Friday, September 21, 2018

The Week of September 24th

Fall has arrived and we're doing really well getting into the routine.

Last week we  had the first of different tests.  We had a a comprehension and phonics test, spelling test and math test.  Everyone scored well on each of the tests,

We have been doing some science experiments and will continue to explore the concept of sound,  We will also be learning about bears.

In math we have been learning about subtraction,  Our focus in phonics  is short i.  

Word wall words:  for, he, what, look, have, too

Spelling Words: if, is, him, rip, fit, pin, hit, sip, look, he.  Bonus: bear, claws, storm

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Week of September 17

Reminder: Early Dismissal Friday and School Pictures Wednesday

This week we will continue with addition strategies in math and an introduction to our whole group Journeys series.  We will begin having spelling and word wall words each week.  In science we have been doing sound experiments and will begin to learn about bears.

Word Wall Words: and, you, be, play, help, with

Spelling Words: am, at. sat. man, dad, mat, mad, ran, and, you. Bonus: first, class, school

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Week of September 10th

We have been busy getting to know each other and learning classroom routines.

 On Monday we are going to the book fair at 8:45.  Students who have forgotten their money will be able to make wish lists.

Reminder: Our  Back to School Night  is Tuesday at 5:45.  I am looking forward to meeting  and chatting with all of you.

Homework is starting this Monday.  Please make sure it is completed each night and returned the next day.

We are off to a great start.  I am totally enjoying working with your children!!!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Week of September 4th

Welcome to First Grade!  It is my pleasure to be your child's teacher and I'm looking forward to an exciting year.  Back to School Night is Tuesday.  Come see your child's classroom!

Friday, June 1, 2018

The Week of June 1

We are not having anymore spelling tests.

This week we say goodbye to our dog friends,  The class has enjoyed reading to them.  If possible send in a dog toy or treat that we can give our canine friends to show our appreciation.

We will be sharing our wonderful projects with other classes from the school this week.  We will be visiting other classes too.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Week of May 28th

Reminder: The spring concert is May 31st.

This week we will have our last spelling test of the year.  We have finished our Journeys series but will continue with whole group readings of a chapter book, some informational texts and some poetry.

We are busy learning about tide pool creatures.  Remember projects are due on Friday.

In math we are working on some beginning second grade concepts and addition and subtraction facts.

Final spelling list: want, went, why, where, they, said, friend, were, was, there

Bonus sea anemone, hermit crab, lobster

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Week of May 21

This week we will be finishing our Journeys series.  There is a final word wall test during  the week..  We have finished our Go Math books.  We will be doing some Getting Ready for 2nd grade lessons and continuing to practice speed and accuracy of math facts.  Our dog friends will be here on Tuesday.

Word Wall Words: brother, loved, people, everyone, most, sorry. field, only

Spelling Words: even, open, begin, baby, tiger music, paper, zero, tale, below  Bonus: barnacle, octopus, mussel