Dr. Knowlton's Class Update

January 19-22, 2016

Good Evening!

The following are just a few updates for our class this week. Please take a moment to review. Also, don't forget to send in baby/toddler/family photos. I would like to say thank you to the families who've already sent in photos for our Family Bulletin Board. Lastly, don't forget to check the Morris Brandon website for more school updates! Have a great week!

(Photo: Dr. Knowlton in 1st Grade)


Please don't forget to sign and return the report card envelope.

Fun Class Photographs

Class updates will be posted every Sunday

This week in First Grade


Everyday Math Lessons 5.6-5.7-More Than and Less Than, Number Stories, Comparison Number Stories, and 100th Day of School


This week's Phonics lessons include: The Rule v'/cv with i and e, The Rule v'/cv with o and u, The Rule v'/cv Part 1. There will be a spelling test on Friday as well as a Phonics Assessment.

Spelling Words:

my, made, tell, feelings, her, packed, soon, number, shall, want, stringy, don't (spelling city.com Spelling List 14)


This week, we will focus on author's purpose and multiple meaning words.

Science/Social Studies/Health:

We will be learning about Thomas Jefferson this week.

IB Theme:

How We Expres Ourselves is our new IB unit. We will be focusing on how historical figures expressed their ideas, feelings, and beliefs to create change.


This week we will be writing an opinion piece about Benjamin Franklin's contributions.

IB Word of the Week: Respect

Calendar Events

Monday, January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No School)

Monday, January 25, 2016

6:30 pm

PTA General Meeting (Primary Campus Media Center)

Friday, January 29, 2016

Class Read a Thon Party

Peachtree Gym