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1st Grade Newsletter - Week of 01/06/2020
1st Grade Newsletter - Week of 01/06/2020
Stefanie Hill
Monday, January 06, 2020

First Grade Newsletter

Week of January 6, 2020


Students will recognize key details and illustrations in texts to demonstrate main ideas and central messages.  Students will also compare and contrast experiences and understand that children contribute to a global classroom community. Please practice these skills with your student while reading together. 

Please remember the reading homework is 15 minutes of reading five days a week.


This week we will continue to focus on -s and -ing as inflected endings and short e as in bet.  We will also focus on beginning and ending blends such as sl-, cl-, and -ss, -ll and -ck. 

Phonics Words to Practice

The phonics skills are short e, u and inflected endings -s, -ing and beginning and final blends. Keep this list at home to practice reading and spelling these words with your student.

Tricky Words of the Month

(These are the tricky words for the month of January. Please practice reading and spelling these words with your student)

here, two, three, one, have, and, use, too, many, home, small


We will conclude topic 6:  represent and interpret data and begin topic 7. Please have your student return the attached math fact homework with their name on it. 


Lunch Money - Please check and pay your child’s lunch money balance.

Please make sure your student has a hat, coat and gloves with them at school for outdoor play. An extra set of gloves and socks to keep in their locker is a good idea.