Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013

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Today in First Grade


Today we talked about contractions that use the word "not."  In our class, we describe a contraction like this: A contraction is two words that are squeezed together so that a letter or letters pop out.  And there is a pop-out sign that shows where it popped out.  We call this pop-out sign an apostrophe.   When two words are put together into a contraction, the first word is always the same (there is only one exception--won't) and a letter or letters pop out of the second word.

Reading Groups:

Group A:        Run, Rabbit, Run!

Group B:        What Color is the Sky?        On a Map

Group C:        The Hungry Farmer       Sharks        Mrs. Tucks Little Tune


We practiced a little more of taking a number apart to add some of it to the other number to make a ten, and then add the ten to the left over part of the first number.

After lunch we read two stories together.  We enjoyed them both very much! 

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