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    Suzie

     
    Welcome to Quarter 2 at Diamond Canyon!
    On this page you will find updates and information for our class.
     Please be sure to scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page.
     
     
     Our Week at a Glance
     
     
     
    Reading - We are completing Module 3 for our Into Reading program.
    Each Module contains 3 - 6 day weeks.
     
     
    Spelling - We will have a spelling test on every 6th day.
    It will consist of 5 sight words, 5 focus sound words and 1 sentence.
    The word portion is worth 10 points.  The sentence portion is worth 5 points:
    uppercase, finger space, corrrect spelling, complete idea (all words included) and punctuation.
     
     
    Our words for this week (test on 11/16):
    grow, into, no, want, would
     
    Phonics - To date, we have reviewed all short vowels, s, l, and r initial blends, final consonants th (both sounds), wh, ch and sh, quck, and double final consonants 
    with short vowels.
    This week our focus is open syllables (go, me, hi) and y (sky, try, musty, puppy).
     
    Open syllable andwill be on the spelling test on Tuesday, November 16th.
     
     
    Our words starting Wednesday (test on 12/1):
    come, other, people, worked, more
     
    Our focus skill will be vowel consonant e with long a and also soft c (race)
     
     
     
     
    Math - We are finishing up Module 2:
     Introduction to Place Value Through Addition and Subtraction Within 20
    We will be taking our post assessment this week as well as a district interim test.
     
     
     
    Science - We are learning about Force and Motion
     
    Social Studies - We are learning Long Ago and Today and The First Thanksgiving
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    This Week:
     
    Monday - Day 1:  P.E.
    Tuesday - Day 2:  Mandarin 
    Wednesday - Day 3:  P.E.
    Thursday - Day 4:  Music & Library
    Friday - Day 5:  Art
     
     
      Upcoming Events: 
     
     
    Staggered release times:  3:15 - K (& siblings), 3:25 - M-Z, 3:30 - A-L)
     
      
    (1:45 - K (& siblings) 1:55 - M-Z, 2:00 - A-L)
    Tuesday, November 16th - Spelling Test
    Wednesday, November 17th - Virtual Fall Performance - More info soon
    Monday, November 22nd - Friday, November 26th - No School
    Thanksgiving Break
     
    Here is the link of the zoom recording to this year's Curriculum Night.
    Please let me know if you have any questions.
     
     
     
     
     
  •  wish list  

    Please see the first grade supplies list on the Diamond Canyon web site.

    We are in need of 2-3 cases of water bottles and liquid hand soap.

    Thank you for your generosity!

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