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What’s happening in First Grade?

Just a reminder:  IOWA testing begins next week. 

Anyone interested in helping with providing a special snack for the students, please let me know.  We will be practicing for the test this week. 

3/5/14:                                 Ash Wednesday

3/10/14:                               CIA Meeting at 6 pm

3/12/14:                               Spring Pictures

                                                Wheels in Motion 

 SJV WILDCAT 5K – APRIL 5, 2014 – Don’t forget to sign up for our inaugural SJV Wildcat 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 5.  Online registration is available at, or paper registration forms are also available in the office.

Iowa Practice Test- we will take the Iowa Practice test this week in the morning

Reading – long /a/ spelled ai_ and _ay and long /i/ spelled _igh, _y, and ie_.

Reading comprehension- Read decodable books- A Gray, Rainy Day, The Opossum at Night, Why, Bly?, Wait for Me?

 Math-  use linking cubes to show doubles plus one fact, differentiate between doubles plus one fact and other facts, solve doubles plus one facts and test on Friday

Sciences- learn about different storms, investigate the water cycle, read Clouds, Rain, Snow and Ice, examine how to measure the weather and what instruments are used, read A Good Day for Kites, explore weather related to a hurricane, read Hurricane and how the weather can be different around the world, read On the Same Day in March.

Writing- continue reviewing commas, capitalizing and write a “How to…”paper.

Unit 5 lesson 11-15- Test on Friday

Spelling pattern long a and i spelled ai_, _ay, _y and  _igh

Spelling List  

Spelling words                        Challenge words

1. rain                                    1. waited

2. wait                                      2. played       

3. day

4. today

5. play

6. fly

7. sky

8. high

9. light

10. right

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