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Standards RL1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. RL1.2 Retell stories including key details

RL1.3 Describe story elements using key details RL1.4 Identify words or phrases that suggest feelings or emotions using clues from the story. RI1.5 Know and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text. RF: 1.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. L.1.1b Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.1.2 common and proper nouns

Reading: Book of the Week: This Little Chick/Where Do Chicks Come From?

English/Writing: Students use common and proper nouns in their writing.

Math: Students will represent numbers 21-30: 1NBT. 1, 2a. Understand that the two-digits in a two-digit number represent tens and ones

Speaking & Listening: Students will ask and answer questions

Phonic- Students will work on the letters x, y, diagraph,/sh/ diagraph oo

Spelling: this, bring, sing, three, think, back, red, see, green, that, from, are,

Sight Words-Work on sight word list. If your child needs another list let me know.

                 New Vocabulary

1. hatch-to come out of an egg

2. yolk-the yellow part of an egg

3. wobbly-shaky

4. rooster-an adult male chicken

5. down- first soft feathers of a young chick


Dates to Remember

10/12 Report Cards

10/13 50th Days of School

10/16-20 Homecoming Week

10/17 PTA Meeting

10/20 Zoo Field Trip

10/20 Candy Gram forms are due

10/19-27 Book Fair

10/30 Book Character Day $1


*Mon. Read book in folder and complete math activity sheet.

*Tues. Lang. activity sheet

*Wed. Read a Book and study spelling words

*Thurs. Math sheet


Wed. Cold Reads/practice


Math – Friday


Wish List

Glue sticks   colored copy paper, wooden pencils, erasers, quart side bags, toys for treasure box                                                                                                                                                                                                         Review Vocabulary

1. curious-interested in something and want to know about it.

2. wander-to get lost or move away from where you are supposed to stay.

3. odor-smell-

4.strange-odd or difficult to explain



Dear Parents,

We had another great week! The students really enjoyed tasting various products made from apples. Continue working on sight words and comprehension. Please make sure you send in your child’s permission slip even if you paid online. Thanks Mrs. Marshall  

Important Information

*We would likefirst grade to read on a level I by the end of the year and master 70% of the Language Arts and Math skills before advancing to 2nd grade. Please note that all daily and weekly assessment is a reflection of your child’s performance. Keep in mind that it’s the end of the year performance that determines promotion. You will receive a progress report & report card each 9 weeks that will reflect your child performance.

Students must be present 63% of the school day to be counted present. Please note you may have only parent notes as excused absences.