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Lisa O'Brien

          Welcome to Mrs. O'Brien's First Grade !
                              2018  - 2019

A Typical Day in 1-LO  (Sample Schedule/ Subject to Change) 
8:20 AM  :  Unpack our backpacks, Daily Announcements, Pledge of Allegiance 
8:30 AM :   Morning Meeting     
8:40 AM :  Reading/ Super Kids  
9:35 AM    Snack/ Free Choice time 
10:00 AM   Reading Stations / Super Kids (Word Work, Read to Self, Work on Writing, Read with Mrs. O'Brien) 
10:40 AM   Recess
11:05 AM   Lunch 
11:45 PM   Chapter Book  (The Wild Robot  By:  Peter Brown ) 
12:05 PM   Specials    
1:00  PM    Math
2:00 PM    Person of the Day Share 
2:10 PM    Theme (Eric Carle) / Science/ Social Studies  
2:40 PM    Clean up/ Classroom jobs
2:55 - 3:05 PM Dismissal  

SPECIALS SCHEDULE:   12:05 - 12:55 PM 
Mondays :  Music
Tuesdays:  PE 
Wednesdays:  Art
Thursdays:  Library 
Fridays:  Computer

A water bottle with your name labeled on it (We like to keep hydrated during the day.)   
*  A healthy snack and drink   (No candy please)  We will eat this in our classroom.

*   A lunch or money to buy hot lunch at school. 
 We will be eating in the cafeteria with the other first grade classes.

* The supplies listed in the parent back to school letter sent home. 
 (This was sent home on 8/10/18.)   Included were:
  •  A 2-3 inch binder  to use for our  first grade portfolios
  • Headphones in a zip lock baggie with your name on it   
  •  If you would like to donate any other beginning of the year supplies to our classroom you can donate from the items on our wish list... 

       Classroom Wish List:  disinfecting wipes,    tissues,  glue sticks ,  plastic zip lock baggies (sandwich size) , plastic sheet protectors (top loading) for our portfolios , Ticonderoga #2 pencils (These work the best ) 

   Parents:   As mentioned in the back to school parent letter,  please be sure you email 
Mrs.O'Brien  to let her know how your child is getting home for the first week of school.   Thank you!  

Important Dates and Special Events Coming Up...  
Monday, September 3   No School /Labor Day 
Tuesday, September 4    First Day of School!  (Mrs. O'Brien will meet you in the gym at 8:20 AM ! ) 
Tuesday, September 11     No School  (Teacher Workshop) 
Wednesday, September 12   School Picture Day !!
Tuesday, September 18    Parent Open House   (K-2)  6:30 - 7:30 PM
Friday, October 5   Early Release Day (Teacher Workshop) 
Monday, October 8  No School (Columbus Day)     

               Our Grade One Units of Study:  September

Reading:   Super Kids Reading Program 
                              September:  Review of Kindergarten skills
                                                   Meet the Super Kids

Writing:   Handwriting:  Uppercase and lowercase letters

Math :  Concepts:  Patterns 
                                       Math Facts:  +0, +1
                                       Word Problems:  Addition 
Science:  Insects 

Social Studies:  All About Me!  
 Amazing Author : Eric Carle


  To contact Mrs. O'Brien: 
  Email:   Phone: (603)659-2192 (Main Office) 
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.  I am really looking forward to an exciting year of learning with your children!