Category: General

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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