Reno's Weekly News

February 15th - February 19th

Happenings this week!

2/15- No school!

2/16 -Reading Homework Packet Sent Home

2/17- Library books Due!

2/18-Library Day!

DQ night

2/19 - Unit 5 Math Test

Reading test

In Need...

Our class is in need of more glue sticks. If you are able and willing to donate glue sticks to our class that would be greatly appreciated!!!!

Helpful Links

Here is are the helpful links you can go to...

Brain Pop Jr.

Username: libertyjr

Password: brainpop

Our Reading Series:

Our Math Series:

up and running, please check this sight out! - College and career readiness site - your students have done this in class and should know their login and password. It is also an app

Our class padlet -

links to all the above sites, just hit view original in top right corner when you open the page.

Fast math - access through school city website.


First grade is dividing the students into four different math groups based on Unit 5 pre test. This is a way we can better meet specific math needs and target specific skills your child needs. We will be doing this Monday through Thursday. Homework may be different for each group, but we will still be checking in our homework and checking in how your child is progressing along the way.


We will begin a new writing about ourselves. Using beginning , middle and end

Correct capitals

Finger spaces

3 or more sentences

Beginning middle and end sound on unknown words

High frequency words spelled correctly



We will be reading the two stories and talking about them in detail over the course of the week. Each student will be taking home a packet of homework to complete over the week, it will be sent home Monday and due back Thursday!

Our goals for Reading:

Spelling Words: words with ow, oa -

snow, show, grow, low, row, blow, boat, toad, road, coat

The students will be given a pre spelling test on Monday. If your child passes pretest, Friday they will get to take the Words to know for their spelling test (no grade).

Words to Know: Vocabulary test words :


Phonics - Vowel pairs- ai, ay; Contractions 've, 're; Phonograms -oat, -ow

Target Skills for reading: Sequence of Events

Stories for this week: Tomas Rivera (biography) and Life Then and Now (Informational Text)