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Welcome to 1st Grade

Teacher: Mrs. Karen Carrigan ([email protected])

 


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Notes

On Tuesday, December 10th, report cards will be distributed. Please sign and return the envelope. The yellow report card is yours to keep.

On Wednesday, December 11th, is an early release day. Dismissal is at 12:45.

On Friday, December 13th, is the ugly sweater contest.  If you are not participating, please use a dress down pass or wear your school uniform.

Next Thursday, December 19th, I am giving the students a pizza lunch. It consisits of two slices of cheese pizza from Enfield Pizza, water, Lay's potato chips (yellow bag), and a chocolate chip cookie from Costco. There is no charge for this lunch, however, I must have written permission to allow the children to eat this lunch.  If your child does not like pizza, the school lunch may still be purchased or you may send in a lunch your child can enjoy. Look for the light purple permission slip sent home on Monday, December 9th.

This week we are spelling words associated with Christmas.

Spelling Words

1.   snow

2.   bell

3.   card

4.   sled

5.   elf

6.   tree

7.   gift

8.   Santa

9.   train

10.  shop

Challenge Words

11.  Christmas

12.  Advent

Reading; We are reviewing the story" Honey Bees and  I am reteaching all the skills associated with the story. We are also working on our Unit 2 benchmark test.

Math:  We continue to work on math facts, fact families, and counting by 2's, 5's, and 10's.

Homework

Monday:  Write spelling words three times each.

Tuesday: Spelling/Grammar worksheet on putting words in the correct order

Wednesday: Math worksheet

Thursday: Study for Friday's spelling words

 

Notes

This week we lit the first purple Advent candle symbolizing hope. This is a time of waiting and preparation for Christmas.

Grades for the first trimester closed on December 2nd. Report cards will go out on December 10th.

This Friday, December 6th, is First Friday Mass. It is scheduled for 1:15pm. Please join us if you are able.

This Sunday at 10:30am is Family Mass at St. Bernard Church. It is also the location of the Santa Breakfast.

Next Wednesday, December 11th, is an early release day. Dismissal is at 12:45.

This week we are spelling words with the long e vowel sound.

Spelling Words

1.   be

2.   feet

3.   be

4.   see

5.   we

6.   green

7.   me

8.   she

9.   tree

10.  week

High-Frequency Words

11. some

12.  family

Reading: This week we are reading the story "Honey Bees." The vocabulary words are family, other, also, their, some, new, worker, flowers, nectar, honey, cold, queen, insects, hidden, attack, feed, sweet, sleep. The skills are long e spelled ee or e, syllables VCCV, and compare and contrast.

Math: We continue to solve word problems, write equations and solve math facts. Please practice math facts with sums through 10 and differences from 10.  These need to be memorized.

Homework

Monday:  Write spelling words three times each. Read decodable book # 23 "The Seed."

Tuesday: Write sentences for selected spelling words and draw a picture. Read decodable book #24 "Bandit."

Wednesday: Math worksheet

Thursday: Study for spelling test on Friday.

Notes:

There is a Fundraiser at Moe's on Wednesday, November 20th from 5-9pm.

There is a dress down on Friday, November 22nd,  to benefit the Santa Breakfast. Minimum donation is $5.00.

Wednesday, November 27th is an early release day, Dismissal will be at 12:45pm. There is no ACES on this day.

This week we are spelling words with the long u vowel sound.  There are no spelling words the week of Thanksgiving.

I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving .

Spelling Words

1.   huge

2.   June

3.   rule

4.   tube

5.   use

6.   cube

7.   cute

8.   flute

9.   rude

10.  mule

High-Frequncy Words

11.  water

12.  under

Reading: This week we are reading the story "Life in the Forest."  The vocabulary words are grow, food, around, find, water, under, forest, leavrs, sqirrels, hummingbirds, bear. woodpecker. The skills are long u CVCe), long e CVCe), inflected ending -ed, and author's purpose.

Math: We are working on fact families. (Example; 2+8=10, 8+2=10, 10-8=2, 10-2=8 )

Homework

Monday, Nov.18th: Write spelling words three times each. Read decodable book #21 "June and Mule."

Tuesday, November 19th: Write sentences for selected spelling words and draw a picture on the reverse side. Read decodable book # 22 "Luke Meets Duke."

Wednesday November 20th: Math worksheet

Thursday: Study for spelling test

Monday, November 25th: No Homework

Tuesday, November 26th: No Homewrk

Wednesday, November 27th: No Homework

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