First Grade News

December 13, 2021

This Weeks Focus

This week we will be learning about Christmas around the world. Each day we will "travel" to a different country to learn how kids celebrate Christmas in different parts of the world and get some interesting insights about Christmas traditions and celebrations.



-Please make sure students are bringing headphones to school each day!

-Please make sure you put your child's name on his/her jackets, hoodies, and water bottles

-Please remind students not to bring toys to school


-We love celebrating birthdays in class but please make sure student is only bring cupcakes/treat. No goody bags please!




What we are working on this week:

ELA- Mentor sentences- Christmas Around the World

Phonics- Making words/switching sounds to make new words

Math- Review

Social Studies- Customs and traditions

Writing-Writing complete sentences



Our schedule:

Arrival- 7:15-7:40

Morning Meeting- 7:40-8:00

Phonics-8:00-8:30

Reading-8:30-9:05

Power Hour- 9:05-10:05

Reading/Writing-10:05-10:50

Science- 10:50-11:20

Lunch: 11:20-11:50

Recess-11:50-12:20

Math- 12:20-1:10

Rotations- 1:10-2:00

Math- 2:00-2:30

Social Studies- 2:30-3:00

Pack up -3:00

Dismissal- 3:10

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Polar Express Day Thursday, December 16th

We will wrap up our Christmas Around the World unit with Polar Express Day. Wear your PJs!!
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Our Holiday Party will be on Friday, December 17th around 9:30 following the Sing-A-Long.
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Early Release on Friday, December 17th!

Please make arrangements to have your child picked up by 11:40

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Upcoming Events

December 16- Polar Express Day

December 17- Winter Party & Early Release

December 20- Winter Break- See you Jan. 5

January 6- Report Cards