Ms. Galloway's First Grade Class

Weekly Newsletter

What's going on this week?

Next week: Teachers have been dressing in holiday decor this week and we would like to invite children to participate next week.

Monday: Reindeer ears
Tuesday:Santa/elf hats
Wednesday: Holiday PJ day


What are we learning?

Math: Measurement-comparing three objects to see which is longer or shorter.

Reading Workshop: Comprehension strategies

Writing Workshop: Fact and Opinion-beginning to make books about why our favorite candy is the best.

Science: Sun and Moon


Holiday Lunch: First grade will be eating in our classrooms on December 13 and parents are asked not to come to lunch because of the other grades holiday lunch.First grade will have holiday lunch on December 14 at 11 in the cafeteria.


Mark Your Calendars:

December 19: Last day before Winter Break

January 3: 1st day back after Winter Break


7:30-7:45: Students come in, unpack

7:45-8:00: Family Meeting

8:00-8:30: Content Workshop (Science/Social Studies)

8:30-9:10: Reading Workshop (Independent Reading)

9:10-10:30: Guided Reading and Centers

10:30-10:50: Recess

10:55-11:25: Lunch

11:30-11:45: Calendar Math

11:45-12:30: Math Workshop

12:30-12:35: Bathroom Break

12:35-1:20: Specials (Monday-Music, Tuesday-PE, Wednesday-Tech Lab, Thursday-Guidance, Friday-Art)

1:25-2:10: Writing Workshop

2:10-2:25: Clean up, pack up, dismissal