First Grade Weekly Newsletter
Week of January 8-12
Happy New Year! Thank you all for your thoughtfulness at Christmas.
Mrs. Quinlan and I so grateful!
New Year, New Things to do!
*The children are learning to write in their planners by themselves. They have done an excellent job so far!
*This week the Spelling words are switching to long vowels with a silent e. Your child may need a little extra practice with these words.
Spelling Words Vocabulary
came 7. two 1. starts
make 8. three 2. watch
brave 9. four These are not spelling
late 10. five words, but your child should
gave 11. into be able to read and use
shape 12. over these in a sentence.
Friday, January 5–NO SCHOOL
Friday, January 12–Formal Dress for 8 a.m. Mass
End of the Second nine weeks
Monday, January 15–NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, January 19–Formal Dress for 8 a.m. Mass
Friday, January 26–Formal Dress for 8 a.m. Mass
Sunday, January 28–Kickoff to Catholic Schools Week
Next Week’s Work
Story: The Big Race
English: Verbs and Time (yesterday, now, later, etc)
Phonics: long a sound with silent e, soft c, g, and dge sounds
Math: Money, value of coins and counting small collections of coins
(The children will continue to practice addition and subtraction facts.)
Religion: We Celebrate the Gift of the Eucharist, Chpt 10, test Wed., January 10
Social Studies: Martin Luther King, Jr