March 21-25, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

** Please practice shoe tying with your child **

Math- We will then review and have our test on “Topic 9.” Then, we will begin “Topic 10: Use Models and Strategies to Add Tens and Ones.” The students will add two multiples of 10 and use mental math to add tens to two-digit numbers.

Reading- We will be continuing our fourth reading series reading the stories Eleanor Roosvelt. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and our reading genre: Biography Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- been, carry, does, going, words

Phonics- We will be identifying “diphthongs oi, oy” and “vowel digraphs ea” found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “compound sentences” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Spring” books.

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

Social Studies- We will be researching the different community helpers (Police Officer and Firefighter) and their jobs in the community.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 19: “We Celebrate God’s Forgiveness.” Also, we will also be 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 9 on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

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

Homework Assignments

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- Diphthongs oi, oy)
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- Diphthongs oi, oy)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA AND/OR Math for 10 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Digraphs ea)
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 10-2
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Compound Sentences)
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 MobyMax ELA AND/OR Math for 10 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:

1. boil 6. soil
2. boy 7. spoil
3. coin 8. toy
4. join 9. been
5. joy 10. going

March 14-18, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math-We will be using place-value blocks to compare 2 two-digit numbers, comparing two numbers using a greater than/less than/equal to sign, comparing and writing two-digit numbers that are greater than or less than other two-digit numbers, and making sense of a problem and finding the best way to solve it.

Reading- We will be continuing our fourth reading series reading the stories What Is The Story of Our Flag? And The First American Flag. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Cause/Effect, and our reading genre: Informational Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- again, both, how, read, soon

Phonics- We will be identifying “diphthongs ow, ou” and “vowel digraphs ai, ay” found in words.

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

Listening- We will be reading “St. Patrick’s Day” books.

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

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

Social Studies- We will be discovering and learning about the different “community helpers.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 18- “We Are Followers of Jesus.” Also, we will also be learning about what is “St. Patrick’s Day/St. Joseph’s Day” 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 9 on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Diphthongs ow, ou)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Religion- Baptism Paper due March 21, 2022.
6. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Diphthongs ow, ou)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Digraphs ai, ay)
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 MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-6
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Verbs)
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 MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. chow 6. out
2. cow 7. owl
3. ground 8. sound
4. how 9. again
5. loud 10. soon

March 7-11, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 8.” We will then begin “Topic 9- Comparing Two-Digit Numbers,” where we will find numbers that are more or less than a given number and using a hundred chart to find 1 more/1 less/10 more/10 less.

Reading- We will be continuing our fourth reading series reading the story Before The Railroad Came. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Make Connections, and our reading genre: Historical Fiction.
This Week’s Sight Words- away, light, never, our, pretty

Phonics- We will be identifying “comparative endings: -er/-est” found in words and “trigraph -dge” found in words.

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

Listening- We will be starting our next author study on “Steven Kellogg.”

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

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

Social Studies- We will be starting our next chapter “Communities,” where we will be learning about the people and places we see in our communities.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 17- “The Church Welcomes New Members” and learning about 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 8 on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• The students will be having their next Social Studies Test on Thursday, March 10, 2022 (review the paper that was sent home).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow.
Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Comparative Endings –er/-est)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Comparative Endings –er/-est)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Trigraph -dge)
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 MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 9-2
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Verbs)
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 MobyMax ELA/Math for 15 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. faster 6. slow
2. fastest 7. slower
3. short 8. slowest
4. shorter 9. away
5. shortest 10. pretty

February 28- March 4, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be counting tens and ones to find a two-digit number, using drawings to solve problems with tens and ones, decomposing numbers in multiple ways, and using tens and ones to make numbers in different ways.

Reading- We will be continuing our fourth reading series reading the story Jackie Robinson. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, text structure, and our reading genre: Biography text.
This Week’s Sight Words- any, every, pull, very, were

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound the “r-controlled er/ir/ur” found in words and “adding endings –ed/-ing” found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “past verb tense” are.

Listening- We will be continuing our next author study on “Marc Brown.”

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

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

Social Studies- We will be recognizing that families have unlimited wants but limited resources to satisfy their wants, and identifying the different American holidays we celebrate.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 20- “Lent” and what is “Ash Wednesday.” Also, we will be learning about 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 8 on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• The students will be having their next Social Studies Test on Thursday, March 10, 2022 (review the paper that was sent home).

• 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 3. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, February 28, 2022.

Week 1:
good
no
put
round
said

Week 2:
be
could
of
old
why

Week 3:
live
or
out
who
work

Week 4:
down
drink
now
there
together

Week 5:
around
find
full
grow
under

Week 6:
so
eat
play
their
some

Monday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r- Controlled Vowel er/ir/ur)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Science- MobyMax Sound Lesson is due today!

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r- Controlled Vowel er/ir/ur)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Adding Endings –ed/-ing)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words. (Starting 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 8-7
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Past Verb Tense)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. bird 6. hurt
2. birth 7. term
3. dirt 8. turn
4. girl 9. very
5. her 10. were

February 14-18, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reading and writing numbers 11 to 19, showing groups of 10 with connecting cubes, grouping tens to solve problems, and counting tens and ones to find a two-digit number.

Reading- We will be starting our fourth reading series reading the story Through Georgia’s Eyes. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, describing connections, and our reading genre: Biography text.
This Week’s Sight Words- always, found, new, please, thank

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound the “r-controlled ar” found in words and “inflectional ending –es and plurals –es” final sound found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “action verbs” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Valentine’s Day” books.

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

Science- We will be starting our next unit, “Sound,” learning about different kinds of sounds we hear inside/outside and the sounds different kinds of objects make.

Social Studies- We will be learning about the lives of the two Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 16- “We Celebrate the Sacraments”

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

• The students will be given an oral Religion Test on the two prayers (Grace BEFORE Meals and Grace AFTER Meals) throughout the week February 14, 2022.

• 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 3. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, February 28, 2022.

Week 1:
good
no
put
round
said

Week 2:
be
could
of
old
why

Week 3:
live
or
out
who
work

Week 4:
down
drink
no
there
together

Week 5:
around
find
full
grow
under

Week 6:
so
eat
play
their

some

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r- Controlled Vowel ar)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax (ELA and/or Math) and Sound Lesson due 2/28/22.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r- Controlled Vowel ar)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax (ELA and/or Math) and Sound Lesson due 2/28/22.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Inflectional Ending –es/Plural Ending -es)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words. (Starting 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: MobyMax (ELA and/or Math) and Sound Lesson due 2/28/22.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-4
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Action Verbs)
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: MobyMax (ELA and/or Math) and Sound Lesson due 2/28/22.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. car 6. jar
2. card 7. sharp
3. dark 8. star
4. far 9. always
5. hard 10. please

February 7-11, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be writing numerals to show how many objects are in a group, finding better and faster ways to solve problems, reviewing, and taking our test on “Topic 7-Extend The Counting Sequence.”

Reading- We will be finishing our third reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- so, eat, play, their, some

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound the “r-controlled or/ore” found in words and what “compound words” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Valentine’s Day” stories.

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

Social Studies- We will be learning about Rosa Parks and Jackie Robinson in honor of “Black History Month.”

Science- We will be learning about “dental health” and identifying ways different animals keep their teeth clean. Also, we will be starting our next unit, “Sound,” learning about different kinds of sounds we hear inside/outside.

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

• The students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 2 on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
(review Chapters 8-14 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 7” on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r-controlled: or)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Religion- Study for the test tomorrow.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r-controlled: or/ore)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Compound Words)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Compound Words)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. or 6. storm
2. form 7. score
3. torn 8. store
4. sore 9. their
5. more 10. some

** Please continue practicing shoe-tying and zipping coats on their own, with your child.**

** Please practice with your child their address and their phone number. This is a very important life skill. **

January 31- February 4, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be counting on a number chart to 120, finding number patterns on a number chart, counting to 120 using an open number line, and writing numerals to show how many objects are in a group.

Reading- We will be continuing our reading series reading the story Thumbs Up for Art and Music. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Visualize Details, Imagination and our reading genre: Persuasive text.
This Week’s Sight Words- around, find, full, grow, under

Phonics- We will be identifying “Consonant Pattern –ng/-nk” and the “Syllables and Open Syllables” words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “Capitalize I and Proper Names” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Marc Brown” 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 15- “We Belong to a Parish.”

Science- We will be learning about “groundhog’s day” and what groundhogs do through the seasons.

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

• The students will be having their next SHORT Science Test on Thursday, February 3, 2022 (review the classwork papers that were sent home- Penguin Papers, Polar Bear Papers, Frog Papers)

• CHANGE IN SCHEDULE: The students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 2 on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. (review Chapters 8-14 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 7” on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- SPANISH (STARTING THIS MONDAY); Tuesday- Art; Wednesday- STREAM and Gym; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Consonant Pattern –ng/-nk)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Science- Study for the test on Thursday!
6. Tomorrow wear “Your Favorite Team Sportswear/Colors!”

Tuesday:
1. Student Day- No Homework!
2. Tomorrow wear “Dress Up Clothes WITH A $5 Angel Donation!”

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Syllables)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Science- Study for the test tomorrow!
6. Tomorrow “Spirit Day: Wear Blue, Yellow, Or White AND Crazy Hair Day!”

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-5
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Capitalize)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.
6. Tomorrow wear “Pajamas and Bring A Stuffed Animal!”

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. bring 6. song
2. pink 7. thing
3. ring 8. think
4. rink 9. around
5. sing 10. grow

** Please make sure your child has two sharpened pencils each day.**

** Please continue practicing shoe-tying and zipping coats on their own, with your child.**

** Please practice with your child their address and their phone number. This is a very important life skill. **

January 24-28, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 6.” Then, we will then start “Topic 7-Extend The Counting Sequence,” where we will be counting by 10s to 120 and counting by 1s to 120.

Reading- We will be continuing our reading series reading the story The Cow and The Tiger. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and Visualize Details and our reading genre: Fable.
This Week’s Sight Words- down, drink, now, there, together

Phonics- We will be identifying “vowel sounds of y” and the “VCCV” words.

Listening- We will be doing a week author study on Howard Binkow who wrote the “Howard B Wigglebottom” books about life lessons.

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

Science- We will be continuing our study on “Polar Bears.” We will be learning characteristics of polar bears and learning how a polar bear mother takes care of her cubs.

Social Studies- We will be identifying ways that families change. sequencing events chronologically on a horizontal time line, and identifying why it is important that each family member helps to do chores in the home.

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 6” on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Also, the students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 2 on Thursday,
February 3, 2022. (review Chapters 8-14 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Gym #1; Tuesday- Art; Wednesday- STREAM and Gym #2; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sounds Of y)
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- Vowel Sounds Of y)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- VCCV)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-2
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Pronouns)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. by 6. silly
2. cry 7. try
3. fly 8. why
4. my 9. now
5. puppy 10. there

** Please make sure your child has two sharpened pencils each day.**

** Please continue practicing shoe-tying and zipping coats on their own, with your child.**

** Please practice with your child their address and their phone number. This is a very important life skill. **

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January 17-21, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be interpreting organized data, using a picture graph to interpret data, and using perseverance to solving problems about sets of data.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Poetry Collection. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and Illustrating Important Details and our reading genre: Poems.
This Week’s Sight Words- live, or, out, who, work

Phonics- We will be identifying “long e: ee, e sounds” and the “inflectional ending -ed” sound.

Grammar- We will be identifying what a “pronoun” is.

Listening- We will be doing a week author study on Howard Binkow who wrote the “Howard B Wigglebottom” books about life lessons.

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

Social Studies- We will be learning about the life Martin Luther King, Jr. and analyzing the reasons for peaceful protests and how they work, both in Dr. King’s time and today. Also, we will continue our yearlong Unit on “Social Justice.” This month we will be learning about “The Poor and Vulnerable.”

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 6” on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Gym #1; Tuesday- Art; Wednesday- STREAM and Gym #2; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

*** Reminder: When your child is absent from school it is required that a note is sent to school on the day your child returns, with the reason for the absent.

** There are No Spelling OR Sight Words Tests This Week!
Please give your child an “At-Home Spelling and Sight Words Tests” **

Monday: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Long e: ee, e)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Inflectional Ending -ed and Pronouns)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-5
2. Please give your child an “At-Home Spelling and Sight Words Tests” **

No School Tomorrow. Teacher PD Day!

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. be 6. she
2. he 7. three
3. live 8. tree
4. me 9. we
5. see 10. work

** Please make sure your child has two sharpened pencils each day.**

** Please continue practicing shoe-tying and zipping coats on their own, with your child.**

** Please practice with your child their address and their phone number. This is a very important life skill. **

January 10-14, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 5.” We will then begin “Topic 6- Represent and Interpret Data,” where we will be organizing data into categories and collecting/organizing information using a picture graph.

Reading- We will be continuing our 3rd Reading Series reading the story The Clever Monkey. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Author’s Purpose and Main Idea and our reading genre: Folktale.
This Week’s Sight Words- be, could, of, old, why

Phonics- We will be identifying the “long o, long u, and long u sounds.”

Grammar- We will be identifying what “common and proper nouns” are.

Listening- We will be starting our next author study on “Marc Brown.”

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 11- “The Holy Spirit Helps the Church to Grow.”

Science- We will be doing a study on “Penguins.” We will be learning the lifecycle of penguins, identifying characteristics of penguins, and identifying the different ways penguins get around.

Social Studies- In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. we will be defining justice and describe how to create a community of love.

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 5” on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Gym #1; Tuesday- Art;
Wednesday- STREAM and Gym #2; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long o)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 6-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long u/ Long e)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 6-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Common and Proper Nouns)
3. Spelling- Study for the test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.

Thursday: No school tomorrow- Teacher Professional Day!

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

Monday: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr.


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. bone 6. rope
2. broke 7. rose
3. could 8. stone
4. hope 9. those
5. joke 10. why