1st Grade with Mrs. Peixoto

Distance Learning Week 1

Hello First Grade Families, I hope everyone is healthy and doing well despite the new circumstances we are under. Secondly, thank you all for being so great about coming to the school and picking up the necessary items. Because information is changing frequently, the purpose of this blog is to touch base with our families. Plus, it just feels normal to send out a blog at the beginning of the week and normal is a good feeling when so much around us is new.   The staff is getting...

March 23, 2020 Read more

Week 27–3/9/20

Wow! I cannot believe that this is our last week before Spring Break! Absolutely crazy to think about how quickly our year is going! Please try to plan to come and watch our class present their slideshows this Thursday at 1:30 in the lunchroom! They have worked so hard creating these and I am truly amazed at their work! HOMEWORK:   Reading every night for 20 minutes  (This includes sight words and reading group books that are coming home each night. Please return the books...

March 8, 2020 Read more

Week 26–3/2/20

Week 26 This week is going to be SO much fun! We will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday along with Read Across America AND the 100th day of school! So many fun activities planned for this week! On Monday I will be sending home an optional March reading challenge if you and your child would like to participate. “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” –Dr. Suess HOMEWORK:   Reading every night...

March 1, 2020 Read more

Week 25 — 2/24/20

Wow! Second trimester is in the books! I can’t believe that we are two thirds of the way complete with this school year. Time has truly flown by. Please remember that parent teacher conferences are this Friday. I look forward to meeting with each of you! ****For an extra surprise in class, have your child write down and bring into me a fact that they learned about George Washington or Abraham Lincoln from last week. HOMEWORK:   Reading every night for 20...

February 23, 2020 Read more

Week 24–2/18/20

Week 24 I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend and was able to spend time with their families! Also, thank you all so much for all of the fun and yummy valentine treats! ***A sign up genius link went out earlier this weekend. Please sign up for a conference time. If the date and times available does not work for you, please let me know and we can make others arrangements. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044ea4a722aaf85-2ndtrimester HOMEWORK:   Reading every night for...

February 17, 2020 Read more

Week 23–Valentine’s Information

Week 23 Our class has been absolutely rocking these animal research projects! Each day students have been so excited to continue researching and learning new facts about their animals. This week will be fun for students as they begin to create their slideshows. ***Watch for a sign up genius later this week for parent teacher conferences! Valentine’s Day Since Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year we will not be having a Valentine’s celebration in class....

February 9, 2020 Read more

Week 22—2/3/20

Week 22 I’m beyond excited for our class to begin researching about their different animals this week! They have been anxiously waiting to begin the “real” research part of this project which makes me so happy! I also wanted to give them all a big shout out for how far their writing has come! Each student has made so many gains and it was so fun to read their opinion writings from earlier this week. Valentine’s Day! Since Valentine’s Day is on a...

February 2, 2020 Read more

Week 21- 1/27/2020

Week 21 This is such a fun time of year! Students are making so much growth and progress and it’s awesome to have a front row seat! If your child is participating in any sports, please let me know when they play, as I would love to support them outside of the classroom as well! REMINDERS: PLEASE label all coats, jackets, hats, and other winter accessories with your child’s first and last name. HOMEWORK:   Reading every night for 20 minutes  (This includes...

January 26, 2020 Read more

Week 20–1/21/20

Week 20 I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend and enjoyed spending some extra time with family. Our class has earned another class reward by filling up their class jar. They chose a “sweet treat” this time and we will be celebrating together as a class on Tuesday as we enjoy this treat! REMINDERS: PLEASE label all coats, jackets, hats, and other winter accessories with your child’s first and last name. HOMEWORK:   Reading every night for 20...

January 20, 2020 Read more

Week 18–1/6/20

Week 18 Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful break! We are ready to dive into the second half of the school year!  There is a lot left to learn! ***HELP NEEDED- Our class is in need of a parent volunteer to help administer Word Study assessments every other Thursday morning. This would begin 1/16/20 and continue every other Thursday through the rest of the school year. The commitment is 45 minutes long. If this is something that you think you can help our class with,...

January 5, 2020 Read more