Mrs. Mitchell's News

Email: Phone: 317-860-4721

January 15, 2016

Save the Date!

Jan.15-Clowes field trip money due

Jan.18-MLK Jr-No School

Jan.19-100s Day-Remember your collections and your optional snack!

Jan.21-Wear gym shoes

Jan.22-Riley Hat Day for $1, PTO Game NIght at 7pm


  • We are in need of large and regular size ziploc bags for the classroom. If you could donate a box, we would really appreciate it. Thanks!
  • Please be on the lookout for white or red "brown" bags for Valentines. If you see them anywhere, let me know. I would like to get them for the kids' Valentines. Thank you!


We read A Team of Fish and Animal Teams this week. We also read other stories where we practiced the skills of long e. Our grammar skill was have and has. Next week will be a review week.

We worked on facts in writing (expository writing). We read Science books and wrote about 8 facts we learned. We also worked on organization using the words first, next, then, last.

Your child can work on the Raz-Kids website at anytime for more practice on reading comprehension. If you think your child's level is too easy let me know and I can increase the difficulty. The teacher username is: smitchellav

Spelling Words for Next Week

No Spelling Words Next Week!


We learned about solving number stories, dice sums, turn around facts, and fact patterns.. Next week we will work on rule boxes, Unit 5 study guide, and progress check.

*Our goal at the end of first grade is to pass Level 5 in chomputation.

Let me know if you would like me to send home flashcards for chomputation. Here is a great link to practice timed facts:

Science/Social Studies/Health

We continued our Science chapter-The Nature of Science. We learned about the five senses. We also learned many animal facts. We will continue these concepts next week.