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    11/18/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 3, Week 1: A Place to Play

    Phonics: Long E and I spelled with Y

    Comprehension: Sequencing

    Conventions: Action Verbs

    Sight Words: here, from, blue, new, what, said, was, where, come, this    Challenge Words: own, sure, away, car, friends

    Writing: Fall Five Senses Paper, Journals, Quick Write, and DC Delivers

    Math: Module 2: Lessons 11-14 and Doubles Fluency Quiz

    Social Studies: Performance Preparations and Thanksgiving then and now

     

    Specials: 

    Monday- Day 1: Music

    Tuesday- Day 2: PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 3: Art and Library

    Thursday- Day 4: PE and Thanksgiving Performance!

    Friday- Day 1: Music and Early Release 2:00 PM Dismissal

     

     

     

    11/11/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 6: Honey Bees

    Phonics: Vowel Teams: Long E (e_e, ee, ea)

    Comprehension: Compare and Contrast

    Sight Words: be, by, of, are, to, too, two, three, four, one

    Writing: Journals, Quick Write, DC Delivers and Friendly Letters

    Math: Module 2: Lessons 8-10 and quiz Topic A part 2. 

    Social Studies: Pilgrims and Thanksgiving then and now. 

     

    Specials: 

    Monday- No School

    Tuesday- Day 1- Music and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 2- PE and Library

    Thursday- Day 3- Art

    Friday- Day 4- PE

     

     

     

     

     11/4/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 5: Life in the Forest

    Phonics: Vowel Teams: Long U (u_e, ew, ue)

    Comprehension: Author's Purpose

    Sight Words: little, have, my, me, for, with, she, look, they, you 

    Writing: Journals, Quick Write, DC Delivers and Friendly Letters

    Math: Module 2: Lessons 4-8 and quiz Topic A

    Social Studies: Kindness Projects

     

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 4- PE

    Tuesday- Day 1- Music and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 2- PE and Library

    Thursday- Day 3-Art

    Friday- Day 4- PE and Early Release at 2:00 PM 

     

    10/28/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 4: The Big Circle

    Phonics: Vowel Teams: Long O (o_e, oa, oe)

    Comprehension: Inferring

    Sight Words:  food, grow, under, water, also, family, new, other, some, always 

    Writing: Comparing Apples and Pumpkins, Journals, Quick Write and DC Delivers

    Math: Module 2: Lessons 1-4

    Science: Pumpkin Life Cycle and Pumpkin Presentations

     

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 3: Art
    Tuesday- Day 4: PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 1: Music and Library

    Thursday- Day 2: PE

    Friday- Day 3: Art and Early Release 2:00 PM

    10/21/19

    Weekly Update:

    Thank you to everyone for coming to conferences. It was great to touch base with you about your child. I can't believe we are already in Quarter 2! This is a fun and busy time of the year. 

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 3: Who Works Here?

    Phonics: Vowel Teams: Long I (i_e, igh, ie)

    Comprehension: Author's Purpose

    Sight Words: people, who, work, down, inside, now, there, together, around, find.

    Writing: Comparing Apples and Pumpkins

    Math: Module 1- Lessons 38 and 39, Review and End of Module Test!

    Science: Pumpkins

     

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 2: PE
    Tuesday- Day 3: Art and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 4: PE and Library

    Thursday- Day 1: Music

    Friday- Day 2: PE and Early Release 2:00 PM

    * Don't forget that Pumpkin Book Projects are DUE soon!*

     

     

     

     

     

    10/14/19 

    Weekly Update:

    Reading: Social Emotional Learning Stories

    Phonics: Long I- i_e, ie, igh

    Comprehension: Sequencing a story and Cause/Effect

    Sight Words: We are reviewing words 1-50 to read and spell. We will assess at the end of the week! 

    Writing: Journals, quick write, detailed sentences

    Math: Module 1, Lessons 35-37 and quiz I

    Science: Pumpkins

     

    Monday- No School!

    Tuesday- Day 2: PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 3: Art and Library

    Thursday- NO SPECIALS- Picture Day! Half Day Release- dismissal at 12:05 PM

    Friday- Day 1- Music, 50th Day of School Celebration 11:30- 12:00 and dismissal at 12:05 PM

     

    **Conference Week- please make sure you have signed up or have made other arrangements with me!** Thanks! 

    ** Pumpkin Book Projects are in progress! Please ask if you have any questions.**

     

     

    10/7/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 2: The Farmer in the Hat

    Phonics: Vowel Teams: Long A- a_e, ai, ay

    Comprehension: Cause and Effect

    Sight Words: them, catch, good, no, put, want, could, paper, live, out

    Writing: Quick Write about Recess, Pumpkin life cycle books

    Math: Module 1 lessons 32-35 and Quiz H

    Science: Pumpkins! 

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 1: Music

    Tuesday- Day 2: PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 3: Art and Library

    Thursday- Day 4: PE

    Friday- Day 1: Music 

    * early release Friday- 2:00 PM dismissal*

     

     

    9/23/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 2, Week 1: A Big Fish for Max

    Phonics: Silent E- VCE words

    Comprehension: Sequencing a story

    Sight Words: 

    too, saw, small, tree, your, home, into, many, horse, old

    Writing: Complete Johnny Applseed writing. Begin quick writing!

    Math: Module 1, Lessons 25-29, Quiz on Topic F 

    Science: Apple Parts: stem, core, seeds, flesh and skin

    Social Studies: Johnny Appleseed

    Specials: 

    Monday: Day 1- Music

    Tuesday: Day 2- PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday: Day 3- Art and Library

    Thursday: Day 4- PE 

    Friday: Day 1- Music and Early Release! 2:00 PM Dismissal

     

     

     

    9/16/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 6: Animal Park

    Phonics: Silent E- VCE 

    Comprehension: Cause and Effect

    Conventions: Nouns

    Sight Words:  on, way, take, up, from, get, help, use, eat, her 

    Writing: Friendly Letter to Veterans, Johnny Appleseed Paper

    Math: Module 1, lessons 21-24

    Science: Apple Science: life cycle of an apple

    Social Studies: Constitution Day and Johnny Appleseed 

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 4: PE

    Tuesday- Day 1: Music and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 2: PE and Library

    Thursday- Day 3: Art

    Friday- Day 4: PE and Early Release 2:00 PM Dismissal

     

    9/9/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 5: Get the Egg!

    Phonics: three letter blends

    Comprehension: main idea and details

    Sight Words: was, where, come, can, had, it, this, in, at, and. 

     

    Writing: Expository Paper- First Graders - complete writing final draft

    Math: Module 1, lessons 17-20 

    Social Studies: Every day heroes and Patriots Day

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 3- Art

    Tuesday- Day 4- PE and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 1- Music and Library . * Patriots Day- Dress as an every day hero!*

    Thursday- Day 2- PE

    Friday- Day 3- Art .  EARLY RELEASE 2:00 PM Dismissal 

     

     

     

    9/3/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 4: A Fox and a Kit

    Phonics: digraphs (ch, sh, th, wh, ph)

    Comprehension: main idea and details

    Sight Words: 

    1. four

    2. five

    3. here

    4. go

    5. from

    6. yellow

    7. blue

    8. green

    9. what

    10. said

    Writing: Expository Paper- First Graders - circle map, tree map, rough draft

    Math: Module 1, lessons 14-16 

    Social Studies: Every day heroes, Labor Day and Patriot Day

    Specials:

    Monday- No School

    Tuesday- Day 3- Art and Mandarin

    Wednesday- Day 4- PE and Library

    Thursday- Day 1- Music

    Friday- Day 2- PE

     

     

    8/26/18

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 3: The Big Blue Ox

    Phonics: beginning blends

    Comprehension: characters/setting

    Sight Words:

    1. be

    2. as

    3. by

    4. of

    5. are

    6. that

    7. do

    8. one

    9. two

    10. three

    Writing: Journals. handwriting, detailed sentences

    Math: Module 1, Lessons 9-12

    Science: Mystery Science Monday- hole in a bag 

    Social Studies: Everyday heroes

     

    Specials:

    Monday- Day 2- PE
    Tuesday- Day 3- Mandarin and Art

    Wednesday- Day 4- PE
    Thursday- Day 1- Music

    Friday- Day 2- PE

     

     

     

     

    8/18/19

    Weekly Update:

    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 2: Pig in a Wig

    Phonics: short vowels

    Comprehension: plot

    Sight Words: 

    1. like
    2. he
    3. for
    4. me
    5. with
    6. she
    7. see
    8. look
    9. they
    10. you

    Writing: Writing without pencils. handwriting and journals

    Math: Module 1, Lessons 6-9

    Science: Mystery Science Monday- oobleck

    Social Studies: rules and laws

     

    Specials:

    Monday: Day 1- music

    Tuesday: Day 2 - PE   We also have library and Mandarin 

    Wednesday: Day 3- art

    Thursday: Day 4- PE

    Friday: Day 1 - music

     

     

     

    8/12/19

    Weekly Update: Here is an overview of what we will be learning this week! 

     
    Reading Street: Unit 1, Week 1: Sam Come Back! 
     
    Phonics: Short Vowels
     
    Comprehension: Characters and Setting
     
    Sight Words: Assessment of 1-100 First Grade Sight Words
     
    Writing: Class Mission, Introduction to Journals, Handwriting, and Writing without pencils!
     
    Math: Module 1 Lessons 1-5. We will be working on building numbers. 
     
    Science: Introduction to science and Mystery Monday science experiments
     
    Social Studies: Rules in the classroom, school and our community.
     
    SPECIALS: 
    Monday- Day 4- PE
    Tuesday- Day 1- Music and Mandarin
    Wednesday- Day 2- PE
    Thursday- Day 3- Art
    Friday- Day 4- PE
     
    Friday is Early Release. Dismissal will be at 2:00 PM
     
     
    7/2/19
     
    Welcome to Mrs. Dwyer's First Grade Class. I can't wait to meet you and start off our year!