April 25-29, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 10.” Next we will be continuing “Topic 11- Use Models and Strategies To Subtract Tens,” we will be using addition to subtract tens and using mental math to subtract ten from a two-digit number.

Reading- We will be continuing our fifth reading series reading the story Seasons Around the World. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, text features, and our reading genre: Informational text.
This Week’s Sight Words- done, once, upon, wash, water

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound “Long i: igh” found in words and “Suffixes –er/-or” sounds found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “transitions and conjunctions” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Earth Day” books in honor of “Earth Day” last week!

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 22- “Jesus Gives Us The Eucharist.”

Social Studies- We will be learning about what “cardinal directions” are and finishing up researching the different community helpers and their jobs in the community.

Science- We be learning about the importance of “Earth Day,” while learning to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Reminders:
•On 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 26, 2022. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work). THE REVIEW SHEET WAS SENT HOME BEFORE I TOOK OFF IN YOUR CHILD’S GREEN FOLDER!

• The students will also be having their Social Studies Test on Communities Part 1 on
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (review the information that will be sent home by email).

• 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 this week, 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- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. You can keep the “Review Sheet” at home.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long i: Spelled igh)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Seasons Months Sorting)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” ELA for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Suffixes –er/-or)
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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-5
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Transitions/Conjunctions)
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. bright 6. might
2. high 7. night
3. flight 8. sight
4. fright 9. done
5. light 10. once