Sunday, February 9, 2014

We are a Fact Family

The first graders learned about fact families this week.  They found out that the 2 subtraction facts in a fact family were a little more challenging to come up with than the 2 addition facts.  They've already learned turn around facts, so that was helpful when it came to the addition facts.  Ask your child what the fact family would be using these three numbers 2, 3, 5.

The class wrote opinion papers on their favorite candy.  They had to pick between a lollipop or chocolate and come up with 3 reasons for why it was their favorite.  

We are continuing to talk about adjectives.  The students had fun coming up with adjectives for their lollipop and chocolate opinion papers.  

Our Valentine's Day party is Friday, February 14th from 2:15-3:00.  Please have your child bring a box/bag to hold Valentine's Day cards in.  A class list was sent home with your child on Monday.  Please let me know if you need another one.  

  • Spelling test is on Friday.
  • Our Valentine's Day party is Friday at 2:15.
  • Our carnival basket theme is GARDENING.  Please donate items by February 14th.  The carnival is March 1st from 5-8.  

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