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Welcome to Room 115!
First Grade News 2017

"Hungry to Learn...Eager to Fly...Welcome Future Butterflies!"

In the classroom this month, we are working on:
  1. Listening with Understanding and Empathy

  2. Being respectful during learning and working times in the classroom

  3. Walking quietly through the hallway, keeping hands to self

In Reading this month we are learning:

  1. How to retell a story to others using the words: One time, Then, Suddenly & Finally

  2. Understanding the problem and solution within a story

  3. Understanding the central message of a story

  4. Understanding how characters change within a story

  5. Comparing & Contrasting Fiction and Nonfiction Books

In Writing this month we are learning:

  1. How to write fiction stories. We can tell stories with our hands using the words: One time, Then, Suddenly & Finally

In Math this month we are learning:

  1. Two-Digit numbers - understanding 2 tens and 8 ones is 28 and 20+8=28.

  2. Graphing

In Social Studies/Science this month we are learning:

  1. Gravity & Motion

  2. Comparing and Contrasting our own Family Traditions and ones around the world!


Please do as many of these at home as your are able. We appreciate any support and extra practice you are able to give your child! You do not have to return any of the work. These ideas are just for extra practice and as a way to communicate with you what we are working on at school.

  1. Help your child read and write sight words

  2. Listen to your child read the books from his/her reading at home baggie & read to them!

  3. Have your child do daily jobs at home

  4. Have your child practice tying his/her shoes

  5. Be sure your child gets plenty of sleep!

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