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First Grade Newsletter

Week of September 12, 2022


In Ready Gen we will be reading Frog and Toad Together.  This story teaches the importance of friendship. We will be focusing on characters, setting and retelling.   


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:  r,w,j,k, Short e

Review: m, s, t, c/k, p, n, short a: f, b, g, short i, d,l,ll,h, short o

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 finish with topic 1: Word Problems. We will begin topic 2 which is addition and subtraction facts to 10. Our focus math fact this week is +3.

Important Information

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

-Continue to send a spill proof water bottle and two healthy snacks with your child.

-Please send your child with a light jacket or sweater cach day.

-Please check See Saw for messages and classroom announcements.

-Please contact the office if your student will not be at school.

-Please have your student complete the attached homework by next Monday.