Mrs. Platz's Class Newsletter

March 18th, 2016

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Looking Ahead

  • Mon. 3.28.16 Reports go out / Please check your email for these.
  • Thurs. 3.30.16 Quality Lunch for March Quality Students (our lunch time - 11:44)
  • Fri. 4.1.16 Summer School Forms Due, Book Logs Checked, Spelling Assessment, Library Checkout today

Next Week

Monday - C- Music

Tuesday - D - PE

Wednesday - E - Art

Thursday - A -PE

Friday - B - Library

Your First Grader Has Been Working On...

  • reading and writing words with "oo" like in book and boot.
  • recognizing how an author tells about a character using words and pictures. Ask your child to share with you the Strega Nona stories we read this week. Students learned many things about one of the characters, Big Anthony. Ask your child to describe him to you!
  • making connections to a character.
  • noticing how a character changes during a story.
  • using cubes and other units to compare lengths and heights of objects.
  • choosing appropriate tools and using it to measure a given object.
  • using standard units of measurement (rulers) and measuring objects around our classroom to the nearest inch.
  • writing our own leprechaun stories!
  • delivering our "RAK" stars around the school today. Who did your son/daughter decide to give a "RAK" star?
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Homework Packets Coming Home Today

I decided to send home the coming week's homework packet today. This packet would have went home on the 28th, but it was sent home today as some parents might want to get it done during the time off. I've also included a registration sheet for (if your child hasn't signed up from home) so that your student can get on and utilize this site over break and through out the rest of the school year.

Spelling Words

Next week's spelling words are:

oil, soil, voice, point, boy, boil, coin, oink, toy, join, think, when, buy, funny, know

You can practice these words at

Our spelling test will be on Friday, April 1st.

Homework packets are coming home today. They are not due until April 4th!

3rd Quarter Assembly

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Congratulations To Our Quality Students!

Congratulations to our 3 quality students: Carlos voted by the class for our March quality student, Tebah nominated by Mrs. Milne as the Library quality student, and Ronnie nominated by Mrs. Duncan as the Music quality student! Way to go!
Lucky the Reading Dog

Mrs. Platz

Have a great spring break!

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