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Mrs. Sharon Sperruggia

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Specials Schedule
Monday- Gym
Tuesday- Technology
Wednesday- Spanish and STREAM
Thursday- Music
Friday- Art

June 7-11, 2021

Posted on June 5, 2021

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 continuing our next author study, “Cynthia Rylant” who wrote the “Henry and Mudge” books.

Religion- We will be taking our test on “Unit 4.”

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

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

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

•There will be a UNIT 5 Sight Words Test this week, starting on MONDAY, June 7, 2021.

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 14 on WEDNESDAY, June 9, 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 THURSDAY, June 10, 2021.
(review Chapters 22-27 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

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

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 7, 2021.

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 14-8 AND Math Workbook 14-9
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (ELA).

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- Reading Comprehension)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 15-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Nouns and Verbs)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Science- Complete the “Weather Chart” for today.
5. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 15-2
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

June 1-4, 2021

Posted on May 29, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be 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, will put 3-D shapes together to make another 3-D shape, and finding differences among various shapes.

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 starting our next author study, “Cynthia Rylant” who wrote the “Henry and Mudge” books.

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

Social Studies- We will be classifying information and comparing/contrasting transportation on land, on water, and in the air.

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

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

•There will be a UNIT 5 Sight Words Test next week, starting on Monday, June 7, 2021.

• The students will be having their Social Studies Test this week on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (review the paper that was emailed home).

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 14 on Wednesday, June 9, 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 THURSDAY, June 10, 2021.
(review Chapters 22-27 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

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

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 7, 2021.

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 14-4 AND Math Workbook 14-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Sequencing)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Reading Comprehension)
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
4. 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 14-7
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. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

May 24-28, 2021

Posted on May 21, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be 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, define 2-D shapes by their attributes, and use materials to build and draw 2-D shapes, and combining 2-D shapes to make another 2-D shape.

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 comparing and contrasting goods/services and identifying the usefulness of small businesses that sell goods/services.

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 on Tuesday, May 25, 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 Social Studies Test this week on Wednesday,
June 2, 2021. (review the paper that was emailed home).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Writing- Complete “Season Writing” Worksheet
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Please return the 3 Previous Math Ziplock Bags- red/white counters, tens and ones, and cubes for measuring.
5. 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. Math- Math Workbook 14-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sound oo)
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 (MATH).

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final Syllable -le)
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 14-3
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Spelling Vowel Sound oo)
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 “Freckle” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!! Monday is Memorial Day, there is no school!!

*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 17-21, 2021

Posted on May 14, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be telling time to the hour using an analog and digital clocks, telling time to the half hour, and reasoning to tell and write time.

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.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 23- “We Celebrate the Mass.”

Social Studies- We will be finishing learning about famous people: Jackie Robinson and Thomas Alva Edison.

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 their Science Test this week on Thursday, May 20, 2021.
(review the paper that was emailed home).

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 13 on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-3
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 3 Previous Math Ziplock Bags- red/white counters, tens and ones, and cubes for measuring.
5. 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. Math- Math Workbook 13-4
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “i-ready” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-5
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. Science- Study for the test tomorrow.
6. Additional School Work: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (ELA).

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-6
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: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your Reading Log AND work on “Freckle” for 15 minutes (MATH).

Friday: 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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