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 September!

Important Dates:

Your child will be learning:

District Dates:
*Friday, 9/21: No School (Teacher In-service Day)

Spirit Days:
*Monday, 9/17: Constitution Day- Wear red, white, and blue. 
*Tuesday, 9/18: No Place for Hate Day.  Wear yellow or NP4H shirts!

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

Upcoming 1st Grade Events:
*Literacy Night: Thursday, 9/27- 6:30-8:00 in your child's classroom! 


  • Reading Strategies: Stuck on a Word Strategies; Text Features; Independently Select Books/Read
  • Comprehension Strategies: Preview/Predict; Use Prior Knowledge; Read with Purpose and Understanding; Explain Favorite Part
  • Word Work:  Rhyming Words; Short Vowel Sounds; Consonants/Vowels; Letters/Words; Stretch words to hear sounds; Form letters correctly/Sounds of letters; Single vs. Double Subject


  • Narrative (Small Moments) Unit

Word Work / Spelling:

  • Week 1:  I, the, at, like, go (-ap Word Family)

  • Week 2:  a, is, and, am, to (-am Word Family)

  • Week 3:  see, can, an, she, my (-an Word Family)

  • Week 4:  in, he, look, no, play (-ay Family)
  • Week 5:  we, are, me, for, you (-ill Family)


  • Addition Concepts

Social Sciences:

  • Community 

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2018 West Corporation. All rights reserved.