1st Grade Newsletter

January 19 - 22, 2016

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NO SCHOOL MONDAY, January 18th, MLK Day

Curriculum for the week of January 19th - 22nd

Math--adding and subtracting 2 or 3 numbers


Reading--ask questions while you're reading

AT HOME READING...When you are reading a book at home with your child, make an effort to stop three different times during the reading and ask them a question, such as...

Who are the characters?

What is the setting?

What do you think is going to happen next?

Why do you think _______ did _________?

What is your favorite part so far?


Grammar--using "was" and "were" in complete sentences


Social Studies--Understand and discuss Martin Luther King Jr. and how he helped shape our nation.

Spelling--Test on Friday, January 22nd

Spelling Pattern: long a (ai, ay)


1. mail

2. chain

3. play

4. rain

5. way

6. day

7. snail

8. gray

9. walked

10. eight


*Challenge*

11. fable

12. counting

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Please remember students must have tennis shoes on PE days. They may not participate if they are wearing boots. Check your child's Conduct Calendar in their Daily Folder to know which days they have PE.

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 18th--No School, MLK Day


Wednesday, February 3rd--Science Fair Projects Due (optional)


Thursday, February 4th--Math and Science Night 5:00 - 7:30


Natatorium Field Trip

Wednesday, February 10th--Cook, Dossey, Gage

Thursday, February 11th--King, Norwood, Stanford, Wright


Monday, February 15th--No School--Student Holiday


Thursday, April 14th--1st Grade Music Program, 6:00pm @ cafeteria

1st Grade Teachers

Mrs. Wright, Ms. Gage, Ms. Cook, Mrs. Norwood, Mrs. King, Mrs. Dossey, Mrs. Stanford (from left to right)


Conference time: 1:45 - 2:45