Welcome To Grade One 2019-2020
with Mrs. Stepfanie Dignan
1.Join Mrs. Dignan’s Remind account to receive school event reminders and class announcements.
To join: visit www.remind.com/join/dignan2019 OR text @dignan2019 to 506-802-8616
2.Join our class Instagram page @mrs.dignans.classroom to see what’s happening in Grade 1!
Absences: If your child is sick or if your family has planned a vacation during the school year, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com. Please do not send absence/vacation notifications to Mrs. Dignan via Remind.
Nutrition: Please ensure your child has a healthy snack, lunch and water to drink each day. Please also consider keeping a packaged snack (granola bar, bear paw etc) in your child’s backpack for days when they might feel extra hungry.
Star of the Day: Each day a student will be chosen to be the Star; among leading calendar for the day, this student will be tasked with bringing in a school-appropriate item for sharing.
Library is every week on Thursday. Students will be allowed to take out 1 new book if they have returned their previous book.
Gym is everyday in the afternoon. Please make sure students have St. Matthew’s shorts & shirt and runners to wear while participating in Gym class. To begin the school year, students will be asked to wear their gym strip under their uniform; the changing routine will be taught and practiced in the classroom until students are ready to change independently in the change rooms.
Language Arts: Fairy Tales, review and practice of common sight words, alphabet review (sounds and printing practice)
Christian Education: our Diocesan theme, the liturgical calendar, what makes us special, Advent/Christmas
Math: patterns and beginning of place value
Science: states of matter
Social Studies: our local environment
Art: lines and shapes
French: numbers and counting