Iroquois Point Elementary

IPES Learner Powers: Cooperative, Reflective, Self-Directed, Perseverance, and Courageous.
Mrs. SueAnn Richards » Welcome to Mrs. Richards' First Grade Class

Welcome to Mrs. Richards' First Grade Class

Welcome to Mrs. Richards' First Grade Class!
We would like to welcome you to our school family. We love making new friends. Next week we will also started our Weekly Book Buddies with Mrs. Chapman's 6th Grade Class. We enjoyed reading with our new friends. Friday is Leadership Day. We will meet and learn about leaders in our community to conclude our IB Unit of Inquiry: How We Organize Ourselves. 
 
Curriculum and School Happenings...
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LEADERSHIP PROJECTS DUE - FRIDAY, September 7, 2018
 
FAMILY FUN NIGHT - Friday, October 5 - 3:30 - 6:30, Movie starts at 7pm
NO SCHOOL - FALL BREAK - October 8 - 12, 2018
Parent/ Teacher Conferences - September 24 - October 4, Early Dismissal Daily at 1:00pm, Wednesdays 1:10 Dismissal. 
 
HOMEWORK...
Homework will be posted in this section weekly. Homework activities will provide students the opportunity to practice what they have learned each day in school. Assignments will consist of one Language Arts, one Mathematics and one Spelling Word Practice daily. ALL Homework will be due on Fridays. 
 
HOMEWORK - September 11 - 15, 2017 
 
MONDAY             
Language Arts (LA): Phonics s/r blends Worksheet
Math: Lesson 3.9    
Spelling: Choose one spelling activity per night (choose 4 in a row)
 
TUESDAY
LA: Phonics s/r blends Worksheet        
Math: Lesson 3. 10
Spelling: Choose one spelling activity per night (choose 4 in a row)
 
WEDNESDAY         
LA: Grammar Worksheet
Math: Lesson 3.11
Spelling: Choose one spelling activity per night (choose 4 in a row)
 
THURSDAY
LA: Grammar Worksheet
Math: Lesson 3.12
Spelling: Choose one spelling activity per night (choose 4 in a row)
 
SPELLING TEST FRIDAY
SPELLING WORDS: spin, spill, grass, grab, drop, drip, stamp, slot, two, run
BONUS WORDS: jump, move
 

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IB UNIT OF INQUIRY
How We Organize Ourselves
An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure the function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.
Key Concepts:
Function & Responsibility
 
LANGUAGE ARTS
Wonders by McGraw Hill
Unit 1: Lesson 5
Big Idea: Getting to Know Us - What makes us special?
Essential Question: How does your body move?
Comprehension Strategy: Asking Questions
Comprehension Skill:
Key Details
Vocabulary
exercise, physical, agree, difficult, exhausted
High Frequency Words:
run, move, jump, two, body
Phonics Skill:
Blends s- sl, st, sp
r- dr, gr, br, tr
Spelling Words:
spin, spill, grass, grab, drop, drip, stamp, slot, two, run
 
 
MATH
Origo Stepping Stones 2.0
Module 2: Addition & Time
Lessons 10-12:
Lesson 2.10 - Introduction to Analog Time
Lesson 2.11 - Reinforce Analog Time
Lesson 2.12 - Reading Digital Time
Module 2 Check Up
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Maps and the World Around Us
 
SCIENCE
Solids, Liquids, Gases