Week of February 19, 2019

** In your child’s folder is a short activity for students to draw and write about what they would like to be when they grow up. This is a nice way to end our community helpers unit, and get ready for Kids At Work Day on Friday. Please send the homework back to school by Thursday.**

Monday – No School! Happy President’s Day!

Tuesday- Day D – Music We will do a President’s day activity today. We also will be sending home a new Storytown word list. This list will be tested on Wednesday 2/27. We will also begin our next math unit on double digit addition. We have social skills today.

Spelling Words: low, slow, grow, road, soap, boat, little, handle, carry, would

Wednesday – Day A- Library ( no book exchange) Students will travel to Mrs. Adam’s class today for science. They’re learning about force and motion.

Thursday – Day B Art ( Social Studies homework is due today) When I grow up….

Friday – Day- C Gym ( remember sneakers) Today is Kids at Work Day! Students are encouraged to dress like the profession they would like to be when they grow up.

Week of Feb 3

Monday- Day D – Music. Today we will have our lesson 16 spelling test. We will also do some fun 100 day activities that we missed out on last week due to the weather. Please remember to sign report card envelopes, add any comments you wish and return them to school in your child’s folder.

Tuesday – Day A- book exchange – We will start lesson 17 in Storytown today. We will also have a math quiz on place value and comparing numbers. Below is a list of our new words:

Spelling ( Test on Wednesday next week)

hand, handle, wig, wiggle, single, little, turn, girl, by, room]

High Frequency Words: buy, carry, money, other, paint, paper, would

Vocabulary Words: agreement, unnoticed, unthinkable, rejoice, predicament

Wednesday- Day B – Art

Thursday – Day C- Gym. Wear sneakers!

Friday – Day D- Music

Thursday February 14. Students are welcome to bring in Valentines for each friend in the class. Valentines may be sent to school beginning Monday, February 11. This is an optional activity. Cards may be bought or handmade. If you need some paper to make cards, just let me know. We will have a Valentine party in the afternoon.

Class list

Ethan A Cole Jennison Owen Ernest Daphne Kaleb Benjamin Nathan

Autumn Angelique Mujtaba Emily Claudia Christan Harper Brayden

Ethan W. Tyler Mariah Izabella Olivia

(Optional adult teachers) Mrs. Appel, Miss Zook, Mr. Lyons,

Mrs. Wiggerman (art) Mrs. Barnett ( gym) Mrs. Ashworth (library)

Mrs. Brubaker (music) Mr. Schuck ( social skills)

100 Day!

Tomorrow we will have our 100 Day celebration in the afternoon as planned. If you volunteered to attend the afternoon stations, we are having them as originally scheduled. Students are still invited to dress as “100 year old kiddos!” We hope you are staying warm on this surprise day off!

Week of January 28, 2019

Monday – Day D Music – We will begin working on a new Storytown lesson this week focusing on words with qu and wh.. Below is a list of our new words for our test next Monday:

Spelling- quit, quiz, quick, whiz, when, which, arm, part, house, put

High Frequency Words: about, books, family, name, people, read, work, writing

Vocabulary- cozily, interrupted, triumphantly, accomplishment, admire, ambition

Tuesday: Day A – Library and book exchange – Today we will be working on drawing illustrations to match headlines from Lancaster Newspapers. We will be submitting them to a LNP contest !

Wednesday Day B- Art – We will be sending home our Martin Luther King portfolios today. I can’t wait for you to see them! The students worked very hard on this project and learned a lot about Martin Luther King Jr and his mission for equality.

Thursday Day C- Gym – remember your sneakers! We will have a math quiz today 🙂

Friday Day D – Music and…..-the 100th day of school! Check out our take home folders for more info!


Hello families! It is the time of year where we need to replenish the supplies in our pencil boxes!

• Yellow pencils • Glue sticks • Crayons • Erasers • Expo markers

We could also use some snacks! Here are some popular ones: • Pretzels • Goldfish • Cheez Its • Veggie chips/sticks • Cereal (Honey Nut Cheerios, Kix, etc) • Granola bars Thank you so much! First Grade Teachers

Week of January 22, 2019

Welcome Back Miss Zook! We are happy welcome back, Miss Zook to spend full semester with us!

Words of the week- Spelling Test on Friday !

Spelling- quit, quick, quiz, whiz, which, when, arm, part, house, put

High Frequency Words- about, books, family, name, people, read, work, writing

Vocabulary- cozily, interrupted, triumphantly, accomplishment, admire, ambition

This Wednesday will be our first library class. We will be switching books next library cycle. Library class will always be on Day A with book exchange being every other cycle.

Thursday- Mr. Schuck will teach a lesson and we will have art.

Friday – We have an early dismissal today at 1:30 as well as an all school opening assembly. The students have gym class.

Update! Important Info You Need to Know :)

Tomorrow, Tuesday, is our spelling test on -ar words.

Tomorrow is book exchange. Please Bring your books!

We earned a pizza party! Tomorrow I will be buying Dominos Pizza for our class at lunch time. You do not need to send in a lunch for your kiddo tomorrow. If you would like for your child to still by a lunch, or pack a lunch please let me know. We will eat in the classroom together. If your child cannot have pizza due to dietary restrictions please let me know as well.

Thank you!!

Tonight’s Homework

In your child’s take home folder this evening you will find a tagged page in the Me on the Map booklet. Please complete the first page only and add your home address for your child to practice. We are learning about communities in social studies. Today the class worked on the different community levels we are a part of such as: school, city/town, state, country, and planet. The class did a great job with this! Be sure to ask them about it tonight. Thank you!