G1 Newsletter – Week of September 16-20
|Reading Unit 1 – Building Good Reading Habits|
|We are launching our Reading Workshop lessons for the year. The first bend focuses on building good reading habits. Students will be getting familiar with the routines and thinking about what it means to be a good student during reading lessons. They will begin to build stamina in their reading times.|
|Writing Unit 1 – Small Moments|
|In Writing Workshop, we will be brainstorming ideas to write about and learning where our supplies and writing materials “live” in the classroom. Students will have opportunities to think about their school day and use small moments to plan and write stories.|
|Math Unit 1|
|We will work on:
Students will be learning new math games using manipulatives and math tools to develop their skills:
|Unit of Inquiry 1 – Relationships
Central Idea: Communication and respect can build positive relationships.
|We have started our first Unit of Inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme of WHO WE ARE.
Students are getting to know each other. We will begin learning about conflict resolution. Students will learn how to use an “I-message” to communicate their feelings when a conflict arises.