January 3-7, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be using different strategies to solve word problems with 3 addends, solving word problems involving comparisons, and using precision to determine the missing number or symbol in an equation.

Reading- We will be starting our 3rd Reading Series reading the story The Ant and the Grasshopper. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Plot and Main Idea and our reading genre: Fable.
This Week’s Sight Words- good, no, put, round, said

Phonics- We will be identifying “consonant digraphs wh/ch/ph/trigraph tch sound” and the “contraction words.”

Grammar- We will be identifying what “singular and plural nouns” are.

Listening- We will be reading “New Year” books.

Religion- We will also be hearing and watching the nativity scene on Christmas night.

Science- We will be learning about the “lifecycle” of a frog.

Social Studies- We will be learning the importance of “New Year’s Day.”

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

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, January 3, 2022. (Look on the other side of the paper for the 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

*Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, January 3, 2022.

Week 1:
my
saw
help
come
little

Week 2:
jump
she
take
walk
what

Week 3:
blue
from
think
this
use

Week 4:
all
goes
her
make
too

Week 5:
four
five
part
ride
your

Week 6:
into
don’t
know
many
after

Monday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Consonant Digraphs wh/ch/ph/trigraph tch)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Contractions)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Contractions)
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.

Thursday:
1. Math-Textbook Page 241: Play the game with another person (adult/older child).
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Singular and Plural Nouns)
3. Spelling- Study for the test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.
5. ½ Day of School tomorrow-Faculty Meeting

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. catch 6. inch
2. check 7. match
3. chin 8. whale
4. good 9. which
5. graph 10. said

December 13-17, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will review and take our test on “Topic 4.” Then, we will continue “Topic 5- Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations,” where we will be determining if addition and subtraction equations are true or false and finding the missing numbers in equations to make them true.

Reading- We will be finishing our second reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- into, don’t, know, many, after

Phonics- We will be identifying “Long Vowel i” and recognize words with the “s sound spelled c; j sound spelled g.”

Listening- We will be reading Christmas Stories.

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

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 10- “Jesus Sends the Holy Spirit.”

Social Studies- We will be finishing our Christmas around the world journey, with final stops to Italy, Poland, Ireland, and United States of America. Also, we will be distinguishing between things that people need to live and things that people want.

Science- We will be learning about the “lifecycle” of a frog.

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 4” on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, January 3, 2022.
Week 1: my, saw, help, come, little
Week 2: jump, she, take, walk, what
Week 3: blue, from, think, this, use
Week 4: all, goes, her, make, too
Week 5: four, five, part, ride, your
Week 6: into, don’t, know, many, after

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

Homework Assignments

** Please send in an empty shoe box gift-wrapped by Monday, December 13, 2021 to be used to collect Christmas cards.

** If you are planning on sending in Christmas cards for the other students, please send them in by Friday, December 17, 2021.

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

Monday:
1. Math- Study for the test tomorrow. (Review Sheet was sent home on Monday)
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long Vowel i)
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- s spelled c and j spelled g)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Christmas)
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 5-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Christmas)
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. hide 6. like
2. fine 7. ride
3. side 8. hike
4. dine 9. don’t
5. bike 10. know

December 6-10, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be solving different types of addition and subtraction problems with unknowns in different positions and using reasoning to write and solve number stories. Also, we will begin “Topic 5- Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations,” where we will be finding the unknown number in an equation

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Bigger Shoes For The Big Race. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Drama, making inferences, and our reading genre: Drama Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- four, five, part, ride, your

Phonics- We will be identifying “Long Vowel a” and “Vowel Sound- a, al, aw” words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what is an “imperative sentence.”

Listening- We will be reading Christmas Stories.

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

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 9- “Jesus Died and Rose to New Life.”

Science- We will be learning about some animals needs during the season of winter.

Social Studies- We will be identifying what is a family and why people need homes. Also, we will be continuing our Christmas around the world journey, where we will learn how different countries celebrate Christmas. Last week we stopped in Mexico, England, and Netherlands. This week we are stopping in Germany, Brazil, and Austrailia.

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 4” on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.
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

** Please send in an empty shoe box gift-wrapped by Monday, December 13, 2021 to be used to collect Christmas cards.

** If you are planning on sending in Christmas cards for the other students, please send them in by Friday, December 17, 2021.

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

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-8
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long Vowel a)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Religion- On the Santa Paper, please research who “St. Nicholas” was and write two sentences about why he was important. Also, please color the Santa and cut the Santa out.
This is due on Friday, December 10, 2021.
6. Social Studies- Family Trees (use photographs)- Please use the “Family Tree” paper that is being sent home, and add your family pictures into the tree and color the tree.
This is due on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-9
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sound- a, al, aw)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday: Immaculate Conception- No School!

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Imperative Sentences)
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. came 6. bake
2. same 7. cake
3. name 8. shake
4. make 9. four
5. take 10. your

November 29- December 3, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be making addition and subtraction facts using the same three numbers, using addition facts to find subtraction facts, and explaining strategies uses to solve subtraction problems.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story The Long Sleep and Changes. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Poetry, and our reading genre: Poetry Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- all, goes, her, make, too

Phonics- We will be identifying “consonant digraphs sh/th” and “inflectional ending –ing words.”

Grammar- We will be identifying what an “exclamatory sentence” is.

Listening- We will be continuing our “Author Study” by Ezra Jack Keats.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our letters correctly.

Religion- We will be learning about the season of “Advent” being a time of waiting and preparing for Jesus.

Science- We will be learning what “living things” and “non-living things” are.

Social Studies- We will be beginning our next Chapter on “Family.” We will be identifying the people we have in our family, what a family is, and why people need homes. Also, we will be beginning our Christmas Around The World journey, where we will learn how different countries celebrate Christmas. Our first stop is in Mexico.

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

• The students will be having their first Science Test this week on Tuesday,
November 30, 2021. (review the paper that was sent home).

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

Homework Assignments

**Practice with your child to help them to continue to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Consonant Digraphs)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Consonant Digraphs)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Inflectional Ending -ing)
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 4-7
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Exclamatory Sentences)
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. ship 6. thin
2. fish 7. thick
3. trash 8. crash
4. bath 9. goes
5. shop 10. all

November 22-26, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be making subtraction easier by making 10 to subtract and counting on to subtract using 10 as a landmark.

Reading- We will be reading and responding to Thanksgiving stories.

Phonics- We will be reviewing identifying the short vowel (a, e, i, o, u) words and rhyming words.

Listening- We will be reading “Thanksgiving Day” stories.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly. Also, we will be beginning to learn about the steps in the “Writing Process.”

Social Studies- We will be doing different activities to learn about the “First Thanksgiving” and reading about a native American child as he learns how to make a totem pole.

Science- We will be learning about “insects.”

Reminders:

• THERE ARE NO SPELLING TEST OR SIGHT WORDS TEST THIS WEEK!!!!

• The students will be having their first Social Studies Test this week on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (review the paper that was sent home).

• The students will be having their first Science Test next week on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. (review the paper that was sent home).

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

HOMEWORK

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 4-2
2. Reading- Workbook Packet (1 Page- Thanksgiving Reading Comp.)

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 4-3
2. Writing- Workbook Packet (Thanksgiving Writing Responses)
3. ½ Day of of School Dismissal tomorrow.

Thursday: Thanksgiving Day

Friday: No School- Enjoy Your Weekend!!

November 15-19, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be critiquing the reasoning of others by using known information about addition and subtraction, reviewing/taking our test on Topic 3. Next, we will begin Topic 4- “Subtraction Facts To 20: Use Strategies.” We will use a number line to subtract by counting on or counting back.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story How Do Baby Animals Grow?. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Context Clues, and our reading genre: Informational Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- blue, from, think, this, use

Phonics- We will be identifying “final consonant blends words” and “inflectional ending –s words.”

Grammar- We will be identifying what an “interrogative sentence” is.

Listening- We will be reading “Thanksgiving” books.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly. Also, we will be beginning to learn about the steps in the “Writing Process.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 8- “Jesus Had Many Followers.”

Science- We will be learning about “fish and birds.”

Social Studies- We will be describing ways children help one another at school and learning the importance of group cooperation.

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

• Also, the students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 1 on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. (review Chapters 1-5 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 3” on Wednesday,
November 17, 2021. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• The students will be having their first Social Studies Test next week on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (review the paper that was sent home).

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

Homework Assignments

**Practice with your child to help them to continue to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-8
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final Consonant Blends)
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- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review. 2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final Consonant Blends)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-9
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Inflectional Ending -s)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the four words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 4-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Simple Sentences)
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. and 6. pond
2. ask 7. ramp
3. felt 8. went
4. held 9. use
5. mask 10. from

November 8-12, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be making 10 to add numbers to 20, solving addition problems using different strategies, and solving different types of addition word problems.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story The Life Cycle of a Sunflower. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Facts/Details, Making Inferences, and our reading genre: Informational Text. This Week’s Sight Words- jump, she, take, walk, what

Phonics- We will be identifying the ending sound “-ck” in words and recognizing the “final /s/ and /z/ spelling ss” in a words.

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

Listening- We will be reading “Veteran’s Day” and “Family” books.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly. Also, we will be continuing to learn about how to be better writers in “Writers Workshop.”

Science- We will be learning about “reptiles and amphibians.”

Social Studies- We will be discovering how the Coast Guard uses helicopters to rescue people, in honor of Veteran’s Day. Also, we will continue our yearlong Unit on “Social Justice.” This week we will be ending our focus on “Family.”

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

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 1. The students will be assessed on all of them this week starting, November 8, 2021.
Week 1: see, a, his, I, is
Week 2: do, like, one, the, we
Week 3: are, by, look, was, you
Week 4: have, that, they, two, up
Week 5: as, he, three, to, with
Week 6: go, me, for, here, where

• Also, the students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 1 on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. (review Chapters 1-5 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 3” on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. 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

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

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 3-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Thanksgiving Rhyming Words)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

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

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 3-7
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Page (1 Page- Declarative Sentences)
3. Spelling- Study for the spelling test on Friday.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated on Friday.

Thursday: No School- Veteran’s Day (Observed)

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. black 6. sack
2. sick 7. back
3. tack 8. luck
4. stuck 9. walk
5. stack 10. what

November 1-5, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will start our next chapter “Topic 3- Addition Facts to 20: Use Strategies,” where we will be counting on to add using a number line and open number line. memorizing doubles facts, and using doubles facts to solve double-plus facts.

Reading- We will be starting our 2nd Reading Series reading the story The Life of a Frog. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and Illustrating Important Details and our reading genre: Informational Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- my, saw, help, come, little

Phonics- We will be identifying “initial consonant blends” and the “final x” sound.

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

Listening- We will be reading “Election” books.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly. Also, we will be beginning to learn about the steps in the “Writing Process.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 5- “Jesus Teaches Us About Love.”

Science- We will be learning about “mammals.”

Social Studies- We will be learning about the importance of “Election Day” and learning what a “map key” is.

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

Please practice the sight words from Unit 1. The students will be assessed on all of them next week starting, November 8, 2021.
Week 1: see, a, his, I, is
Week 2: do, like, one, the, we
Week 3: are, by, look, was, you
Week 4: have, that, they, two, up
Week 5: as, he, three, to, with
Week 6: go, me, for, here, where

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

Homework Assignments

**Practice with your child to help them start to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Initial Consonant Blends)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Initial Consonant Blends)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

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

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-4
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Simple Sentences)
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. snap 6. stop
2. snip 7. trap
3. snug 8. trip
4. stem 9. little
5. step 10. come

October 25-29, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be solving words problems by drawing pictures and writing equations, reviewing, and taking a test on “Topic 2.”

Reading- We will be finishing our first reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- go, me, for, here, where

Phonics- We will be continuing to review our letters along with their sounds, which are: “v, y, z, qu” and review “all short vowels”.

Grammar- We will be reviewing what a “simple sentence” is.

Listening- We will be reading “Halloween books.”

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly.

Religion- We will be learning about Saints, in honor of “All Saint’s Day.”

Science- We will be dissecting a pumpkin and identifying the life-cycle of a pumpkin.

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

• The students will be having a Math test “TOPIC 2” on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
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

**Practice with your child to help them start to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

** If you would like to send treats for the students to take home for Halloween, please send the treats and a large/sturdy shopping bag in by Wednesday, October 27th. Please put just your child’s name on it. This will help us with sorting the treats into the children’s treat bags. Thanks! 

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday: No- Teacher Professional Day!

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 2-8
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Letters Qu/X and V)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-8) 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- Letters Y and Z)
3. Spelling- Pick four spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the four words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 2-9
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Short Vowels)
3. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.
5. Send in “1 SPECIAL SNACK AND 1 DRINK” for JUST YOUR CHILD tomorrow. (For example: a Halloween Doughnut, or a Halloween Cookie, or a bag of Chips, etc.) AND YOUR CHILD’S TREAT BAG!!!

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. hat 5. mop
2. bed 6. wig
3. tub 7. cap
4. hot 8. ten

October 18-22, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be using the same addends to write two different equations with the same sum, counting back to solve subtraction problems, and using addition facts to 10 to solve subtraction problems.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Making a Map. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and Predictions and our reading genre: Procedural Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- as, he, three, to, with

Phonics- We will be continuing to review our letters along with their sounds, which are: “r, w, j, k” and “short vowel u”.

Handwriting- We will be reviewing how to correctly write the numbers 1-10.

Grammar- We will be reviewing what “nouns, verbs, and adjectives” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Fall books.”

Writing- We will be continuing to learn about how to be better writers in “Writers Workshop.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 4- “Jesus Works Among The People.”

Science- We will be learning signs of autumn and we will be taking a “Nature Walk.”

Social Studies- We will be comparing and contrasting schools now and years ago and comparing and contrasting schools around the world. Also, we will continue our yearlong Unit on “Social Justice.” This week we will be focusing on “Family.”

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

• The students will be having a Math test “TOPIC 2” on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
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

**Practice with your child to help them start to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Short u)
3. Spelling- Write each spelling word two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 2-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter R)
3. Spelling- Fill in the blanks.
b _ g, h u _, _ u g, t _ , d _ g, w _ t h
** Please copy these blanks into the student’s spelling notebook and then fill in the blanks.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 2-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Letter W and J)
3. Spelling- Pick three spelling words and write a sentence for each. (one sentence for each of those words)
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 2-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Letter K and Simple Sentences)
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. bug 4. tug
2. dug 5. to
3. hug 6. with