On this page you will find weekly updates for our class.
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    Welcome to First Grade! 
    We are continuing with our Reading Street Unit 2 - Communities.
    Our story this week is The Farmer in the Hat.
    Our comprehension skill is Cause and Effect.
    Our phonics skills are long a with a_e, ai, and ay.
    So far we have been practicing Beginning and
    Final Consonant Blends (clap, frog, desk, list),
    with Closed Syllables, CVC words (hat, pig, lot, cup)
    Digraphs (ch, ph, sh, th, wh), and trigraphs (thr, str, squ).
    We have also introduced C-V-C-e Long Vowels.
    In Math we are continuing Module 1 - Adding and Subtracting within 10.
    This Week:
    Monday = Day1-P.E.
    Tuesday = Day 2 Art and Library
    Wednesday = Day 3 - P.E.  and Mandarin
    Thursday = Day 4 - Music
    Friday = Day1-P.E.
      Upcoming Events: 
    Monday, October 7-Friday, October 11th - PTA Penny Wars
    Friday, October 11th - 2:00 PLC Release
    Monday, October 14th - No School Columbus Day
    Thursday, October 17th - Pre-K-4 Picture Day
    Thursday, October 17th and Friday, October 18th - 12:05 release for conferences 
    Friday, October 18th - 50th Day Celebration
    Friday, October 25th - 2:00 PLC Release
    Thursday, October 31st - Fall Party
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