April 4-8, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be adding 2 two-digit numbers, solving addition problems using different strategies, and modeling/ solving problems by drawing picture and writing an equation. Next, we will be continuing “Topic 11- Use Models and Strategies To Subtract Tens,” where we will be using models to subtract tens.

Reading- We will be starting our fifth (last) reading series reading the story Every Season. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, describing connections, and our reading genre: Informational text.
This Week’s Sight Words- about, buy, people, would, write

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound “Long o: oa, ow, oe” found in words and “Consonant Blends and Trigraphs” sounds found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “adverbs” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Easter” books.

Writing- We will continue to focus on writing our letters correctly. We also will be continuing to learn about the “writing process.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 21- “The Three Days.” Also, we will be learning and participating in the “Stations of the Cross.”

Science- We will be continuing to learn about “Light” and examining how goats help new trees grow.

Social Studies- We will be finishing up researching the different community helpers and their jobs in the community.

Reminders:
• This Friday, the students will be tested on their ten spelling words and sight words.

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Spanish; Tuesday- Art; Wednesday- STREAM and Gym; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 4. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, April 25, 2022.

Week 1:
always
found
new
please
thank

Week 2:
any
every
pull
very
were

Week 3:
away
light
never
our
pretty

Week 4:
again
both
how
read
soon

Week 5:
been
carry
does
going
words

Week 6:
may
give
right
other
number

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long o: oa, ow, oe)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” ELA for 15 minutes.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-8
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long o: oa, ow, oe)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” Math for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-9
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Consonant Blends/Trigraphs)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words. (Continuing from now on, I would like the students to put the (5) spelling words in meaningful sentences. This will help the students develop better writing skills. For example: I see a giant bear at the zoo. Instead of I see a giant bear. )
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” ELA for 15 minutes.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Adverbs)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” Math for 15 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. about 6. snow
2. boat 7. toast
3. coat 8. toe
4. doe 9. would
5. grow 10. yellow