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Jill Marks
First Grade Teacher
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Welcome to First Grade with Mrs. Marks

January News

Phonics-digraph combinations

Math-Begin place value-composing and decomposing 2 digit numbers, continue strategizing on solving problems, and fact fluency

Writing-Students are working on providing an opening and closing sentence to their paragraph stories.  They are also using a writer's checklist to self reflect on their writing.

Social Studies-Begin map skills

Science-Animals-physical characteristics/adaptations and parent comparisons

Reading-We are always working on strategies during reading groups that help us decode and comprehend.  This month we will really begin focusing on analyzing our text to ask and answer questions.  The students are starting to really take off in reading and putting all their skills together.  Such an exciting time in reading this time of year for first graders.



Phone: 8166192468 Email: Jill Marks Drexel R-IV School
207 S. Fourth St. Drexel Missouri 64742