Some of what we will be working on…

*Comprehension - retelling stories, key details, characters, setting, etc…

*Fiction/Nonfiction

*Independent, small group and large group reading

*High frequency words, vocabulary and spelling words

*Understanding tables, glossaries, headings and dictionaries

*Author/Illustrator

*Building sentences – first word, capitalization, ending punctuation, etc…

*Foundational skills such as…syllables, phonemes, long/short vowel sounds, blends and digraphs

*Writing – opinions, facts, descriptive, creative, etc…

*Parts of speech - nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions…

*Weekly stories and decodable readers

 

What you need to know…

*The reading homework for first graders will be sent home every Monday in their take
home folder. There will be a homework sheet to inform you of what needs to be
worked on each day. This sheet will also include the spelling word list, other vocabulary words and a quick overview of the topics we will be covering. Homework packets are due and
spelling tests will be taken on Fridays.

 

Resources for you…

*Compass Learning - www.thelearningodyssey.com

*Read, read and read at home!!!!

*Decodable reader book copies will be sent home each week…

please practice these with your child.

*High frequency and spelling word print outs will be sent home with each homework packet to use as a tool while working with your child.