Entries by Alison Smith

Classroom News January 14th- 18th

Religion: Students will learn from the accounts of David and Goliath (1 sm 17: 1- 11). Reading/Writing: Students will identify cause and effect relationships in stories, and the difference between fiction and non fiction stories.  Students will practice using alliteration and onomatopoeias in their writing. Spelling- Test Friday: hi, my, fly, by, cry, I like, nine, sky, […]

A Quick Reminder

Hello first grade families! On January 10th- 11th, first graders will be completing their MAP testing. This is the same testing that was taken at the beginning of the school year. Please feel free to email me with any questions! Have a great day!   Best regards, Ms.Smith  

Classroom News January 7th-11th

Math: Students will be able to interpret pictograph and tally chart data. Social Studies: Students will discuss what choices people need to make when buying items and saving money. Science: Students will identify different types if land on Earth (continent, river, mountain, valley, plain). Religion: Students will be able to explain how to show forgiveness.  Students will also discuss […]

January 3rd- 4th Classroom News

Hello First Grade Families! I hope you all  had a restful and enjoyable Christmas break! I am so excited to begin the New Year with you and look forward to our continued learning together.  These next two days will be spent reviewing classroom rules and procedures.  We will also be reviewing content that was discussed […]

A Message From Ms. Smith

Hello First Grade Families! I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Please enjoy this Christmas break.  I look forward to another great year together! Best regards, Ms.Smith 🙂

Classroom News December 17th- 20th

Spelling: Due to the short school week, there will not be a spelling test.  Students will be reviewing the following words in class: this, them, when, was, space, they, gave, like, make, size. Reading/Writing: Students will work on “SK” words and use them in complete sentences.  Students will continue to read in small groups while identifying the […]

Classroom News December 10th – 14th

Reading/Writing: Students will continue to read and record the 5w’s in complete sentences.  Students will also identify conjunctions and use them in complete sentences. Spelling: The students will take a spelling test this Friday. Spelling words: ride, like, nine, time, size, five, they, you, twice, slide. Social Studies: Students will understand the nature of goods and services.  Students […]

Classroom News December 3rd- 7th

Math- Students will recognize and identify the parts of a subtraction sentence; students will solve problems using manipulatives and drawings. Social Studies- Students will identify and describe differences in a city, town, and suburb. Science- Students will understand moon phases and the path that the moon takes around the Earth. Spelling- Students will take a spelling test on Friday.  […]

Classroom News November 26th-30th

Religion:Students will learn about the ways of being like Jesus. Math: Students will identify subtraction facts (sentences, difference, fact family). Social Studies: Students will describe characteristics of weather and how weather influences the way people live. Science:Students will explain the effects of Earth’s rotation and orbit around the sun. Spelling: The spelling test will be this Friday […]

Classroom News November 12th -20th

Writing: Students will write complete sentences using a capital letter and a punctuation mark.  Students will identify common and proper nouns. Spelling: Students will take a spelling test this Tuesday.  Spelling words: dog, top, not, box, jog, on, yes, bed, frog, trot. Reading: Students will identify vowel teams and consonant word sounds. Math: Students will identify and create addition […]