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 this week's star student Sadie! Sadie is a really great active listener and is often encouraging others to be too. Sadie tries her hardest when it comes to her school work and helps to encourage others to do their personal best. She is cheerful, kind, and hopeful! Way to go Sadie!

Science/Social Studies:

What are we learning about this week?
We will learn how animals live in different land and water environments, learn about animal adaptations, learn about what animals and plants are extinct, and then complete a "Digging for fossil" activity.
 
Homework:

N/A


Wheeles Math:

What are we learning about this week?
This week we will do:
Monday-3.1-Count on to add
Tuesday-3.2-Count on to add using a number line
Wednesday-3.3-Doubles
Thursday-3.4-Doubles plus 1
Friday-3.5-Doubles plus 2

Homework:
Monday-3.1
Tuesday-3.2
Wednesday-3.3
Thursday-3.4
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?:

We will read Book #22, Hiccups. We will be working on the sounds /or/ as in Corn for the Horse and /ie/ as in tie your tie.

Spelling Words this week:
(Spelling Quiz will be THURSDAY!)
1. tie
2. pie
3. lie
4. time
5. mine

Homework:

Monday-Day 1 of Hiccups  (Book #22)
Tuesday-Day 2 of Hiccups (Book #22)
Wednesday-Day 3 of Hiccups  (Book #22)
Thursday-We will work on Identifying Nouns and writing complete sentences.
Friday-Students will go onto Reading Eggs, while Mrs. Wheeles finishes up the reading portion of our Fast Track Phonics Assessment on... /oo/ (zoom to the moon), /ar/ (start the car), /c/ (city mice on ice), /ou/ (shout it out), and /ay/ (may I play)



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:

  • 10/22 National Theater for Children Assembly for Primary Kids; Science Explorers: Invention Lab Starts
  • 10/25 K-2 Crazy Coding Science Explorers Starts
  • 10/26 Fun Friday
  • 10/30 $1 Dress Down Day
  • 10/31 Halloween Party
  • 11/1 Spirit Wear

Homebase Announcements:

  • Thank you to all of our fabulous chaperones for Crystal Caves. We couldn't have done it without you!
  • We have a fun Friday this Friday!
  • On Wednesday, October 31st, we will have our Halloween/Fall Celebration. Students should bring their costumes in a separate bag, labeled. It is preferred that they can fit their costume over their uniform, but not necessary. We recommend that students don't bring any of their extra items that they hold that go with their costumes so they don't accidently leave it there. Please remember no weapons. To RSVP to come, please go to: Renaissance Halloween Parade and Party.
  • November 16th is that last day to put in orders for Scholastic Book Orders for this month for November. 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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