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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

January 18-22, 2021

Posted on January 16, 2021

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be interpreting organized data, using a picture graph to interpret data, and using perseverance to solving problems about sets of data.

Reading- We will be starting our reading series reading the story Poetry Collection. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and Illustrating Important Details and our reading genre: Informational Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- live, or, out, who, work

Phonics- We will be identifying “long e: ee, e sounds” and the “inflectional ending -ed” sound.

Grammar- We will be identifying what a “pronoun” is.

Listening- We will be doing a week author study on Howard Binkow who wrote the “Howard B Wigglebottom” books about life lessons.

Writing- We will continue to focus on writing our letters correctly. We also will be continuing to learn about the “writing process.”

Science- We will be doing a study on “Polar Bears.” We will be learning characteristics of polar bears and learning how a polar bear mother takes care of her cubs.

Social Studies- We will be learning about the life Martin Luther King, Jr. and analyzing the reasons for peaceful protests and how they work, both in Dr. King’s time and today.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 12- “The Church Serves.”

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

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 6” on Tuesday, January 26, 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: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long e: ee, e)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) 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.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Inflectional Ending -ed)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Pronouns)
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 “i-ready” for 15 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

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

** 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. **

January 11-15, 2021

Posted on January 9, 2021

Homework Assignments

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 5” on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

This Week’s Sight Words- be, could, of, old, why

Monday:
1. Math- Study for the test tomorrow.
2. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 6-1
2. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 6-2
2. Spelling- Study for the test tomorrow.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. bone 6. rope
2. broke 7. rose
3. could 8. stone
4. hope 9. those
5. joke 10. why

January 4-8, 2021

Posted on January 3, 2021

Homework Assignments

Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them starting on, January 4, 2021. (Read the email that was sent for your assigned time).
Week 1: my, saw, help, come, little
Week 2: jump, she, take, walk, what
Week 3: blue, from, think, this, use
Week 4: all, goes, her, make, too
Week 5: four, five, part, ride, your
Week 6: into, don’t, know, many, after

• The students will be having a Math test on “TOPIC 5” on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

*** This Week’s Sight Words- good, no, put, round, said ***

Monday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-5
2. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-6
2. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Workbook Lesson 5-7
2. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words.
Please underline the spelling word in each sentence.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math-Textbook Page 241:Play the game with another person (adult/older child).
2. Spelling- Study for the test tomorrow.
3. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be evaluated tomorrow.

Friday: Enjoy Your Weekend!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. catch 6. inch
2. check 7. match
3. chin 8. whale
4. good 9. which
5. graph 10. said

December 14-18, 2020

Posted on December 12, 2020

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will begin “Topic 5- Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations,” where we will be finding the unknown number in an equation, determining if addition and subtraction equations are true or false, finding the missing numbers in equations to make them true, and using different strategies to add three numbers.

Reading- We will be finishing our second reading series.
This Week’s Sight Words- into, don’t, know, many, after

Phonics- We will be identifying “Long Vowel i” and recognize words with the “s sound spelled c; j sound spelled g.”

Listening- We will be reading Christmas Stories.

Writing- We will continue to focus on writing our letters correctly. We will also continue to learn about the “writing process.”

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 10- “Jesus Sends the Holy Spirit.”

Social Studies- We will be finishing our Christmas around the world journey, with final stops to Italy, Poland, Ireland, and United States of America. Also, we will be distinguishing between things that people need to live and things that people want.

Science- We will be learning about the “lifecycle” of a frog.

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

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 2. The students will be assessed on all of them
starting on, January 4, 2021.

Week 1: my, saw, help, come, little
Week 2: jump, she, take, walk, what
Week 3: blue, from, think, this, use
Week 4: all, goes, her, make, too
Week 5: four, five, part, ride, your
Week 6: into, don’t, know, many, after

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

Homework Assignments

** Please send in an empty shoe box gift-wrapped by Monday, December 14, 2020 to be used to collect Christmas cards.

** If you are planning on sending in Christmas cards for the other students, please send them in by Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

** Please practice with your child their address and their phone number. This is a very important life skill. **

Monday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Long Vowel i)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) 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 “Spelling City” for 15 minutes.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-2
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- s spelled c and j spelled g)
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.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Christmas)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write one sentence for each of the five words.
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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 5-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Christmas)
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 “Spelling City” for 15 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. hide 6. like
2. fine 7. ride
3. side 8. hike
4. dine 9. don’t
5. bike 10. know

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