Sunday, January 21, 2018

Week of January 22nd

Hello first grade families I hope you have all had a wonderful weekend. I am looking forward to another great week with your children. 

THIS WEEK IN FIRST GRADE:
Scholars are now responsible for recording homework in their agendas, you will still have a cover page to the homework. Encourage your child to use his or her agenda to check off completed items. Please initial the agenda each evening.

This Thursday January 25th we will be taking class photos. You may order online or send the envelope with a check to school with your child.

Spalding
Words:
night, pass, shut, easy, ease, bone, cloud, draw, drink, garden
goose, hopping, hop, knife, mouth, oak, peach, pole, queen, rope
season, sign, space, wagon, wheat, window

Phonograms:
#1-55

Literature
Frog and Toad Together

Math
Numbers 1-40 addition and subtraction 

Science
The Human Body

History
Early Civilizations: From Hunting to Farming, Mayas


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Week of January 15th

I hope you all had a wonderful and restful three day weekend. Here are a few things to expect in first grade this week:

Spalding:
finish, hurt, maybe, across, tonight, tenth, sir, these, those, club
seen, see, felt, full, fail, setting, set, stamp, light

Phonograms:
1-55

Literature:
Frog and Toad are Friends

Math:
Numbers 1-40 (patterns on the 100s chart)

History:
Three World Religions
Review and Test this week

Science:
The Human Body


Monday, January 8, 2018

Week of January 8th

Happy New Year First Grade Families!

It was great connecting with you at conferences if you were unable to make it or have further questions please feel free to contact me via email.

Next Monday January 15th HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL
Beginning today first grade scholars will be writing in agendas. These should go back and forth each day and be initialed by you each night. You will still receive the homework cover sheet.
This month's poem is The Months and will be recited the week of January 29th

Spalding:
July, head, story, open, short, lady, reach, better, water, round
cost, price, become, class, horse, care, try, move, delay, pound
behind, around, burn, camp, bear, bare, clear, clean, spell, poor

Phonograms:
y, i, c, s, z, u, j, ei, ie, ey, ea, ou, ow, ui, ew, oo, dge, eigh, ng, qu, a, e, f, g, j, n, o, oa, gu, ph, kn, gn, ch, aw, au, ck, ed

Math:
Numbers to 40: Counting to 40, tens and ones

Science:
Animal Presentations

History:
Three World Religions: Christianity and Islam

Monday, December 18, 2017

Week of December 18th

Hello First Grade Families!

This week we will close out the second quarter on Wednesday December 20th. Please note that this week dismissal will be at 12:30.

Our Hansel and Gretel celebration will be this Wednesday. Thank you to everyone who has already signed up to volunteer and bring in supplies. We are still in need of tubs of frosting. http://signup.com/go/URURWeP

Conferences will be January 4th and 5thhttps://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2160273/true#/invitation

School Resumes January 8th 2018 (animal projects are due)

Have a safe and relaxing break, looking forward to seeing you NEXT year!!!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Week of December 11th

First Grade Families:

We have just one more full week and one half week all half days before the quarter ends. Here is what to expect before we send you off on a safe and happy break:

Field Trip 12/14
Early Dismissal 12:30 12/18-12/20
Conferences 1/4 and 1/5

Spalding:
Words
two, twin, twice, twelve, twenty, between, they, would, could, should
any, many, city, only, where, week, weak, first, sent, cent
mile, seem, even, without, afternoon, Friday, hour, our, wife, state

Math:
Tally charts and bar graphs

Science:
Habitats

History:
Hanukkah and Christmas Around the World

Literature:
Snow Queen

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Week of December 4th

I cannot believe we are almost finished with our second quarter! Please read below for what to expect in first grade this week:

Spalding
Phonograms:
k, l, m, n, p, r, t, u, v, w, ei, eigh, ti, si, ci, sh, ee, th, ow, ou
Words:
room, hope, same, glad, with, mine, chair, forgot, guess, hang
meat, mouse, phone, store, supper, through, toe, became, bother, rain
keep, start, mail, male, female, eye, I, glass, party, upon

Literature
Poem: Solomon and Grundy
Frog and Toad

Math
Graphs

Science
Habitats: Freshwater/Wetland

History
Three World Religions: Judaism

Monday, November 27, 2017

Week of November 27th

I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving and some family time. We had a great Thanksgiving play and are so grateful we were able to share it with you. 

This week in first grade:
Spalding words:
never, found, side, kind, life, here, car, word, every, under,
most, made, said, says, say, work, our, more, when,
from, form, wind, wind, print, air, fill, along, lost, name

Poem: Thanksgiving Day - the students will recite it individually this week. 

Literature:  Frog and Toad- please make sure if you were sent an email that your child still needs they copy. 

History:  We will start exploring the three major world religions.

Math: We will finish exploring comparing numbers and be tested on comparing numbers on Friday.   

Science: We are continuing to explore habitats by looking into the Tropical rainforest.