First Grade Newsletter

September 12- September 16

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Thank you!!

Thank you to everyone who participated in Boosterthon. We had such a fun time at the funrun! Your students ran and ran! However, we need your help collecting all our pledges. Our goal is to collect 100% of all pledges by 09/23/2016.

Develop the Grit to be Great! Celebrate Rogers College and Career Week Sept. 19- 23

Monday- Set Goals for yourself

  • Dress like the person you want to be in the future

Tuesday- Rely on family and friends for support

  • Find a friend and dress like a twin

Wednesday- I have a dream

  • Wear appropriate pajamas

Thursday- I am in charge of my future

  • Dress like a superhero (can use towel with safety pins)

Friday- Tying up College Week

  • Wear your college shirts or spirit shirts and a necktie, bow tie or a bow in your hair

What we did this week:

  • Recognizing and using punctuation marks at the end of a sentence
  • Revise vs. edit


  • Number Talks
  • Problem solving
  • Developing Base 10
  • Number Bonds


  • Investigating the air around me


  • Strategies to help figure out unknown words
  • Double-check my reading for accuracy

Social Studies

  • Constitution Day Lesson

Upcoming Dates:

  • Food Drive ends Friday, September 15
  • WatchDog Kickoff September 20
  • PTA Welcome back meeting September 22
  • Curriculum Night September 27
  • Walk to School week October 3- 6