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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:
  • Your child's reading log and reading assignment are due Monday, November 12th.
  • Read for 20 minutes a day and write down what your child is reading on our reading log. 
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 the different types of sentences (questions, exclamations, statements).You can help reinforce this at home by writing various types of sentences without the punctuation and asking your child to tell you what kind of sentence it is. You could also ask your child to write examples of each type of sentence.
Things to Remember/Important Dates:  

This week we started a reading log, in addition to a reading project. BOTH are due Monday, November 12th!

We will have our chapter 4 math test on Thursday, November 15th.

Tiger Pride is organizing a food drive to collect food for the Salvation Army. First grade was asked to bring in instant mashed potatoes and rice. If you are able to donate, please do! Donations are due Friday, November 16th!

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.