1st Grade Teacher Page

Welcome to the First Grade page!  Please check this page each Monday for announcements, important dates, and weekly objectives.

Important Dates Coming Up

1/17 No School- Parent/Teacher conferences
1/20 No School- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/21-1/24 Spirit Week 

Look What We're Learning

1/13-1/16

Spelling: Spelling lists will contain 2 sight words and 8 words that have a common sound. This week's words will have the long a sound spelled ai:  main, chain, sail, raise, plain, paint, afraid, wait.  The sight words are were and some.  There will also be a review sentence that contains this week's words and past list words. The spelling test will be on Thursday.  Click on the Spelling City link for games to practice these words and review past list words.

Phonics: We will be reviewing vowel pairs.
 
Handwriting: We will be reviewing all capital letters, lowercase letters, and numbers.  We will be focusing on our pencil grips, forming letters from the top, and writing the correct size and height. 

Grammar: We will be learning about verb tenses (present, past, and future).
 
Math:  We will begin a unit on Spatial Sense.  We will learn about open and closed shapes, following directions on a grid, symmetry, and slides/turns.
 
Unit:  We will be learning map skills.