Week of March 30th

Distance Learning Plan:

https://sites.google.com/henrico.k12.va.us/hcpsdistancelearning/home?authuser=0

In the top right hand corner, you will need to click on the K & 1 tab to access the first grade materials. On Friday, 3/13, each student took home the packet along with their pencil box and their learning journal. Please continue working on this until Spring Break. There are directions at the top of the pages. Below is a summary of the assignments:

  • “What’s the Weather?”  Performance Task (Student Assignment #1):
    • Weather tally and graph
    • Student Self-Reflection
    • Performance Task product
  • Choice Board (Student Assignment #2):
    • Select at least one activity per content column to complete each week.
    • Color or cross off the box as each activity is completed.
  • Reading Activities (Student Assignment #3):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Reading Activities. The letter cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities and there are other templates included in the packet.
  • Math Activities (Student Assignment #4):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Math Activities. Additional resources (120 Chart, Ten Frames, and Digit Cards) are in the packet. The digit cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities.

Additional Resources: http://blogs.henrico.k12.va.us/hlp/resources-now-available-to-all-schools/

Important Information/Dates:

School closed for remainder of academic year

Saturday, April 18th Square1Art Orders Due http://square1art.com/shop

Yearbook Orders https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1729611/Colonial-Trail-Elementary-School/

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

Please follow/join Colonial Trail on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!

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Week of March 23rd

Distance Learning Plan:

https://sites.google.com/henrico.k12.va.us/hcpsdistancelearning/home?authuser=0

In the top right hand corner, you will need to click on the K & 1 tab to access the first grade materials. On Friday, 3/13, each student took home the packet along with their pencil box and their learning journal. Please keep in mind that this is for the entire two weeks. There are directions at the top of the pages. Below is a summary of the assignments:

  • “What’s the Weather?”  Performance Task (Student Assignment #1):
    • Weather tally and graph
    • Student Self-Reflection
    • Performance Task product
  • Choice Board (Student Assignment #2):
    • Select at least one activity per content column to complete each week.
    • Color or cross off the box as each activity is completed.
  • Reading Activities (Student Assignment #3):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Reading Activities. The letter cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities and there are other templates included in the packet.
  • Math Activities (Student Assignment #4):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Math Activities. Additional resources (120 Chart, Ten Frames, and Digit Cards) are in the packet. The digit cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities.

Additional Resources (optional): See email for more information/passwords

Epic www.getepic.com/students

Scholastic Learn at Home www.scholastic.com/learnathome

Mo Willems Lunch Doodles https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

Scholastic News www.scholastic.com/sn1

Important Information/Dates:

School closed for remainder of academic year

Colonial Trail Virtual Spirit Days

  • Monday, March 23 – Cartoon day!  Read your favorite cartoon and then create your own cartoon!
  • Tuesday, March 24 – Toy day!  Pick out your favorite toy and come up with a new way to play with it!
  • Wednesday, March 25 – Workout day!  Go outside to play or go to gonoodle.com and get moving!  It’s free!
  • Thursday, March 26 – Share your favorite reading spot! Don’t forget to include your reading buddy ~ parent, sibling, pet, stuffed animal, etc.
  • Friday, March 27 – Whew – you have been working hard, so relax and  wear your pajamas all day!

Wednesday, April 1st Square1Art Orders Due http://square1art.com/shop

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

Please follow/join Colonial Trail on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!

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Week of March 16th

Distance Learning Plan:

https://sites.google.com/henrico.k12.va.us/hcpsdistancelearning/home?authuser=0

In the top right hand corner, you will need to click on the K & 1 tab to access the first grade materials. On Friday, 3/13, each student took home the packet along with their pencil box and their learning journal. Please keep in mind that this is for the entire two weeks. There are directions at the top of the pages. Below is a summary of the assignments:

  • “What’s the Weather?”  Performance Task (Student Assignment #1):
    • Weather tally and graph
    • Student Self-Reflection
    • Performance Task product
  • Choice Board (Student Assignment #2):
    • Select at least one activity per content column to complete each week.
    • Color or cross off the box as each activity is completed.
  • Reading Activities (Student Assignment #3):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Reading Activities. The letter cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities and there are other templates included in the packet.
  • Math Activities (Student Assignment #4):
    • Students are asked to complete at least one activity per category per week from the Math Activities. Additional resources (120 Chart, Ten Frames, and Digit Cards) are in the packet. The digit cards will need to be cut apart for some of the activities.

Additional Resources (optional):

www.getepic.com/students

www.scholastic.com/learnathome

Important Information/Dates:

School closed 3/16-4/13

Colonial Trail Spirit Days

  • Wed., March 18 – Wacky Hair Day!   Who cares what your hair looks like when you are at home!
  • Thursday, March 19 – First day of spring!  Go outside and find some signs of spring – buds on trees & bushes, flowers in bloom, birds chirping, squirrels scampering around, and more!
  • Friday, March 20 – Wacky Tacky Friday!  Wear wacky mismatched clothes – who cares if you have on stripes, plaid, and polka dots!
  • Monday, March 23 – Cartoon day!  Read your favorite cartoon and then create your own cartoon!
  • Tuesday, March 24 – Toy day!  Pick out your favorite toy and come up with a new way to play with it!
  • Wednesday, March 25 – Workout day!  Go outside to play or go to gonoodle.com and get moving!  It’s free!
  • Thursday, March 26 – Share your favorite reading spot! Don’t forget to include your reading buddy ~ parent, sibling, pet, stuffed animal, etc.
  • Friday, March 27 – Whew – you have been working hard, so relax and  wear your pajamas all day!

Wednesday, April 1st Square1Art Orders Due http://square1art.com/shop

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

Please follow/join Colonial Trail on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!

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Week of March 9th

Learning Objectives for this week:

Reading-asking and answering questions, gathering facts

Math-Money (determining the value of a set of like coins up to 100 cents)

Science- Natural Resources (identify natural resources, understand they are limited, factors that affect air and water quality, 3 ways to reduce consumption of natural resource: reduce, reuse, recycle)

Important Dates:

Monday, March 9th Young Scientists lesson

Wednesday, March 11th Spring Picture Day-Individual & Class Photo (if you wish to purchase a class photo, please send the envelope back with payment on 3/11; the individual photo proofs will be sent home later for your review and either returned or purchased at that point)

Friday, March 13th Career Day

Through March 18th Donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities-see flyer for ideas

Monday, March 30th Student Half-Day (pink paper sent home for lunch orders to be returned by 3/23)

Thursday, April 2nd First Grade Field Trip to Meadow Farm Museum (permission slip and more information coming home this week)

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of March 2nd

Learning Objectives for this week:

Reading-asking and answering questions, gathering facts

Math-Money (determining the value of a set of like coins up to 100 cents)

Social Studies- Influential people in the history of VA: Maggie L. Walker, Arthur R. Ashe, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson

Science- Natural Resources (identify natural resources, understand they are limited, factors that affect air and water quality, 3 ways to reduce consumption of natural resource: reduce, reuse, recycle)

Important Dates:

Week of March 2nd-Spirit Days

Monday, March 2ndThe Cat in the Hat…Wear a hat to school.  The sillier the better!

Wednesday, March 4thWacky Wednesday! Wear wacky clothes (mismatched, backwards…)

Thursday, March 5thOh, The Places You’ll Go! Wear a souvenir shirt from some place you’ve visited or would like to visit.

Friday, March 6th– Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character.

Tuesday, March 3rd Student Holiday

Wednesday, March 11th Spring Picture Day-Individual & Class Photo (if you wish to purchase a class photo, please send the envelope back with payment on 3/11; the individual photo proofs will be sent home later for your review and either returned or purchased at that point)

Through March 18th Donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities-see flyer for ideas

Monday, March 30th Student Half-Day (pink paper sent home for lunch orders to be returned by 3/23)

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of Feb. 24th

We loved having everyone attend Student-Led Conferences!! The students were so proud of their goals and work samples. Please click on the link to complete a survey about your experience.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfT5LQJvtC-LzhPjgPBO5v2d8cjR64eVrJ-6N0h2r4ung8VMA/viewform

Learning Objectives for this week:

Reading-asking and answering questions

Math-Telling Time, Number Combinations

Social Studies- Influential people in the history of VA: Maggie L. Walker, Arthur R. Ashe, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson

Important Dates:

Thursday, February 27th First Grade Performance & Heritage Night (please see letter that was sent home) dessert/volunteer sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B45AAAE28A5FE3-heritage

Friday, February 28th Scholastic Book Order Due

Tuesday, March 3rd Student Holiday

Through March 18th Donations for Ronald McDonald House Charities-see flyer for ideas

Monday, March 30th Student Half-Day

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of Feb. 17th

Learning Objectives:

Reading-Identify Theme, ABC Order

Math-Telling Time

Social Studies-Presidents’ Day; Influential people in the history of VA: Maggie L. Walker & Arthur R. Ashe

Important Dates:

Monday, February 17th Half Day-Dismissal at 11:35am

Thursday, February 27th First Grade Performance & Heritage Night (please see letter that was sent home) dessert/volunteer sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B45AAAE28A5FE3-heritage

Tuesday, March 3rd Student Holiday

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of Feb. 10th

Learning Objectives:

Reading-Identify Theme

Math-Fractions

Social Studies-Influential people in the history of VA: Maggie L. Walker & Arthur R. Ashe

Important Dates:

Monday, February 10th Report Card Distribution (please sign and return the envelope)

Week of February 10th Enrichment Classes Begin (green flyer was sent home 1/17 with class choices and directions on how to register)

Wednesday, February 12th 100th Day of School (please see letter that was sent home)

Thursday, February 13th Student-Led Conferences http://tiny.cc/CTESLC

Friday, February 14th Valentine’s Day (please see letter that was sent home)

Thursday, February 27th First Grade Performance & Parade of Nations (please see letter that was sent home)

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of Feb. 3rd

Reading-Character Traits/Analysis

Math-Fractions

Science-Matter

Important Dates:

Monday, February 10th Report Card Distribution (please sign and return the envelope)

Week of February 10th Enrichment Classes Begin (green flyer was sent home 1/17 with class choices and directions on how to register)

Wednesday, February 12th 100th Day of School (please see letter that was sent home)

Thursday, February 13th Student-Led Conferences http://tiny.cc/CTESLC

Friday, February 14th Valentine’s Day (please see letter that was sent home)

Thursday, February 27th First Grade Performance & Parade of Nations (more information coming soon)

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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Week of Jan. 27th

Learning Objectives:

Reading-Character Traits/Analysis

Math-Shapes (right angles)

Science-Matter

Important Dates:

Through January 29th Change Collection for Australia Wildfires

Monday, January 27th Student Holiday/Teacher Clerical Day

Thursday, January 30th Spirit Night-Longhorn Steakhouse 4-9pm

Friday, January 31st Last Day to sign up for After-School Enrichment https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/ase & Last Day to order a personalized yearbook  http://www.jostensyearbooks.com

Monday, February 10th Report Card Distribution (please sign and return the envelope)

Week of February 10th Enrichment Classes Begin (green flyer was sent home 1/17 with class choices and directions on how to register)

Thursday, February 13th Student-Led Conferences (sign-up to come)

Ongoing- Please help support CTES by joining our wonderful PTA!   https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/form/m/92454

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