April 12-16, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be solving addition problems using different strategies, modeling and solving problems by drawing a picture and writing an equation, using models to subtract tens, and using a hundred chart to subtract a multiple of 10 from another multiple of 10.

Reading- We will be finishing our fourth reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- may, give, right, other, number

Phonics- We will be identifying “adding endings –ed/-ing” found in words and “vowel team ie” found in words.

Listening- We will be starting to read a “Junie B. Jones” book by Barbara Park.

Science- We will be continuing our next unit, “Sound.”

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

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 18- “We Are Followers of Jesus.” Also, we will be learning and participating in the “Stations of the Cross.”

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

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 10 on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-8
2. Writing- Complete “Special Person” Interview Question
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-9
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Adding Endings –ed/-ing)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Team ie)
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-2
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Spelling Review Worksheet)
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. baby 6. giving
2. city 7. having
3. cities 8. baking
4. living 9. give
5. babies 10. right