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Week 27 — 3/9

March 9, 2020 by Jami Rowlett

Dear first grade families,

I hope everyone had a great weekend and are adjusting to the time change. I can’t bel

Reminder– 1st graders will be presenting their animal slide shows on Thursday at 1:30 in the lunch room. This is open house style. We hope you will able to make it.

Last week 1st graders –

  • added a resource page and transitions to their animal slide shows
  • practiced breaking word into syllables to help decode unknown longer words
  • found the root word and identified how words change when we add a prefix or suffix to them.
  • Started writing poetry by making an acrostic poem and a heart map.
  • Celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday and the 100’s day of school.
  • practiced words in the one family (bone, cone, drone) and our star words **where, **all, and **of

This week we will…

  • write poetry incluing color poems, I like Poems and ing poems.
  • practice our slide shows
  • find root words and identify how prefixes and suffixes change the meaning of root words
  • determine where commas go when writing words in a series and the date.

Reminders — Spring break is next week. I hope everyone has a fun and restful week off.

Homework — Remember to read for 20 minutes and complete the math fact sheet. —No homework on Thursday, March 12th due to Spring Break.


  • 3/12/20- Animal Slideshow Presentations @ 1:30 in the Lunchroom
  • 3/16/20 – Spring Break starts
  • 3/23/20 – Students return to school