We LOVE having you in 1st Grade!

Mrs. Austin, Mrs. Loveless, Mrs. Peek

Welcome to First Grade's Newsletter!

Here you will find all important dates and information for the month of February.
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Science and Social Studies This Month

This month in Social Studies we will begin studying George Washington Carver and Ruby Bridges. We will be finishing up comparing and contrasting the two, to put our writing in the hallway.

Math This Month

This month we will start Unit #4: Sorting, Comparing, and Ordering.

We will be working on the following:

  • Ordering three objects by length; comparing the lengths using a third object
  • Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks
  • Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories, ask and answer questions about the total of data points, and how many in each category, also, how many more or less are in one category than another

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ELA/Writing This Month

This month's focus is Cause and Effect. The students will be able to identify the key pieces in a cause and effect relations.

We will cover the following skills this month:

  • Plural Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns
  • Prepositions

We will also be starting our opinion writing for the 3rd 9 weeks.

  • Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
  • Explain major difference between texts that tell stories and texts that give information.

ELA Academic Vocabulary:

key details, persuade, fiction, nonfiction, describe, genre, character(s), setting, temporal words, events, compare, contrast, retell, author, illustrator, main topic, research.

Students of The Month!

February Students of the Month

This month's character trait is kindness. These students can be seen demonstrating true PRIDE by always lending a kind word or helping hand to their peers.

Mrs. Austin- Kenny McRae

Mrs. Loveless- Timothy McGee

Mrs. Peek- Kaelynn Wetherbee

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Happy Birthday to you!

February Birthdays!

  • Kenny McRae- 4th
  • Jayla White- 11th
  • Austin Hicks- 18th
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Meet the Team!

Book Fair

Monday, Feb. 5th, 7:30am to Friday, Feb. 9th, 5pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Come shop around and find a book that interests you! We have a huge selection of Fiction and Nonfiction books, as well as, bookmarks, pens, pencils, and erasers.

Progress Reports go Home

Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 7:30am

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Please sign and return your child's Progress report!

Book Fair Family Shop

Thursday, Feb. 8th, 2:30-5:30pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Family night at our Book Fair! Bring your child and look through our selection of books and other items!

Title I Parent Night

Thursday, Feb. 8th, 6-7pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Come join us for some awesome Math and ELA make and take activities for your child to practice skills at home! You WON'T want to miss this!

Cinderella Ball

Friday, Feb. 9th, 5:30-7:30pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Join us for our Daddy Daughter dance from 5:30-7:30. We can't wait to see how beautiful you are.

Math Common Assessment Unit 4

Monday, Feb. 12th, 9am

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Pavement Paws

Monday, Feb. 12th, 3pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Spring Pavement Paws starts up!

Make-Up Days

Friday, Feb. 16th, 12am to Monday, Feb. 19th, 11:45pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Carroll County Schools will be making up time missed from Snow Days on Friday, February 16, and Monday, February 19. Please get with your child's teacher to discuss absences if trips or appointments are planned. :)

Jump Rope for Heart ends!

Friday, Feb. 23rd, 5pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

ELA Common Assessment

Monday, Feb. 26th, 9am

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA


Friday, Feb. 23rd, 1pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA

Dr. Seuss Week

Monday, Feb. 26th, 7:30am to Friday, March 2nd, 2:30pm

287 Rainey Road

Temple, GA