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Detroit First Grade Newsletter

March 11th -15th, 2019



Spelling Words:

goats      boat

float        show

snow      grow


stream   scream

three      strong

found     wild

took        orange

Dictation Sentence:


I found three wild goats in the snow. 

What we will be studying this Week:


Story:  A Trip to Washington D.C., page 96.

Listening Comprehension:  Facts and details.

Phonics:  Vowel Diagraphs: “oa” and “ow”, and three letter consonant blends.

High Frequency Words:  found, mouth, once, took, wild.

Grammar:  Adjectives.

Handwriting:  Writing on topic.

Math: Fractions and Time

Social Sciences: Map Skills


News and Special Notes:


Friday, March 15th – 2nd Annual Talent Show in the Elementary Cafeteria at 1:10.


March 18th – 22nd - Happy Spring Break


Homework- Sight words, Math Facts. Please keep reading every day Please have your child read something to you every day.  Remember re-reading books helps with fluency.


A.R. Points – Don’t forget to read and test as much as you can until the end of school.    May 16th is the last day for points. 



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