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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

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

May 9-13, 2022

Posted on May 7, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math-We will be indirectly comparing objects by length, using small-size objects to measure length, and choosing an appropriate tool and use it to measure a given object. Next, we will begin “Topic 13- Time and Money,” where we will learning the values of the (penny, nickel, dime, quarter) and telling how much a group of coins is worth.

Reading- We will be continuing our fifth reading series reading the story My Autumn Book. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Theme, and our reading genre: Fiction text.
This Week’s Sight Words- eight, house, learn, move, only

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound “Long i/Long o” found in words and “Suffixes –ly/-ful” sounds found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “Prepositional Phrases” are.

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 continuing to learn about famous people: Florence Nightingale and Amelia Earhart.

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

Health- We will be starting to identify food groups.

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

• The students will be given an oral Religion Test on the two prayers (Angel of God AND Doxology “Glory Be To The Father”) throughout this week.

• 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).

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

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 12-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long i/Long o)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: MobyMax “Light” Lesson Due next Monday (5/16)

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 12-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long i/Long o)
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 12-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Suffixes –ly/-ful)
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 “Light” Lesson Due next Monday (5/16)

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 13-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Prepositional Phrases)
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 “Light” Lesson Due next Monday (5/16)

Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. gold 6. mild
2. hold 7. mind
3. host 8. most
4. kind 9. move
5. learn 10. old

May 2-6, 2022

Posted on April 30, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be using different strategies to subtract, model thinking to solve problems, reviewing and taking our test on “Topic 11.” We will then begin “Topic 12- Measure Lengths,” where we will be ordering objects by length.

Reading- We will be continuing our fifth reading series reading the story In Spring. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea, Predictions, and our reading genre: Persuasive text.
This Week’s Sight Words- because, laugh, off, open, sentence

Phonics- We will be identifying the sound “Vowel Teams: ue/ew/ui” found in words and “Prefixes re-/un-” sounds found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “Prepositions” are.

Listening- We will be starting 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 “Mary,” in honor of Mother’s Day.

Social Studies- We will be continuing to learn about famous people: Helen Keller, Thomas Jefferson, and Florence Nightingale.

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

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

• The students will also be having their Social Studies Test on Communities Part 1 on
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (review the information that was sent home by email).

• The students will be having a Math Test on Topic 11 on Thursday, May 5, 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 and Gym; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-6
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Teams ue/ew/ui)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 11-7
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Teams ue/ew/ui)
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- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. Please keep the “Review Sheet” at home for review.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Prefixes re-/un-)
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. Social Studies- Study for the test tomorrow.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 12-1
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Prepositions)
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: Have A Good Weekend!!!


*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. because 6. glue
2. blue 7. juice
3. clue 8. laugh
4. crew 9. new
5. fruit 10. threw

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