First Grade Overview


BIBLE: 1 John 4:7 “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.”

Verse Test on Tuesday, May 12th.

Language Arts:

Phonics – Combination wh, digraph ei and ew, ”a” after w or qu, and we will be working on articles “a” and “an”. Test on Friday, May 15th.

Spelling List 22: Test on Friday, May 15th.

old, find, taking, fault, saw, plastic, now, shouted, joining, starvation, work, four

  1. The kind old man told me some tales.
  2. The little lost kitten was both blind and cold.
  3. The child romped and played in the straw.
  4. Its sharp claws got me as it jumped on my lap.

Foundation and Frameworks – All classes will be working on Cause and Effect.

Testing will be this week on Thursday and Friday.

Math: We will be working on counting coins. Test on Friday, May 15th.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will be completing our study of Australia to complete our study of the world!


Monday – 5/18 – READING DAY

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

Tuesday – 5/19 – END OF YEAR PARTY – Afternoon Movies

Wednesday – 5/20 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 – 5/21 – 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 – 5/22 – 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.)