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I Love to Read Month

Mrs. Cudmore 07/02/2018

February is “I Love to Read” month and RWP has also combined the upcoming Olympic Games into our theme! Your child has brought home a one page reading log to document how many minutes are read each day. If our class reads for the most minutes we will win a movie and popcorn activity in the library! We also have trivia questions and dress up days. Our first Dress Up Day is this Fri. Feb.… I Love to Read Month

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Digraphs and Blends

Mrs. Cudmore 07/02/2018

We have been busy learning about Consonant Blends and Digraphs! A consonant blend is when 2 or more consonants are blended together but each sound may be heard in the blend. Examples include: bl, br, cl, cr, dr, fr, tr, fl, gl, gr, pl, pr, sl, sm, sp and st. Blends can also occur at the end of words. Common 3 consonant blends include: str, spl and spr. A consonant digraph is when 2 consonants… Digraphs and Blends

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Word Families

Mrs. Cudmore 29/01/2018

We have been busy learning about “Word Families” in grade 1! A word family is a group of words that have a common feature or pattern – they have some of the same combinations of letters in them and a similar sound. For example, at, cat, hat and fat are a family of words with the “at” sound and letter combination in common. So far, we have learned about the “at”, “am”, “ap” and “an”… Word Families

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Halloween Pumpkins and Volunteering

Mrs. Cudmore 18/10/2017

Halloween is fast approaching and we are getting very excited in Grade 1! We need 5 volunteers for the afternoon of Monday October 30th to help us carve pumpkins and do some “Pumpkin Math and Science” activities. If you are available to help out, please email me at We also need donations of 5 pumpkins for our Halloween activities. If your family is able to donate a pumpkin, please email me as soon as… Halloween Pumpkins and Volunteering

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