News Letter 1/6/2020

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Welcome to a new year first-grade families! I am looking forward to working with your students and watching them grow as we start semester 2!

Announcements

Conferences and half days are approaching! We have half days this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. First grade will dismiss at 11:05 A.M. on these days.

This Wednesday and Thursday I will be holding conferences to share winter MAP data, fluency, phonics, phonemic growth as well as going over report cards. Conference sign uplink. 

If you are interested in volunteering in the classroom this month please use this link to sign up for a time.

 

This week in the classroom:

Writing: we are continuing our informational writing unit! This week we will be reviewing text features, main topics, and subtopics.

Reading: We are learning ow, ou and kn this week for phonics. In reading comprehension, we are working on cause and effect as well as summarizing.

Our phonics words for this week: crown, tower, pouch, outside, allow, chowder, round, mouse, flower, playground

we are focusing on learning the sounds of ou and ow as well as using them in these words.

Math: We are working on memorizing our addition and subtractions facts! We are also reviewing our numbers 0-120 and place value.

Have a great evening and see you at conferences,

Kelsey Donovan