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1st Grade By March 13, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          March 13, 2017 First graders were working very hard on their works for the Palmisano Writing Contest. I would like to first congratulate the finalists for the Palmisano Writing Contest: Drake, Savannah, Nicholas, Danicka, and Kaitlyn. We will have a special assembly on March 19, where these and other finalist will be […]

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1st Grade By March 7, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          March 6, 2017 Here is what first graders are doing this week… Language Arts: We are wrapping up our unit on informative writings this week! In phonics this week, we are focusing on base words and endings –s, -ed, -ing. Our new spelling words are from Unit 33 this week and focus […]

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1st Grade By February 26, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 27, 2017 Here is what first graders are doing this week… Language Arts: We will be working on adding details and comparisons in our informative writings. In phonics this week, we are focusing on the vowel pairs “oo”, “ue”, “ew” and “ou” and long /i/ sound spelled “ie” and “igh”. We […]

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1st Grade By February 19, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 20, 2017 Here is the scoop for this week… Language Arts: We are beginning to work on creating a table of contents for our informative writing books. In phonics this week, we are focusing on the vowel pairs “oo” as in wood and compound words. Compound words are two words that […]

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1st Grade By February 13, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 13, 2016 Here is what we are doing this week! Language Arts: We are working on grabbing our readers attention in our informative writing. In phonics this week, we are focusing on the vowel pairs “oa” and “ow” and the long /o/ sound as in show and boat. As we practice […]

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1st Grade By February 6, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          February 6, 2017 Here is what first graders are doing this week… Language Arts: We are working on going through our informative writing checklist this week. We are asking ourselves what we need to make better and what we are already doing well. In phonics this week, we are focusing on the […]

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1st Grade By January 29, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 30, 2017 I hope all had a wonderful weekend! It was great to see so many of you on Friday for our Parents Day! Thank you to all who came; your children were beyond excited to share the day with you. Language Arts: We are pushing ourselves with our informative writing! […]

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1st Grade By January 23, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 23, 2017 Here’s what we are learning… Language Arts: We are still working on our informative writing! We are asking ourselves what our readers need to know so that they can be an expert too! In phonics this week, we are focusing again on CVCe (consonant, vowel, consonant, silent e) words […]

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1st Grade By January 18, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 17, 2017 Here’s what we are learning… Language Arts: We are pushing ourselves to be the best experts we can be within our informative writing! In phonics this week, we are focusing again on CVCe (consonant, vowel, consonant, silent e) words – this time with long /i/. The silent e says […]

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1st Grade By January 9, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 9, 2017 Here’s what we are learning… Language Arts: We are practicing our informative writing in our Writers Workshop. In phonics this week, we are focusing on CVCe (consonant, vowel, consonant, silent e) words with long /a/. The silent e says “Hey ‘a’! Say your name!” Our spelling words come from […]

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