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First Grade

  • First Grade

  Welcome to First Grade at RAE!


Rachael McKnight, Rena Campbell, Stacy Risinger, Samantha Bastian, Katherine Sand, and Emily Smith

Here is the link to our 1st Grade Parent Night Orientation:

March 9- 13, 2020

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Specials Rotation
1:15 - 2:054

Lunch Times

Mrs. Risinger  10:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.            Miss Bastian  10:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

Miss Smith  10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.         Mrs. McKnight   10:40  a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Mrs. Campbell  10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.          Mrs. Sand     10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

 On early dismissal days,  lunch times are one hour earlier.

Please press the control button and click on the following link to review the contents of a new district resource for parents:  A View into Elementary Education

Did you know that you can communicate your child's absence from school on the RAE website now instead of calling in?  If you prefer to report an absence from school online, please click here:  Report an Absence

For first grade events, click on the "calendar" tab in the red bar above. 

For campus events click  Campus Calendar

Upcoming Events: 

This year there will be  four designated days as a "No Lunch Visitors" days. These days will be scheduled during the week of a big event and will allow the front office staff time to prepare for extra visitors. 

The "No Lunch Visitors" designated days are:

Here's  what we're doing this week:

In Reading our focus will be:

Lesson Focus:

Readers Have Big Jobs to Do: 

1st Grade

High-Frequency Words 

 Kinder Review Words  

the, I, to, a, is, my, go, me, like, on, in, so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, went, are, this, look, for, get, come, got, play, was, had, they, fun, will, here, all, be, as, said, by, day, did, has, her, him, eat, if, jump, man, or, not, what, out, now, of, put, ran, how, little, read, run, she, sit, then, his, say, us, yes, saw, girl, when, your, about, from, than, away, them, came, big, been, after, who, just, back, where, because, very, could, have, make, any, into, there, were, mother

1st 9 weeks

like, my, on , an, and, at, here, in, is, it, look, see, this, can, got, went, fun, by, will, do she, to we, did, for, get, play, up, you, all, as, ball, but, let, run, us, yes, no, so, come, his, said, saw, say, then, they, had, has

2nd 9 Weeks

I'm, into, little, now, three, if, or, read, going, jump, never, there, where, any, today, very, big, eat, make, out, take, have, came, same, home, more, not, of, put, your

3rd 9 Weeks

away, each, easy, wait, last, near, need, next, been, about, down, house, our, know, school, back, best, just, think, with, than, that, when, was, could, should, would, mother, from, don't

4th 9 Weeks

much, such, two, who, few, because, high, might, over, their, under, want, were, family, enough, great, idea, often, pretty, until, find, kind, everyone, everything, myself, after, always, soon

In Math our focus will be:
Unit Lesson Focus:

Numeracy to 120

Compose and decompose numbers to 120. 

I can count backwards and forwards from any number to 120. 

  Fact Fluency Lesson Focus:    

Using Ten to add and subtract


Composing./ Decomposing... What is it?  

Here is a few video clip that may help: 


   Problem Solving Focus:

Separate Start Unknown


Plant Parts

Social Studies


*Read for 20 min. each night. 

Use RAZ Kids, (Coming Soon....)

*I Station, and/or books from home, library, or school. 

*Read High Frequency (Snap) Words Nightly.

*Practice Spelling Snap Words nightly.

*Math Practice:DREAMBOX

Students are required to complete 15 lessons by October 1. 90 lessons by February 1.  150 lessons by May 1.


Additional Homework for math needs:

Counting to 120 forwards, back from different starting points.  

Comparing numbers using the symbols <, >, = to.

Composing and decomposing (breaking apart numbers) in different ways.

Skip count by 10's on the decade forwards and backwards, and off the decade by 10's forwards and backwards.

Technology Tips:

 Writing Wizard

app with a stylus. (There is a small fee to buy this app.)

Coding Sites: Tynker (iPad App)

Hour of Code

In Language our focus will be:

          Lesson Focus: 



Phonics Work 

Building Words


 Possessive Pronouns

TEA District"A"  Rating
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