March 21-25, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

** Please practice shoe tying with your child **

Math- We will then review and have our test on “Topic 9.” Then, we will begin “Topic 10: Use Models and Strategies to Add Tens and Ones.” The students will add two multiples of 10 and use mental math to add tens to two-digit numbers.

Reading- We will be continuing our fourth reading series reading the stories Eleanor Roosvelt. This story will help us learn our reading skills: Main Idea and our reading genre: Biography Text.
This Week’s Sight Words- been, carry, does, going, words

Phonics- We will be identifying “diphthongs oi, oy” and “vowel digraphs ea” found in words.

Grammar- We will be identifying what “compound sentences” are.

Listening- We will be reading “Spring” books.

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 researching the different community helpers (Police Officer and Firefighter) and their jobs in the community.

Religion- We will be learning about Chapter 19: “We Celebrate God’s Forgiveness.” Also, we will also be participating in the “Stations of the Cross.”


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 9 on Tuesday, March 22, 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- Review Sheet and study for the test tomorrow. You can keep the “Review Sheet” at home.
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Diphthongs oi, oy)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-5) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Tuesday:
1. Math- No Math Homework!
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Diphthongs oi, oy)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (6-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. Additional School Work: Do MobyMax ELA AND/OR Math for 10 minutes.

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-1
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Vowel Digraphs ea)
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.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 10-2
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Compound 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 MobyMax ELA AND/OR Math for 10 minutes.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:

1. boil 6. soil
2. boy 7. spoil
3. coin 8. toy
4. join 9. been
5. joy 10. going