Mrs. Wheeles

Welcome to Mrs. Wheeles' Classroom

Pictured:  Mrs. Wheeles Kimberly WheelesPicture of the Class at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
Shakespeare Team Lead
1st/2nd Grade Teacher
Science Explorers Teacher
Room #37
610-983-4080 ext. 225
kimberly.wheeles@rak12.org

“In this classroom…We do second chances. We apologize. We forgive. We respect each other. We keep our promises. We never give up. We encourage one and other. We laugh often. We belong…We are a Family.”

Star Student of the Week

Congratulations to our star student this week, Mason! Mason is a hard worker and loves to help others! He's respectful, compassionate, and honest. He loves to share his outside knowledge of special holidays and people with our class. Way to go Mason!

Science/Social Studies:

What are we learning about this week?
We will learn about erosion, earthquakes, things that change land, and how a well works. 
Homework:
N/A

Wheeles Math:

What are we learning about this week?
This week we will do:
Monday-Telling Time Stations
Tuesday-Chapter 13 Review
Wednesday-Chapter 13 Test
Thursday-Field Day
Friday-Centers

Homework:
Monday-13.4
Tuesday-Chapter 13 Review
Wednesday-None
Thursday-None
Friday-none 

*Homework is available online at www.pearsonrealize.com. Your child's Pearson math username is firstname.lastname@rak12 and their password is Knights1.


Wheeles ELA (Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar):

Please be advised that homework posted on this site is for Mrs. Wheeles' 1st Grade ELA class only. Students switch for ELA. Please make sure that you are viewing your child's ELA teacher's website.
What are we learning about this week?:

This week, we will be working on our new story, #48, Paul Bunyan's Pancakes.

Spelling Words this week:
(Our Spelling Quiz will be Thursday, 5/30.)
1. grew
2. ready
3. nothing
4. poured
5. enough

Homework:

Monday-Day 1, #48, Read to First Paw Print
Tuesday-Day 2, #48, Read to Second Paw Print
Wednesday-Day 3, #48, Read to Third Paw Print
Thursday- N/A
Friday-N/A


Ongoing resources:
www.readingeggs.com.
Log in and passwords for this website is Firstname.Lastname@rak12 and Knights1

www.studyisland.com
Select: For Schools
Login: rafirst
Password: knight (lowercase K)
You will be prompted to enter in the first letter of your child's last name.
Then select your child's name.

Things to practice at home: When your child is reading to you, stop them at the end of each page/paragraph and ask them to retell what it was about. Make sure they answer in complete sentences with details.

Homebase Important  Dates:

May  (Reviewing all core values):
23-Field Day
24-House Cup Ceremony, 1/2 Day
27-No School
28-$1 Dress Down Day
31-Aquarium Field Trip
June
3-Spirit Wear, Map Testing
4-Talent Show (9:30-11am)
7-Shakespeare End of the Year Picnic
10-SLC Comments due
10-End of Trimester Celebration to Colonial Theater
11-Last day of ELA
11-Father's Day Celebration
13-End of Trimester Awards; Last Day for Students 


Homebase Announcements:
  • .Mental  Health Mondays
  • May 20th - Wear a yellow or black shirt with school bottoms.  Black and Yellow are the colors that represent the Aevidum Club.  Remember, somebody always has your back!
  • Field Day: Field Day is Thursday, May 23rd! Be on the look out in the next few weeks to find out what team your child is on. Field Day is one of our favorite days to celebrate fitness and fun! 
  • House Cup Ceremony: Friday, May 24th from 8:45-9:45am. We will watch the celebration and presentation of the house cup via live stream. (Mrs. Wheeles will not be here that day!)
  • Camden Aquarium Field Trip: (Friday, May 31st) We still have room for more chaperones. If you are still interested, please let me know. 

  • Shakespeare End of Year Party: Students in First and Second Grade will have an End of Year party! The flyer was sent home last week. The $6.50 covers the cost of your child's lunch. All other costs for the end of the year party like the moon bounce, water slide, crafts, etc. are paid for from the Royal Ball profits. 
  • End of Trimester Celebration: For students who have not been suspended, they get to celebrate by going on a walking trip to the Colonial Movie Theater! Permission slips were sent home last week! The cost is $5. 

  • Father's Day Celebration: An email was sent with information to sign up for our Father's Day Celebration. We hope you can make it
  • I will be placing one last book order for Scholastic Book Clubs on June 1st. Please let me know if you are interested. Our class code is GLT7G. 

Classroom General Information

  • There are no formal Mystery Reader sign ups in first grade. If you are interested in being a mystery reader, I would love to have you! Please reach out! I'm happy to make it work!

Classroom Wish List:

  • N/A

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