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    Story of the Week Focus
     
    Author's Purpose/
    Story Elements:
    Setting, Main Characters, Plot
    1.Spelling Words  
    PATTERNED WORDS
    (gladly, nicely, quickly, sadly, slowly) (careful, painful, playful, useful, wonderful)
     2.High Frequency Words +(Red/Sight)
     
    across, because, dance, only, opened, told
     
    Please note the High Frequency Words WILL BE ON THE SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK.  First Graders will be required to write a sentence that reflects "Essential Understanding" and "usage", and should "STUDY THEM". 
     
     
    3.Phonics Patterns Focus/Plus Phonemic  Awareness     (IN CLASS)
     
     Review -
    Vowels -a,e,i,o,u...sometimes y
    Consonants-All the Rest :)
     
     
    4. Amazing Words/Oral Vocabulary
     (These words are words we will be discussing for discovery and  recognition, but are not required to be studied.)     :)
    admire, discover,dwell, resident, sadness, substantial, tremendous, welcome
    PLEASE REMEMBER TO READ EACH NIGHT!!