May 16-20, 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