10 – No school Specials for the Week B lab C music D PE Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Spelling Words for the week ending January 29,2010 Hand handle wig wiggle single little turn girl by room Bonus: elephant Which words can your child spell? Work together to learn these words in first grade.