First Grade Overview

May 17th, 2016

BIBLE: Spiral bound index cards with Bible verses will be sent home.  Please keep these and return them in second grade.  The children have completed verses beginning with A-M in first grade and will add verses that begin with N-Z in second grade.

Phonics: This week in fabulous phonics we will learn about suffixes er, est, and ful.  We will also learn prefixes pre-, un-, and dis-.

Test will be on Friday, May 20th.

Spelling:  List 23

pages, hold, kind, draw, about, over, yellow, foundation, mention, fantastic, today, once

  1. “I will bring hot dogs and buns,” said Pam.
  2. Who would like to plan some games to play?
  3. Can we swim in the lake at the park?
  4. We should invite Beth to come along.

Test will be on Friday, May 20th.

MATH:  This week in marvelous math we will be reviewing math skills through games and centers.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES:. We are completing the continent Australia.

Last Week of School

Monday – 5/23 – READING DAY

Students will be reading to work on Summer AR Points for 2nd grade.

Tuesday – 5/24 – END OF YEAR PARTY – Afternoon Movies

Wednesday – 5/25 – CRAFT DAY

The students will be able to have a fun day of using their imaginations to make crafts.  We will have paper, glue, scissors, etc…  If your child would like to bring craft items from home, that would be fine.  (Students may also continue to read and take AR tests for second grade.)

Thursday – 5/26 – B.Y.O.B’S DAY  (ALSO, Bring a lunch!)

Bring Your Own Beach towel.

Bring Your Own Board games.

Bring Your Own Books.

(Students may continue to take AR tests for 2nd grade, but the teacher’s books will be packed on this day – so make sure your child brings some books.)

*If you would like to have your child’s report card and items sent home on this day to save a trip on Friday, let your child’s teacher know.

Friday – 5/27 – You may come to the classroom between 8:00 and 9:00 to pick up report cards. (Children must be with parents and are not left in the classroom this day – this is a come and go day.)


May 24th – End of  Year Party – 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Information to follow.

May 26th – Last Full Day of School