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Welcome To Our First Grade Class Page!

Mrs. Sharon Sperruggia

Class Parent: Mrs. Coyle

Specials Schedule
Monday- Spanish
Tuesday- Art
Wednesday- STREAM
Thursday- 8:30 Mass and Music
Friday- Technology and Gym

October 3-7, 2022

Posted on October 1, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking the test on Topic 1. Next, we will begin “Topic 2- Fluently Add and Subtract Within 10,” adding by counting on from a number and using doubles to solve problems.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Look Both Ways. This story will help us learn our reading skill: Reading Comprehension and our reading genre: informational text.

Phonics- We will be reviewing our first set of letters along with their sounds, which are: “f, b, g” and “short vowel o”.
This Week’s Sight Words- are, by, look, was, you

Handwriting- We will be reviewing how to correctly write the numbers 1-5.

Grammar- We will be identifying how to write a “simple sentence.”

Listening- We will be reading “Fall Books.”

Science- We will be comparing and contrasting animals according to how they move and the different animal coverings.

Social Studies- We will be comparing and contrasting a picture and a map of the classroom. Also, we will be learning who “Christopher Columbus” was.

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

• The students will be having a Math test “TOPIC 1- Solving Addition and Subtraction Problems to 10” on Tuesday, October 4, 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; Thursday- Mass and Music; Friday- Technology and Gym.

Homework Assignments

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

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 (Short o)
3. Spelling- Write each spelling word two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. PLEASE CLEAR OUT YOUR CHILD’S FOLDER EACH NIGHT AND TAKE OUT ANY WORK THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN CHECKED!!!!

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter F)
3. Spelling- Fill in the blanks.
c ___ t ,
__ o t ,
p o _ ,
g _ t ,
__ o o k ,
__ o u
** 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 Homework book Lesson 2-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter B)
3. Spelling- Pick three spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the three words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Homework book Lesson 2-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Letter G 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. cot 4. pot
2. got 5. look
3. not 6. you

September 26-30, 2022

Posted on September 25, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be solving subtraction problems that involve comparing to find how many fewer objects are in one group than another group, solving addition problems by finding a missing addend, solving problems involving putting together or taking apart, and constructing math arguments in order to solve addition and subtraction problems.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Henry On Wheels. This story will help us learn our reading skill: Setting and our reading genre: realistic fiction.
This Week’s Sight Words- do, like, one, the, we

Phonics- We will be continuing to review another set of letters along with their sounds, which are: “c, p, n” and “short vowel i”.

Handwriting- We will begin by reviewing vertical lines, forward/backward circle lines, and how to make slant lines. This will help the students in making correct letter formation.

Grammar- We will be discovering what a “verb” is.

Listening- We will be continuing our first “Author Study” by Miriam Cohen.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 2- “We Believe in the Blessed Trinity.”

Science- We will be learning about the parts of an apple.

Social Studies- We will be learning about who “Johnny Appleseed” was and why he is famous.

Health- We will be identifying what our five senses are.

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

• The students will be having a Math test “TOPIC 1- Solving Addition and Subtraction Problems to 10” on Tuesday, October 4, 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; Thursday- Mass and Music; Friday- Technology and Gym.

Homework Assignments

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

Monday:
1. Math- Math Homework Lesson 1-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter C)
3. Spelling- Write each spelling word two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. PLEASE CLEAR OUT YOUR CHILD’S FOLDER EACH NIGHT AND TAKE OUT ANY WORK THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN CHECKED!!!!

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Homework Lesson 1-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter P)
3. Spelling- Fill in the blanks.
__ i __ ,
t _ _ ,
m _ t t ,
__ t ,
o n _ ,
m __ s s

** 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 Homework Lesson 1-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter N)
3. Spelling- Pick three spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the three words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Homework Lesson 1-8
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (Verbs)
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. it 4. sit
2. miss 5. one
3. mitt 6. the

September 19-23, 2022

Posted on September 16, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be starting our first chapter “Solve Addition and Subtraction Problems to 10.” We will solve problems involving situations of adding one part to another part, solving addition problems involving situations of putting two parts together, solving addition word problems by breaking apart a total number of objects, solving subtraction problems involving taking from a group, and solving subtraction problems that involve comparing to find how many more objects are in one group than another group.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story The Blackout. This story will help us learn our reading skill: Characters and our reading genre: realistic fiction.
This Week’s Sight Words- see, a, his, I, is

Phonics- We will be reviewing our first set of letters along with their sounds, which are: m,s,t, and short vowel a.

Handwriting- We will begin by reviewing writing our letters (uppercase and lowercase) and numbers and vertical lines. This will help the students in making correct letter formation.

Grammar- We will be discovering what a “noun” is.

Listening- We will be starting our first “Author Study” by Miriam Cohen.

Religion- We will be starting Chapter 1- “God Is Our Father.”

Science- We will begin our first unit on “Animals,” learning how to categorize animals according to their habitats. We will also compare and contrast animals according to size, shape, and other characteristics.

Social Studies- We will start off with our first unit “School Days.” The children will be discussing why rules are important to have in a classroom and what happens during their school days in their classroom.

Health- We will be identifying what our five senses are.

Reminders:
• Starting this Friday, the students will be tested on their six spelling words and the sight words.

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

Homework Assignments

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday:
1. Math- Math Homework Page Lesson 1-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Short A)
3. Spelling- Write each spelling word two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Homework Page Lesson 1-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter M)
3. Spelling- Fill in the blanks in the Homework Notebook
__ t,
m __ t,
__,
a __,
s __ __,
s __ t

** 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 Homework Page Lesson 1-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter S)
3. Spelling- Pick three spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the three words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Homework Page Lesson 1-4
2. Phonics- 2 Phonics Workbook Packet (Letter T AND Nouns)
3. Reading- Read “Decodable Reader- At A Mat”
4. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
5. Sight Words- Practice the sight words to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday: Have a good weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. am 4. sat
2. at 5. I
3. mat 6. see

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