Welcome to 1st Grade!


  • Science Fair

    • Lincoln Academy's Science Fair is on Wednesday, February 27. 
    • This is optional for first graders but is a great opportunity for students who want to participate. 
    • Please click below to access the science fair packet and more due dates and details. 


    • All topic forms are due by Friday, January 18.

    Core Knowledge

    • The first graders will begin the study of the American Revolution.
    • The test for the first part of this unit will be Thursday, January 17. 
    • Please use the study guide and map to study this information. 


    Invention Supplies Needed

    • First grade is in need of supplies to use for inventions. 
    • If you have any supplies at home (toilet/paper towel rolls, Styrofoam cups, tissue/shoe boxes, pipe cleaners, beads, paper clips, or any crafty supplies that could be used to invent something. 
    • Please send items in by Wednesday, January 16. 
    • Please do not go out and buy any items. 


    Sight Words, Reading Logs, and Decodable Book Bags

    • There will be sight word homework this week due Friday
    • A new reading log will come home and are due on Tuesday next week.
    • Decodable Book bags are due on Tuesday.
    • Please return all past decodable book bags that you may have at home.


    Math Facts Homework

    • Continue to review math fact with your child as they complete the fact homework. 
    • Facts will be assessed each week, along with a written assessment over other math skills.
    • All facts can be found under the math section of the "This week in first grade" section of the web page. 


    Pick Up Reminders

      • Please follow the directions of staff members during drop off and pick up
      • Please cross at crosswalks for your safety
      • Do not get out of your vehicle in the drop-off/pick up line
      • Please pull as far forward as possible during both drop off & pick up
      • No cell phone usage in our driveway
      • Please use the following staggered pick-up times to help alleviate traffic congestion during the afternoons. Use the first letter of the student's last name.
        • A-G 3:10
        • H-M 3:15
        • N-S 3:20
        • T-Z 3:25
        • Middle School 3:30
    • Please create a sign that can be displayed in your window that has your student's first and last name, grade, and teacher. Click below for an example:

    Example of Car Sign

    Reading Logs

    • Reading logs will be in Monday folders. 
    • Please complete the 50 minutes of reading throughout the week. This can be a combination of you reading to your child if they aren't reading independently. 
    • Please be sure to have your child complete the back of these reading logs as well. See the directions below. 
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