Author Archives: Lisa Gearen

First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 19th to the 23rd

Religion:  During the Lenten Season we will be taking a closer look at each Station of the Cross to gain an understanding of Jesus’ journey to be crucified.  As a class we will read through one station a day and talk about the meaning behind it.  Each student will then draw a picture for the station.   During the […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 12th to the 16th

Religion:  This week we will be preparing for Ash Wednesday Mass with out fourth grade buddies.  Some of the students will either be walking in at the beginning of Mass carrying a banner, bringing up the gifts, or helping their fourth grade buddy read a petition.  If your child is involved in one of these […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of February 5th to the 9th

Religion:  The class will learn the Jesus’s words and actions celebrate God’s love for us.  We will also look at ways we as Catholics celebrate God’s love through the sacraments we receive through out our lives. Second Steps:  The First graders will continue to strengthen their skills in problems solving and impulse control. Reading:  This […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 29th to February 2nd

Religion:  This week the students will continue to learn about the roles of people in our Church family. Second Steps:  The students are learning ways to calm themselves when startled or when upset about things not happening when they are suppose to (ex. . . being picked up from school later than they were told.) […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 22nd to the 26th

Religion:  This week the students will see that we all belong to more than one family.  The family that we will be taking a closer look at is our Church family. Second Steps:  This week we will continue talking about and practicing ways to  calm down and control our impulses and reactions when surprised or […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 15th to 19th

Religion:  This week the students will learn about the fourth Wise man that was sent to greet the new born king.  We will learn why he was delayed on his journey and when he actually did meet Jesus. Second Steps:  Our new unit has the students learning how to control their impulses and work on […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of January 8th to 12th

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!! Religion:  The students will learn about the Epiphany and the visit the Three Kings made to Jesus to honor Him.  We will also review Church behavior prior to attending Mass this week. Reading:  This week we will begin meeting in small groups.  As the small groups are meeting with […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of December 18th to 22nd

Religion:  We will continue learning about the season of Advent.  This week we will concentrate on the third candle of the advent wreath and talk about why the candle is pink and is described as the week of JOY. Grammar/ Spelling:  Our spelling words are Christmas themed.  The words are star, Jesus, Santa, card, sleigh, […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of December 4th to the 8th

Religion:  Introduce and talk about the Season of Advent.  We will be creating individual  Advent wreaths to help us mark the time we are waiting for the birth of Christ our savior.  Each candle on the wreath represents a different word for the season. Week 1:  Hope.  Week 2:  Peace.  Week 3: Joy.  and Week 4: […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 27th to December 1st

Religion:  This week the students will learn how the Apostles cared for and continued to spread God’s word to people.  We will also learn more about the Pope’s role in the Church. Second Steps:  We will see how people can have different feelings towards the same situation.  The students will watch a video about two […]

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First Grade Happenings for the November 20th to the 24Th

Dear First Grade Families, This Sunday, November 19th is the opening of our annual Scholastic Book fair.  The hours of the book fair will be 8:45 to 1:00.  Don’t worry if you can not stop on Sunday here is plenty of time to during the week. This Monday, November 20th we will be attending an all school Prayer […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 13th to the 17th

Religion:  This week we will take a good look at the “Our Father”. The class will learn that this prayer was to inspire people to become followers of God’s and believe in His teachings. Second Steps:  During SS this week the students will see that feelings about situations can change.  Ex:  When a child starts […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 6th to 10th

Religion:  This week the class will be learning about the Church year.  They will see that each season in the Church is represented by a different color.  The seasons are Ordinary Time (Green),  Advent and Lent (purple) and Christmas and Three Days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and  Easter Time (White). Second Steps:  This week the students will watch a […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of Oct 30th to Nov 3rd

Religion:  This week the class will be learning about the Church year.  They will see that each season in the Church is represented by a different color.  The seasons are Ordinary Time (Green),  Advent and Lent (purple) and Christmas and Three Days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and  Easter Time (White). Second Steps:  Our Second Steps has us taking a […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of October 23rd to the 27th

Religion:  This week we will be attending a presentation of the living Rosary on Tuesday.  The students will learn that when we pray the Rosary it is dedicated to Mary the Mother of Jesus.  They will also learn that there are four prayers we pray when saying the Rosary.  As the week goes on we […]

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