News from 1A

Week of September 15th-19th

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Coming Up Next Week

-Monday Sept 15th- P.E. Day (wear tennis shoes)

Send a Family Photo with your child to school.

We are launching our first PBL today!!

-Tuesday Sept 16th- Music

-Wednesday Sept 17th- P.E. Day (wear tennis shoes)

-Thursday Sept 18th- Art

-Friday Sept 19th- Runner's Club (wear tennis shoes)

Family Friday at Lunch! You are welcome to come eat lunch with your first grader :)

What are we learning?

Unit: Communities and Family

ELA focus: Daily 5, Guided Reading Setting and Plot of a Story, Writing 5 Star Sentences

Math: Ways to make a number, Place Value, Skip Counting, Decomposing Numbers

Science: Rocks and Science Safety

Social Studies: Family

Spelling Words and Spelling Tests!! (Please read!!)

  • Each week, I will add new spelling words on this newsletter for you to work at home with your child. Like I said on Curriculum Night, your child will bring home a Spelling Journal next Monday.
  • They will be given a list of spelling words each week that they are ENCOURAGED (not required) to practice these words at home 3 times a week. The words will be listed in the newsletter, also your child will copy down the spelling list to bring home in their Guided Reading Folder every Monday.
  • A spelling menu is inside the cover of the journal for students to choose fun ways to practice!
  • Every Friday there will be a spelling test over the words that were sent home. These tests are graded, just a check in to see if students are meeting the spelling standards and if they are ready to move on to the next spelling pattern.
  • If you should have any questions, please let me know!

This week's Spelling List:

she, up, what, dig, sit


take, went

Parent Conferences

Click the link below to sign up for your Parent-Teacher Conference!!

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September Birthdays

September 8th- Mrs. McDaniel

September 13th- Andrew

September 14th- Aayana

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Don't Forget

If you would like to receive reminders for our classroom via text message- PLEASE join our class in Remind 101. It's super easy- here's how:

To join: Send a text to (817) 984-5365 with the message @206707

That's it! You will now receive updates and reminders via text message from me!! :)

Dates For Your Calendar

-Sept 15th- 1st PBL is launched

-October 10- NO SCHOOL- Fall Parent Conference Day

-October 13th- NO SCHOOL