Nicelle Spears

Mrs. Spears' 1st Grade
Classroom News

Here are some dates to be aware of:
  • Tuesday, March 13th - PTO Meeting
  • Thursday, March 15th - Chick-Fil-A spirit night
  • Monday, March 19th - Pennies for Patients campaign begins (more info to come)
  • Wednesday, March 21st - Walk and Roll to school
  • Monday, March 26th - Monday, April 2nd - Spring Break
  • Tuesday, April 3rd - Students return to school

Here is what we are currently working on in class:

Reading:  Beginning next week we will be moving into Unit 4: Module A of our ReadyGen curriculum.  We will be reading "Arbor Day Square" and "The Family Tree" both of these stories are narratives about history and family.  We will become more familiar with the following vocabulary words:  prairie, saplings, lumber, logs, shade, town, skips, unload, parade, soil, neighbors, holiday, rakes, chirp, celebrating, huge, success, chopped, pastures, huddled, years, widen, protested, assistance, alone and special.  

Phonics:  We have focused on -ck at the end of short vowel, one-syllable words this week.  We are now moving into the vowel teams (ai/ay), next we will focus on (ew/ue), then (oa).  

Sight words: For the next three weeks we will be focusing on the following words:  (little, work, know, place, years) & (live, me, back, give, most) & (very, after, things, our, just)

Writing:   At the end of this module, the students will write a narrative story of their own about a family and share their own family "tree".

Math In Module 3 -


Our Daily Schedule

8:55 - First Bell Rings

***10:10-11:00 - PE (Monday ONLY)***

9:00-11:20 - ELA

11:28-11:48 - Lunch

12:00-12:30 - Recess 12:30-2:00  - Math

2:00-2:15 - Recess/ Snack

2:20-2:40  - Read Aloud 2:40-3:00 - Clean up, Pack up 

3:00-3:50 - Specials

3:50-4:00 - Dismissal Routine

Our Specials Schedule

Day 1 - Music 2
Day 2 - Library  
Day 3 - No Special  
Day 4 - Computer 
Day 5 - Music 1   
Day 6 - Art