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Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of March 21
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: I would like to persuade (someone) to ______ . (at least 5-7 sentences and provide reasons)
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. Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the reading response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due today.

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 words that begin with ‘ch,’ as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on future tense.

Spelling Words

1. chin 7. cheese
2. chip 8. cheek
3. chick 9. drink (review)
4. chill 10. drip (review)
5. chest *11. brother (bonus)
6. chop *12. sister (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

March Madness starts the week of March 21.

Monday is Crazy Hair Day.
Tuesday is Twin Day/ Look Alike Day.
Wednesday is Fashion Disaster.
Thursday is Sports Day.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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

Friday, April 1 is the Spring Gala. Please remember to send in a cooking recipe as part of our class Gala project. Donations of $1- $5 will also be accepted to cover the costs of the materials for the project. Thank you in advance for your support.