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1st Grade By February 12, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 12, 2018 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are squeezing in as much time as possible for our nonfiction chapter books! Within phonics, we will be focusing again on our vowel pairs. This week, we will look at “oa” and “ow”. Although “w” is not a […]

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1st Grade By February 5, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 5, 2018 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: Now that we have our chapter titles, we are busy writing our chapters in our nonfiction chapter books! Within phonics, we will be focusing again on our vowel pairs. This week, we will look at “ai” and “ay”. Both […]

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1st Grade By January 29, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 29, 2018 It was wonderful to see so many of you on Friday for Parent’s Day! Thank you for your continued support of our school and helping us kick off Catholic Schools Week! Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are working hard on creating our chapter […]

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1st Grade By January 22, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 22, 2018 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are beginning our second section in writing our nonfiction books this week! Within phonics, we will be focusing on the long o and long u! Remember the silent “e” at the end of those CVCe words and our […]

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1st Grade By January 16, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 16, 2018 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are continuing to practice retelling with our nonfiction books this week. Within phonics, we will be focusing on the long i! As we learned last week, CVCe words (consonant, vowel, consonant, silent e) have the silent “e”. The […]

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1st Grade By January 8, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 8, 2018 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are working so hard on our teaching books and reading nonfiction texts! I am so impressed with our work! Within phonics, we will be focusing on the long a! We will be looking at CVCe words (consonant, vowel, […]

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1st Grade By January 3, 2018 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 3, 2018 Welcome back to school! I hope that all had an enjoyable Christmas with family and friends. In first grade, we are picking up where we left off… Language Arts: We are jumping back into writing our teaching books and reading nonfiction texts. Within phonics, we will be focusing on […]

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1st Grade By December 4, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          December 4, 2017 What a busy few weeks we will have in first grade! Here’s what we are doing this week… Language Arts: We are busy writing letters to Santa! We will continue to look at nonfiction texts as we adjust for a limited schedule this week. Within phonics, we will be […]

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1st Grade By November 27, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 27, 2017 I hope that all had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are back to our normal lessons within writing and reading. We will continue to look at nonfiction texts. This week, we will be focusing on […]

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1st Grade By November 20, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 20, 2017 As Thanksgiving is just around the corner, I would like to take this time to thank all of you for your support of our school. It is a blessing to see and teach your children each day. Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: We are […]

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