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THEME FOR 2014 - 2015: "WE PREACH CHRIST CRUCIFIED."

WELCOME TO OUR FIRST GRADE BLOG SPOT! This is where we will try to keep you up to date on what is happening in our classroom.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

     We have only four days of school this week.  There will be no classes on Good Friday.  Maundy Thursday services are after school on Thursday and also at 6:30 that evening.
     GOD'S BLESSINGS TO YOU THIS HOLY WEEK!

HOMEWORK FOR MARCH 30 - APRIL 2

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Read "Jesus Burial and Resurrection" with your child.  There is no new memory treasure today.
Math - Lesson 108 fact homework and homework

TUESDAY:
Reading - The Unit 3 Spelling List will be sent home today.
Math - Lesson 109 fact homework and homework

WEDNESDAY;
Christ Light - Read "Jesus' Grave is Opened" with your child.  Review John 11:25.
Math - Lesson 110 fact homework

THURSDAY:
NO HOMEWORK ~~~~ Have a wonderful Easter as you rejoice in Christ's resurrection!
 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

     Welcome back!  Hello Spring!!!  I pray you had a relaxing spring break.  Palm Sunday and Easter are just around the corner.  All school children sing this Sunday, Palm Sunday, in both services.
     Our Unit 2 spelling test is this Wednesday.  Please spend some time reviewing the list.  Also, watch for your child's report card to be sent home on Tuesday.

HOMEWORK FOR MARCH 23 - 27

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Read the story "Jesus is Crucified" with your child.  Talk about what his suffering and death mean for you and me.  Review the first part of the Second Article. ("I believe...was buried.")
Math - Lesson 104 fact homework and homework

TUESDAY:
Reading - Get ready for tomorrow's Unit 2 spelling test.
Math - Lesson 105 fact homework and homework

WEDNESDAY:
Christ Light - Read "Our Savior Dies" to your child.  Review the words from the Second Article. ("He descended...again from the dead.")
No math.  Assessment Day : )

THURSDAY:
Reading - Make sure your child is reading and returning his AR books.  The goal for this quarter is to read at least seven AR books.
Math - Lesson 106 fact homework and homework

FRIDAY:
Christ Light - Review the first verse of CW284, "How Precious is the Book Divine".
Math - Lesson 107 fact homework and homework
REMEMBER THAT GRADES K - 8 SING IN BOTH SERVICES THIS SUNDAY.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

     Our class is doing a good job of donating books for the K4 room  We still have this week to add to our donations.  Send your books to school by this Friday.
     Nine children still need to bring six nickels for math class.  The coins will be returned at the end of the school year.  Thank you for your help.
     Thank you to those who helped to transport the children to the play at WLA last week.  We had a good time watching Pater Pan and Captain Hook. : )
     We will have Show and Tell this Friday afternoon.
NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK...SPRING BREAK!!! HAVE A GREAT ONE.

HOMEWORK FOR MARCH 9 - 13

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Read "Peter's Sin" with your child.  Review the First Commandment.
Math - Lesson 100 fact homework

TUESDAY:
Reading - Unit 2 spelling words will be sent home.  The test will not be until after break. 
Math - No homework...assessment day.

WEDNESDAY:
Christ Light - Read "Jesus' Trial before Pilate" with your child.  There is no new memory assignment.
Math - Lesson 101 fact homework and homework

THURSDAY:
Reading - Have your child practice reading "The Wish".  pp,18 - 30
Math - Lesson 102 fact homework and homework

FRIDAY:
No homework.  Have a good week off!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

     Happy March!  Spring is just around the corner.  Until then...enjoy the refreshing winter weather.  (A bit more snow is on its way.)
     Our class sings at the 3:30 Lenten service.  Your child may sit with you after we sing.  If you need for him/her to sit with me just let me know.  Please notify me ahead of time if your child cannot stay to sing on that day..
     Our Unit 1 spelling test is this Wednesday.
HAVE A WEEK FILLED WITH BLESSINGS!

HOMEWORK FOR MARCH 2 - 6

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Read "The Lord's Supper" with your child.  Make use of the Parent Message.  Help your child to review the 8th Commandment.
Math - ASSESSMENT DAY No homework  Please send 6 nickels to be used in math class.  They will be returned at the end of the school year.  Thank you!

TUESDAY:
Reading - Has your child read and returned an AR book recently?  Be ready for tomorrow's spelling test.
Math - Lesson 96 fact homework and homework

WEDNESDAY:
Christ Light - Read "Jesus in Gethsemane" with your child. 
Math - Lesson 97 fact homework and homework
SEND YOUR CHILD'S CAR SEAT FRO TOMORROW.

THURSDAY:
Math - Lesson 98 fact homework and homework

FRIDAY:
Christ Light - Practice the first stanza of CW606, "For Me to Live is Jesus".
Math - Lesson 99 fact homework and homework

Sunday, February 22, 2015

We had a fun Spirit Week.  Thank you for helping your children to dress up for the themes that were chosen for each day.  Cute!!!
HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK!  ENJOY THE FROSTY WEATHER. : )

HOMEWORK FOR FEBRUARY 23 - 27

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Help your child read "The Parable of the Wicked Farmers".  Review Romans 6:23.
Math - Lesson 91 fact homework and homework

TUESDAY:
Reading - We will begin Unit 1 of More Adventures of the Superkids today.  The spelling list will be sent home tomorrow.
Math - Lesson 92 fact homework and homework

WEDNESDAY:
Christ Light - Read "The Parable of the Wedding Feast" with your child.  Review 1 Corinthians 12:3.
Math - Lesson 93 fact homework and homework

THURSDAY:
Reading - Your child's "new" reading book was sent home today.  Please be sure that there is a cover on the book.  Have your child read the first story in the book to you.
Math - Lesson 94 fact homework and homework

FRIDAY:
Christ Light - Review s. of "Sweet the Moments, Rich in Blessing". CW111
Math - Lesson 95 fact homework and homework

Sunday, February 15, 2015

     Our Spingle Spangle Talent Show proved to be a lot of fun.  The children did a good job of keeping us entertained.  Thank you to those who were able to come and join the fun.  Thank you also to those who sent treats for the day.  The flowers from the class were a wonderful surprise.  I am still enjoying them.
     This is Spirit Week at Faith.  On Monday we can wear our PJs or comfy clothes.  Tuesday is Back to the 1970s Day.  Wednesday is dress up in nice clothes for the Ash Wednesday Service Day.  Thursday is Wear Your Bling Day.  Friday is Black and White Day.  Each classroom will be judged on how well they participate.  Go First Graders!!!
     Remember that the children will be excused at 11:30 this Friday.  Our basketball teams are in a tournament this weekend and have games on Friday afternoon.  That is also the day that participation sheets for Six Flags need to be turned in to school.
HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK!

HOMEWORK FOR FEBRUARY 16 - 20

MONDAY:
HAPPY PRESIDENTS' DAY!
Christ Light - Help your child to read "Taxes to Caesar".  Review the 7th Commandment.
Math - Lesson 88 fact homework and homework

TUESDAY:
Reading - Help your child read chapters 2 and 3 of "Buster" in his reading book.
Math - Lesson 89 fact homework and homework

WEDNESDAY:
Christ Light - Read "The Widow's Offering" with your child.  Talk about giving of our time, talents, and treasures for the Lord.
Math - Lesson 90 fact homework

THURSDAY:
Make sure that your child is reading and returning his AR books.

FRIDAY:
Christ Light - Review s.1 of "Glory Be to Jesus". CW103

Sunday, February 8, 2015

     We have a short week of school.  Our teachers will be attending a conference this Thursday and Friday.  Because there is no school on those two days the children may bring their Valentines on Wednesday.  We will also put on our Spingle Spangle Talent Show on Wednesday at 1:45.  You are all invited.
HAVE A WEEK FULL OF LOVE AND BLESSINGS!

HOMEWORK FOR FEBRUARY 9 - 11

MONDAY:
Christ Light - Read "The Parable of the Talents" with your child.  Review the words of the First Article that are highlighted in your child's Christ Light book.
Math - Lesson 86 fact homework and homework

TUESDAY:
Math - Lesson 87 fact homework and homework
MANY CHILDREN HAVE ALREADY READ 5 AR BOOKS AND ARE ADDING TO THEIR LIST.  A FEW NEED TO WORK HARD TO CATCH UP.  WE HAVE A FEW MORE WEEKS TO REACH THE GOAL.

WEDNESDAY:
No homework...Enjoy the rest of the week.  Happy Valentines' Day!