Entries by Alison Smith

Classroom News February 19th- 22nd

Spelling: Due to the shortened school week, we will review previously tested spelling words. Please continue to prepare for the spelling test on Friday. Spelling words: the, said, fly, make, from, you, what, she, gem, broke. Reading/writing: Students will understand the relationship between two or more words using synonyms, antonyms, homonyms. SW understand the parts […]

Classroom News February 11th- 15th

Spelling: Students will take their next spelling test this Friday. Please review the following words together: flag, black, cap, cliff, blink, flake, she, he, blue, climb. Reading/Writing: Students will continue to work on Personal Narratives and learn about text features. Students will also practice forming complete sentences using different word family words (oo, th, sh, […]

Classroom News February 4th- 8th

Spelling: Students will be taking their spelling test this Friday. (one, all, most, from, what, come, my, I, was, said). Reading/Writing: Students will learn about the writing process and continue to form personal narratives in class by gathering details.   Students will also practice using consonant diagraphs: sh, th, ch; vowel teams: ai, ay. Religion: Students will discuss Jesus […]

Classroom News January 22nd- 25th

Spelling: Students will be taking their spelling test this Friday.  Please continue to review the words that were provided last week (hi, my, fly, by, cry, I, like, nine, sky, try). Reading/Writing: Students will learn about the writing process and begin to form personal narratives in class.   Students will also practice using consonant diagraphs: sh, th, […]

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 […]