Mrs. Duffy's 1st Grade Class
Learning is Fun!
Please feel free to contact me anytime.
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Welcome to First Grade!

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Lessons for the Week of October 22
Reading Lesson 6
Lesson 6 - 'Jack and the Wolf' and 'The Three Little Pigs'.
Our words to know this week are: away, every, call, here, come, said.
In Phonics we will study words with short a, double final consonants, and ck endings.
Spelling words for this week are: an, bad, can, had, cat, ran.
​Our ​grammar​ lessons will be about complete sentences.

Math: Chapter 3, Addition Strategies. Students will learn different addition strategies to solve addition problems with sums to 20. 

Religion, Jesus grew up in a family.

Social Studies: Rules and Laws and how it relates to our everyday life.

​Science: Chapter 2 Habitats. We are learning about Forest, Wetland, Ocean and Desert habitats.

October 27
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Scheduled specials for the 2018-2019 school year:

Monday: Spanish
Tuesday: Technology and Gym
Wednesday: Art
Thursday: Music
Friday: Library

Important Reminders:

If there are any changes regarding a dismissal, please write a note and place it in your child's folder for me. If it is a change that happens after the school day has begun, please call the school at the earliest possible time. If possible, follow up with an email to me. 

  •  All books and supplies (as well as sweaters, jackets and coats) should have your child's name clearly printed on them.  
  • All written correspondence should be placed in your child's daily "Take Home" folder. I will use the same to communicate or respond to you. E-mail is my preferred method of communication. However, I am very flexible and will accommodate you and your preference. 

  • A healthy snack and a water bottle should be sent in every day (including half days). We are a peanut allergy aware school. Please keep this in mind when packing your child's snack. On gym days and days when the temperature is high, please pack an extra water bottle. VERY IMPORTANT!​ Please close any drinks securely before packing them in your child's lunch bag.