Mrs. Bannerman's Grade One Class

This Week in Our Classroom

Monday: Easter Monday
Tuesday:  Book Exchange, Library, Gym
Thursday: Gym
Friday: Family Reading, Music

This Week in Division 5 Grade One

Word Work: "bossy r"  - ar, er, ir, or 

Words of the Week: car, barn, star, dark, card, park,  

Sentence of the Week: The car is in the parking lot.

Sight Words: continue practicing your sight words.  At this time, grade one students should recognize by sight all 100 of the grade one sight words. 
Words of the Week and Sentence: thank you for helping your child daily to practice spelling and reading the words and sentence that we add in our planners each Monday.

Writing : Rabbit Research and If You Give A Bunny A Carrot class book finish up

Goal: to write 30+ words about a topic in their Journal using capitals and periods, and adding beginning details and description.  Correct spelling of sight words

Bubble gum writing: "I can sound out/stretch out the letters I hear in the words I want to write"

Science/Social Studies:  how animals adapt to their environments; Earth Day, Sound and Shadows

Math: Money Math

Important Dates/Information: 


Words of the Week and Sentence: We have now added a sentence of the week to our word work.  Each Monday, students will print the sentence of the week in their planners.  Please have your child practice this sentence including capitals at the beginning of sentences and names of people and places, as well as punctuation at the end of the sentence.  This sentence will be part of our Word Work Review each Friday.  Weekly sentences are made up of sight words and words that follow spelling/sound patterns which we have practiced or are currently practicing in class.

This month's Virtue:  Peacefulness

Change of clothes: With our rainy spring weather, it is a great idea to keep a change of clothes (pants and  for your child to keep in their backpack or in their cubbie just in case! 

  1. A sincere "Thank You" to all of you, the parents of the wonderful grade one students in our class 
  • For sending your child ready to learn and for sharing your child's learning journey with me
  • For encouraging and listening to your child read their home reading books each evening and practice their words of the week

  • For helping your child  to learn their  "Magic Words/sight word" lists. 

  • For reading and signing your child's planner each day and reminding your child to bring their planner and home reading bag in their backpack each day

Our Class List

Alex                  Izabella       
Alexis                Jalen
Ben                   Kaillie
Callum              Laken
Claire                Lauren
Coby                 Layne
Cooper              Lynden
Courtney           Lyrik
Eevah               Owen
Emersyn           Peter
Faiha                Spencer                  
Hayley              Tanner               

If you have any questions  or concerns, please do not hesitate to send me an email, note in your child's planner, phone the school or stop by the classroom after school. 


Janice Bannerman  

Information & Announcements

Hybrid Learning

A hybrid learning model is the delivery of BC curriculum through a blend of in person and online learning. Development of a hybrid learning model aligns with the Chilliwack School District Strategic Plan to develop strategies to encourage blended learning opportunities and personalization.

Family Accident Reimbursement Plan

Our insurance partner, iA Financial Group, is now offering a new comprehensive accident insurance plan with a critical illness component designed for the whole family. 
The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan is ideal for supplementing costs not covered by your provincial health insurance or existing employer extended health and dental plans. Regardless of the size of your family, all eligible family members can be insured under one set monthly rate.