Week of:

January 14th – January 18th, 2019

  • Smencils on Sale begin this week!
  • Monday, January 21st – NO School, MLK Holiday
  • Thursday, January 24th& Friday, January 25th– Half Days; dismissal at 12:04pm
  • 2nd Conferences are Thursday, January 31st (Request only)
  • Thursday, February 14th – Valentine’s Day Party with Buddies
  • February Break – Monday, February 18th – Friday, February 22nd
  • NWEA Math Test – Thursday, January 17th
  • Language Arts

    Words of the week: what, so, see, not, were

    High Frequency Words: green, grow, pretty, should, together, water

    This week we are continuing our Unit 3 First Grade Wonders Unit.

    Essential Question: How do plants change as they grow?

    Genre: Non-Fiction & Play

    Stories: The Big Yuca Plant, How Plants Grow, and Time to Plant

    Phonics: Long i; i_e

    Structural Analysis: Plurals

    Writing: Titles of Plays; Penguins

    Stations: We continue Literature stations this week.

    Word Study: Lists are sent home on Friday and Test on Friday.
    Regular spelling words – like, spike, ride, hide, bike, mine, make, came, water, should, yes, will, me, would, my

    Challenge spelling words – bike, hide, like, mine, ride, shine, spike, twice, drive, glide, yes, will, me, would, my

    **Please review on Spelling City.

    Book Bags: Please have your child read them for a week and return them on Tuesdays.

    Writing: Write and Tells


    We will continue Unit 4. We will continue working on Dream Box and eSpark during our Math Station routine. Students will also work in stations.


    We will begin our journey through Discovery Science.

    Social Studies

    Being a Good Citizen & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


  • If work is not being completed in school, it will be sent home for homework. This work will have a HW or Homework listed at the top. Please complete it and return to school the next day.
  • Assigned Homework will be given. Please see notes on each assignment.
  • Dream Box
  • Snacks

    Two healthy snacks and a water bottle must be sent in everyday. Fruit, vegetables, and protein bars are a great choice. We are a Peanut/Tree Nut free classroom.


    Please make sure you check the weather daily and dress your child accordingly.