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Look At What We Are Learning!



 May 7-11



Reading, English, Language Arts-

The students will continue to read fairy tales and review story problems such as setting, character, problem, solution, theme, etc... The students will read nonfiction books about animals and compare how they are alike and different. The students will continue writing their own fairy tales. The students will review other reading skills and phonics skills.




Math:  fractions, partitioning into equal shares 

Vocabulary Words:


Author- Writes the story


Illustrator- draws the pictures

rapidly- to move quickly or fast

timid- shy

delighted- very happy

bold- brave

independent- doing something without help

neighborhood- streets, homes, buildings, and stores by your home

neighborly- being nice or helpful to your neighbor

rush- in a hurry

spot- to find something that is hard to see, or a stain

mutter- speak in a low, unclear way

arrange- put things or animals in a particular order

collapse- fall down suddenly

resent- feel hurt because something someone did or said

frigid- very cold

pile- many things in a shape of a hill

firm- strong, not falling apart

adventure- something you do that is very exciting








We will be reviewing sight words and word families in class for spelling. You may also review these at home :)





Focus words : Each child will have different focus words based on his/her needs. Please check your child's homework folder for his/her individual list

Dates to Remember




 We have a lot of items in our lost and found. Please make time to come look for items that your child might have misplaced :)








May 15th- Field day ( Wear sunscreen, hats, tennis shoes)

May 11- Last day of library, return all books

May 18th- last day for all activities

May 22nd- 60 % day (Car riders and walkers will dismiss at 12:00. Vans and busses dismiss at 12:15

May 23rd- 60 % day , Last day of school


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Text  @6ch2af to the number 81010 to get class reminders!


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We will be continually practicing school drills on a regular basis so students will have procedures down in case of a real emergency.





Please schedule a conference if you have any questions or concerns about your child's learning.








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Remember to bring your Library book every Wednesday, so you can get a new one :)


Remember to wear tennis shoes on Friday, We have P.E.



Remember change of dismissal must be in writing



Don’t forget to send a snack each day!



School opens at 7:55. School dismisses at 3:25


Please send notes, lunch money, etc… in take-home folder



***Students must master 70% of the math and reading standards in order to pass the 1st grade*** 






Donations needed: , paper plates ( large and small ), M&Ms, skittles,  snacks, cardstock


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Miss Oakley's online code: PF9MH

Scholastic order due: April 19th





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