Mrs. Burrell's First Grade

February 2, 2016



  • We will read expository (non-fiction) selections this week.
  • We will visualize the story.
  • We will retell in our own words and give details about what we read.

High Frequency Words (Sight Words):

  • also
  • because
  • blue
  • or
  • other
  • until

Oral Vocabulary:

  • behavior means the way someone acts
  • group means a number of things that go together
  • plead means to beg someone to do something
  • soar means to fly very high in the air
  • vivid means very bright or colorful
  • beautiful means something is very pleasing to look at
  • danger means something is unsafe

Spelling Words:

  • bumpy
  • puppy
  • funny
  • penny
  • sandy
  • bunny
  • my
  • night
  • or
  • because
  • sleepy (challenge word)
  • chilly (challenge word)

My Math

We are currently working on chapter 7 in the math program. During this chapter we will be learning how to organize and read graphs.

Important Information

I am so glad to be back! I have missed all of the students but I know they were in good hands. Soon you will be able to sign up for SEPs. Please make sure you use "Online Scheduler" to sign up.

We will have a student teacher in our classroom starting Monday, February 8. Her name is Miss Mann. She will be sitting in for some of the SEPs.

Important Dates

  • Valentine Party will be Friday, February 12 at 1:30. Please send your student with a box or bag to collect their valentines.
  • No School on Monday, February 15.
  • SEPs are the week of February 22. Monday and Tuesday are early out days.