October 31- November 4, 2022

1st Grade Weekly Newsletter

Math- We will be using doubles facts to solve double-plus facts and making 10 to add numbers to 20.

Reading- We will be starting our 2nd Reading Series reading the story The Life of a Frog. 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- my, saw, help, come, little

Phonics- We will be identifying “initial consonant blends” and the “final x” sound.

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

Listening- We be continuing to read “Fall” books.

Writing- We will be continuing to focus on writing our numbers and letters correctly. Also, we will be continuing to learn about how to be better writers in “Writers Workshop.”

Science- We will be identifying the basic needs of animals and learning about “mammals.”

Social Studies- We will be learning what a “map key” is. Also, we will be continuing our yearlong Unit on “Social Justice.” This week we will be focusing on “Family.”


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

• Please practice the sight words from Unit 1. The students will be assessed on all of them next week starting, November 7, 2022.
Week 1: see, a, his, I, is
Week 2: do, like, one, the, we
Week 3: are, by, look, was, you
Week 4: have, that, they, two, up
Week 5: as, he, three, to, with
Week 6: go, me, for, here, where

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

Homework Assignments

**Practice with your child to help them start to memorize their double facts.**
(1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20)

**All Spelling Homework Is Done In The Spelling Notebook
With The School Heading On Top EVERY NIGHT (See Below)**
Student’s Name Date
SSK 1A

Monday: Halloween- Enjoy “Trick-or-Treating”- No Homework!

Tuesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-4
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Initial Consonant Blends)
3. Spelling- Write spelling words (1-10) two times each.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.
5. PLEASE CLEAR OUT YOUR CHILD’S FOLDER EACH NIGHT AND TAKE OUT ANY WORK THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN CHECKED!!!!

Wednesday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-5
2. Phonics- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Final x)
3. Spelling- Pick five spelling words, and write a sentence for each of the five words.
4. Sight Words- Practice the sight words.

Thursday:
1. Math- Math Workbook 3-6
2. Grammar- Phonics Workbook Packet (1 Page- Simple Sentences)
3. Reading- Read “Decodable Reader- Big Fox, Little Fox
4. Spelling- Practice the spelling words, for a test tomorrow.
5. Sight Words- Practice the sight words, to be assessed tomorrow.

Friday: Have A Good Weekend!!!

*The Spelling Words For This Week Are:
1. snap 6. stop
2. snip 7. trap
3. snug 8. trip
4. stem 9. little
5. step 10. come