First Grade Overview


BIBLE: Hebrews 13:8 – “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”

Mrs. Dahlke’s class will have the verse test on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Mrs. Payne’s class will take the test on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Mrs. Williams’ class will take the verse test in her classroom on Thursday, March 26, 2015.


We are enjoying our Hats Off to Good Books readers!  It will end with a hat parade on March 27th at 8:30 a.m.
Phonics: Doubling Rule, ghost letters gn, kn, and wr, and spelling with the dropping rule, vcv.  We will also be working on verb tenses.

Test: Friday, March 27, 2015

Spelling: List 20 Test: Friday, March 27, 2015

by, say, for, even, point, nation, portion, sliding, September, carnation, only, answer

  1. Please eat after you clean your jeans.
  2. The meat and beans are getting cool.
  3. I hear that your team is on the corner lot.
  4. Each team is really eager to play.

Foundations and Frameworks:  Tests on these units will be this week.

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

MATH:  Identify and count hundreds, tens, and ones, fact families, numbers to 500 using pictures, and writing addition and subtraction sentences for fact families.

Test: Friday, March 27, 2015

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will be studying all about South America. We will learn about the plants and animals that can be found in the rainforest.


March 26th : Please send in 12 plastic eggs stuffed with non-melting candy and your child’s Easter bucket or basket by Thursday.

March 27th: Hat Parade at 8:30

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

March 30th-April 3rd: Spring Break

April 17th: Muffins for Moms and Walk/Run-a-Thon (First Grade will run from 10:30-11:00)

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