Mrs. Roberts' First Grade News

February 16th - February 19th


Here's what we're learning this week!

Thank you for all the Valentine's Day goodies! I definitely feel loved! :)

Inferencing Suitcase Assignment due February 16th


Raz- Kids Competition- Our class numbers are low! WE NEED MORE READERS! Let me know how I can help you use Raz-Kids

For the whole month of February, whichever class reads the most books and has a combination of the most stars earned will win a trip to the park! If you need log in information, please let me know. We will be tracking progress in the hallways. Please help our class win!!! Thank you for your help! We want to walk proud when walking past our progress graph in the hall! Raz-Kids has an app for tablets and smartphones.

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Tornado Math

Guided Reading Readers

Sight Words

Math Facts

Reading and Writing

  • contractions continued
  • /ea/
  • Comparing and Contrasting
  • Writing Short Stories- draft, edit and publish process

Sight Words

Fry Sight Words- Student's Individual Word Goals


Spelling pattern /ea/

1. seat

2. beat

3. neat

4. leak

5. read

6. meal

7. real

8. leap

9. teach

10. reach

11. peach

12. teach

13. learn

14. school

15. *predict

Dictation Sentences

1. Who can reach their meal?

2. I read and write neat at school.

3. Can I eat my peach at my seat?


In math we are moving on to addition and subtraction story problems and we will continue to review money as well.

Social Studies

Presidents Day


Day and Night Sky

Upcoming Dates


15 No School/ Staff In-service

23 Art Day

26 Idea Explosion


04 Spirit Day/ Longhorn Celebrations

04 Hat Day

07 Public Schools Week

07 Open House 6:00-7:00

14-18 Spring Break


PE Shoes! Please send your child to school in tennis shoes for PE. They will be unable to participate without the proper shoes. Our PE days are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Library Books: Please make sure your child brings their library book to exchange for a new book every MONDAY. If they do not return their book they will not be able to check out a new book. (Our day to return books has changed)

Reader Bags: PLEASE make sure your child's reading bag is sent to school EVERY day. I meet with each group daily and will not be able to send a new book home if the last book is not returned. Also, please know that each book is part of a set so please help your child keep up with their guided reading books. Thank you!!!

Snacks: We have snack everyday. Please send your child to school with a snack. I have a few backup snacks for those that don't bring snack, but my supplies are limited. Thank you!

Headphones/ Ear Buds: Please send to school with your child's name or initials on them.

Volunteers: Volunteer applications must be renewed every year. Please visit to complete this process.

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