First Grade Newsletter

First Grade Newsletter


Dear Parents,

This is our newsletter for the whole month of November. These are the words and concepts we will teach for the next couple of weeks.  Please continue reading with your child at home and practicing the sight words each week.

  • Nov. 13th-17th (Unit 3 Week 1)

  • New Sight Words  - away   now   some   today   way   why   

  • Blend the following words with long vowel /a/, a_e:   late   cake   phase  grape

  • Nov.27th-Dec.1st (Unit 3 Week 2)

  • New Sight words -   green  grow  pretty  should  together   water

  • Blend the following words with long /i/, i_e:  wh, ph:  pine  while  dime  shine  

  • Your student should be able to read the following sentences:   Nate and Kate like to wade in the lake.    Kate got quite a big prize.   My new bike is green and white.

  • Grammar :   Recognizing verbs

  • A verb is a word that shows action.   I can run, catch, and pitch at the game.

Attention Parents/ Important Information

  • We are asking $6.00 from each child to help purchase food and gifts for our class Christmas party. Please send the money by November 17th!!! It has to be cash only!

  • Please send your child’s Christmas shirt by NOVEMBER 16th! It needs to be a long sleeved  t-shirt or sweatshirt that fits your child. We will begin painting these soon. Thank you!

  • November 13th- Food Drive Ends

  • Thanksgiving Break - Novemember 20-24, No school!

  • November 29th- Pictures with Santa!

  • Please continue working with your child on their math facts every night!

  • NEW MATH FACTS: 1+2=3, 2+2=4, 3+2=5, 4+2=6, 5+2= 7, 6+2=8, 7+2=9, 8+2=10,

9+2 =11, 10+2=12

  • 1+2=3, 2+3=5 3+4=7 4+5=9, 5+6=11, 6+7=13, 7+8=15, 8+9=17, 9+10=19, 10+11=21

We appreciate your help and support!

Happy Thanksgiving from the first grade teachers!