Happy New Year!

I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday break. We will be learning all about different types of penguins the next few weeks to create a class penguin mural for our classroom.

I would also like to welcome Ms. Johnson to our classroom. She will be our classroom aide for the remainder of the year.

Spelling test Friday for lesson 13.

Spelling  Words

Spell and use correctly in daily writing.

  • chin
  • chip
  • inch
  • such
  • catch
  • match
  • wish
  • shop
  • saw
  • were

                          Bonus Words

  1. January
  2. winter

End of November

Monday, November 18 – Book Exchange

Wednesday, November 27 – Early Dismissal at 1:30

Thursday, November 28- Monday, December 1 – NO SCHOOL – Happy Thanksgiving!

Last week, student performed reader’s theaters for the other first grades. The students did an awesome job!

Looking for There Was An Old Lady books to borrow for the month of December. Thank you in advance for sending them in to our classroom, and I will return them when we are finished with our projects.

Fun in First

Friday was Spider Day in our classroom. We wrote our own versions of the Itsy Bitsy Spider, read books about spiders, spun a web, and went on a spider hunt.

The week of October 28, we will be becoming tour guides to share our 3D town maps with other classes. Your child will bring home this project to share with you on Wednesday, October 30. The key words your child has learned in making his/her map are rural, urban, and suburban.

There is no school on Friday, November 1.

The week of November 4 will be Bat Week. We will transform the back of the classroom into a bat cave where we will read and learn all about bats.

I look forward to talking with you at conferences. November 6, 7,and 8 are 1:30 dismissal days.

This Week

New spelling words are coming home today. Our test will be on Friday, October 25th.

We are working hard to create our own towns. Your child is excited to add buildings to the 3D model this week in class!

Enjoy the fall weather!

Upcoming Events

October
Please return the conference form that was sent home in your child’s folder Friday.

11 District Wide PINK OUT Day, Spelling test lesson 6

14 No School Columbus Day

17 “Great Shake Out” Earthquake Drill

18 Penn Manor Homecoming

21 PTO Meeting 6:30 PM Library

24 End of 1st Marking Period

25 Early Dismissal K-12 1:30 PM *AM KDG in session

26 Millersville Parade

October

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS MONTH

October

4 Race for Education – Wear Sneakers

11 District Wide PINK OUT Day

14 No School Columbus Day

17 “Great Shake Out” Earthquake Drill

18 Penn Manor Homecoming

21 PTO Meeting 6:30 PM Library

24 End of 1st Marking Period

25 Early Dismissal K-12 1:30 PM *AM KDG in session*

25 PM C.A.R.E.S- District Wide Dress Down

26 Millersville Parade