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Mrs.

Scholfields First Grade February 7th, 2014

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,ates to -emember %hursday, February 1.th /ale"ti"es ,ay 0arty Mo"day, February 17th No School %uesday, February 11th 2-F3 (ac&ets to due %uesday, February 24th Si) Fla#s Great 5merica -eadi"# sheets due %hursday, February 27th6 0are"t %eacher Co"fere"ces !riti"#$ %his ee& e hit the "e be"d i" our teachi"# boo&s e are tryi"# to be li&e other authors of "o"fictio" riti"# a"d create our o " table of co"te"ts. %his has bee" a 'ery tric&y co"ce(t for all of us. !e are #oi"# to co"ti"ue to brea& this ty(e of riti"# a(art "e)t ee& a"d thi"& about ho e ca" model our riti"# li&e some of the me"tor te)t e are studyi"#. Scholastic Ne s$ %his ee& e lear"ed more about ho authors li&e Mo !illiams do their riti"#. !e tal&ed about ho Mo !illiams starts his riti"# ith bi# ideas the" he s&etches, chec&s ith his editor a"d the" fi"ali*es his or&. +ach o"e of these ste(s e ha'e do"e oursel'es as riters.

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!hat !e 5re 9ear"i"# Math$ !e are or&i"# throu#h the ma&e: a:te" strate#ies i" addi"# tee" "umbers. %his is "ot a" easy co"ce(t for the childre" a"d our math series a"ts them to attem(t this strate#y for addi"# the "umbers to#ether i"stead of usi"# their fi"#ers. !e are also or&i"# o" creati"# our o " story (roblems e ill co"ti"ue that or& as e ide"tify hat ty(e of story (roblem e are sol'i"#.

!hat !e 5re 9ear"i"# ,aily 4$ %his ee& e fi"ished readi"# a ;ailey School <ids mystery boo& about ho all the childre" a"d e'e" the (ri"ci(al a"d their teacher ere falli"# i" lo'e. %he childre" i" the story ere tryi"# to sol'e ho the "e coo& as bei"# cu(id. %he stude"ts e"=oyed liste"i"# to this story. Ne)t ee& e are #oi"# to start buildi"# u(o" our readers tool&it a"d ho e ca" use all e &"o about boo&s to hel( us become a #reat reader.

0are"t7%eacher Co"fere"ces Co"firmatio" sheets ill be se"t home ith your stude"t at the be#i""i"# of "e)t ee&. 8f you ha'e scheduled a co"fere"ce, loo& for a co"firmatio" sheet "e)t ee&.