Friday, October 13, 2017

Week of October 16 - 20, 2017

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Here’s a peek at next week!
Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: Community building; “Step Into My Shoes” Activity; Solutions vs. Logical Consequences; Zones - What can we expect to see from others in different zones? How can I show contribution?
Phonics Family Words: much, child, each, there, them, when, where, bath, wish, she, share, why, should, teacher
Phonics: Consonant Digraphs (continued) - ch, th, sh, wh, ph
Reading: Daily 5 implementation with emphasis on asking and answering questions (thick and thin) about details in texts - What is the main idea? How can I retell the story? (5 Finger Retell, Fist to Five, story maps); Compare/contrast fiction and nonfiction texts
Mentor Sentence: “Mama Bird told them it was time to learn to fly.” - Stellaluna
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L.Arts: Possessive nouns; personal pronouns
Writing Workshop: Informational - What am I an expert at? How can I add labels to my teaching book?
Science: Exploring magnets
Math: Geometry - 2D/3D shapes; defining and nondefining attributes; ten more/less

  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. Math - Geometry Practice
  3. READ! - Headsprouts practice/”Book in a Bag”
*Students should read their “Book in a Bag” each night it gets sent home, and then bring it back to school the next day for reading groups.
First Grade PBL
As a part of our grade level service learning project, we are collecting soda tabs for the Ronald McDonald House all year starting in October. Send tabs in at any time in a plastic bag, and we will do the rest!
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iMom Breakfast
We will have our first iMom breakfast on Monday, October 16th. If you registered for the iMom breakfast in September, then you are registered for the upcoming breakfast. The September breakfast was cancelled due to the inclement weather day. We look forward to seeing you on Monday morning at 7:20 for the iMom breakfast!
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NOHS Homecoming Parade
NOHS will have a Homecoming parade, bonfire, and food trucks on 10/19 from 6-8pm in the NOHS gravel lot. The parade will be held at 6:30pm along Titan Way, and the bonfire/community pep rally will begin at 7:15pm. The following food trucks will be there: The Varsity, Mac the Cheese, and Kona Ice.  Follow the link below to pre-order food:
You won't want to miss this fun community event!
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DA$H For Excellence
Our school’s only fundraiser, DA$H, will be held on October 20th, 2017. Our class will participate from 11:45 - 12:00. Everyone is welcome to come to the DA$H! If you are not volunteer trained, there will be a designated spectator area. In an effort to keep all of the kids safe, please be sure that if you take pictures, you only take them of your child. Thank you!

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Secret Santa Information for Families
If your family is in need of assistance during the holiday time, please contact Mrs. Porter, our school counselor for information regarding the Secret Santa program.  All Secret Santa applications will be due on Friday, October 27, 2017.
Mrs. Porter's Phone:  706-769-3235 Ext 1307 or Email:
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Shoe Tying Practice
If your child hasn’t learned this skill, please practice at home.
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Snack Reminders
  • Please send a healthy snack {low in sugar} every day with your child.
  • Due to limited time, please only send one, easy-to-eat snack
  • Please also send in a small water bottle only to drink - no juice/soda/sugary beverages
  • Please send only CLEAR liquids for your kids to drink!
Upcoming Events
iMom Breakfast - October 16th
NOHS Homecoming Parade - October 19th from 6-8PM
DA$H - October 20th
Book Character Parade (students and staff) - October 27th at 8:00AM
Secret Santa Applications Due - October 27th
Can-a-Thon - October 30th-November 10th
Thanksgiving Feast - November 10th
Thanksgiving Break - November 20th-24th

Have a wonderful weekend!

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