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First Grade Newsletter Dear Parents,

This is our newsletter for the whole month of January. 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.

Jan.8th-12th (Unit 3 Week 5)

  • New Sight Words  - soon   done   buy    every     work    after

  • Blend the following words with /u/, oo, u : foot   crook   pull   wool  pull  

Jan. 15th-22nd (Unit 4 Week 1)

  • New Sight words -     about  animal   carry   eight  give  our  

  • Blend the following words with Long a, ai, ay ; tail  say  bait  tray  

Jan. 22nd-26th (Unit 4 Week 2)

  • New Sight Words-  because   blue   into   or   other   small  

  • Blend the following words with Long e,ee,ea,ie;  each   chief   me  sneeze   

Jan. 29th- Feb. 2nd (Unit 4 Week 3)

  • New Sight Words-find   food    more   over   start   warm

  • Blend the following words with Long o, oa,ow,oe;    cold  load  grow   both  

  • Your student should be able to read the following sentences:   Put the wood in my box.   Can I go to the show?    Dean reads each day of the week.

Grammar :   A contraction is a form of two words. Contractions with not; ex.  Can not-can’t ,  did not- didn’t,  is not-isn’t

  • Past tense verbs- Was  and  Were : was is used when telling about one noun; were is used when telling about more than one noun.

  • Have and  Has; We use the word have when we talk about ourselves or a group of people. We use the word has when we talk about one thing or person other than ourselves.

  • Go and Do are action verbs that tell what is happening now. The past-tense form of go is went and the past-tense form of do is did.

Attention Parents/ Important Information

  • January 15th-  No School (Martin Luther King/Robert E. Lee Day)

  • PLEASE BRING A WHITE SHIRT IN YOUR CHILD’S SIZE FOR THE SPACE PROGRAM BY JANUARY 22ND!!!!

  • Space Program will be Friday, March 9th at 12:00 . Parents and Family are welcome to attend!!

  • Please send bags of candy for our Valentine treat bags!

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

  • NEW MATH FACTS: (subtracting doubles) 4-2=2   2-1=1    6-3=3    8-4=4     10-5=5   

  • 12-6=6    14-7=7    16-8=8    18-9=9

  • Subtracting 2 from a number =  2-1=1   3-2=1    4-2=2    5-2=3    6-4=2      7-2=5

  • 8-2=6   9-2=7  10-3=7