Virginia Nutter

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Weekly Summary Sheet for
First Grade

October 23, 2017 

Homework is sent each night in the folder and planner.  Please do in pencil and return the next day.


Reading:  Please see the attached list of Fry vocabulary words.  Students are having fun with word games and activities in class.  We will continue to read leveled books other texts in class each day.


Spelling/Word Study/Phonics:  Students are sorting and spelling words with different patterns.  We continue to focus on short vowel and consonant blends.


Math:  Students will learn subtraction skills.  We will have an oral grade on counting by twos, fives, and tens next week.  We practice in class each day.


English:  Students will write telling and asking sentences using correct punctuation marks.  We will continue to learn about nouns, verbs, and adjectives.  Students wrote some great stories about a “wacky witch”.  They have good imaginations!  We will also continue to make class books.


Science:  (SOL 1.6)

We will soon begin a unit on seasonal changes.


Social Studies:   (SOL 1.2 and 1.3)  Virginia history/key points include:

Many different people and events helped shape Virginia’s history. (Powhatan, Pocahontas, Christopher Newport)

Virginia started at Jamestown over 400 years ago.

Jamestown became the first permanent English settlement in North America.


Other:   Book-It book reports are due on October 27th.  Please let me know if you need another form.  Students are making bookmarks about a book they have read at home.