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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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Happy New Year!

1st Grade By January 3, 2017 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          January 3, 2017 I hope all had a wonderful Christmas break with family and friends. In first grade we are jumping right back in! Here’s what we are learning… Language Arts: We will be starting our new writing unit on informative writing. In addition, we are working on a lot of phonics! […]

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First Grade Newsletter!

1st Grade By December 11, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          December 12, 2016 It was wonderful to see all of you last week during Parent-Teacher Conferences. Each day I am reminded how blessed I am to be your child’s teacher. Thank you for your constant support of your children, me, and Sacred Heart School. It is Christmas galore in First Grade this […]

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First Grade Newsletter!

1st Grade By December 5, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          December 5, 2016 Here’s what we are doing in First Grade! And my goodness, what a busy week we have! Language Arts: We are taking time to enjoy Christmas Around the World! We will be creating mini books throughout the week showcasing traditions from various countries. Each day will be a new […]

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First Grade Newsletter

1st Grade By November 28, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 28, 2016 Here’s what we are doing in first grade this week! Language Arts: We are kicking off a new writing unit – all about informative writing! We are also working on phonetics! We are focusing on the short /u/ as in umbrella and on triple clusters, as in sprinkles slpash […]

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First Grade News!

1st Grade By November 22, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 22, 2016 Here’s what we are doing in first grade this week! Language Arts: We are working on review and completing a number of Thanksgiving writing activities. We are working on a “Turkey Diary”, a book report from a story we read aloud in class, and learning facts about the Mayflower. […]

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First Grade Newsletter!

1st Grade By November 15, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 14, 2016 Here’s what we are doing in First Grade! Language Arts: In Writers Workshop we are putting the final touches on our writings. We will have a “Publishing Party” on Friday where our Fourth Grade friends will come over to share in our writings. Our theme for our party is […]

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First Grade Newsletter

1st Grade By November 7, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          November 7, 2016 Thank you to all who came out to support our little saints! Everyone did a great job! Here’s what we are learning in first grade this week! Language Arts: We are continuing on with Readers and Writers Workshop. In addition, we will also be focusing on specific phonetic skills. […]

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First Grade Newsletter!

1st Grade By October 30, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 31, 2016 We are doing A LOT in first grade this week…. Language Arts: In Readers Workshop we will be focusing on how to check our reading for mistakes and how to determine difficult words. In Writers Workshop we are working on making our writing fancy. In addition, we will also […]

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First Grade News!

1st Grade By October 24, 2016 No Comments

Dear Parents,                          October 24, 2016 Here’s what we are learning in first grade this week! Language Arts: In Readers Workshop we are continuing to find ways to check our reading for mistakes and how to determine difficult words. In Writers Workshop we are beginning our revisions with a writing partner – we will be […]

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