December 14-18, 2020

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will begin “Topic 5- Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations,” where we will be finding the unknown number in an equation, determining if addition and subtraction equations are true or false, finding the missing numbers in equations to make them true, and using different strategies to add three numbers.

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.

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them
starting on, January 4, 2021.

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; Tuesday- Technology; Wednesday- Spanish and Stream; Thursday-Music; Friday- Art.

Homework Assignments

** Please send in an empty shoe box gift-wrapped by Monday, December 14, 2020 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 Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

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

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-1
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.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Spelling City” for 15 minutes.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-2
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.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-3
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.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-4
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.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Spelling City” for 15 minutes.

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