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Ms Taylor

Email: 
ttaylor@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-528-6499 ext 26102

 

Welcome to Ms. Taylor's Class   

January 22 - 26

 

*We will be using Thinking Maps across the curriculum to help organize our thoughts and our writing.

 

READING

SOLs: 

1.1  We continue to use oral language by listening and responding

1.1a Students will tell and retell stories

1.4b Students will count phonemes

1.3  Students will follow two-step directions

1.5  Students will understand that print is read from left to right and top to bottom

1.6 Students will apply phonetic principles to write and  spell

1.9 Students will set a purpose for reading and make predictions

1.9(f)  Students will identify character and setting and important events

1.11 Students will put words in ABC order according to the first letter

Writing

1.13 Students will generate ideas and focus on one topic

         Revise by adding descriptive words

         Share writing

MATH

SOL: 1.7

Students will demonstrate fluency in addition and subtraction

SOL: 1.11

Students will identify and describe shapes, triangles, squares, rectangles, and circles

*We will also practice a variety of math skills during our "Math Wall" time each day.

Science/Social Studies

Social Studies

SOL 1.2

Students will describe important events in Virginia History

I will check students' agendas each day.  Please initial the correct date each evening to let me know you have looked in the agenda also.  Homework assignment will be written in the agenda.

 

We have a time for snack each day.

Please remind your child to wear tennis shoes each Tuesday and Friday for P. E.. 

Word Study Homework:

Monday - Cut out the word study words and sort them under the correct feature.  Read the words to someone.   Put the words in a zip-loc  bag and keep them at home for tomorrow night.

Tuesday- Sort the words.  Write the words under the correct feature (and bring the written words to school tomorrow).  Read the words to someone. 

Wednesday - Sort the  words.  Write the words under the correct feature (and bring the written words to school tomorrow).  Read the words to someone.

Thursday - Sort the words.  Glue the words under the correct feature on a sheet of paper (and bring the glued words to school tomorrow).  Read the words to someone.

Friday - No Homework

Dates To Remember:

January 22 - Report Cards

January 23 - Awards Assembly - First Grade Assembly begins at 1:30

January 24 - Our Class will be PALS testing

February 1 - Love A Good Book Night - 6:00

February 9 - Father/Daughter Dance

February 12 - Interims

February 13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 13 - PTO - 6:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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