Entries by Alison Smith

Classroom News

Dear first grade students and families, Congratulations on completing first grade! It has been such a wonderful year working and learning with you. Thank you for your time, effort, and support in making this year successful; I feel so fortunately to have shared this academic school year with you. I hope you all have a […]

Classroom News May 20th- 24th

Please don’t forget about the Birthright Fundraiser.  St. Peter’s is collecting baby and maternity items to assist in Birthright’s Mission to support women and their new born babies. All items are due by Friday, May 24th  when the Director will be coming around the classrooms collecting items. Thank you for your assistance. Students will be […]

Classroom News May 13th- 17th

Students have completed their MAP (reading and math) testing. This week, students will be completing F&P testing. Due to the testing throughout the week there will not be a spelling test this Friday. Please continue to review previously tested spelling words at home. Reading/Writing: Students will be writing a personal narrative (small moment) while using […]

Classroom News May 6th – 10th

Spelling: Due to MAP and F&P Testing this week, students will not be taking a spelling test. Please review spelling words from previous tests for extra practice. Reading/writing: Students will discuss story details and review the following: point of view and the 5w’s. Students will also continue to practice writing letters. Math: Students will review […]

Classroom News April 29th – May 3rd

Spelling: words to know for this week: rain, day, aim, may, way, lay, tea, green, train, stay. Students will use these words throughout the week to form complete sentences. Reading/writing: Students will continue practicing forming letters on lined paper while using good writing posture. Students will also work on breaking words into syllables while clapping. […]

Classroom News April 23rd- 26th

Math: Students will identify the penny, nickel, quarter, dime, and its value. Students will also compare the number of coins. Science: Students will use units to measure length (shortest/longest) and quantity while estimating. Students will also discuss the meaning of perimeter. Social Studies: Students will identify the basic value of American democracy. Spelling: Students will […]

Classroom News April 8th- 12th

Spelling: Students will be participating in a Spelling Bee this Friday. Throughout the week, students will be practicing these review words in interactive games. Spelling Bee words: an, man, can, ran, fan, ten, pen, hen, land, cut, nut, hut, but, gut, bug, mug, dug, mutt, far, jar, car, star, her, fur, hurt, purr, start, am, […]

April 1st – April 5th Classroom News

Math: Students will be able to tell time by the hour and half hour. Students will discuss the similarities and differences between analog and digital clocks. Spelling: your, many, two, into, been, who, press, grade, their, would. Students will discuss and review -ir, -ur, -er words while using them in complete sentences with capital letters, […]

Classroom News March 25th-29th

Math: Students will compare digital and analog clocks as forms of time measurement. Students will identify parts of a clock and time to the hour. Reading/Writing: Students will review print handwriting skills. Students will provide finger spaces and form letters neatly on dotted and bold lines. Students will analyze a narrative text to determine a […]

Classroom News March 18th- 22nd

Spelling words: trip, print, grade, trap, gram, press, play, sled, prince, princess. The spelling test will be this Friday. Reading/Writing: Students will discuss base words and their endings (er, est, ed, ing, es, s). Students will use appropriate voice level and intonation when speaking and reading aloud. Students will continue to discuss personal narratives in […]