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    11/29-12/3

    Phonics:

    VcE long a, i and o

    Soft C and G

    Sight Words:

    come, other, people, worked, more *quiz 12/1

    Reading:

    Text Features

    Writing:

    Opinion Writing

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “The cure for boredom is curiosity”. 

    Math:

    Module 3, Lessons 1-3

    Module 3, Topic A Quiz 12/1

    Social Studies:

    Timelines

    Science:

    Force and Motion


    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!

    11/15-11/19

    Phonics:

    Open syllables and sounds of y endings

    VcE long a

    Soft C

    Sight Words:

    grow, into, no, would, want * quiz 11/16

    come, other, people, worked, more

    Reading:

    Making Inferences

    Writing:

    Letters

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I steer clear of gossip”

    Math:

    Module 2, Lesson 27 and Review

    Math Interim Test 11/16

    Module 2 Post Test 11/18

    Social Studies:

    Thanksgiving

    Science:

    Force and Motion

     

    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Virtual Thanksgiving Program: Wednesday, November 17th 2:30 PM- more information to come in an email!


     

    11/8-11/12

    Phonics:

    Open syllables 

    Sounds of y endings

    Sight Words:

    grow, into, no, would, want * quiz 11/16

    Reading:

    Point of View

    Writing:

    Letters: DC Delivers and Veterans

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I say goodbye to my negative self talk.” 

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 24-26 *quiz 11/10

    Social Studies:

    Map Skills

    Science:

    Force and Motion


    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • No School on Thursday, November 11th- Veterans Day

     

    11/1-11/5

    Phonics:

    Final blends: -sk, -ld, -nd,-st, mp,nt

    Sight Words:

    right, their, way, where, why * quiz 11/5

    Reading:

    Synthesizing 

    Writing:

    Comparing Apples and Pumpkins

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “Mistakes can make me better if I let them!

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 20-23 *quiz 11/2

    Social Studies:

    Map Skills

    Science:

    Force and Motion

     

    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!

     

     

    10/25-10/29

    Phonics:

    R-blends (dr, tr, gr, br, cr, fr, str, scr,) and 

    ‘s endings

    Sight Words:

    be, use, very, now, some *quiz 10/28

    Reading:

    Main Idea 

    Writing:

    Comparing Apples and Pumpkins

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I make the most out of every experience.” 

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 13-18

    Social Studies:

    Map Skills

    Science:

    Pumpkin Life Cycle

     

    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Wednesday, October 27th: Hat day for $1 donation 
    • Wednesday, October 27th: Pumpkin Projects Due
    • Friday, October 29th: Fall Celebration and Storybook Character Day!

     

    10/18-10/22

    Phonics:

    L Blends: cl, fl, sl, gl, pl, bl

    R Blends: br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, str, tr 

    Sight Words:

    by, could, know, there, were *quiz 10/20

    be, use, very, now, some *new on 10/21

    Reading:

    Chronological Order

    Writing:

    Pumpkin Life Cycle Writing

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I pay attention to what I tell myself.”

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 10-12  Quiz 10/19

    Social Studies:

    Landforms

    Science:

    Force and Motion

     

    Notes: 

    • Library on Tuesday! Please return books on Monday.
    • Fluency Booklets should be practiced!
    • Thursday and Friday are Half Days. Dismissal will be staggered. Kinder/siblings 11:50 AM, M-Z last names 12:00 PM, A-L last names 12:05 PM

     

     

     

    10/11-10/15

    Phonics:

    L Blends are: cl, fl, sl, gl, pl, bl

    Sight Words:

    by, could, know, there, were *quiz 10/20

    Reading:

    Summarizing/ Story Structure

    Writing:

    Pumpkin Punctuation

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I pay attention to what I tell myself.”

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 6-8

    Social Studies:

    Landforms

    Science:

    Force and Motion

     

    Notes: 

    • No Library this week
    • Fluency Booklets should be practiced and returned on Friday!
    • 50th Day of School on Thursday, October 14th! Dress in your 1950’s attire!
    • Don’t forget to sign up for a conference! 

     

     

     

    10/4-10/8

    Phonics:

    S blends: st, sl, sc, sk, sp, sm, sn, sw, spl, str, scr, spr

    Sight Words:

    all, down, her, from, saw * quiz 10/8

    Reading:

    Text Organization

    Writing:

    Johnny Appleseed Writing

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I don’t brag because I am happy with myself. 

    Math:

    Module 2, Lessons 1-4

    Social Studies:

    Johnny Appleseed

    Science:

    Apples, Force and Motion


    Notes: 

    • Library will be on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Fluency Booklets should be practiced and returned on Friday!
    • All makeup and redo work DUE by Wednesday, October 6th! 
     
     
     
     

    9/27/21

     

    Phonics:

    Digraphs sh, ch, th, wh, tch

    Endings s, es

    Sight Words:

    day, have, look, they, many * Quiz 9/30

    all, down, her, from, saw * new words 10/1

    Reading:

    Ask and Answer Questions

    Writing:

    Johnny Appleseed Writing

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I am a productive team member.”

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 36-38 and review

    Module 1 Post Test * 9/30

    Social Studies:

    Johnny Appleseed

    Science:

    Apples

     

    Notes: 

    • Library will be on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Fluency Booklets should be practiced and returned on Friday!
    • Wednesday, September 29th: Dress as a SuperHero!

     

     

     

     9/20/21

     

    Phonics:

    Digraphs sh and ch

    Digraphs th, wh, tch

    Sight Words:

    how, out, put, takes, who *quiz 9/22

    day, have, look, they, many * new words 9/23

    Reading:

    Text Features

    Writing:

    Complete Sentences and Handwriting

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I don't trade what I want most for what I want now.”

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 32-35

     *Quiz 9/20 and 9/22

    Social Studies:

    Sandra Day O’Connor

    Science:

    Sound and Apples! 

     

    Notes: 

    • Library will be on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Fluency Booklets should be practiced but due to me being out- they do not need to be returned this week. Keep practicing!

     

     

     

    9/13/21

     

     

    Phonics:

    Double consonant ending

    Digraphs sh and ch

    Sight Words:

    do, of , what with, your  *quiz 9/14

    how, out, put, takes, who *new words 9/15

    Reading:

    Ask and answer questions

    Writing:

    Action Verbs, Handwriting and Sharing Writing

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I am willing to introduce myself and get to know new people.”

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 25-30

     *Quiz 9/13 and 9/15

    Social Studies:

    Community Helpers

    Science:

    Light and Sound-Sound Stations

     

    Notes: 

    • Library will be on Tuesday. Please return books on Monday!
    • Fluency Booklets should be returned (in the bag!) on or before Friday for check in! 
    • Thursday is International Dot Day! We will celebrate by wearing polka dots! Wear as many dots as you can! 
    • Friday is Constitution Day! Wear Red, White and Blue! 




    9/6/21

    Phonics:

    Double consonant ending

    Sight Words:

    do, of , what with, your  

    Reading:

    Summarizing

    Writing:

    Adjectives and writing complete sentences

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “ I am kind to the people I am with right now.”

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 21-24  *Quiz 9/8

    Social Studies:

    Community Helpers

    Science:

    Light and Sound- light review!


    Notes: 

    • No library this week with no school on Monday and Tuesday
    • Fluency Booklets should be returned (in the bag!) on or before Friday for check in!
     

    8/30/21

     

    Phonics:

    Short vowel review, qu and ck

    Sight Words:

    little, said, too, are you * quiz 9/2

    do, of , what with, your  ** new words 9/3

    Reading:

    Retelling a story with sequencing words.

    Writing:

    Telling a story and handwriting

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I show up positively for myself and people around me. “

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 16-20 * quiz on 8/31

    Social Studies:

    Local Government and Voting

    Science:

    Light and Sound- communicating with light

     

    Notes: 

    • Library books should be returned by Monday, Aug 30, 2021
    • Fluency Booklets should be returned (in the bag!) on or before Friday for check in! 

     

    8/23/21

    What are we learning this week?

    Phonics:

    Short e and u vowels, qu and ck

    Sight Words:

    here, find, for, one, she  * quiz on 8/25

    little, said, too, are you ** New words on 8/26

    Reading:

    Asking and answering questions before, during and after reading

    Writing:

    Telling a story and handwriting

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “I am always communicating through my body language.” 

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 11-15 * quiz on 8/25

    Social Studies:

    Rules and Laws

    Science:

    Light and Sound- shadows

     

    Notes: 

    Fluency Booklets begin this week! Each child will have ELA Sight Words Book 1 and Math Booklet 1. Have your child practice these books. Sign or initial them before returning to school. When you return the book, have your child tell me that he/she is ready to test! 

     

    Dreambox and Amplify: Your child is able to sign in at home to use both of these programs. Login instructions and passwords will be sent home this week. 

     

     

     

    8/16/21

    What are we learning this week?

    Phonics:

    Short i and o vowels

    Sight Words:

    was, good, he, my, see *quiz on 8/17

    here, find, for, one, she  ** new words 8/18

    Reading:

    Story sequencing and characters

    Writing:

    Telling a story and handwriting

    Social/Emotional Learning (SEL):

    Motto: “Are my thoughts helping or hurting me?”

    Math:

    Module 1, Lessons 6-11 * quiz on 8/18

    Social Studies:

    Rules and Laws

    Science:

    Light and Sound

     

    Reminders: 

    Wednesday, August 18th 5:00 PM Curriculum Night via Zoom

    If you are unable to attend live, you will be able to view a recording of the meeting. 

     

    Zoom Information: 

    Topic: Curriculum Night

    Time: Aug 18, 2021 05:00 PM Arizona

     

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://dvusd-org.zoom.us/j/89840346807

     

    Meeting ID: 898 4034 6807

    Passcode: Room303



     

    8/8/21

    This week we will jump right in to the curriculum!

    Phonics: short vowel review - short i and o

    Sight Words: was, good, he, see, my 

    Reading: story structure, ask and answer questions

    Writing: nouns

    SEL: Our motto this week is "my day depends on me".

    Math: Module 1 Lessons 1-5, Module 1, Topic A Quiz and MI Assessment

    Social Studies: Rules and Laws

    Science: Light and Sound Lessons 1 and 2. 

     

    Save the Date: August 18th Curriculum Night 5:00PM on ZOOM!

     

      

    8/1/21

     

     Welcome to 1st Grade!

    We are going to kick off this week with getting to know our classmates and classroom. We will learn some rules/procedures for 1st grade. It is all about building community this week!

     

     

    7/1/21

     
    Welcome to Mrs. Dwyer's First Grade Class!
     
    I look forward to meeting you.