John baptized Jesus in the Jordan River. This story presents Jesus’ relationship with the Father and the Holy Spirit. This is the start of Jesus’ public ministry. Our PROMISE issue gave the children the opportunity to experience the Sacrament of Baptism as the beginning of their belonging to God’s family. When they were born, the children were welcomed into their family. When they were baptized, they were welcomed into the community of Jesus’ followers.
Learning more about being Word Detectives was our focus this week. We are building good reading habits: check the picture. look at ALL the parts of the word., check it, do a double check, and try it two ways Reading THE CINNAMON BUN MYSTERY reinforced these habits. Words Their Way Word Word, sight word practice and Handwriting practice all are a part of our Literacy work. Independent and partner reading continue daily.
Students learned to identify, describe and compare attributes of plane and solid shapes. Most shapes are made up of sides and have corners. The number of sides and corners a shape has helps us know what the shape is.
Students learned about the life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. w The class learned that Dr. King was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement to end racial segregation and discrimination in America during the 1950’s and 1960’s. He was as spokesperson for nonviolent change. He was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize and his “I ave a Dream” speech is one of the greatest speeches in American history,
January 30 will be our 100th Day of School. In preparation for the day a Read 100 Minutes sheet is going home today. It will replace the Weekly Log for next week. Please send First Graders to school with hats, coats, mittens, boots and snow pants so they can play in the snow on the field at recess. Thank you to our Mystery Readers, our class loves your visits,
MYSTERY READER READING PARTNERS READING TOGETHER SHARING BOOKS READING PARTNERS HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAPE CREATIONS CREATING WITH SHAPES