September 11-15, 2017
First grade students have been completing their homework assignments in class. They have been reviewing colors as well as letter sounds and then listing words that correlate with the letter sounds. We are encouraging the students to write in the appropriate spaces on each line and reviewing letter formations.
We are continuing in class Unit 1, week 2 in Fundations this week which reviews the letter sounds of the alphabet. The program and homework expectations will be explained further at Open House. Homework will begin next week. You can refer to the letters n, m, i, u, c, o, a, g etc. which we have completed in class together. We ask that you do not spend more than 15-20 minutes on homework each night at this time of the year
Unit 1 Week 2 in Fundations will include letter sounds for:
This is an example of the homework format. This sample is being completed in class this week.
t, b, f
Math: Homework will begin next week. Please remember to have your child complete one page per night and return all the pages stapled together on Fridays.
In Math we are beginning Topic 3 Ten Frames. We encourage you to help them write their numbers to 12 at home for extra practice.
**Reminders: Open House is Monday September 18th at 6:00 in your child’s classroom. We look forward to seeing you all!
The First Grade Teachers