First Grade

First Grade Flash March 5, 2020

Dear Parents, Wow!  Each day the first graders are growing spiritually, academically and socially in the classroom. They have enjoyed the beautiful weather at recess. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were or, oar, ore, compare/contrast, short ea, synonyms, high-frequency words and comprehension question. First Grade Day is Tuesday, April 7th.  We will…

First Grade Flash February 27, 2020

Dear Parents, Wow! What an amazing week! The first graders are striving to do their personal best in class each day. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were the bossy r (ar), inference chart, verbs with ing/ed, biographies, bold print text, high frequency words and comprehension questions. Please have your children read “Warm…

First Grade Flash February 20, 2020

Dear Parents, The students are doing an amazing job performing their experiments to the class. The first graders are having great discussions regarding the experiments after they are performed by the science teacher. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were er/ir/ur words cause/effect, inflectional endings er/est, dictionary skills, nonfiction stories, high frequency words…

First Grade Flash February 13, 2020

Dear Parents, Happy Valentine’s Day! The first graders are so excited about their party. We have had a great week together. The students are performing amazing experiments. The first graders did a fabulous job making their Valentine boxes! It is hard to believe Lent will begin in 2 weeks. I would like for each student…

First Grade Flash February 6, 2020

Dear Parents, The first graders and I were excited to have had a visitor in our classroom. Ryan Tobin brought “Grounie the Groundhog!” We have had a great week together. The students have presented beautiful birdfeeders which they created at home. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were ie/igh/y that sounds like a…

First Grade Flash January 30, 2020

Dear Parents, It has been an awesome week! The students are doing a great job persevering in the classroom. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were the long o/oe/oa/ow, retelling the story, 2 part words, telephone directory, high-frequency words and comprehension questions. The students’ performance task, “The Birdfeeder Take Home STEM Challenge” is…

First Grade Flash January 16, 2020

Dear Parents, The first graders are doing amazing! They are working so hard in all areas across the curriculum! The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were long e/ee/ea/ie, character/setting, compound words, realistic fiction, numerical lists, high-frequency words and comprehension questions. The students “Birdfeeder” STEM project is due January 31st. I would like for…

First Grade Flash January 9, 2020

Dear Parents, The first graders are having a wonderful week! They are working hard in all areas of the curriculum. The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were the word families with ai/ale/ay, prediction chart, adjectives with er/est, multiple-meaning words, high-frequency words and comprehension questions. The students will be doing a “STEM January Birdfeeder…

First Grade Flash December 19, 2019

Dear Parents, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to teach your children!  It is so delightful to come to school each day because of them. Have a wonderful Christmas! Sue Seipel I said a Christmas Prayer for you Because the season’s near. I didn’t ask for riches But for gifts so much more dear….

First Grade Flash December 12, 2019

Dear Parents, It is hard to believe Christmas is less than 2 weeks away!  The first graders are so excited to celebrate with their families. The students are looking so forward to our Christmas program.  Please be at the Church by 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18th.  I would like for the students to use…