by Michelle Pingel on September 18, 2020
What is 1st Grade Learning?
We will read about Abraham, Sarah and Lot. We will learn
that Abraham showed his faith in God by trusting, obeying and
thanking him. God wants us to trust, obey and thank him
Memory: 1st Commandment: You shall have no other
Virtue of the Week: Justice: God's power for you to
do the right thing
We will use the names of the students to practice capital
letters, ABC order and identifying vowels, consonants, syllables,
digraphs and blends.
Phonics: Short vowel a
Reading Fluency Skill: Pausing at the periods
Grammar: Capital letters at the beginning of sentences, names
and with I
Spelling: Unit 1.1 - Short a and
am cat at
dad back mad bat
ran can sack
The children will begin to edit their stories looking for
complete sentences and capital letters. We will also work on
writing and publishing Who Am I? books.
We will practice some, some more and some, some
went away stories, counting pennies, identifying a number between
two numbers, and dividing a solid in half.
Unit 2: Lesson 3: What Materials Make Up Objects?
(God made and man made)
Unit 2: Lesson 1: From City to Farm (city, country,
NEW and IMPORTANT-
MAP testing- Our class will take the MAP
math skill tests on September 22nd at 10:45. Please schedule
Classroom Volunteers- Thank you to Mollie
Harrod and Elizabeth Dobberpuhl for being our roomparents.
Thank you to Melissa Karrels for being our classroom event
coordinator. Thank you to LeNay Graham for helping with
projects at home.
Classroom Donations - Thank you to all
families who have sent in a variety of classroom donations and
reading souvenirs. Everything will be well used throughout
Reading Road Race Rally - The
reading log that was sent home on Friday will be used for our
Reading Road Race Rally. We will participate in this with
Mrs. Boyce's class. Please have your child read at least 20
minutes, 4 times a week. A star should be colored in for each
reading session. This week will be our practice week as more
will be explained at Back to School night. A souvenir sign-up
link was sent to your parent
Back to School Night -
Please join us on Tues. Sept. 1st at 6:30 for our
Back to School Information Night. This will take place
using the Google Meet link that you have been sent. The
session will also be recorded if you are unable to attend.
Chapel- Our chapel offerings for August
and September will be used for Care Packages for college
Snack -Please send a healthy snack with
your child each day. I will have extra snacks available in
case it is forgotten on a busy morning. Water bottles will be
used throughout the day and can be refilled at the drinking
Assignment Books- Assignment notebooks will be
used later in September. More will be explained at Back
to School night.
Mark Your Calendars!
4 - 7 - No School (Labor Day)
12 - Parking Lot Parables (Family Event) Sign up
required on church website
15 and 22 - MAP Testing
8-9 - K-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences
9 - 1/2 Day of School (Noon
21 - Picture Retakes