Clark's Class

On the Move in First Grade

We've had a great first week of school. We are learning how to work together. We are also practicing school and classroom rules.


MATH -We have started a new math program this year called Math Expressions. Due to it being new, we will not have math homework this year. Please make sure you are going over any math papers that come home. The first week I sent home a red folder for you to keep them in. We are practicing counting and writing our numbers making patterns, and making number partners (3+2=5) (4+1=5)

READING- This year we are using Daily Five and CAFE to teach reading. Students are learning about our reading centers. We are also learning strategies to help us become stronger readers.

LetterLand - We are studying the short "A" sound. Please make sure spelling homework is completed each night!

Science - We are studying Rocks & Minerals.



TIGERS, Agendas, and Take Home Tuesday Folders

Each day your child will bring their TIGER home. Please make sure you check this everyday. Inside their Tiger they have an agenda and a communication folder. In their communication folder one side is for important information from me to you and a place for you to send me notes. The other side is for homework.



We have started a new behavior paper that will stay in the front of their TIGER. Check there to see how they do each day. I will also try to write it in the agenda. Please sign their agenda every night.


They will also bring home a Tuesday folder every Tuesday with weekly in formation and work. please sign this and empty it. You also received a red math folder for you to keep at home for math paper. If you sent it back I will return it. This stays at home.


The front of your agenda has a clear plastic pocket. please place any money you send in, in an envelope with your child's name, the amount, and what it is for.

Important Dates

-September 9 – Girl Scout Express Night 6:30-7:30

-September 6 - Identikid

September 17 – Parent Night(More information to come)

- September 25- Progress Reports

-October 7- Teacher Workday/No School


Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or concerns! Email or text are the best ways to reach me!

jane_clark@nccs.k12.nc.us /cell # 291-9445 please feel free to text/ school 828-464-4061