Thursday September 23, 2021

Today we practiced choosing Reading, Writing, or Word Work during our ELA station time. We continued to count on in Math and had a wonderful time singing in Music. We were very excited about our field trip and talked about some of the rules and experiences we will have tomorrow.

Today’s Practice: Pages 65 & 66 Math worksheet (use your 5-group cards & bracelet to help you) / Zearn using your id # and password / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Fun Sentences. Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day.

Tomorrow’s Lunch: FIELD TRIP please pack a healthy lunch

*Popcorn is on sale tomorrow / 50 cents per bag or 2 for $1

*Remember tomorrow is our Field Trip, please dress for the weather!

Students will need a bagged healthy lunch. Please be on time as the bus will leave by 9:30.

Chaperones can either meet us at the location or follow the bus to the orchard. If you are heading to the orchard please be there to meet the bus. Address: 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

If you would like to take your student home after the field trip they must be checked out at the office first. – Questions about checking out can be directed to Amged in the office.

Wednesday September 22, 2021

Happy First Day of Fall!

Today we practiced playing games and making choices when done with ELA. Students are working on graphing their data as well as choosing new books. Reading groups will begin next week so expect more books in your reading bags. We also continued finding mystery numbers in math, this time we looked for the missing total. Students enjoyed time coloring in Art today.

Today’s Practice: Pages 61 & 62 Math worksheet (use your 5-group cards & bracelet to help you) / Zearn using your id # and password / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Building Words. Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day.

Tomorrow’s Special: Music

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Blueberry Parfait / Pretzel Rods with Cheese

*Remember this Friday is our Field Trip! Make sure you turned in your permission slip and money*

***** Please complete all forms in your child’s Purple Folder, if you have not already, and return tomorrow!*****

Tuesday September 21, 2021

Today we discussed word work stations during Reading time. We practiced using the word work “games” and worked on word endings, word beginnings, and sounds & letters. We also continued finding mystery numbers in math, this time we looked for the missing total. Students enjoyed time with Mrs. Hansen in Computers/Media Center and continued to discuss internet and computer safety.

Today’s Practice: Pages 57 & 58 Math worksheet (use your 5-group cards & bracelet to help you) / try to log in to Zearn using your id # and password / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Consonants & Vowels. Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day.

Tomorrow’s Special: Art

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Macaroni & Cheese / Elvis Sandwich Wrap

*Remember this Friday is our Field Trip! Make sure you turned in your permission slip and money.

Monday September 20, 2021

Students enjoyed practicing word work. Students were also able to look for mystery parts in math and enjoyed music time with Mrs. Faryniarz as well as working on science with Mrs. Grucz.

Today’s Practice: Pages 53 & 54 Math worksheet (use your 5-group cards & bracelet to help you) / try to log in to Zearn using your id # and password / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Rainbow Words. Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day.

Tomorrow’s Special: Media Center

Tomorrow’s Lunch: French Toast Sticks / Peach Parfait

*Remember this Friday is our Field Trip! Make sure you turned in your permission slip and money

Thursday September 16, 2021

We finished our NWEA testing! Scores will go home tomorrow with all students. We enjoyed singing and dancing with Mrs. Faryniarz in Music class. We continued working on creating strong writing and listening skills as well as continuing our adding and number bonds. We talked about making good choices and tattling vs. reporting.

Today’s Math Practice: Pages 49 & 50 Math worksheet / Read for 20 minutes

Reading Practice: Fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Fun Sentences (Write one sentence for each spelling word. Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day. Tomorrow we will do a spelling check in class.

Science Practice: Login to Schoology, Click on our course, complete the 5 Senses Assignment

Tomorrow’s Specials: Physical Education

Tomorrow’s Lunch: NO LUNCH 1/2 day

*REMEMBER tomorrow (Friday) is a 1/2 day. School will start at 8:55 and end at 12:05

Tomorrow Friday, September 17th, 2021 will be 1/2 day. Dismissal is at 12:05pm.

Tomorrow ONLY: Arrival and dismissal will take place on the big playground (field). The small playground will be closed tomorrow only. When students are finished with breakfast they will proceed to the big playground.

Tomorrow is also our PIZZA SALE. PIzza will be sold after school on the big playground. Pizza will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. $1 for 1 slice and $10 for a box.

Wednesday September 15, 2021

Today we had a great time playing Minute to Win it in the Gym. The first grade team did a great job! (See class dojo for pictures). We finished our Math NWEA test and will finish Reading tomorrow. We practiced using 5-group cards and making number bonds. We enjoyed some time being creative in Art class and learned more about our 5-senses.

Today’s Math Practice: Pages 43 & 44 Math worksheet (use your 5-group cards pg 45 to help you – you can cut them out) / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Building Words (write one letter at a time until you spell your word).

Example:

c

ca

cat

Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day. At the end of the week we will do a spelling check.

Tomorrow’s Specials: Music / Physical Education / Library

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Cheese Pizza / Crispy Halal Chicken Salad

*REMEMBER Friday is a 1/2 day. School will start at 8:55 and end at 12:05

We are selling Oakman gear! Take your pick from short sleeve t-shirt, long sleeve t-shirt, hooded sweatshirt, zip up hoodie or fleece jacket! You can pick either royal blue or black! Be sure to turn in your order form by Friday, September 17th with the exact cash!

Tuesday September 14, 2021

Students continued NWEA testing with the Math portion of the test today. Not all students finished, so students will again finish any reading or math portions they need to complete tomorrow. When all students have completed their testing results will go home. Today we were able to practice our media center skills with Mrs. Hansen in the library! We also worked on our 5 senses and continued finding unknown numbers and completing pictures and number bonds.

Today’s Math Practice: Pages 39 & 40 Math worksheet (use your math bracelet to help you) / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Today’s Spelling Practice: Vowels & Consonants (pick one color for vowels and one color for consonants, write the word in pencil and trace over the letters). Please continue to bring in your spelling notebooks and complete your spelling each day. At the end of the week we will do a spelling check.

Tomorrow’s Special: Art

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Baked Falafel & pita chips / Garden salad

*REMEMBER tomorrow is a late start. School will start at 9:55 and end at 3:55

Friday September 10, 2021

Today we continued practicing our reading skills and continued working with number bonds to make eight and nine.

Next Monday and Tuesday we will take the State mandated NWEA test for Reading & Math. This test will not count towards a grade or report cards but please make sure students are well rested and have had a healthy breakfast. (Remember students can always get a free breakfast in the cafeteria before school starts).

Today’s Practice: Pages 29 & 30 Math worksheet (use page 31 to help you) / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker)

Spelling Notebooks have been sent home for Week 3. Students practiced their words this past week at school and now will have a special task to perform each day for their spelling list. At the end of the week we will do a spelling check. Over the weekend students should practice reading and writing their new words for week 3.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Monday’s Specials: Science Enrichment and Gym

Monday’s Lunch: Cheesy Nachos / Garden Salad

Wednesday September 8, 2021

Today we continued practicing our listening, reading, and writing skills. We worked on number bonds in math and created in art class. We also practiced our daily spelling and talked about manners.

Today’s Practice: Pages 21 & 22 Math worksheet / Read for 20 minutes and fill out R.E.D. folder for today (return the RED folder for a sticker) / Practice game in Math folder

Tomorrow’s Special: Music

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Spaghetti / Garden Salad

*Please bring a picture of your family for our Family Board!*

Oakman Open House 9/9/21

Tuesday September 7, 2021

Today we had Media class! We practiced about strong listening, strong readers, and reading to self. We worked on practicing our spelling in our Spelling Notebook. We have our Math Bags and R.E.D. folders!

Today’s Practice: Pages 17 & 18 Math worksheet *Please complete on flashcards in math bag (please return completed tomorrow in the student’s math bag). Practice Rainbow Words & Consonants/Vowels in our Spelling Notebook (Directions on the inside cover of notebook). Read a book, complete the R.E.D. to tell what book you read!

Tomorrow’s Special: Art

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Orange Chicken / Sunbutter & Jelly

*Remember open house is Thursday September 9th 6:00 p.m.!*

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