February 8-12, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be finding better and faster ways to solve problems, reviewing, and taking our test on “Topic 7-Extend The Counting Sequence.” Next, we will be starting “Topic 8- Understand Place Value,” where we will be reading and writing numbers 11 to 19.

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 identifying the different American holidays we celebrate.

Science- We will be learning about “dental health” and figuring out solutions to common dental problems.

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 7 on Wednesday, February 10, 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 next Science Test on Thursday, February 11, 2021 (review the classwork papers that will be sent home- Penguin Paper, Polar Bear Paper, Frog Paper).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 7-7 and review for Math Test on Wednesday.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r-controlled: or/ore)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Tomorrow wear “RED, WHITE, BLUE!”
6. Science- Study for the test on Thursday!
7. 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. Student Day- No Homework!
2. Tomorrow wear “YOUR UNIFORM AND CRAZY SOCK DAY!”

Wednesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- r-controlled: or/ore)
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 wear “YOUR CHOICE: WEAR DECADES OR CAREER CLOTHES!”
7. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 8-1
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.
5. Tomorrow wear “PAJAMAS!”
6. Send in “1 SPECIAL SNACK AND 1 DRINK” for JUST YOUR CHILD tomorrow. (For example: a Valentine Doughnut, or a Valentine Cookie, or a bag of Chips, etc.)
7. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

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. **