1661 Cherry Hill Road, Joliet, IL 60433

Mrs. Lang


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1st Grade Teacher

Welcome to our First Grade page. Here you will find important upcoming information about our class. Please check the calendar below for the most up to date information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me through Class DoJo or at 815-726-5218.

Our first grade website will always be up to date with what we will be working on in class!

To stay up to date on homework please look at the calendar below.  (Spelling words, high frequency words should be practiced daily)

What We’re Learning in First Grade:


  • Foundational Skills
    • Consonant Digraphs sh, th, wh, ch, tch, ph
    • vowel sound in ball: a, al
    • long a (CVCe)
    • long i (CVCe)
  • Reading Instructional Focus
    • Story Elements
    • Key Details, Central Message
    • Compare and Contrast
    • Make connections
  • Conventions
    • Personal pronouns
    • adjectives
    • conjunctions
    • compound sentences
    • possessive pronouns
    • commas in a series
    • past, present, and future tense verbs
  • Writing Instructional Focus
    • Opinion Writing
    • Story Writing
    • Writing a letter

Math Topic 4: Subtraction Facts to 20: Use Strategies

  • Count to Subtract
  • Make 10 to subtract
  • Fact Families
  • Use Addition to Subtract
  • Explain Subtraction Strategies
  • Solve Word Problems with Facts to 20

Science-Animals and Offspring

Social Studies- Chapter 6 Work in the Community

  • Key Vocabulary:  needs, wants, choice, limited, goods, services, producer, consumer, market, order, spend, budget, donate, save, job, work, develop


Below are websites that we use in class and can be used at home as well.

Websites (students’ passwords for each are attached)

  • getepic.com  (variety of stories from all subject areas, some are read aloud as well….I’ve assigned a variety to students that are good fit books for them in addition to being able to access all of the books)
  • KidsA-Z.com (Leveled books)
  • classhero.com (Math)
  • prodigygame.com (Math)


If you have any questions please message me via DoJo or my email clang@union81.com

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1661 Cherry Hill Road
Joliet, IL 60433