Happy New Year! January 2018

Mrs. Austin, Mrs. Loveless, Mrs. Peek

Welcome to First Grade's Newsletter!

Here you will find all important dates and information for the month of January.
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Science and Social Studies This Month

This month in Social Studies we will begin studying George Washington Carver and Ruby Bridges. In Science we will be wrapping up weather patterns.

Math This Month

This month we will start Unit #4: Sorting, Comparing, and Ordering.

We will be working on the following:

  • Ordering three objects by length; comparing the lengths using a third object
  • Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks
  • Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories, ask and answer questions about the total of data points, and how many in each category, also, how many more or less are in one category than another

Academic Vocabulary:




ELA/Writing This Month

This month's focus is Cause and Effect. The students will be able to identify the key pieces in a cause and effect relations.

We will cover the following skills this month:

  • Plural Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns
  • Prepositions

We will also be starting our opinion writing for the 3rd 9 weeks.

  • Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
  • Explain major difference between texts that tell stories and texts that give information.

ELA Academic Vocabulary:

key details, persuade, fiction, nonfiction, describe, genre, character(s), setting, temporal words, events, compare, contrast, retell, author, illustrator, main topic, research.

Students of The Month!

December Students of the Month

This month's Character Trait is patience! These students are always calm, cool, and collected. You can always count on these students to stay level headed and never lose their cool.

Mrs. Austin- Bella Arras

Mrs. Loveless- Amelia Powell

Mrs. Peek- Aaron Legendre

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Happy Birthday to you!

January Birthdays!

  • Jazmine Culbreath- 5th
  • Tessa Morris- 6th
  • Carlie Taves- 9th
  • Zahriya Parham- 23rd
  • Nakira Hector- 25th
  • Grayson Dixon- 26th
  • Bryson Prichard- 26th
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Report Cards Sent Home

Monday, Jan. 8th 2018 at 9pm

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PBIS Party

Friday, Jan. 5th 2018 at 11am

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Students who earn a 95% or higher for their 3rd 9-weeks average will be celebrating at our 3rd PBIS party! :)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day NO SCHOOL

Monday, Jan. 15th 2018 at 9pm

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No School!


Friday, Jan. 26th 2018 at 9pm

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Winter STEM all DAY!!!
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Meet the Team!