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Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of March 14

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: In September when I started first grade, I _____ . (at least 5-7 sentences)
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the reading response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.

Reading: We started a new unit on persuasion. We have been using the book I Wanna Iguana as our mentor text. We will focus on story elements such as fact and opinion, recalling details, as well as learning how to persuade or convince someone.

Writing: We started the unit on persuasive letter writing. We will learn how to write a letter and how to persuade or convince someone by using reasons and supporting details.

Math: This week we will continue the unit on telling time.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ope“ family, as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on past tense.

Spelling Words

1. hope 7. some (review)
2. rope 8. them (review)
3. mope 9. about (review)
4. pope 10. they (review)
5. cope *11. drink (bonus)
6. house (review) *12. drip (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Please make sure your child has a healthy snack each day.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

The next PTA meeting is on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:40am.

March Madness starts the week of March 21.

In observance of Good Friday, there is no school on Friday, March 25.