First Grade

Mrs. Sherri Slovensky & Mrs. Jenny Spiers

slovenskys@wmr1.k12.mo.us       spiers@wmr1.k12.mo.us

 

Reading/Writing

Remind your child to use reading strategies and read at least 10 minutes each night.

We are using the Daily 5 model for reading and writing.  We will teach reading strategies and work in small groups or one-to-one of each child’s reading levels.  Below are some of the strategies/reading behaviors we will work on each week.

November

We will continue practicing our Daily Five routines.

Week of November 6

This week we will work on expository nonfiction, long u and long e (CVCe), inflected ending -ed, and author’s purpose.

Week of November 13

This week we will work on expository nonfiction, long e (e,ee), syllables VCCV, compare and contrast, and nouns in sentences.

Week of November 20

This week we will work on writing Thanksgiving stories.

Week of November 27

This week we will work on realistic fiction, vowel sounds of y, long vowel patterns (CV), compare and contrast, predicting, and action verbs.

December

We will continue practicing our Daily Five routines.

Week of December 4

This week we will work on animal fantasy, final ng and nk sounds, compound words, plot, summarizing, and introduce verbs that add -s.

Week of December 11

This week we will work on realistic fiction, ending –es, plurals –ed, r-Controlled or and ore, theme, monitor and fix up, and verbs that do not add -s.

Week of December 18

This week we will work on voracious reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t forget to read every night!

 

Please continue reading over the summer!   Visit the local libraries!