2015-2016 School Year LEGROS LOW-DOWN For the weeks of November 23rd and 30th Please mark Thursday December 10th at 7:00 pm for our First Grade show. We will be going on our field trip to The Nutcracker on December 11th. Look for information about gingerbread house making to come home Monday the 30th. Related Arts Schedule: PICTURE OF THE WEEK Monday: Art Jack and Tuesday: Library Brady are facing off. May the best team win. Go Bucks! Beat Sparty! Monday: Music Tuesday: P.E. Wednesday: Art Thursday: Library Friday: Music The students will be visiting the book fair these 2 weeks. Academic Information Literacy Information In preparation for our visit to Cinderella at Jerome High School on Monday, November 23rd, we have been reading several versions of the Cinderella story. Some of the versions we read include CinderEdna, Cindy Ellen, Cinderella Penguin, Yeh-Shen, and The Rough-Faced Girl. We discussed similarities and differences. Math Information Last week we played a game called Equal Sums, it is like “memory” but with addition sentences, students had to find 2 different sentences that have the same sum. Our Rich Problem was finding the total number of gifts given on the 12 Days of Christmas, we also worked on making a graph of our favorite Thanksgiving foods. Social Studies This past week we discussed differences between the past and the present. We read a lot of Thanksgiving books and discussed the Pilgrims and their voyage to the new world. We discussed life in the new world and how the Indians taught them survival skills.