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GO BLUEJAYS!!!
Mrs. Rybczynski - 1B
mrybczynski@stdomschool.org

January/February

Dear Parents,  

Happy New Year and welcome to 2023! You should be seeing a huge amount of growth in your child academically. January and February are very busy months, filled with much academic work and many opportunities for your child to grow in his/her maturity and independence. We are blessed to be in an environment here, at St. Dominic’s School, which offers so many educational vehicles for success. 

Looking Ahead:

January

WELCOME BACK!

1/3/23  – School reopens 

1/6- 12:30 Dismissal, please remember your peanut free snack

Mission money due, please send in your donation  in an envelope, no boxes need to be returned.  If possible, please cash change in.  

 1/16– School Closed for students…Professional Development Day for Teachers

1/20- Progress Reports

1/29 - Catholic Schools Week

February 

 2/3- 12:30 Dismissal, please remember your peanut free snack

 2/14– First Grade will celebrate Valentine’s Day…please send in Valentine’s Cards with no specific names on the envelopes…it makes distribution much easier!

2/20- President’s Day - School Closed  

 

Curriculum:

In Religion, we will learn about:

  • Jesus’ compassion for those who suffer

  • Offerings we can make to be closer to God

  • Praying the Rosary

  • Bible Stories

  • How much Jesus loves the children

  • How everyone is our neighbor

In Language Arts, we will work on:

  • Continue to work on fluency

  • Soft c, soft g, -dge, long o, long u, long e, long a, long i

  • Inflection endings –ed and –ing

  • Structural analysis: CVCe syllables

  • Finding text evidence in stories

  • Continue working on present, past, and future verbs

  • Is and are, was and were, has and have, go and do, see and saw

  • Contractions with not

  • Prefixes

  • Open syllables

  • Compound words

  • Adverbs

In Math, we will work on:

  • Counting with groups of 10 and leftovers

  • Numbers made with tens

  • Expanded forms

  • Ways to make numbers

  • 1 more, 1 less; 10 more, 10 less

  • Making numbers on a hundred chart

  • Comparing numbers with <, >, =

  • Ordering three numbers

  • Study-study-study math facts to 12

In Social Studies, we will:

  • Understand  what community helpers are

  • Discover symbols and traditions of the United States

  • American symbols

  • American documents

  • American songs

  • American heroes

  • Our National holidays

In Science, we will:

  • Continue discussions and understanding of the Earth…water and land

  • Discover more about erosion, weathering, and natural resources

  • Read picture graphs

  •  Curriculum related STEM Lab activities 

  • Learn about the weather…patterns in weather and how we use tools, instruments, or our senses to obtain information about the weather 

  • Understand the four seasons

 

Whew!! We will be very busy!!

The First Grade Teachers 

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