Mrs. Reno's First Grade News!

Liberty Elementary School

December 1 - December 5

I will be taping into your child's folder in the next few weeks their reading level chart. This is for you to see where your child is and for him/her to understand and set individual goals for themselves.

Here are some helpful links you can go to...

Our Reading Series:

Our Math Series:

Raz kids:

School City of Hobart Site:


Our stories this week are ...

A Cupcake Party - Fantasy (Unit 2 Lesson 10)

Our target skills for this story is Story Structure (Dialogue)

We will also be reading on Thursday Happy Times (Poetry)

Our goals with this unit:

I can review words with Short u

I can identify the final blend sounds in words.

I can I can read and spell words with -ump phonogram.

Target Vocabulary: forest, pouches, enemies, predators, hibernate, must

Vocabulary Strategy - Synonyms

Words to Know: eat, put, small, give, one, take

Spelling: sun, but, fun, us, bus, run


Our goal for writing is to add details to our writing. We are trying to write three or more sentences, We want to add descriptive words into our writing. Students should be checking for punctuation, correct spelling of High Frequency words, and correct capitalization.


We are working finishing up Unit 4.

Our goals for the week are

4.7 -exploring data, shapes and Base-10 Blocks - Measure children's heights, make a bar graph, exploration of 2D shapes, familiarity with base 10 blocks.

4.8 - Telling Time to the Quarter -Hour - Review telling time on the hour and half-hour, and to introduce telling time on the quarter-hour.

4.9 - Timelines - Create and discuss timelines.

4.10 - Number scrolls - provide opportunities to make number scrolls for numbers to 100 and beyond.