First Grade News & Homework Sept. 18 – 22

On Wed. first graders got to help Rob Biagi lead a song in Chapel!

Then on Thursday…Jumpin’ Pizza Night!!

Another fabulous week with Salem’s awesome first graders πŸ™‚

First Grade News & Homework Sept. 18 – 22

Homework Form Sept. 18 – 22

Looking Sharp! Book Report

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1st Grade News & Homework Sept. 11 – 15

This week the “Magic C Bunny” was in our classrooms. The Magic C Bunny teaches first graders about the magic in the letter “c”. Β The letter “c” can be used to make the letters a, d, g, o, & q. This is a great way to help first graders with the “d” and “b” reversals that are so common. We love the Handwriting without Tears program.

These first graders were helping the Magic C Bunny sing his rap song….so cool!!

First Grade News & Homework Sept. 11 – 15

Homework Form Sept. 11 – 15

Lightning Words Th1Wk1

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A Week of Firsts in 1st Grade!

We just completed our first FULL week of first grade…YEE HAW!!

We had our first P.E. classes. So thankful for our AIR CONDITIONED gym! πŸ™‚


We had our Introduction to iPads class and are now ready to roll with technology!

We had our first Spelling test! Here are a few of the ways we practice our Spelling words during Word Work time.

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Have a FABULOUS long weekend!!

First Grade News & Homework Sept. 4 – 8

Homework Form Sept. 4 – 8

Lightning Words BTS Words


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First Grade News & Homework Aug. 28 – Sept 1

We had a FABULOUS first week together.

We did our first lesson with both first grade classes…double the fun!

We had our first library day…together!

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Here is our first First Grade News & Homework:

First Grade News & Homework Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

Homework Form Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

Lightning Words BTS Words

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1st Day of 1st Grade!!

It was a fabulous first day in first grade today!

We read a Bible story and learned that we are all God’s special treasure…and He is our special treasure too!

Pastor Frick came to visit us in our classrooms!

We did a Mario Brothers brain break to shake our wiggles out!

We read “First Day Jitters” and made “Jitter Juice” to keep away our jittery nerves about starting first grade πŸ™‚

We are looking forward to many more days of fun and learning in first grade!!

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Welcome 1st Graders!

Howdy First Graders,

We are so excited to have you in first grade this year. We have been praying for you all Summer. God has big plans for you in first grade and so do we!

Monday, August 21 at 6:30pm there will be a First Grade Back-to-School Night meeting in the classroom. This is our opportunity to meet parents and give them vital information about first grade. Please plan for your first grader to stay home.

Tuesday, August 22nd is Orientation Day at Salem. Students and parents meet in our classroom at 8:15am.Β Be sure to be there on time and first graders should be dressed in their school picture clothes. Students DO NOT have to wear their uniforms. On this day students may see their desk and drop off their school supplies in the classroom so they have less to carry on the first day of school.

We can’t wait to meet each one of you!

Our first half day of school is Wed. Aug. 23 from 8:30 – 11:30

See you soon!

Mrs. Kelso & Ms. Cree

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New 2nd Grade Families

I hope you are having a relaxing and rejuvenating Summer! It’s that time of year again…Salem teachers are heading back to school tomorrow to begin preparations for another fabulous year of learning and growth. It’s time for you to “unsubscribe” to this blog if you no longer wish to receive an email every time I post for 1st grade. To do so, please scroll to the bottom of this email and click on the blue, underlined “unsubscribe” link and follow the directions.Β  Please stop by and say “hi” on your way to the 2nd grade classroom next year! Enjoy every minute of your remaining Summer break πŸ™‚

May God richly bless your 2017 – 2018 school year!!

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