First Grade News

Immaculate Heart of Mary School, immersed in the teachings of the Catholic Church, is dedicated to providing excellent spiritual and academic formation in the development of well-rounded individuals centered in Christ.

Week of May 21, 2017

  • Mass on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
  • Jesus' Life
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus

Language Arts
  • Story:  The Story of a Bluebird
  • Vocabulary:  
    • brother   sister   mother   from   walked   blue   nothing   flew   bird   first   dirt   hurt   burn   fur   turn   her   fern   herd
  • Skills:  
    • Introduce "ir", "ur" and "er"
    • Introduce summarize and compound words
  • bay   day   pray   play   stay   way  
  • main   chain   brain   drain   train   plain
No Excuse Word: birthday

  • Making new 2 dimensional shapes
  • Finding shapes in shapes
  • Taking apart 2 dimensional shapes
  • Counting quarters, dimes, nickles and pennies
  • Counting by 2's
  • Telling time to the hour and half hour

Science/Social Studies
  • Insects
    • 6 legs
    • 3 body parts (head, abdomen, thorax)

Helpful Hints and Upcoming Dates
  • Keep an early and consistent bedtime  (7:00 - 8:00 is excellent).
  • Check blue folders every evening.
  • Send in a healthy snack each and every day.
  • Send in library books!  
    • Wednesday for Mrs. Peltier's class 
    • Friday for Mrs. Stockholm's class!