Ms. Galloway's First Grade Class

Weekly Newsletter

What's going on this week?

Cooler temperatures: Please make sure your child wears a heavy jacket and any other accessories they need because unless it is below 32 degrees or raining, we will go out to recess. It is very important for us to get fresh air and exercise!

What are we learning?

Math: 2D and 3D shapes

Reading Workshop: Comparing and contrasting

Writing Workshop: Spacing between words, capitalization, punctuation, spelling known words quickly

Science: Moon

Mark Your Calendars:

January 17: End of 2nd 9 weeks

January 18: Teacher Workday-No school for students

January 21: No school

January 24: Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

January 25: Report Cards go home

*Ask your child about making shapes with toothpicks and marshmallows today!

-Next Monday and Tuesday, I will be traveling to Charleson, SC with several other teachers and our administrators to visit Drayton Hall Elementary to see their one-to-one iPad school. If you need anything, please call the school at 803-985-1600 or email Ms. Wilson at