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Hello students and families! Please look through this website carefully as it is full of important information. We will update the website weekly to keep you informed  about what is going on in our classroom. We look forward to working with you and making your child’s first grade experience a positive, busy and memorable one!


This Week's Homework:

Phonics:
  • Utilizing the website Teach Your Monster to Read will reinforce what we are working on in class.
Sight Words:
  • Please practice your child's sight words as they come home in their sight word bag.
Reading:
  • Reading homework due Monday, September 24th.
  • Read for 20 minutes a day. 
Math
  • Have your child continue to practice their math facts! This will help build their math fact fluency, which they are assessed on through gumball math.
  • Utilizing online programs such as Xtra Math and Prodigy will help build math fact fluency, as well as reinforce concepts and skills that are taught in class. 
Language Arts:
  • We are learning about complete sentences. You can help reinforce this at home by writing an incomplete sentence and having your child tell you what is wrong, or what you should fix. For example, you could write "i like school" and ask your child to tell you what two things are wrong. You could also have your child practice writing a few sentences and encourage/remind them of everything they need to have a complete sentence.
Things to Remember/Important Dates:  

Reading homework assignment is due Monday, September 24th!

Our field trip to Safety Town is on Thursday, September 27th.

Spirit Week next week!
  • Monday: Dress in sports team apparel 
  • Tuesday: Crazy hair, socks or clothes day
  • Wednesday: Wear something with stripes
  • Thursday: Dress like a superhero 
  • Friday: Wear Leigh School apparel or school colors (red, white, black)
We will have snack in
 the morning. Please send a healthy snack, such as fruit, vegetables, fruit cups or applesauce. Please send one of these options with your child to school for snack.We have students who are allergic to nuts. Please do not send any snacks with peanut butter, please do not send any snacks made out of nuts or where nuts are handled. Go to the "Snack" section of this website for more specific information regarding snack.

Please do not send any food items in for your child's birthday. If your child brings any sort of food item they will be asked to take it home. Your child does not need to bring in anything for their birthday, however, if they would like to they could bring in a pencil for their classmates, they could donate a book to the classroom library or they could read their favorite book to the class.

We are not allowed to pass out birthday party invitations even if the whole class is invited. Please do not send them to school. If your child brings invitations to school, they will be sent home.