Welcome to the First Grade Jungle

October 13, 2016

D'Nealian is a style of handwriting that is learned and taught at ODA. It was designed to ease the learning of cursive in future grades. We are reviewing the D'Nealian alphabet and reinforcing proper formation of letters.


D'Nealian Writing

Scholastic Book Orders

Ordering from Scholastic is a great, cost-effective way to build your child's library at home!

We send home flyers each month. However, even more books are available and can be viewed online!

This month, the book orders are due on October 14.

Remember to register for an account at scholastic online and use our class code: J3PW9.

In The Spotlight:


All About Sophia

Favorite color: gold

Favorite food: chicken wings

Favorite movie: Rapunzel

Favorite subject: reading

Number of siblings: 1 brother

If I could go anywhere in the world, I would choose.. "Paris, because I always wanted to explore."



October 14- Spelling Test #5, Scholastic Book Order Due, Thunder Fun Day T-shirt orders due

October 15- Cardboard Challenge 8am-12

October 18- Ident-a-kid forms due

October 19- Student Flu vaccines

October 21- Spelling Test #6


Upcoming events and Reminders: