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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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1st Grade By November 13, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 13, 2017 Here’s what we are doing in first grade… Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we are beginning our next area of writing – Informative Writing! In Readers Workshop we are continuing our second unit on nonfiction books. This week, we will be focusing on clusters with /s/. Again, clusters are […]

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1st Grade By November 6, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 6, 2017 It was so wonderful to see so many of you present for our Saints Parade last Friday! The students did a great job! Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we are putting the final touches on our stories. We will be getting ready for a little publishing party on Wednesday! […]

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An Exciting Week in First Grade!

1st Grade By October 30, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 30, 2017 Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we are adding our front covers to our stories as we begin to publish! In Readers Workshop we are expecting to begin our second unit on nonfiction books. This week, we will be focusing on clusters with /r/. Clusters are two consonants that blend […]

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1st Grade By October 22, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 23, 2017 Here is what we are doing in first grade this week…. Language Arts: In Readers Workshop we continue to be a helper to our reading partners. In Writers Workshop we are working on making our writing fancy. In addition, we will also be focusing on specific phonetic skills. This […]

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1st Grade By October 17, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 16, 2017 Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we are spending the week revising our work so we are ready to publish our stories next week! In Readers Workshop we are continuing to work with a partner as we read. We are practicing introducing our books, doing something at the end of […]

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1st Grade By October 9, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 9, 2017 This week in First Grade we are learning…. Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we will be focusing on writing exact actions and practicing our pop out words. In Readers Workshop we will be working on our stamina and determination when we get to tricky words. We will also practice […]

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1st Grade By October 2, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 2, 2017 This week in First Grade we are learning…. Language Arts: In Readers Workshop we will be working with our partners to identify and fix bad reading habits. In Writers Workshop we are continuing to write in itsy, bitsy steps and bringing our characters to life. In addition, we will […]

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