First Grade Overview

2015-02-25

BIBLE:  Philippians 4:13 - “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”  The verse test will be on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

LANGUAGE ARTS: 
Phonics: Dr. Seuss Fun and Rhyming Words

Spelling: Dr. Seuss List – No Sentences!

Foundations and Frameworks:  New Units will begin the first week of March – look for new vocabulary words on March 3rd.

Williams: Story Structure       Dahlke: Predicting and Justifying          Payne: Character

MATH:  Dr. Seuss Math

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES:  February will be all about North America and Famous Americans.

REMINDERS:

We are practicing hard to prepare for Grandparents’ Day (Friday, March 6th).  This year’s theme is a patriotic salute.  Please plan on your student wearing their “Sunday best” in red, white, and blue colors on that day.

February 23rd-27th: Dr. Seuss Week

March 2nd: Dr. Seuss Party – 2:15-2:55

March 6th: Grandparents’ Day – (1/2 Day of School)

March 27th: Easter Party – 12:30 at the BX

March 30th-April 3rd: Spring Break

April 17th: Muffins for Moms

April 20th -23rd: ERB Testing

April 30th: Knoxville Zoo Field Trip (Rain Date: May 5th)

May 1st: Field Day

May 8th: ½ Day for Teacher Appreciation

May 19th: End of Year Party at the BX

May 22nd: Report Card Pick Up Day