Week of April 29th

Dear Parents, I hope you all had a restful Spring Break!  Read on to find out what is going on in first grade this week. Math This week in Math we will revisit place value by practicing skip counting and using a number grid to add and subtract multiples of ten. We will also learn how […]

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Week of April 15th

Dear Parents, Read on to see what 1B will be learning this week! In Math students are learning how to gather data using surveys, and how to organize that data using various charts and graphs. This week, students will be learning how to make and read bar graphs, pictographs, and tally charts. In Writing students […]

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Week of April 1st

Dear Parents, Thank you to everyone who volunteered to drive and chaperone on our trip to the Pacific Science Center. The students had a wonderful time exploring the exhibits and learning about things they see in the night sky! We couldn’t have done it without you! Our last Scholastic Book order for the school year […]

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Week of March 25th

Dear Parents, Mass Update: Due to a scheduling conflict with St. Bridget, the first grade-led Lenten Mass will now be held on Friday, March 29th, at 9:00. If your child has a reading assignment, please continue to practice at home! We will be going to St. Bridget tomorrow and Wednesday to practice our parts! Also, […]

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Week of March 18th

Dear Parents, I am looking forward to meeting with each of you this week about your child’s progress this school year! Here is a bit what 1B will be learning this short week: This week in Math: We will practice composing and decomposing 2D shapes. We will begin our unit on fractions by exploring examples […]

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Week of March 11th

Dear Parents, Here is what first grade will be learning this week: Math Students will continue to learn about 2D shapes by composing larger 2-D shapes from the shapes they reviewed last week. Science In Science, students will be introduced to a mirror as an opaque object with a reflective surface. They will use a […]

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Week of March 4th

  Dear Parents, Here’s what the week of March 4th holds in store: Math  We will finish up our unit on subtraction problem solving and will begin learning about 2 dimensional shapes and fractions. This week we will learn to sort shape attributes (number of sides and vertices) and how to compose larger composite shapes. […]

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Week of February 25th

  Dear Parents, I hope you all had a wonderful mid-winter break. Hopefully most of the snow is behind us! Here is what 1B will be learning this week: We are back to Reading groups this week. Look for your child’s blue folder to come home today. Please make sure they are reading their book/assigned […]

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Week of January 28th

Dear Parents, As you may already know, this week is Catholic School’s Week at Villa Academy. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed.” Students will be reflecting on how we learn together and serve others to become leaders in our school. Here is a brief overview of the CSW plans: Week long service: Encourage […]

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Week of January 22nd

Dear Parents, I hope you had a relaxing long weekend! Here is what the week of January 22nd has in store for 1B. In Math we are continue practicing subtraction strategies by ‘thinking addition to subtract’, using ten to subtract, and breaking apart numbers to subtract. In Science we will use a spoon-gong system to […]

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