Weekly News

March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

PTA Spread the Love Food Drive: 3/9 - 3/20  Send in a jar of peanut butter and/or jelly to be donated to the Settlement House.

Jousting Assembly: We will be attending this assembly on Wednesday morning since we had 100% membership for PTA.  

Hoop it Up Assembly: We will be attending this assembly Thursday afternoon.

100% Attendance Challenge: Friday, 3/13 is the 100% attendance challenge. The top class will receive a donut and juice party. 


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

Benchmark: This week we will continue the study of Unit 6:  Stories Teach Many Lessons.  In this unit, students read and compare selections about characters that make poor decisions to understand how we can learn from our mistakesThe assignments for Unit 6 have been assigned and are available online.

Phonics:  
This week our phonics focus is the long u and long e with the silent e. Some examples are mule, use, cube, these.  We will have our dictation test on Friday. 

Math: This week we will continue working on Unit 7: Extend the Counting Sequence. Optional homework will be sent home on Thursday.  Students can access lessons on the Pearson EasyBridge app for additional practice.  

I-Ready: 
 You can access lessons from home through our school website.

High Frequency Words:  Currently students should be working on lists 7a and 7b.  The lists can be found on my website and on the back of the communication folder.  Please practice with your kiddos every day.  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: 

3/19   Spring Pictures 
3/20   Family Friday