Entries by Alison Smith

Classroom News March 11th- 15th

Math: Students will continue to identify shapes and their characteristics. Spelling: words for this week: frost, brown, free, crib, crab, brick, black, flag, frozen, break. Reading/Writing: Students will identify base words and endings (es, s, ing, ed, er, est). Students will discuss headings, subheadings, print styles. Students will also continue to practice writing in complete […]

Classroom News March 4th-7th

Spelling: Due to the shortened school week, students will be tested on review spelling words (poke, am, said, all, he, of, come, clap, glass, then). Math: Students will identify closed and opened figures. Students will also describe characteristics of shapes. Religion: Students will discuss Ash Wednesday. We will continue to discuss how the Church is […]

Classroom News February 26th-March 1st

Spelling: Words to know for this week: glad, play, slam, plant, glass, sled, one, said, glue, sloth. Reading/Writing: Students will identify synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms. Students will learn about Controlled R words and practice using them in complete sentences. Students will also continue to form complex sentences by adding details and conjunctions. Religion: Students will […]

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 […]