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Week 28  

Upcoming Learning Targets:

Math: Fractions. We will be continuing our exploring of whole, half, and fourth. 

Social Studies: This week is our Student Store! This will wrap up our unit on economics. Please be sure to send in your child's 20 items by March 14. The store will be on the 15th during school.

ELA: We will be learning about Author's Purpose.

Writing: Opinion Writing.



Week 26  


This week we celebrate Dr. Seuss and READING!! We will be reading books by Dr. Seuss all week, and doing many activities with reading! Please feel free to let your child bring in their favorite Dr. Seuss book to share with the class! I've included the list of school wide activites below.



Week 24  



Weekly Updates:

Monday, Feb. 12: 100th Day of School!! We will be doing activities to celebrate in our classroom!


Wednesday, Feb. 14: WAVE A(P.E.) We will exchange valentines in class before going to our WAVE classes.


Thursday: Snow Day make up. No longer a half day for PD.





Week 23  

This week we had student-led reading groups! The kids did GREAT, and had a good time reading, retelling, and creating their own comprehension questions with their leveled books! Check out a little peek at our awesome first grade leaders in learning!!!



Week 22  

Report Cards go home Thursday, February 1.

Monday: A Day: WAVE(P.E.)

Thursday: D Day: WAVE(Library)

What's happening in the Fabulous First Grade?!


Celebrating the end of benchmarks with Fun Friday!




Week 20  

Week 19  

I hope everyone has thawed out from our big snow!! I'm excited to be back to school and with warmer temperatures!! Here is a quick peek at what we will be doing this week!


Reading We will continue with our nonfiction text features and review how we read nonfiction text. Our mid year mClass benchmark assessments will begin this week and continue through January 31. Please continue reading with your child at home! 

Math This week we will be working with word problems! We will be learning about key words in problems and how to pull out the numbers to use! We will also begin writing our own word problems!!

Science We will begin looking at the phases of the moon after taking this week to explore solids, liquids and gases, while snow is fresh on our minds!!

Writing We will continue our informational writing unit and write about our SNOW experiences! I can't wait to brainstorm and share about our snow days!

Word Study We will be taking this week to review magic "e"!

Week 17  


Winter Break is coming!!! :) 

We will kick off this short week by finishing up our Christmas Around the World rotations on Monday!


Our class party is on Tuesday! Please feel free to join us for our gingerbread house building! 


The annual school wide Christmas Carol Sing A Long is on Wednesday at 1:30. 


I am looking forward to a funfilled week before our Winter Break!!

Week 16  

This week we will be creating lots of Christmas crafts as we explore holidays of other cultures. Your firstie will be bringing home all their homemade goodies on December 20th! Please let me know if I need to send home their Christmas goodies earlier in the week :)


Please remember to send in your empty 2 qt. containers for us to build our gingerbread houses! I need all donations by FRIDAY, Dec. 15th!



Week 15  

Week 13  

We have a short and FUN week planned since we have the Thanksgiving holiday! The first grade will be participating in Thanksgiving rotations and learning about different aspects of Thanksgiving as well as creating crafts! Please refer to this week's newsletter below and also check out some of the great learning going on in our classroom!


Week 12  

November 13-17, 2017

We had a super busy week last week! Please check out a few of the pictures below of our field trip to the airport and our fun with robots brought in by Marine EOD techs for our Veteran's Day activities! The class had a wonderful week, and I jumped right in and couldn't be happier to be back! I will be uploading more pictures in the albums tab, so keep an eye out! Thank you to all the parents who chaperoned the trip and came out for our Veteran's Day celebration!


Please also take a moment to look over our weekly newsletter for the upcoming week to see learning targets in announcements! Do not hestitate to email me if you have any questions!! It's going to be a FABULOUS week!!!

We had fun riding the only escalator in Onslow County at Albert J. Ellis Airport!





Welcome Back  


Welcome to Mrs. Bill's FABULOUS FIRST GRADE!! I look forward to meeting all of my new Firsties at Orientation on August 24th from 3:30-6pm!


Please feel free to bring your supplies to Orientation!