1st Grade News!

Durham- October 14, 2016

If you need me!

Here are some ways to keep in touch with our room:

  • if you need me, or have a question PLEASE call or e-mail (cell 816-507-0542, chrissy_durham@isdschools.org
  • Don't forget to Like our classroom Facebook page
  • If you are not on Class Dojo yet and need a new invite let me know


  • Please send in your conference request if you have not already. We will be sending home confirmations with times on them!
  • No School Friday October 28th and Monday October 31st

This Week

Jolly Phonics- This week we will be focusing on the double ss and double zz sound. Here are the words this week:

ox, run, from, buzz, cross, less, miss, crossroads

be, was, me, we, he, she you, your, come, some, there, they

Reading- Inferring- using our schema and information from the text to make a prediction. Inferring is a thinking skill not just a reading skill so we are talking about it in science also.

Writing- Opinion Writing using our collections:

  1. Stating our opinion
  2. Defending our opinion with reasons
  3. Creating an ending

Math- We are working on ways to subtract. For this chapter we are subtracting within 10. This is a great skill to practice at home.

Science- Our new unit is on Light Energy!


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