Welcome to Quarter 4 at Diamond Canyon!
    On this page you will find updates and information about our class.
     Please be sure to scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page.
     Our Week at a Glance
    ReadingThis week in Reading, we are in Module 10:  Dare to Dream.  It is week 3.
    This week in Phonics we reading words with all of our phonics skills from this year.
    To date, we have learned short a, e, i, o, and u along with qu and ck.  We also introduced double final consonants. 
    We practiced digraphs:  ch sh, th (both sounds), and wh.  We are learning about s, l and r blends and final blends.  We are also learning about long vowels and vowel sounds of y (/i/ and /e/).  We have also been introduced to a_e, i_e, o_e, and u_e with soft c /s/ and soft g /j/.  Vowel teams are next.  We have learned ai and ay, oa and ow, igh, ie, ee and ea.  We also practiced  ew, ui and ue We have also learned r-controlled:  ar, or/ore, er, ir, and ur along with contractions.  Finally we have learned about consonant -le.

    SpellingAll students will review our words 76-100.  Students will bring home a review page this week.

    Our final test is on Thursday, May 11th.

       MathWe are completing Module 6:   Place Value, Comparison, Addition and Subtraction to 100

    ScienceWe are learning about Vertebrate Animal Groups

    Social Studies:  We are learning about Economics

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    This Week:
    Monday -  Day 3:  PE   
    Tuesday - Day 4:  Music                  
    Wednesday - Day 5:  Mandarin & Library  
    Thursday - Day 6:  PE                 
    Friday -  Day 1:  Art    
      Upcoming Events: 
    Monday, May 8th - Beach Day
    Tuesday, May 9th - Dress as your Favorite Teacher Day
    Wednesday, May 10th - First Responders Day (dress as medical professionals and safety helpers)
    Thursday, May 11th - TTT Day - tutu's, tie-dye and tiaras
    Friday, May 12th - Hat Day and Class Shirt (orange) Day - 2:00 Release  
    Tuesday, May 16th - PJ Day & Dino Store (1st grade only)  *new date* 
    Wednesday, May 17th - Splash Pad Field Trip 
    Thursday, May 18th - Bubble Day (no special dress-up)
    Friday, May 19th - Last Day of School - 12:05 Release 
  •  wish list  

    Please see the first grade supplies list on the Diamond Canyon website.

    We would be thrilled to receive items from our Amazon Wishlist

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