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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

First Grade - Mrs. Cofer

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Read 20 minutes every day

Please have your student read 20 minutes out loud to you or another adult every day. Read the decodables and return them the next day. Read library books, children's magazines or books from your home library. 

 
Pumpkin Patch 2018Pumpkin Patch 2018

Another fun time at the pumpkin patch!

 
Red Ribbon Week

We will be celebrating a drug free life this week with pledges, fun dress days and assemblies with high school students who will promote healthy lifestyles. Please check the website calendar for more details. It's going to be a fun week full of healthy and important messages!

Monday: pledge to be drug free
Tuesday: sock it to drugs and put a hat on drugs
Wednesday: red shirts and shades
Thursday: team up against drugs
Friday: spirit wear Friday

In Language Arts we will be focused on consonants j, g and z as well as vowel u. Sight words this week are: good, got, green, has, help, here, how and if.

In Math we will focus on subtraction with numbers up to 10. We will learn subtracting 1 less than the whole number and continute to familiarize ourselves with five group drawings and partners of 10. Help your student with counting on and couting back strategies to find the most efficient way to solve math problems.

Fall Auction and Gala packets will come home in backpacks on Monday. Please read through the materials and ask if you have any questions about the requirements of selling tickets. Also, please plan to attend the event. It's a spectacular and fun event put on by our School Board and many generous volunteers. 

Thank you all for attending the Parent Teacher conferences last week. It was great getting to know each of you a little better. If you ever need a conference with me in between progress reports, please do not hesitate to ask. 

 
Mini Book Reports

Students will bring a book and a Mini Book Report home this week. The book report is due on or before Friday. If you have a book at home that your child wants to use for their book report, that is OK. Books don't have to be from our library. I recommend reading each night at least 20 minutes. Take an AR test as often as you can on whatever books you read, this is a helpful tool to help students gain skills in comprehension.

 

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10/22/201810/23/2018
Math

Complete lesson 33 homework, due on Tuesday.

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Math

Complete lesson 34 homework, due on Wednesday.

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VIP posters

The optional homework VIP (Very Important Person) ...

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Decodable Booklets

Please read decodable booklets nightly with your c...

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Grade: 1st Grade Homeroom

Education: Bachelors of Arts in Communication/English, emphasis Journalism. Master of Arts in Technical Writing. Boise State University

Favorite Bible Verse: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.  Philippians 4:13

I am honored to have the opportunity to teach first graders at St. Nicholas School. I have been blessed by this school community in so many ways and feel so privileged and blessed to share in the growth of our students.

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