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First Grade Newsletter

Week of September 6, 2022

Important Information

-Our school hours are 8:00-2:50 each day.

-Please send two healthy snacks and a spill proof water bottle with your student.

-Please check See Saw for classroom updates.

-Open House is this Thursday 6:30-8:00

-Remember if your student will be absent please let the school office know.

-Please have your student return the homework attached to this newsletter by next monday. 

Our learning focus this week


This week we will be reading books about being a student and a kind friend. In Ready Gen we will finish the book Stellaluna and we will begin Frog and Toad are Friends.  


This week we will review and apply the sounds we have covered so far this quarter. This week we will practice reading and spelling with these sounds:

Focus: d, h, l, o (short)

Review: m, s, t, c/k, p, n, short a, f, b, g, short i

Tricky Words of the Week

Each quarter we will focus on 25 fry words. Students will practice reading and writing these words. Mastering these words helps students become more fluent in their reading. 

This week we will review the words we have covered so far. 

Focus: as, with, his, they, I

Review: the, of, and, a, to,in, is, you, that, it, he, was, for on, are


We will continue with topic 1: Word Problems.  Our focus math fact this week is +2.