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Welcome to First Grade!

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First-grade homework is a meaningful extension of the day's lesson. It is sent home to reinforce skills learned that day. Homework must be completed each night and turned in the following morning. Each night students will be assigned one reading assignment and one math assignment. Students should also complete their reading log each night.
Students will receive a demerit for multiple missed homework (3).
Please check here weekly to find your students homework!
Homework for the Week of November 13th:
-Reading Log 
-Spelling Words (please study)
Sight Words 
-3 activities from chart (optional)
Spelling List
all, fall, hall, ball, call, tall, mall, wall, stall, small
Homework is due on Fridays every week!
 Focus Skills For The Week:
ELA: Visualization, Story Structure
Math: Ten Frames
Grammer: Articles a/an
Fundations: Glued Sounds 
Writing: How To Writing 
Science: Matter
Upcoming Tests for the week of November 5th:
Grammer: none 
Spelling:  Spelling Test on Thursday
ELA: Book Report
Math: none
Fundations: Unit 4  
Science: none
Writing:  none
Please check your students green folder EVERY NIGHT! Please look for the following:
-Behavior log (please initial it every night and discuss the behavior recorded with your student)
-Important papers that need to signed and returned to school
-Information regarding school events or activities 
Please remember to also check your students grey test folder that goes home once a week.  Make sure that you sign and review the test with your student and return it to school the next day.  Do not remove any tests from the folder.
Continue to send in Box Tops!
Scholastic Book Orders due 11/23
Please send in white t-shirt by Thursday the 15th
Our Room: 102
Class Size: 26 Students 
 Monday - Thursday
      * 8:30am - 3:15 pm
      * Lunch 12:25 - 1:05
      * 8:30am - 1:30 pm
      * Lunch 12:30 - 1:05
Monday- Gym 
Students must wear gym uniform every Monday!
Tuesday- Tech 
Wednesday- Health 
Thursday- Spanish 
Friday- Music 
Box Tops:
Please send in your box tops. We will be competing against other classes this year!
Follow Franklin Towne on Instagram  @FTCElementary
October 22nd-26th:
Book Fair
October 24th:
Family Book Night/Open House
October 27th:
Trunk or Treat
November 2nd:
First Marking Period Closes
Hi! My name is Kimberly Granato and I am going to be your child's first grade teacher! This will be my first year teaching at Franklin Towne Elementary.  I am so excited to be apart of such a wonderful team of educators and students!
Previously, I taught second grade with the School District of Philadelphia.  I received my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education from West Chester University, Go Rams!
I am looking forward to having a wonderful year, and getting to know all of my students and their families!
We are a team! I want to make sure that together we are always making the best decisions for your child. Please don't ever hesitate to contact me for any reason. 
Remind 101: To Join
Text @mskgranat to 81010