FIND it Fast


     Elementary School

FIND it Fast

Welcome to First Grade

What an adventure your first graders have in front of them!  Now that your sons and daughters know all their letters and sounds and are reading simple sentences, they will progress to reading more and more sight words, complex sentences and stories.  They will be able to tell you all about the fiction and nonfiction stories we read in class and will think deeply about the characters, setting, plot and ideas.  Ask them about the stories they are reading and the skills they are learning in our new Reading Street reading series.   In addition, students will be doing lots of writing and will share their ideas and writing with the rest of class.  Not only will they be writing narratives and informative pieces, students will also be doing research.  Watch for their finished products in publication form.  First graders will be adding and subtracting and reasoning through math word problems.  They will also work on measurement and geometry.  First graders will participate in Walk to Math so that they can brush up on skills with their peers in small groups. Throughout the day, the students will have the opportunity to work independently, as a whole group and in small groups.

We are sure you saw your sons and daughters grow so much in kindergarten.  Well, you will see so much more growth this year.  We are looking forward to a great year!

Look for specific information to be sent home from each teacher.

Teacher Phone Number EMAIL
Lauren Klein 602-467-6173
Jean Puccio 602-467-6174
Elaine Salyer 602-467-6172
Abbey Johnson 602-467-6175
1st Grade

1st Grade Wish List

#2 Pencils
24 count box of crayons
8-10 count color markers
Glue bottle or glue stick
Pencil box
1 spiral notebook
3- 2 pocket folders
1 large box of Kleenex
1 large bottle hand sanitizer
2" Binder
White board markers (black, red, blue, green)
Yellow highlighters
Big zip lock baggies
Paper towels
Individually wrapped candy or small items for treasure chest