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STUDENTS + PARENTS + COMMUNITY
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Parent Corner & Announcements:
October School Activities
Mark Your Calendar-Friendly Reminder
October 2 -6 "Week of Respect" Please check out your Student Calendar school activities)

October 2 - Wear Orange for School Unity

October 3 - Sock it to Bullying ( Wear your silly socks)

October 4 - We Don't Sweat Bullying -Wear your sweat suit

October 5 - Hats for Anti- Bullying & Grandparent Day Celebration

October 6 - Jackson Academy Breast Cancer Walk-Wear your pink to support the cause

October 9 - School Closed -Columbus Day

October 19 - PTO Meeting

October 23 - Student Council Campaign begins

October 25 - School Closed

October 31 - Costume Parade

Welcome to Crooks' First Grade Champions Webpage

Welcome to Ms. Crooks'

First Grade Webpage

"We Are All Leaders"

Students are following the

"7 Habits of a Happy Kid"

Parent Corner
Parents and Guardians we are preparing our children for the
21st century, college and career readiness. We want our children
to be problem solvers and be successful as an active citizen in our society.

I am just a click away, please feel free to email
c.crooks@eastorange.k12.nj.us or Classdojo.com

Ways to Help at Home:
1. See that your child gets plenty of sleep,exercise and good nutrition.
2. Talk with your child each day about school, and current events.
3. Read daily with your child. (Students, please continue reading nonfiction books
on your level)
4. Assist your child during homework and studying for a test.
5. Homework should be done with no distractions.
6. Check your child's backpack each day.
7. Please have the following school supplies at home: glue sticks, crayons, tape, pencils, pencil sharpener, scissors, construction paper, and a stapler
8. Provide your child with a journal to write daily.

REMINDER: PLEASE
*SEND BACK THE PARENT Envelope*

7 Habits of a Happy Kid
"7 Habits of a Happy Kid"
Habit #1 Proactive
I am responsible.
I take initiative.
I have a good attitude.
I make good choices.
I do the right thing without being asked.



Curriculum Update
During the month of October our class will be working on...
Language Arts: Journeys/Lesson 3: Comprehension/Reading Strategy -Sequence of Events (Text-Curious George at School) Short vowel (o), and consonants i,l and Inflection -s
Lesson 4: Comprehension/Reading Strategy-Text and Graphic Features (Lucia's Neighborhood),
Short vowel (e), Consonants k,v,j
Writing: lesson 3/Narrative writing in the first person, action words (Verbs), using Exact Nouns,writing complete statements
Lesson 4/Narrative Writing, Using words that are just right, Adjectives for Shapes, Writing statements and question sentences
Science-Weather and Seasons and Objects in the Sky
Social Studies-Leader in Me;Respect Week; Citizenship Skills,Rosa Parks, Unit 2: Where People Live
Mathematics: Subtraction Concepts
Discussion Topics
Blog Entry 7 Habits of a Happy Kid Posted: Sunday, October 1 at 3:09 PM Discuss
Blog Entry Stories from Past and Present Posted: Wednesday, May 3 at 8:29 PM Discuss
Blog Entry Natural Resources & Saving Our Environment Posted: Saturday, April 8 at 9:35 AM Discuss
Blog Entry Our Changing World Posted: Wednesday, March 1 Discuss
Blog Entry Wearing Uniforms Posted: Sunday, February 26 Discuss
More...
Homework
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Schedule
Specials:
Monday
   Technology
Tuesday   Art
Wednesday  Physical Education (Please wear sneakers and blue pants or P.E. uniform)
Thursday Spanish
Friday Music
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