Sunday, April 15, 2018

This week in the first grade:

First grade community service project: We are collecting Animal supplies. Please send any items you wish to donate by Thursday or Friday.  

Spalding
Phonograms: 1-70
Words:
pair, pear, pare, check, prove, heard, hear, inspect, itself, always

something, expect, need, thus, woman, women, young, fair, fare, dollar

evening, plan, broke, feel, sure, sugar, least, sorry, press

Literature:
Brer Rabbit
Sentence structure and adding detail

Math:
Numbers 1-20, counting on and back, greater than and less than

Science:
Our Earth 

History:
National Symbols

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Hello Families,

We had a great concert and ended the week with and extra recess and popsicle treats! Here is what is coming this week.


Spalding
Phonograms:
dge, ng, aw, au, ew, ow,er, ear, ur, ie, ei, ea, ch, ck, s, si, ci, ti, y, I
Words:
pull, sew, sow, so, steam, thread, thunder, tried, try, vein
except, aunt, ant, capture, else, bridge, offer, suffer, center, front
running, run, rule, carry, chain, death, learn, wonder

Literature
My Father's Dragon: Elmer and the Dragon

Math
Numbers to 120

Science
Solar System
Review quiz on Friday

History
From Colonies to Independence
Review quiz on Thursday

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Here are a few things on the horizon for first grade:
Thursday 4/5 Spring Music Concert (mandatory): Please let me know if you have any final questions before the event. 

Spalding
Phonograms:
1-70
Words:
money, ready, omit, anyway, eight, breakfast, chance, climb, coffee, color
contains, daily, day, eagle, fancy, fly, forest, freeze, gentle, grow
holes, hotel, iron, living, live, monkey, myself, noise, pencil, pie

Literature
Sam the Minuteman

Math
Review Time
Test on Fractions and Time
Numbers to 120

Science
Solar System

History
From Colonies to Independence

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Hello First Grade Families,

We hope that you are all staying well and easing back into routines as we move on to the second week in the fourth quarter.

Here are a few things on the horizon for first grade:
Friday 3/30 NO SCHOOL
Thursday 4/5 Spring Music Concert (mandatory)

Spalding
Phonograms: 
1-70 - focus on the ones you know your child struggles with most
Words:
case, while, also, return, office, great, Miss, miss, who
died, die, changing, change, few, pleasant, please, picture, pitcher, pitch

Poem:
Rope Rhyme 

Literature:
My Father's Dragon

Math:
Fractions

Science:
Solar System

History:
From Colonies to Independence

Monday, March 19, 2018

Please remember that the Spring Concert is mandatory and will be taking place on April 5th. You should have received the details already. Mrs. Boswell and myself are happy to answer any further questions via email.


Spalding
Phonograms:  1-70
Words:
mountain, speak, past, might, contract, deal, almost, all, brought, bring,
less, event, off, of, true, truth, took, again, inform, both
hert, month, children, child, build, built, understand, follow, charge, member

Math
Reviewing shapes and exploring halves and fourths

Science
Solar System

History
From Colonies to Independence

Poem recited on April 5th or 6th
Rope Rhyme
By Eloise Greenfield
Get set, ready no, jump right in
Bounce and kick and giggle and spin
Listen to the rope when it hits the ground
Listen to that clapped-slappedy sound
Jump right up when it tells you to
Come back down, whatever you do
Count to a hundred, count by ten
Start to count all over again
That’s what jumping is all about
Get set, ready now,
                                                            jump
                                                                        right
                                                                                    out!


Sunday, March 4, 2018

It is already March and Field Day and Spring Break are right around the corner! My time with your children has flown by! Here a few things you can expect in the coming weeks:

3/8 Field Day 
Shirts will be sent home and should be worn to school Thursday for Field Day. We are looking for snacks to keep the scholars energy up. Please see the sign up below. 

3/12-3/16 Spring Break No School

4/5 Spring Music Concert (see more information below)

THIS WEEK:
Spalding
Phonograms:
y, z, a, c, d, f, g, o, s, qu, ng, ea, aw, au, or, ck, wh, ed, ew
Words:
happen, begun, collect, file, provide, sight, stood, fixed, fix, born
goes, does, Tuesday, hold, drill, army, pretty, stole, income, bought
paid, laid, said, enter, railroad, unable, ticket, account, driven, real

Literature:  Winnie the Pooh

Math: Divison: test Friday

History: Early Settlers and Explorers: test Thursday

Science: Outer space and the Solar System

SPRING CONCERT:
Greetings Archway Lincoln Parents and Guardians,

Believe it or not, the third annual mandatory Archway Lincoln Spring Concert is fast approaching. It will be held on

Thursday, April 5th at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts located at 4132 E. Pecos Road Gilbert, AZ 85295.

The K-2 concert will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. with students arriving at 5:00 p.m.
The 3-5 concert will be 7-8 p.m. with students arriving at 6:30 p.m.

The attire for concerts is as follows:
Boys: Black pants, white dress shirt, black dress shoes, and black socks. Hair should be combed neatly.

Girls: Black skirt (black tights optional), or black dress pants, white top, and black dress shoes. Hair should be styled neatly.

Working with your children is a delight and privilege. We look forward to enjoying this beautiful event with you.

If you have any questions, please reach out to rboswell@archwaylincoln.org 




Sunday, February 25, 2018

Looking Forward
3/8 Field Day

Archway Athletic Olympic Field Day will be held on Thursday March 8.   Kdg-2nd  8:25 am-11:10 am and 3rd-5th   12:00 noon-2:45 pm

Students must pack a lunch for school that day as hot lunch will NOT be offered. Students will also be permitted to wear athletic clothing to school that day. Just as Archway provides guidelines for dress code in the classroom, it is important to project the image in our athletic attire also. Please refer to the Family Handbook for guidelines.

Each class has a team color and name (based on ancient Greece and surrounding city-states), so students are encouraged to wear their class colors to represent their section. As always we are looking for volunteers to help organize and facilitate the athletic events. PSO  is handling this with a sign-up list.

Please email Coach H with any questions or concerns:  bhorewitch@archwaylincoln.org

Thanks for all you do every day with your children and for your continued support.

Coach H

Spalding
Phonograms
ir, sh, oi, th, ie, ng, ee, ear, dge, ea, ey, or, ck, oe, si, ch, a, o, i, e

Words
third, push, point, within, body, field, belongs, cheese, earn, edge
feather, fence, funny, going, honey, letters, orange, pocket, shoes, shoe
stairs, stream, talks, tiny, words, trust, extra, dress, beside, teach

Literature
Same stories different lands: Little Red Riding Hood

Math 
Equal groups and multiplication test, introduction to division

History
Early Settlers and Explorers: Pocahontas, plantations and slavery, Mayflower

Science
Human Body: respiratory system and review of all the systems