First Grade Monday Message

January 19th - 22nd

Spelling Words for the Week

We are focused on digraph words for the next three weeks. digraph words are words with sh, ch, th or wh. The test will be given on Friday, February 5th.


On Level Digraph: shot, dish, much, chip, that, math, when, whip, think, thing


High Frequency/Review Words: pass, hill


Challenge Words: thoughtful, challenge, should, whistle, through



Please work with your child to find two more challenge words that follow the digraph pattern.

Mark Your Calendars



Friday, January 22 - Jump Rope for Heart kick off during PE

Monday, January 25 - Jump Rope for Heart begins

Friday, January 29 - GES Bank/College Colors Day

Friday, February 4 - 100th day of School!!

Friday, February 5 - Wear RED for American Heart Association

Friday,February 12- Valentine's Day Party (more information coming soon)

Monday, February 15 - No School ~ President's Day

Wednesday, February 17 - Early Release Day 11:45

Thursday, February 18 - Early Release Day 11:45

Learning Topics for the Week

Reading/Language Arts: Literacy Groups - strategies good readers use, fluency practice, handwriting, Spelling - digraph words, students will list types of writing they have done this school year



Math: Students can tell how many in an organized set. Students can represent a # using groups of 10s and 1s, ten frames


Science: Magnets



Social Studies: Compare customs, holidays, and celebrations from past and present.

Student Led Conferences

More information coming soon about student led conferences on our early release days.