crabtree Mrs. Crabtree
Northwest Heights Elementary School First Grade Teacher
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WEEKLY UPDATE
WEEK OF:  May 23 - May 26

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Parents, please remember to read with your child EVERY DAY during the summer months.  You make the Difference :)

PLEASE RETURN ALL BOOKS TO SCHOOL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  I will begin taking inventory this week.   

DATES TO REMEMBER: 

MAY 26- Turtle Races in the morning!!! Last day of school!

TRUE BLUE FRIDAY - Remember to wear your school colors on Thursday!!!


READING:


*NO VOCABULARY WORDS THIS WEEK!!!

Listed below is this weeks vocabulary words.  Remember, you DO NOT have to spell these words. 
You DO, however, have to read these words aloud.  Assessment will take place on Friday.
*YOUR CHILD SHOULD BE ABLE TO READ ALL WORDS AT SIGHT (WITHOUT SOUNDING THEM OUT!)
IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO YOUR CHILD'S READING DEVELOPMENT THAT THEY MASTER EVERY WORD ON THIS LIST!!!!

Set #34
along - goes - great - idea - pull

Set #33
each - once - other - under - which - move - school - boy

Set #32
before - cold - full - off - would - could - should - pull - nine - ten

Set #31
much - shall - these - wish - work - four - five - six - seven - eight

Set #30
because - better - give - people - put - warm - wash - cut

Set #29
animals - even - heard - most - their - both - open - well - tell

Set #28
been - first - found - start - together - draw - far - which - saw

Set #27
around - her - new - old - show - own - cold - knew - girl

Set #26
don't - from - hear - live - when - found - open - hurt - goes - round

Set #25
buy - only - or - right - think - could - eight - drink - light

Set #24
about - any - ask - kind - over - many - find - mind - keep - under

PHONICS:
This week we review all special sounds this week.


SPELLING:
SPELLING WORDS THIS WEEK: NONE!!!


Bonus Words:    



LANGUAGE/HANDWRITING:
This week students will continue writing sentences.  Remember a sentence needs a capital letter at the beginning and a period or question mark at the end.  I cannot stress this enough!!!  Please practice at home!!

MATH:
This week we will continue learning the last math facts, the Oddball Eight. I will send home the last four facts today.  Practice, practice, practice.  These must be memorized!
ODDBALL EIGHT
6+3=9     5+3=8     7+4=11    7+5=12    

8+3=11    8+4=12    8+5=13    8+6=14

ADDING 9 Facts.  Here are the steps:
1.Add 10 to a number instead of 9
2.Subract 1
Problem: 9+4=
1.  10+4=14
2.  14-1=13
SO......9+4=13

9+3=___     9+4=____    9+5=____    9+6=____    9+7=____

3+9=___     4+9=____    5+9=____    6+9=____    7+9=____


*Practice subtracting from 10:

10-1=___     10-2=___     10-3=___     10-4=___   10-5=___

10-6=___     10-7=___     10-8=___     10-9=___   10-10=___

10-0=___

SUMS OF TEN:
0+?=10     1+?=10     2+?=10     3+?=10     4+?=10    

5+?=10     6+?=10     7+?=10     8+?=10     9+?=10

10+?=10

DOUBLES PLUS ONE-This is how Saxon teaches this math fact:
Example 3+2
1.  Double the smallest number (2+2=4)
2.  Add One (4+1=5)
3.  Answer:  3+2=5

ALSO PRACTICE:

*Practice counting and writing to 100
*Practice counting by even and odd numbers
*Practice telling time to the hour
*Practice left and right
*Make sure you recognize numbers to 100
*Name the months of the year and the days of the week
*Practice the MINUS ONES and PLUS ONES
*Practice the PLUS ZEROS AND MINUS ZEROS
*Practice the DOUBLES  

SOCIAL STUDIES:
This week our class will contiue learning about the Amazon Rain Forest! 



Thank you for visiting our site! If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact me.

MRS. CRABTREE :)
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