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*Please remember to send your child a SNACK and DRINK for our break.
Water Bottles can be sent with child's name for us to refill as needed. 
*Students must wear tennis shoes for PE and will be given time to make a shoe swap.
* Please sign the behavior calendar daily on the diagonal line.
 ******Graded papers go home each Tuesday and should be returned Wednesday.....send back the stack of papers and the signature form
 A classroom newsletter goes home each Friday with detailed info....refer to that for weekly updates. 
All info for the week is outlined in my Edlio page weekly.  
Please accept your child's invitation for Google Classroom. 
This week:

Welcome to 1st Grade!  We have a had a good start to our school year.  Below is a summary of what we are learning and our homework/test schedule for the week:


Reading/ Phonics We are spending the next few weeks reviewing our consonants and vowels.  Please refer to the Short/Long vowel sheet that was sent home on in the binder to review with your child at home.  


Spelling:  We will begin List 1 words this week.  I will send the words home on Friday and we will test on these words the following week (Thursday, August 20th).  List 1 words are:  man, ran, sun, bus, hot, net, sit, cub, a, the

You can start reviewing these words early.  


Math-: We are reviewing the concepts of addition and subtraction of the fact families 1-5, patterning, number words, and writing our numbers.  We will have a Math sheet come home on Tuesday for Homework and a Weekly Math Test on Thursday.


Environment:  We are learning our Rules and Procedures for School.  


Bible:  We are learning the Story of Creation and daily devotions.


Language:  We are reviewing the 3 things that make a sentence and word order in sentences.  Every sentence has 3 things:  capital letter, makes sense, and ending mark.  A statement sentence ends with a period.  


Homework Schedule:

Monday-  practice flashcards of fact families 1-3

Tuesday-  complete Math Sheet

Wednesday-  review for Math Test 

Thursday-  practice flashcards of fact families 4-5

Friday-  complete Spelling List 1 Once

**** please make sure to communicate with the teacher and administration if a student will be absence or check out....if the absence is not excused, our school policy is that they can not make up class work or tests. All check outs need to be communicated to the office and then someone will walk your child out to the car. 
Please remember, parents must wear masks when bringing students in each morning.  Dismissal time.....parents can drive through in car line or walk to dismissal benches outside for pick-up.    
We love to practice our spelling words and play games on
Encourage your child to read AR books and take tests on the computer!  We give treats for reaching point clubs!  Every test passed earns a half point.
They just need to read the book 3 times and send in a note with book letting me know they are ready and I will set them up.
I also have books in the classroom for them to read, that we read aloud in class that are AR.  
You can google AR finder and see if the book title you have is an AR book or not....
I am Donna Zeigler. I am so excited to be your teacher! I have taught Kindergarten in the public school system for 25 years, and this is my 5th year at Glenwood. This is my 30th year teaching and I love it! I am from Ashland, Alabama. I am an Auburn graduate with a BS in Early Childhood Education. I am married to Payton Zeigler and we have 3 children. Will, a Glenwood and Auburn graduate, married and a Jostens yearbook rep., Katie, a Glenwood graduate and a Senior at The University of Alabama, and Maggie, a 4t grader! I enjoy shopping, photography, and watching old movies! I love spending time with my family, camping and cheering for the Auburn Tigers! We have a Cavalier King Charles puppy named Charlotte! I am looking forward to a great year!