Mrs. Lendy 1st Grade News September 14 Literacy/Reading

Mrs. Lendy
1st Grade News
September 14
*We are working on partners of
numbers up to 8. Students are
using math mountains and circle
drawings to help reinforce these
*We count daily.
*We are working on calendar math
skills-day of the week, month of
the year, number of days in schooltens and ones, ten frames
Please continue to read nightly with
your child. Please keep book in folder
and return each day-even if the book
has not been mastered. We will read
it again at school.
Review high frequency words-both
new and previously learned.
Practice counting with your child.
He/she needs to be able to count
forward to 120 and backward from 30
by the end of the trimester.
*We continue to review as well as
introduce and practice reading both
kindergarten and first grade high
frequency words. We have already
reviewed the words I and a (pronounced
“uh” when read as a word). This week’s
words are: is, and.
* We will work in the SRA Reading
Mastery program daily. This program is a
research based program designed to help
improve decoding and ultimately fluency.
*We will read daily from a variety of
*We continue to work on upper and lower
case letter identification as well as sound
identification for each letter.
Noteworthy News
Your child needs to be able to read
high frequency words within 3
seconds-no sounding out-for the word
to be considered mastered. First
graders are responsible for mastering
150 high frequency words by the end
of the year!