1st Grade: Myndflex Newsletter #11 -Mar 1 – Mar 15, 2020
First Grade- Ms Nancy
This math and Dr.Seuss inspired activity asked students to graph an unknown number of goldfish on their graphing chart by color and amount. Not only did this activity teach Students how to collect data, but they also enjoyed its fun theming of Dr. Suess’s “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish”.
“One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” word search puzzle
Students completed a themed word search in honor of Dr.Seuss’s book “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish ”.
Dr. Suess’s Made Up Words activity
Students were asked to create two made-up words similar to the ones used by Dr.Seuss in his books. After writing two words Students were directed to write the definition of the words, as well as complete a sentence using their made-up words.
“Green Eggs and Ham” Word Search
Students were required to complete another word search themed to Dr.Seuss’s “Green Eggs and Ham” book.
Class Reading of Dr.Seuss’s ” If I Ran the Zoo”
Dr. Suess’s ” If I Ran the Zoo” was read aloud to all the students in Myndflex INC. Students were also given a fun Dr. Suess themed bookmark to encourage further future reading.
“Welcome to the neighborhood” Project:
Students created their own newcomers guide to help tourists and new residents navigate their way through the city of Fremont. Not only were students required to draw a map, but they were also asked to write a few sentences about the city and its atmosphere.
“Let’s Learn the Colors In Spanish” Activity:
A lecture was given to students on how to identify and pronounce colors in Spanish. This lecture was quickly followed by a fun game of I spy where students had to use the colors in Spanish to identify certain objects around them that resembled the color in Spanish.
This week students read Peggy Parish’s comedic book “ Amelia Bedelia” and learned that sometimes you need to check a list twice to ensure you got the job done right.