Mrs. Mitzel's Classroom News

Monday, March 9 - Friday, March 13, 2015

Field Day shirts are on sale for $10. Order forms are in the take home folder.

  • Each class has their own color of field day shirts. OURS are Safety Pink
  • Field day for First Grade students is Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Other Reminders:

  • 3/9 - 3/13 Spring book fair. Open until 7:30 on 3/9 and 3/10.
  • 3/16 - Money due for Field Day T-shirts
  • 3/17 - Money due for Spring Picture Packages.
  • 3/21 - Tentative date for SMNE Spring Carnival
  • 3/23 - Fieldtrip to Global Wildlife
  • 3/30 - 4/3 - Spring Break

What we are learning this week:

Our weekly story: A Trip to Washington D.C.


Question of the week: What treasures can we find in our country?


Spelling words: boat, road, snow, row, yellow, loaf, coat, soap, blow, pillow


High frequency words: found, mouth, once, took, wild


Amazing words: nation, symbol, tourist, abandon, splinter, sunken, harbor, statue


Phonics: Vowel digraphs oa, ow; Three letter consonant blends


Conventions: Adjectives for size


Math : Comparing numbers; greater than, less than, equal to

Homework this week:

Read the weekly story each night


Monday - Language Sheet - Write spelling words 3 times each

Tuesday - Math Sheet - Sentences with first 5 spelling words or Spelling City

Wednesday - Language Sheet - Sentences with last 5 words OR Spelling City

Thursday - Math Sheet - Put spelling words in alphabetical order OR Spelling City

Friday - No Homework! Have a great weekend!


If for some reason you don't have the homework one night and need to get it, just message me and I will get it posted for you.

Snack Calendar

Thank you to everyone who sent in snacks last week!

If there are ever any problems with sending snacks, please let me know.


We have no peanut or other food allergies in our classroom :)


We currently have 27 students in our class.


Following is the schedule for the next two weeks:


Monday, March 9 - Owen

Tuesday, March 10 - Clontia

Wednesday, March 11 - Jazlyn

Thursday, March 12 - Thomas

Friday, March 13 - LeAsia


Monday, March 9 - Jason

Tuesday, March 10 - Gracie

Wednesday, March 11 - Dylan

Thursday, March 12 - Felix

Friday, March 13 - Roman


  • On your snack day, please send enough snacks for 27 students.
March Breakfast

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March Lunch

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