Ms. Davis' 1st Grade Happenings!!!

Hello Parents!!

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. We are off to a great start this year in 1st grade! I am so proud of our students for making a smooth transition back to school after a long break!

Please help us welcome our new Teacher Assistant- Ms. Derks!!!

I'm sure some of you have already met her. But we finally have the pleasure of having our very own teacher assistant! Her name is Ms. Torri Derks. She is originally from Cary NC and a graduate of ECU. Go Pirates!!! She is a great fit for our class and we are so excited to have her!

mClass Assessments

Today I am starting mCLASS assessments with students. I talked to most of you in our fall conferences about this. I will be reading with students individually where they will have to read a nonfiction text, answer comprehension questions, and complete a written response to what they read. Please make sure students are getting plenty of rest every night and eat breakfast before they come to school. These assessments are not the end all be all for student's English Language Arts grade but is an important factor.... Just wanted to keep you all up to date to whats going on in the classroom! Thanks!

This week we will...

Math: Add three numbers ex: 3 + 4 + 5 = ?

Social Studies: Continue to discuss wants & needs and goods & services

Literacy: Continue to read nonfiction text

Writing: Continue how-to pieces


- January 15th: Early Release (Students will be dismissed at 12:30)

- January 18th: No school for students

- January 19th: No school for students (Teacher Workday)

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at

Have a great week,

Anita Davis