Mrs. Domkus' 1st Grade Class

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    Statue of Liberty  
     Night Sky  
      
    Last week, we learned some more about some of our national symbols.
     
    We also began to learn about some of the things that can be seen in our night sky, such as the stars, planets and the moon.

Specials

  • Specials Schedule:  We are on a 6-day rotating schedule for specials. Here is our class's schedule: Day 1 - P.E., Day 2 - P.E., Day 3 - P.E., Day 4 - Music, Day 5 - Music, and Day 6 - Art.  
    art    music         pe
     
    This week:
     
    Monday, November 18 - Day 3 - P.E.
     
    Tuesday, November 19 - Day 4 - Music
     
    Wednesday, November 20 - Day 5 - Music
     
    Thursday, November 21 - Day 6 - Art
     
    Friday, November 22 - Day 1 - P.E.

Reminders

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    Reminders
     
     Thanksgiving Feast   Talent Show

     

     

    Thursday, November 21 - Thanksgiving Feast Lunch

    Thursday, November 21 - Home Basketball Game vs. Sierra Verde - 4:30 - 7:30 - Girls play first

    Friday, November 22 - Early Release - 90 minutes early

    Friday, November 22 - Talent Show - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - MPR

    Wednesday, November 27 - Friday, November 29 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

    Tuesday, December 3 - Away Basketball Game vs. Desert Mountain - 4:30 - 7:30 - Girls play first

    Thursday, December 5 - Away Basketball Game vs. Paseo Hills - 4:30 - 7:30 - Girls play first

    Thursday, December 5 - Winter Choir Concert - 7:00 - 8:00 pm - MPR

    Friday, December 6 - Early Release - 90 minutes early

    Tuesday, December 10 - Home Basketball Game vs. Canyon Springs - 4:30 - 7:30 - Girls play first

    Thursday, December 12 - Home Basketball Game vs. Anthem - 4:30 - 7:30 - Girls play first

    Friday, December 13 - Early Release - 90 minutes early

    Friday, December 13 - Father/Daughter Dance - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - MPR

    Monday, December 16 - Volunteer Training - 7:30 am - 8:00 am - Media Center

    Tuesday, December 17 - Away Basketball Game vs. Sierra Verde - 4:30 - 7:30 - Boys play first

    Wednesday, December 18 - First Grade Field Trip - "Ella Enchanted" - Herberger Theater - Sack Lunch Needed

    Friday, December 20 - End of 2nd Quarter

    Monday, December 23 - Friday, January 3 - No School - Winter Break

English Language Arts

  • Who Works Here
     
    This week in Language Arts... 
     
    This week we will read the expository text "Who Works Here?"  Our comprehension focus will be on author's purpose.  Our sight words for this week are live, out, people, who and work.  In phonics, we will focus on the 'or' sound and begin to study r-controlled syllables.  In writing, we will write our final copy about the Veterans' Day assembly using transition words and adding details and begin writing a factual letter using text evidence to support our facts. 
     
     
    In this game, students will make words with the 'or' sound... or Make a Word
     
    In this game, students will click on pictures of things with the 'or' sound... 'or' Picture Hunt
     
    In this game, students will "feed" real words and fake words to aliens... Odd and Bob
     
     
    Here is a video in which Geraldine the Giraffe learns the 'or' sound... Geraldine the Giraffe
     
    This is a link to my Spelling City account where students can practice spelling and reading our weekly sight words...  Spelling City
     
    These are some free books that students can read on-line... Wilbooks
     
    Here is the link to our class Raz Kids account... Raz Kids Log-In
     

Math

  • Balanced Equations
     
     

    This week in math, we will continue to work on word problems.  We will also review equivalent expressions, for example 6+3=2+7, true or false?  We will begin to learn about place value by realizing that 16 is the same as 1 ten and 6 ones.

     

    In this game, students will combine numbers to make ten... Number Bonds - 10

    In this activity, students practice their subtraction while completing a mystery puzzle... Puzzle Pics Subtraction

    Here is a game in which students can practice their subtraction... Math Monster Subtraction

    In this game, students will click two bubbles that combine to make ten before the bubbles reach the top... Bubble Buster

     

    This is a ten-frame activity that will help students with their combinations that make ten... Ten Frame

     

    Here is the link for our class Dreambox account... Dreambox  You will also need this class code... 67805

Contact Information

  • phone    email
     
    Phone: 623-445-7623
    E-mail: jenny.domkus@dvusd.org