Welcome to First Grade! Welcome to First Grade in Room 113. I am so excited you are here and can’t wait to meet you! Please take some time to explore all of the pages, posts, and links on our blog. I am in the process of updating information and links as well as calendars for… Continue reading Welcome!
I am so excited to be your child’s teacher next year! I know that back to school sales will be coming soon, and if you are as eager as I am to catch all the good deals, check out the list below to see what your first grader will need for this coming year. I… Continue reading School Supply List
Dear Parents, Studies have shown that students can lose up to 50% of learning during the summer vacation. Georgetown is challenging you and your child to “KEEP ON LEARNING” this summer to prevent summer slide. There are two ways to record your learning time: Our goals for students over the summer are below. Students who… Continue reading Keep On Learning With Reading & Mobymax
COLLECT BOX TOPS & COKE CAPS Did you know that every BOXTOP and every COKE CAP collected earns money for our school? This summer we would like you to work hard to collect both. The money we earn will go toward a basketball hoop on our K/1 playground! BOXTOPS: Every completed BOXTOP sheet is… Continue reading Box Tops & Coke Caps
Looking Ahead… Our final week of the 2017-2018 school year is here! It is hard to believe that 37 weeks of being nice, working hard and learning well have passed. In celebration of our amazing journey this year, we will be enjoying fun activities each day this week just like last week. We will also… Continue reading Last Weekly Update!
Looking Ahead… We will be enjoying some, fun themed days over the next two weeks. I will send an e-mail the day before if something special from home is needed at school. Thank you for your help! May 28 – Memorial Day: No School May 29 – No Shoes Day Send your child to school in their shoes, but we… Continue reading Weekly Update
Looking Ahead… May 21 – Zoo Field Trip We will leave school around 9:40 and meet our chaperones at the zoo @ 10:00ish. Remember to dress your child for the outdoors, apply sunscreen, and send your child’s sack lunch to school (use a paper bag labeled with his/her name, if possible). We will tour the zoo, eat our lunch,… Continue reading Weekly Update
For the rest of the year, I will just be posting important future dates. See what’s coming up in first grade below! Looking Ahead… May 16 – Library Day May 17 – PTC Meeting @ 6:30 May 21 – Zoo Field Trip
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week, we continued on our “reading adventure” and packed our suitcases full of strategies to help us understand our reading. Earlier in the week, we remembered to retell the important parts of our stories. We used sticky notes to mark the pages with the most… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading We began a new reading unit this week as we set off on an adventure with the characters in our fiction books. Our books can take us anywhere – the beach, the mountains, a treehouse, a tea party and so many more places. We want our first graders… Continue reading Weekly Update