First Grade

Welcome to First Grade!




Mr. Groh

Mrs. Snider

Mrs. Hayek

Miss McKinsey

Mrs. Emschweiler

Mrs. Lonergan

Here's what is coming up in February!

Important Dates:

Your child will be learning:

District Dates:
*School IS in session on Friday, 2/15. School will be closed on Monday, 2/18. 

Spirit Days:
*Friday, 2/1: Super Bowl Friday! Wear your favorite team's jersey today.
*Thursday, 2/14: Valentine's Day! Wear red, white, and pink today.
*Thursday, 2/21: Kindness Day! Words Can't Be Taken Back....wear your clothes backwards to remind you of this important thought!
*Thursday, 2/28: Wear yellow or NP4H shirts. Remember that OV is No Place for Hate!

**Wear Ore Valley clothing or blue and white every Wednesday for Wildcat Wednesday!**

Upcoming 1st Grade Events:


  • Reading Strategies: Fluency/Phrasing; ALL Strategies; Read on-level text with purpose and understanding
  • Comprehension Strategies: Compare/Contrast; Character Traits; Real vs. Make Believe; Identify words or phrases in poems; Write a response to literature
  • Word Work:  Singular/Plural Nouns; Long Vowel/Short Vowel Patterns; Vowel Order; Comma in a series and in dates


  • Realistic Fiction Unit

Word Work / Spelling:

  • Week 1:  give, your, us  

  • Week 2:  must, off, old 

  • Week 3:  REVIEW WEEK

  • Week 4:  now, came, made
  • Week 5:  about,  some, then


  •  Place Value
  • Two Digit Addition and Subtraction

Social Sciences:

  • Human Body

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