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Welcome to 1st Grade

Teacher: Mrs. Karen Carrigan (kcarrigan@sbsenfield.org)

 


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Notes:

Valentine's Day is Thursday, February 14th.  This is a free dress down day if you wear clothing containing the colors red or pink or white or any combination of those colors.

Students passing out Valentine's are asked only to fill out the "FROM" section.  Do not fill in the name of the recipient.  Any Valentine cards containing food items must be peanut and nut free.  All items will be sent home to enjoy outside of school.

Pizza lunch is Friday, February 15th. Please remember to bring a drink.

Next Monday and Tuesday, February 18th and 19th are no school days. This is to celebrate President's Day as well as winter break. Enjoy!

This week we are spelling words with er, ir, and ur.

Spelling Words

1.   her

2.   first

3.   bird

4.   girl

5.   burn

6.   were

7.   shirt

8.   fur

9.   hurt

10. sir

High-Frequency Words

11. visit

12. done

Reading:  This week we are reading the story "I'm a Caterpillar."  The vocabulary words are know, done, push, wait, visit, caterpillar, crawl, chrysalis, pupa, shiver, munch, crunch, twist, butterfly. The skills are r-controlled er, ir, ur and contractions 's, 've, 're.

Math: Use data to make pictographs, tally charts and bar graphs as well as practicing math facts with sums to 12 and differences from12.

Homework: 

Please do Lexia for 20 minutes at home  this week.  

Monday:  Read decodable book # 33 "A Big Day for Mom."  Write spelling words three times each.  NEATLY.

Tuesday:  Read decodable book #34 "Sam Can Fly."  Write sentences for selected spelling words and draw a picture for one of the sentences,

Wednesday:  Math worksheet

Thursday: Study for Friday's spelling test.

We had a great time celebrating Catholic Schools Week. Now we are back at work.

Tuesday, February 5th is gym for all students.

This week we are spelling words with inflected ending -ed.

Spelling Words

1.    ask

2.   asked

3.   plan

4.   planned

5.   help

6.   helped

7.   jog

8.   jogged

9.   call

10.  called

High-Frequency Words

11. again

12.  soon

Reading:  This week we are reading the story "Frog and Toad Together- The Garden."  The vocabulary words are afraid, read, soon, again, how, few, rain, ground, head, shouted, shouting, flower, hard, quite, start,.

The skills are: inflected endings -ed, -ing, and r-controlled ar as well as plot.

Math: Math facts through sums of 12 and differences from 12 are being practiced daily.  I am also working on the chapter with data and graphs.  Please practice math facts at home. These need to be mastered.

Homework Please do Lexia for 20-25 minutes this week as part of this week's homework.

Monday:  Write spelling words three times each.  Read decodable book #31 "Mom Races." Read until reading is fluent.

Tuesday: Write sentences for selected spelling words: called, help, again, planned.  Read decodable book # 32 "Day at the Farm."

Wednesday:  Math worksheet

Thursday: Study for Friday's spelling test.

Friday: Have a great weekend.

Notes:

This week is Catholic Schools Week. We will be following the activities and presentations listed on the Catholic Schools calendar sent home earlier.

There is no homework this week. Enjoy the week. No spelling words this week. 

Wednesday, January 30th, is an early release day. Dismissal will be at 12:45.

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