Ms. Phillips' 1st Grade Newsletter

Friday, January 15, 2016

Upcoming Dates:

  • January 18- MLK Jr. Day (District Closed)
  • January 21- Sweeny PTO Skate Night at Springfield Skateland (6-8 p.m.)
  • January 27- Project Sweeny at 9:15 a.m.
  • January 29- Sweeny PTO Movie Night (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
  • January 29- Scholastic Book Orders Due


Here is what we are looking forward to next week:

Word Work

Words of the Week- her, tell, after, green, white

Pattern- ell (bell, shell, smell, tell, etc.)

Words Their Way sort- ill, ell, all


Next week we will explore main idea with nonfiction texts. Since the students love nonfiction, I am excited to see what they can do with main idea using texts and topics that interest them!


The students will begin writing nonfiction essays. We will study what nonfiction writing is next week and look at examples of nonfiction writing to help guide our writing.


Next week we will study the human body. We will be investigating the different systems and what they do.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication to your child's success! Please let me know if I can answer any of your questions or concerns. I hope you have blessed and restful week! :)