Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Spelling:  r-controlled vowels (or)

Reading:  Could there be other life in space?  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:  2 digit addition to 100 with without regrouping; Rocket Quiz Subtraction Review (-3)/Thursday

English:  What are suffixes?  When do you use them?  Suffixes come at the end of words and change the root/base word.

Science:   What are moons?  What type of rocks are on Earth and the other planets?

Things to Remember:

2/23/18 Trimester 2 Ends

3/9-3/16- Spring Break begins! 

Don't forget to mark these on your calendar! 

4/9/18- Class Chapel

5/4/18-First Grade Field Day

5/16/18-First Grade Class Day

Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Spelling: r-controlled vowels (ar)

Reading:    What are satellites (moons)? What type of rocks are on Earth and the other planets?  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:   Adding to 100 without regrouping; Rocket Quiz Subtraction (-2)/Thursday

English:  What are prefixes?  When do you use them?  Prefixes come at the beginning of words and change the meaning of the root/base word.  What are suffixes?  When do you use them?  Suffixes come at the end of words and change the root/base word.

Science:   Of what are planets made? What is a simple machine? How do I use simple machines in my daily life? How can simple machines help you design a tool to fix a problem when on a different planet?

Things to Remember:

*2/14/18  Valentine's Day Party @ 1:45 p.m.  (All parents are welcome.  Remember to bring your Valentine's Box)

*2/16-2/19  Winter Break/President's Day

Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Spelling:  Diphthongs:  ou/ow 

Reading:   What are planets?  How can simple machines help you design a tool to fix a problem when on a different planet?  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:   Graphing; Rocket Quiz Subtraction (-0,1)Thursday

English: Changing the y to an i in words. When do we change the y to an i in words?

Science:  What are planets?  How can simple machines help you design a tool to fix a problem when on a different planet?

Things to Remember:

*2/7/18  Pep Rally: RED and BLUE dress down day!

*2/14/18  Valentine's Day Party @ 1:45 p.m.  (All parents are welcome.)

*2/16-2/19  Winter Break/President's Day

Last modified on February 5, 2018
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Steve Hancock - Advancing Our Mission

Welcome to the Crusader Cafe: Amidst the chicken sandwiches, chips, classical and classic rock music, and cheers, classroom lessons are stashed when no one’s looking.

Read The Gift of Music - Crusader Cafe, for a primer on Presbyterian Day School's Crusader Cafe:

The Gift of Music

Crusader Café is back for another year!
Crusader Café is held during lunchtime and is a time where a boy can showcase his musical talents to his peers and others. Again, we will be dining and entertaining everyone in the Fellowship Hall.

Dates for the Café

  • Thursday, October 19
  • Thursday, January 25
  • Thursday, April 19
  • Thursday, March 1 - NEW

There are 2 requirements your son must meet in order to play at Crusader Café.

  1. He must be taking lessons (If he is not taking lessons, he must audition for Mrs. Southerland)
  2. He must be practicing regularly

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” Malcolm Gladwell Outliers

Please use the spreadsheets linked below to view available time slots (each date can have 5 boys maximum per grade signed up).  Please enter your child's first and last name and his homeroom teacher's name on the date you would like.

1st Grade2nd Grade 3rd Grade4th Grade5th Grade 6th Grade

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1C Homework

  • Reading

    Read a “just right” book 5 out of 7 nights for 15 minutes and record on reading log.  Logs are due every Monday!

    Read fluency sheet 4 out of 7 nights.  Fluency sheets are due every Monday!

    Spelling

    Monday- Complete spelling homework sheet.

    Practice red words and spelling skills for the rest of the week.  

    Test on Friday!

    Math

    Practice math facts.

    Rocket Quizzes on Thursdays. 

    Task(s)

    Review Tuesday folder and return corrected work on Wednesday.

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