Weekly News

January 27, 2020 - January 30, 2020

A-Track Awards Assembly - Monday, 1/27 at 2:20 in the Multipurpose room. Award notices went home and messages were sent last Friday for students who will be receiving an award.

Track Off Day: We will be going off track this Thursday, 1/30.  Dismissal will be at 12:19pm.  We will return on Monday, March 2nd and will be in room D5.

100 Mile Club: 
100 Mile Club will be this Tuesday, 1/28.  Please bring water and wear appropriate shoes.

Benchmark: This week we will continue our study of Unit 5:  Technology at Work.  In this unit, students read and compare selections about inventors and their inventions to understand how technology is made and works. The assignments for Unit 5 have been assigned and are available online.

This week we will continue our phonics focus is words with the soft c and soft g sound.  Some examples are celery, city, germ, and giant.  r We will have our dictation test this week. 

Math: We will have our assessment on Unit 5 this week: Addition and Subtraction Equations.  Students may also access lessons on the Pearson EasyBridge app for additional practice.  

Social Studies: 
 This week we will continue social studies Unit 5: All About People in the Reflections textbookIn this unit, we will learn about the varied backgrounds of American citizens. This will include learning about culture and holiday traditions like Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year. 

Most students are finished with their diagnostic.  I will send home the results as soon as everyone is finished.  You can access lessons from home through our school website.

High Frequency Words:  Currently students should be done with list 6. The list can be found on my website and on the back of the communication folder.  Please practice with your kiddos every day.  You can begin to practice list 7. Here is a link to Quizlet which is online flashcards.  Students can practice “on the go”.  https://quizlet.com/devjohnson19/folders/1st-grade/sets

RAZ Kids: Raz Kids is available online.  Your teacher name is djohnson319 and your password in your student number. 

First Grade Shirts:  Students will wear their “Pete the Cat” shirts every Wednesday. 

Positive Shirt Thursdays:  Wear a positive message on your shirt every Thursday. 

Communication Folder: Please send the communication folder to school with your child EVERY DAY.  There has been a lot of work and information going home.  Please make sure you check

Upcoming Dates: 

1/27     Awards Assembly 2:20pm
1/30     Track Off - Minimum Day.  Dismissal at 12:19pm
2/2       Return from Off Track
2/20     Family Friday