Mrs. Lendy 1st Grade News October 5, 2015 Literacy/Reading

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Mrs. Lendy
1st Grade News
October 5, 2015
Literacy/Reading
Math.
*We will continue to work with number
partners to help solve addition and
subtraction problems. We will use
circle drawings to help us solve
problems.
*We will begin to explore the math
strategy of counting on.
*Students will be working in math
stations in the classroom setting
throughout the week to reinforce
math skills and concepts.
Homework
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.
*This week’s high frequency words are:
see, in
We will build, write and read these words
using a variety of materials.
* We continue to work in the SRA
Reading Mastery program daily. This
program is a research based program
designed to help improve decoding and
ultimately fluency.
*We continue to read daily from a
variety of materials.
*We continue to work on upper and lower
case letter identification as well as sound
identification for each letter.
*We will work on identifying initial and
ending sounds in words.
* We will work on phonemic awareness by
using listening skills to identify and
manipulate sounds in words.
Noteworthy News
*We will be starting a new math intervention
program. This program is designed to help “shore up”
deficient areas concerning foundational math skills
that have been identified through performance on a
math placement test. More information to follow
once the program is up and running.
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