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Blog for Week of Oct. 23

The Week of October 23rd :

Reading

  • Reading Story- Jack and the Wolf & The Three Little Pigs
  • Skills- Understanding characters and story message
  • Grammar- Complete sentences
  • Phonics- Review short /a/, double final consonants, (-ll, -ck, -ss),  usage of -ck after a short vowel
  • Writing – Informative Writing: Sentences that describe (adjectives)
  • Math
  • Story problems using subtraction and labeling the story problem answer
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Deciding when we add or subtract using simple story problems
  • Use the vertical format for single digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Unit 2 Review and Test

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him. We will continue working on this chapter.

Science-  Pumpkins and how they grow will be our focus next week. Students will be bringing a pumpkin book home for reading. We will also be making our own fact book on pumpkins.

Social Studies - The students will learn about the symbols of the United States.

Reminders:

*No school – October 18, 19 & 20

*Conferences – Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Please sign up using Mrs. Margarit’s link.

*Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 25th… students may wear their marathon shirts or any other spirit wear that has All Saints on it.

The Week of October 23rd :

Reading

  • Reading Story- Jack and the Wolf & The Three Little Pigs
  • Skills- Understanding characters and story message
  • Grammar- Complete sentences
  • Phonics- Review short /a/, double final consonants, (-ll, -ck, -ss),  usage of -ck after a short vowel
  • Writing – Informative Writing: Sentences that describe (adjectives)
  • Math
  • Story problems using subtraction and labeling the story problem answer
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Deciding when we add or subtract using simple story problems
  • Use the vertical format for single digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Unit 2 Review and Test

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him. We will continue working on this chapter.

Science-  Pumpkins and how they grow will be our focus next week. Students will be bringing a pumpkin book home for reading. We will also be making our own fact book on pumpkins.

Social Studies - The students will learn about the symbols of the United States.

Reminders:

*No school – October 18, 19 & 20

*Conferences – Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Please sign up using Mrs. Margarit’s link.

*Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 25th… students may wear their marathon shirts or any other spirit wear that has All Saints on it.

The Week of October 23rd :

Reading

  • Reading Story- Jack and the Wolf & The Three Little Pigs
  • Skills- Understanding characters and story message
  • Grammar- Complete sentences
  • Phonics- Review short /a/, double final consonants, (-ll, -ck, -ss),  usage of -ck after a short vowel
  • Writing – Informative Writing: Sentences that describe (adjectives)
  • Math
  • Story problems using subtraction and labeling the story problem answer
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Deciding when we add or subtract using simple story problems
  • Use the vertical format for single digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Unit 2 Review and Test

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him. We will continue working on this chapter.

Science-  Pumpkins and how they grow will be our focus next week. Students will be bringing a pumpkin book home for reading. We will also be making our own fact book on pumpkins.

Social Studies - The students will learn about the symbols of the United States.

Reminders:

*No school – October 18, 19 & 20

*Conferences – Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Please sign up using Mrs. Margarit’s link.

*Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 25th… students may wear their marathon shirts or any other spirit wear that has All Saints on it.

The Week of October 23rd :

Reading

  • Reading Story- Jack and the Wolf & The Three Little Pigs
  • Skills- Understanding characters and story message
  • Grammar- Complete sentences
  • Phonics- Review short /a/, double final consonants, (-ll, -ck, -ss),  usage of -ck after a short vowel
  • Writing – Informative Writing: Sentences that describe (adjectives)
  • Math
  • Story problems using subtraction and labeling the story problem answer
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Deciding when we add or subtract using simple story problems
  • Use the vertical format for single digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Unit 2 Review and Test

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him. We will continue working on this chapter.

Science-  Pumpkins and how they grow will be our focus next week. Students will be bringing a pumpkin book home for reading. We will also be making our own fact book on pumpkins.

Social Studies - The students will learn about the symbols of the United States.

Reminders:

*No school – October 18, 19 & 20

*Conferences – Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Please sign up using Mrs. Margarit’s link.

*Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 25th… students may wear their marathon shirts or any other spirit wear that has All Saints on it.

The Week of October 23rd :

Reading

  • Reading Story- Jack and the Wolf & The Three Little Pigs
  • Skills- Understanding characters and story message
  • Grammar- Complete sentences
  • Phonics- Review short /a/, double final consonants, (-ll, -ck, -ss),  usage of -ck after a short vowel
  • Writing – Informative Writing: Sentences that describe (adjectives)
  • Math
  • Story problems using subtraction and labeling the story problem answer
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Deciding when we add or subtract using simple story problems
  • Use the vertical format for single digit addition and subtraction problems
  • Unit 2 Review and Test

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him. We will continue working on this chapter.

Science-  Pumpkins and how they grow will be our focus next week. Students will be bringing a pumpkin book home for reading. We will also be making our own fact book on pumpkins.

Social Studies - The students will learn about the symbols of the United States.

Reminders:

*No school – October 18, 19 & 20

*Conferences – Tuesday and Thursday of next week. Please sign up using Mrs. Margarit’s link.

*Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 25th… students may wear their marathon shirts or any other spirit wear that has All Saints on it.

Celebrating “Caps for Community “ and firefighters....Thank you for our “caps!”

First Grade Blog-Oct 12

Week of Oct. 16-17:

Reading-

  • Reading Story- We’ll be working on our end of the Unit book, “From Seed to Pumpkin”
  • Skill-Unit test
  • Grammar-Unit test
  • Phonics- Unit test
  • Writing- Writing the sequence of the pumpkin life cycle
  • We won’t have a spelling list on this short week

Math-

  • Practice with subtraction problems
  • Writing and solving subtraction problems

Religion-

We will continue working on learning about how the Holy Trinity is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. 

Science- Students completed their study of the life cycle of the oak tree. Next week we will compare and contrast oak leaves to maple leaves.

Social Studies- We decided on a few service projects for our school.  We are going to pick up paper towels that are on the floor, so our bathroom stays clean.  We are also starting a new service project…twice a month we will straighten up the church to get it ready for weekend Masses.  😊

The last part of our unit on Good Citizens is to look at some American symbols and what they stand for.  We will cover Our Flag, The Pledge of Allegiance, The Statue of Liberty, The Bald Eagle and our presidents. 

Important Dates:

Friday, October 13-Book orders are due.

Wednesday, Oct.18-20-MEA break-No School

Tuesday, Oct. 24-Conferences

Thursday, Oct. 26-Conferences

**Thanks for your hard work collecting Marathon money! There is still time to send in Marathon money.  Both classes are very close to their goal!

 

Thank you to Officer Gast for coming to talk to us about safety, sharing some show and tell with us and letting us sit in your police car and try the lights! 

First grade students worked with 5th grade students for our Community Building activity today. The Catholic Social Teaching we focused on: Workers’ Rights and the Unemployed. “Working in the world so that all may be able to participate in God’s creation.”

Week of Oct. 9th

The Week of October 9th:

Reading

  • Reading Story- Gus Takes the Train & City Zoo
  • Skills- Story structure and fantasy
  • Grammar- Adjectives
  • Phonics- Short /u/, review consonants /z/ & /qu/
  • Writing – Narrative Writing: Class story using adjectives to describe things clearly. First, Next, and Last were used to tell the order of events.
  • Math
  • Values of nickels and pennies
  • Counting on from a nickel and solving story problems with nickels and pennies.
  • Counting on from the greater number
  • Introduction to subtraction

Religion- The Holy Trinity…God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Discussion/reading that Jesus is the Son of God, who came to show the Father’s love and bring us closer to him.

Science-  Students should be firefly experts J. Please find time to listen your child read their Firefly Fact book to you. Next week we will look at the life cycle of the oak tree.

Social Studies - The students will work with a partner to come up with solutions to solve a conflict and share them with the class.  We will also look at a service project we could do for the school.

Students also completed a class on Internet Safety.

Reminders:

*Get pledges for our Marathon!

*Our Marathon is Friday, Oct. 6th, 12:00-2:30. All are welcome. J

*Mission Partners will start sometime in October.

*Oct. 10th – October Birthday Celebration

*Oct. 11th – Lakeville Morning Drive Day

Oct. 13th – Farmington Drive Day

First Grade Blog-September 28

Week of Oct. 2-6:

Reading-

  • Reading Story- “Lucia’s Neighborhood” and “City Mouse and Country Mouse”
  • Skill- Text and Graphic Features in stories
  • Grammar-adjectives
  • Phonics- short /e/ words, review consonants y,w,k,v, and j
  • Writing- elaborating on our sentences

Math-

  • Represent and solve addition problems with pictures
  • Addition equations
  • Introducing the = and not= signs
  • Building addition equations

Religion-

Humans are the most special part of God’s creation.  Everyone must help to care for God’s gifts

Science- Students will be finishing their firefly life cycle book and sharing it with the class.

Social Studies- We will continue working on solving conflicts and begin looking at how citizens can make a difference.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, Oct. 4-Fall Pictures-uniforms aren’t necessary

Friday, Oct. 6-Marathon-12-2:30 All are welcome to walk with us

**Remember to keep gathering Marathon money.  If each class makes their goal, they will get a reward chosen by the class.  Mrs. LaBounty’s class voted on a fun Reading day with pajamas, slippers and a stuffed animal.  Mrs. Mundy’s class will be deciding their reward next week.

First Grade Blog - Sept. 21st

The Week of September 25-29:

Reading

  • Reading Story- Curious George at School
  • Skills- Sequence of Events
  • Grammar- Action Verbs
  • Phonics- Short /o/, /s/ that makes the /z/ sound, review consonants /l/ & /x/, -s as a plural
  • Writing – Narrative Writing: Sentences
  • Math
  • Even and odd numbers
  • Unit Review and Unit Test
  • Addition with simple pictures and circle drawings

Religion- The primary focus is learning that God’s world is a gift to us. We learn about God and his love by looking at the world he made.

Science-  We are learning about fireflies and completing firefly fact books.

Social Studies- We are learning about people with authority and how to solve conflicts.

Reminders:

*Get pledges for our Marathon!

*Fall pictures are Wednesday, Oct. 4th. Uniforms are not needed.

*Our Marathon is Friday, Oct. 6th, 12:00-2:30. All are welcome. J

*We enjoyed meeting and chatting with many of you during early conferences and parent orientation night.

*Mission Partners will start sometime in October.

We hunted for Skittles this morning. Both first grade classes found a total of 76 Skittles. We graphed what we found and did many math problems related to the number of Skittles we found. Twenty-four Skittles are still in our grass😊

Week of May 30

Next Week:

Reading-

  • We have finished our fifth reading book, so we will be working on our Benchmark Test this week.

Math-

  • Reinforcing and practicing basic addition and subtraction facts
  • Relate repeated addition to multiplication
  • Introduction to 2-digit subtraction with and without re-grouping

Religion- We talked about and did a craft to celebrate Jesus’ Ascension into heaven today.  We will finish our chapter on Baptism.

Science-  The students will be working on animal hibernation

Social Studies- We’ll be finishing our unit project, which is a poster of a good to sell.

 

Important Dates:

Monday, May 29-Memorial Day, No School

Monday, June 5-Field Day in the afternoon.  Make sure your child wears tennis shoes and they may bring a water bottle and sunscreen if needed that day.

Tuesday, June 6-Last day of First Grade  ☹