1A Ms. Dunn

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First Grade At a Glance


The children are learning Memory and Pattern Words with er and ed. They are learning the three different sounds of "ed".  The children will read a poem called Golly Went Sniffing and find out what happens when Golly sniffs pepper.  The children are also learning words with the prefix "un". 
There will be a Spelling TEST on Friday on Unit 4 Memory and Pattern Words.  


The children finished Chapter 3 on Addition Strategies. They will review vocabulary words:  add, addition sentence, addend, and sum.  The children will also review the various addition strategies they learned in the chapter - doubles, doubles plus and minus one, make a ten for the TEST on Wednesday.       
Please have your child use their flash cards at home to practice basic addition and subtraction facts to 10.  Also use the IXL Program at home with your child.


The children are learning about the people who followed Jesus and what they learned from him.  They are learning about Jesus' Apostles.  They will also be learning about the Lord's Prayer and the meaning of the words.

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The children are still working on hand on activities to observe things.  We will be starting our next Unit on the Solar System soon.        


Social Studies:

The children are continuing to focus on Family Diversity.  They are sharing their projects on their ancestors. They completed another project about 1st Grade long ago which was an interview that will be shared with their classmates as well.          

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Other Events/Activities

The children are writing about what they are thankful for and what they like about Thanksgiving.  They also wrote about Autumn trees and what they like to do during the Fall season.

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