January 17-21, 2022

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: Poems.
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.”

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. Also, we will continue our yearlong Unit on “Social Justice.” This month we will be learning about “The Poor and Vulnerable.”

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 25, 2022.
Please review the completed work that was sent home, which we have already learned (Homework and Class Work).

• Our Specials Are: Monday- Gym #1; Tuesday- Art; Wednesday- STREAM and Gym #2; Thursday-Music; Friday- Mass and Technology.

Homework Assignments

*** Reminder: When your child is absent from school it is required that a note is sent to school on the day your child returns, with the reason for the absent.

** There are No Spelling OR Sight Words Tests This Week!
Please give your child an “At-Home Spelling and Sight Words Tests” **

Monday: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-3
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (2 Pages- Long e: ee, e)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

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

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 6-5
2. Please give your child an “At-Home Spelling and Sight Words Tests” **

No School Tomorrow. Teacher PD Day!

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. **