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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 4 for our Into Reading program.
    Each Module contains 3 - 6 day weeks.
     
     
    Spelling -
     
     
     
    Our words starting Thursday:  Review Q2 spelling words 1-50  (test on 12/9):
     
     
    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.
     We have introduced open syllables (go, me, hi) and y (sky, try, musty, puppy) soft c, and long a with a_e (race).
     
    This week our focus is vowel consonant e with long i and o and also soft g and dge (following a short vowel).
     
     
     
     
    Math - We are continuing Module 3:
     Ordering and Comparing Length Meaurements as Numbers
     
     
    Science - We are learning about Force and Motion
     
    Social Studies - We are learning about Holidays Around the World 
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    This Week:
     
    Monday - Day 1:  P.E.
    Tuesday - Day 2:  Mandarin 
    Wednesday - Day 3:  P.E. & Library
    Thursday - Day 4:  Music 
    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)
     
     
    Monday, December 6th - Thursday, December 16th - Operation Santa
    Tuesday, December 7th - Picture retake day
    Friday, December 10th - PLC Early Release
    Thursday, December 16th - Gingerbread Building
    Friday, December 17th - 12:05 Early Release
    (11:50 - K (& siblings) 12:00 - M-Z, 12:05 - A-L)
    Monday, December 20th - Monday, January 3rd - Winter Break
    School Resumes Tuesday, January 4th
     
    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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