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

“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

Due to the short week, we did not have a star student this week. 

Science/Social Studies:

What are we learning about this week?
We will review and take our unit 7 test on Thursday. On Friday will be doing a Martin Luther King Jr activity. 
A unit review was sent home at conferences, but isn't due until Thursday, January 17th. 

Wheeles Math:

What are we learning about this week?
This week we will do:
Monday-Unit 6 Review
Tuesday-Unit 6 Test
Wednesday-Math Map Testing
Thursday-Extension Day (continued math map testing if needed)
Friday-will be used to extend ELA map time if needed/Extensions

Monday-Unit 6 Review

*Homework is available online at 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 Book #32-Home with a cold. We will be working with fast track sound /ur/ as in Nurse with a Purple Purse. 

Spelling Words this week:
(Our Spelling Quiz will be this Thursday, Jan. 17th!)
1. turn
2. hurt
3. burn
4. curb
5. nurse


Monday-#32 Day 1
Tuesday-#32 Day 2
Wednesday-#32 Day 3; Study Spelling Words; Study Fast Track Phonics sounds: aw, oi, oa, ur, ed/ing) Quiz

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

  • 1/16-1/22-Map Testing
  • 1/18 Fun Friday
  • 1/19-4th through 6th grade Science Fair
  • 1/21-No School
  • 1/28-NED Assembly
  • 1/29-$1 Dress Down Day

Homebase Announcements:

  • It was so nice seeing all of the families during SLCs and hearing about all of your children's goals. I look forward in working together to make them successful! 
  • January 18th is that last day to put in orders for Scholastic Book Orders for this month for  December. Get your holiday orders in now! Our class code is GLT7G. 

Classroom General Information

  • Book It Paper:  This is optional! I will send them home each month. If your child completes it, please send it back in and they will be given a coupon for a free personal pizza at pizza hut.
  • 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:

  • Prize Box Items

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