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January 21, 2020 by Jami Rowlett

Dear First Grade Parents,

I hope everyone had a great long weekend. I love this time of year because all the first graders are making so much progress and learning so much.


  • PLEASE label all coats, jackets, hats, and other winter accessories with your child’s first and last name.


  • Reading every night for 20 minutes  (This includes sight words and reading group books that are coming home each night. Please return the books each day with your child.)
  • Math fact sheet each night


  • Continued learning about pronouns
  • Began learning about adjectives
  • Continued practicing -ing words
  • Learned new non-fiction text features such as bold print words, heading, diagram, labels and how each of them helps us read a non-ficiton text
  • Researched what our animal eats, where they live, and their life cycle
  • Compared and ordered numbers to 20
  • Decomposed numbers into tens and ones  Example: 11 is decomposed into 1 ten and 1 one or 10+1.  15 is decomposed into 1 ten and 5 ones or 10+5.


  • Learn why we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day 
  • Take an assessment on pronouns
  • Continue to learn about adjectives
  • Practice spelling words within the -ump family
  • Continue learning about non-fiction text features such as glossary, index, and captions
  • Use 5 Star sentences to write about what we would do if we had a particular type of teeth
  • Continue learning and writing more about penguins 
  • Decompose an addend to make a ten
  • Add numbers within 20

Have a great Week!!!!