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Mrs. Sharon Sperruggia

Class Parent: Mrs. Chambers

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

June 6-10, 2022

Posted on June 5, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be finding differences among various shapes and reviewing/taking our test on “Topic 14.” Next, we will be starting “Topic 15- Equal Shares Of Circles and Rectangles. We will be determining whether shapes are divided into equal shares, dividing shapes into 2 and 4 equal shares and using words to describe those shares, and understanding that more equal shares of the same whole create smaller shares.

Reading- We will be reading and responding to the simple stories.

Phonics- We will be reviewing identifying “long and short vowel sounds.”

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

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

Listening- We will be finishing our next author study, “Cynthia Rylant” who wrote the “Henry and Mudge” books.

Social Studies- We will be continuing our next unit- “Our Country/The World.”

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

Reminders:
•There will be a UNIT 5 Sight Words Test this week, starting on Monday,
June 6, 2022.

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 14 on Tuesday, June 7, 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 Religion Test on Unit 4 on TUESDAY,
June 14, 2022. (review Chapters 22-27 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

Homework Assignments

• We finished Unit 4 in our Reading Series. Please practice the sight words from Unit 4. The students will be assessed on all of them, starting on Monday, June 6, 2022.

Week 1:
about
buy
people
would
write

Week 2:
done
once
upon
wash
water

Week 3:
because
laugh
off
open
sentence

Week 4:
eight
house
learn
move
only

Week 5:
should
today
years
warm
world

Week 6:
mother
father
picture
another
through

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-9 AND Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Sequencing)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SEASONS” Due June 13th

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 15-1 AND 15-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Reading Comprehension)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SEASONS” Due June 13th

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 15-3
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SEASONS” Due June 13th

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 15-4
2. Reading- Read any book of your choice and write 2 sentences about the story in your “Spelling Notebook.” Be sure to include the Title and Author.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SEASONS” Due June 13th

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

May 31- June 3, 2022

Posted on May 27, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be using different materials to make shapes, putting shapes together to make another shape, using shapes to make different shapes, defining 3-D shapes by their number of edges/vertices/faces/flat surfaces, choosing the defining attributes of 3-D shapes, and putting 3-D shapes together to make another 3-D shape.

Reading- We will be reading and responding to the simple stories.

Phonics- We will be reviewing identifying “long and short vowel sounds.”

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

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

Listening- We will be continuing our “author study” on James Marshall.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 26- “We Care for the Gifts of God’s Creation.”

Social Studies- We will be continuing our next unit- “Our Country/The World.”

Science- We will be starting our next unit- “Space.”

Reminders:
•There will be NO Spelling Test OR Sight Words Test this week.

• The students will be having their Social Studies Test this week on Wednesday,
June 1, 2022. (review the paper that was emailed home).

•There will be a UNIT 5 Sight Words Test next week, starting on Monday, June 6, 2022.

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 14 on Tuesday, June 7, 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 Religion Test on Unit 4 on WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022.
(review Chapters 22-27 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

Homework Assignments

• We just finished Unit 4 in our Reading Series. Please practice the sight words from Unit 4. The students will be assessed on all of them, starting on Monday, June 6, 2022.

Week 1:
about
buy
people
would
write

Week 2:
done
once
upon
wash
water

Week 3:
because
laugh
off
open
sentence

Week 4:
eight
house
learn
move
only

Week 5:
should
today
years
warm

world

Week 6:
mother
father
picture
another
through

Monday: Memorial Day- No School!!

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-3 AND Math Workbook 14-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Sequencing)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SPACE” Due June 6th

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-5 AND Math Workbook 14-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Reading Comprehension)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SPACE” Due June 6th

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-7 AND Math Workbook 14-8
2. Additional School Work: MobyMax “SPACE” Due June 6th
3. No School Tomorrow- Teacher Professional Development Day!

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!! MobyMax “SPACE” Due June 6th

May 23-27, 2022

Posted on May 21, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reasoning to tell and write time, reviewing, and taking our test on “Topic 13.” Next, we will begin “Topic 14- Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes,” where the students will use attributes to match shapes and define 2-D shapes by their attributes.

Reading- We will be finishing our fourth reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- mother, father, picture, another, through

Phonics- We will be identifying “vowel sound oo” found in words and “final syllable -le” found in words.

Listening- We will be starting our next “author study” on James Marshall.

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 starting our next unit- “Our Country/The World.”

Science- Next, we will be learning about the lifecycle of a seed, parts of a plant, and learn how a plant grows.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 24- “We Share God’s Love.”

Health- We will be classifying food according to healthy and non-healthy foods.


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

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 13 next week on Tuesday, May 24, 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 Social Studies Test next week on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (review the paper that was emailed home).

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sound oo)
3. Writing- Complete “Season Writing” Worksheet- DUE FRIDAY!
4 Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
5. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
6. Please return the 2 Previous Math Ziplock Bags- red/white counters, tens and ones.
7. Additional School Work: MobyMax “Our Country” Lesson Due next Tuesday (5/31).

Tuesday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review ready AND Math Workbook 13-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final Syllable -le)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” Math for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-1 AND 14-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Spelling Vowel Sound oo)
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: MobyMax “Our Country” Lesson Due next Tuesday (5/31).

Thursday:
Field Day- No Homework (Just studying for the Spelling and Sight Words Test).
1. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
2. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday:
Enjoy Your Weekend!! Monday is Memorial Day, there is no school!!
1. Additional School Work: MobyMax “Our Country” Lesson Due next Tuesday (5/31).

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. book 6. stood
2. full 7. pull
3. good 8. push
4. put 9. another
5. shook 10. through

May 16-20, 2022

Posted on May 14, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 12.” Then, we will be telling time to the hour using an analog and digital clocks, and telling time to the half hour.

Reading- We will be continuing our fifth reading series reading the story Signs Of Winter. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Inferences, and our reading genre: informational text.
This Week’s Sight Words- should, today, years, warm, world

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound “Open/Closed Syllables” found in words and “Vowel Teams oo, ou” sounds found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying where “Commas in Dates And Sentences” go.

Listening- We will be continuing our next author study, “Tomie dePaola.”

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 comparing and contrasting goods/services, identifying the usefulness of small businesses that sell goods/services, classifying information, and comparing/contrasting transportation on land, on water, and in the air.

Science- We will be finishing our unit on, “Light.”

Health- We will be classifying food according to healthy and non-healthy foods.

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

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 12 on Tuesday, May 12, 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 Science Test this week on Thursday, May 19, 2022.
(review the paper that was emailed home).

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 13 next week on Tuesday, May 24, 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 Social Studies Test next week on Wednesday,
June 1, 2022. (review the paper that was emailed home).

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- Open/Closed Syllables)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Please return the 2 Previous Math Ziplock Bags- red/white counters, tens and ones.
6. Additional School Work:MobyMax “Plants” Lesson Due next Monday (5/23)

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Open/Closed Syllables)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do “I-Ready” ELA for 15 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Teams oo, ou)
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:MobyMax “Plants” Lesson Due next Monday (5/23)

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-4
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Commas in Dates and 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 “I-Ready” Math for 15 minutes.

Friday: 1. Additional School Work:MobyMax “Plants” Lesson Due next Monday (5/23)

Have A Good Weekend!!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. begin 6. robot
2. cabin 7. seven
3. hotel 8. topic
4. label 9. should
5. melon 10. today

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