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Mrs. Sharon Sperruggia

Specials Schedule
Monday- Spanish
Tuesday- Gym
Wednesday- Computer
Thursday- Music and Library
Friday- Art

Remember to send back the Library books by Thursday, so the students can take out new books!

February 11-15, 2019

Posted on February 10, 2019

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

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 8 on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

•The students will be having a Trimester Math Test on Topics 4-8 on Tuesday,
February 26, 2019. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work from all three topics).

•The students will be having a Trimester Grammar Test on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Please review all the previous sight words (from Unit 1 and Unit 2) since there will be questions where the students will hear the sentence and will have to identify the missing sight words (similar to the recent sight words tests the students have had). Also, there will be a Grammar section on the test, where the students will need to correct sentences based on capitalization to begin a sentence and a period at the end of a sentence and identify the nouns and verbs in sentences.

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, Monday, February 11, 2019.
Week 1: catch, good, no, put, said, want
Week 2: be, could, horse, of, old, paper
Week 3: live, out, people, who, work
Week 4: down, inside, now, there, together
Week 5: around, find, food, grow, under, water
Week 6: also, family, new, other, some, their

Monday:
1. Math- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep your “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final Consonant ng, nk)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. On Friday, we will be celebrating the one hundredth day of school. We will be doing a
fun math project, where the students will be counting to one hundred by several ways
(1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s). In order to do this project, I am asking that each student bring
one hundred of any small items in a bag by Friday, February 15, 2019.
Some suggestions are, cereal, pennies, crayons, stickers, M&M’s, pretzels, etc.
These items will not be eaten in school, we will just be using them for counting.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Compound Words)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 9-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Verbs with -s)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
(Starting this month, 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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 9-2
2. Phonics- Spelling Workbook Page and read on-level reader: The King Sings A Song.
3. Spelling- Study for the spelling test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.
5. Please send in your 100 items for our “100th Day of School” activity tomorrow.

Friday: Enjoy Your Week Off!! School is closed next week.
School Reopens on Monday, February 25, 2019.

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. bring 6. wing
2. trunk 7. rink
3. pink 8. blank
4. bank 9. rang
5. sang 10. sunk

** I was noticing some of the students “spelling notebooks” are starting to run out of pages.
If your child’s “spelling notebook” is finished, please send in $2.50 for a new notebook.**

February 4-8, 2019

Posted on February 2, 2019

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

• The students will be having their next Social Studies Test on Thursday, February 7, 2019 (review the paper that will be sent home).

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 8 on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Spanish; Tuesday- Gym; Wednesday- Computer;
Thursday- Music and Library; Friday- Art. Remember to send back the Library Books by Thursday, so the students can take out new books when they go to Library on Thursdays.

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, Monday, February 11, 2019.
Week 1: catch, good, no, put, said, want
Week 2: be, could, horse, of, old, paper
Week 3: live, out, people, who, work
Week 4: down, inside, now, there, together
Week 5: around, find, food, grow, under, water
Week 6: also, family, new, other, some, their

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-2
2. Phonics- Workbook Phonics Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sounds of y)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-3
2. Phonics- Workbook Phonics Packet (1 Page- Vowel Sounds of y)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-4
2. Grammar- Workbook Phonics Packet (1 Page- Verbs)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
(Starting this month, 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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-5
2. Phonics- Spelling Workbook Page and read on-level reader: The King Sings A Song
3. Spelling- Study for the spelling test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. by 6. cry
2. try 7. lucky
3. sunny 8. silly
4. handy 9. puppy
5. fly 10. my

** Please make sure your child has two sharpened pencils each day.**

** Please continue practicing shoe-tying and zipping coats on their own, with your child.**

*Please remember to send in one nutritious snack and a drink for your child EACH day. Please put the one snack in a separate zip lock bag to have during snack time.

January 28- February 1, 2019

Posted on January 26, 2019

Reminders:
• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 7 on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Also, the students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 2 on Wednesday,
January 30, 2019. (review Chapters 8-14 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Spanish; Tuesday- Gym; Wednesday- Computer;
Thursday- Music and Library; Friday- Art. Remember to send back the Library Books by Thursday, so the students can take out new books when they go to Library on Thursdays.

• The students will be having their next Social Studies Test on Thursday, February 7, 2019 (review the paper that will be sent home).

**Since we have a busy week of school and 2 Tests (Math and Religion), there will be NO Spelling test, or Sight Words test- THIS WEEK!

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 (2 Pages- Long e)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Religion- Study for the test tomorrow.
6. Teacher’s Bake Sale tomorrow. Bake Items are $1 each.

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Medial Consonants AND Nouns in Sentences)
3. Spelling- Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
(Starting this week, 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. Religion- Study for the test tomorrow.
6. Pajama Day tomorrow. Come to school in your favorite pajamas!

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 8-1
2. Phonics – Spelling Workbook Page and read On-Level Reader: Seeds
3. Spelling- Review the spelling words and give a “home spelling test this week!”
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Open House tomorrow from 8:30-10:00am. Come visit our classroom!
6. Wendy’s Lunch tomorrow (For the students who ordered)- Please send in just a drink!

Thursday:
1. Student Day- No Homework!
2. Spirit Day tomorrow. Dress in your favorite team jersey or colors!
3. 12:00 Dismissal tomorrow- Faculty Meeting**

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. feet 6. me
2. he 7. she
3. see 8. tree
4. we 9. week
5. green 10. be

January 21-25, 2019

Posted on January 19, 2019

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

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 7 on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Also, the students will be having their Religion Test on Unit 2 on Wednesday,
January 30, 2019. (review Chapters 8-14 and Chapter Reviews in their Religion Books).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Spanish; Tuesday- Gym; Wednesday- Computer;
Thursday- Music and Library; Friday- Art. Remember to send back the Library Books by Thursday, so the students can take out new books when they go to Library on Thursdays.

Monday: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 7-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long u)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 7-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Inflected Ending-ed AND Singular and Plural Nouns)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words. Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook Lesson 7-7
2. Phonics- Pull out ditto- Spelling Words AND read on-level reader Duke the Mule
3. Spelling- Study for the spelling test tomorrow.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1.huge 6. cube
2.June 7. cute
3.rule 8. flute
4.tube 9. rude
5.use 10. mule

** Please make sure your child has two sharpened pencils each day.**

** 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. **

*Please remember to send in one nutritious snack and a drink for your child EACH day. Please put the one snack in a separate zip lock bag to have during snack time.

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