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Feb. 29 Newsletter

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of February 29

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: The best part about the 100th day of school was _______ . (at least 5-7 sentences)
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday. Complete the reading response sheet.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Complete the math problems.

Reading: We learned about a variety of community helpers. We will continue to read books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We enjoy working collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We have researched one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we worked in small groups, or partnerships, and learned from our classmates. We are now working towards publishing our work!

Math: This week we will begin the unit on telling time.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ame“ family, as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on punctuation.

Spelling Words

1. fame 7. blame
2. same 8. flame
3. name 9. plate (review)
4. game 10. state (review)
5. came *11. because (bonus review)

tame *12. jumped (bonus review)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Read Across America/ Pajama Day is this Wednesday, March 2!! Bring in your PJ’s and your favorite book to school.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Thursday, from 12:30-2:30 and 5-7:30pm.

11:30 Dismissal on Thursday. Please make every effort to pick up your child on time. Thank you.

In observance of Good Friday, there is no school on Friday, March 25.

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1-205 newsletter

[1-205 Newsletter]

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of February 22

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: As class president, I would _______ . (at least 5-7 sentences)
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday. Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Study for your math test!!

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the reading response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry is due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Math Chapter Test on Shapes and Patterns

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 15 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.

Reading: We learned about a variety of community helpers. We will continue to read books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We enjoy working collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We have researched one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we worked in small groups, or partnerships, and learned from our classmates. We are now working towards publishing our work!

Math: This week we will conclude the unit on shapes and patterns. We will have a chapter test on Wednesday.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ate“ family, as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on punctuation.

Spelling Words

1. date 7. state
2. hate 8. plate
3. late 9. they (review)
4. gate 10. this (review)
5. fate *11. your (bonus review)
6. Kate (a name) *12. jumped (bonus review)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Math Chapter Test on Shapes and Patterns will be on Wednesday.

100th Day of School/ CRAZY HAT day is this Friday! Please work on your child’s Crazy Hat if you have not already done so.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
**Lincoln Center class trip is this Thursday, February 25. Please sign and return the trip slips. The trip is free.**

100th Day of School Celebration & Crazy Hat Day is on Friday, February 26!!

Read Across America Celebration is on Wednesday, March 2.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are on Thursday, March 3. 11:30 Dismissal.

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1-205 newsletter

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of February 1

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: My favorite holiday in Febraury is _______ . (at least 5-7 sentences)
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Complete the math problems.

Reading: We have been learning about a variety of community helpers. We are reading books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We enjoy working collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We have researched one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we are going to work in a small group, or partnership, and learn from our classmates.

Math: This week we will continue the unit on shapes and patterns. We will learn about attributes of shapes.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ub“ family, as well as review words that have ‘th’ as the beginning sounds of a word.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on past and present tenses.

Spelling Words

1. sub 7. stub
2. cub 8. those (review)
3. tub 9. they (review)
4. hub 10. them (review)
5. rub *11. two (bonus)
club *12. eating (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

There is no school on Lunar New Year, which is on Monday, February 8.

Mid-winter break is from Monday, February 15- Friday, February 19.

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Ms. Ahn’s newsletter for Jan. 25

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter
Week of January 25

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: When it snows outside I ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.

Reading: We have been learning about a variety of community helpers. We are reading books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We enjoy working collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We have researched one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we are going to work in a small group, or partnership, and learn from our classmates.

Math: This week we will continue the unit on shapes and patterns. We will learn about attributes of shapes.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “og“ family, as well as words that have ‘th’ as the beginning sounds of a word.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on past and present tenses.

Spelling Words

1. jog 7. that
2. log 8. those
3. fog 9. they
4. hog 10. them
5. blog *11. because (bonus review)
6. this *12. one (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Cookshop for Families is on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:40am.

There is no school on Lunar New Year, which is on Monday, February 8.

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Ms. Ahn’s Newsletter for Jan 11

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of January 11

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: The best part of my community is ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Study for your Math Test.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Math test on Addition & Subtraction Facts to 20.

Reading: For this new reading unit, we will focus on community helpers. We are going to read books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We will work collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We will choose one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we are going to work in a small group, or partnership, and learn from our classmates.

Math: This week we will conclude the unit on addition and subtraction facts to 20. We will focus on solving word problems.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “op“ family.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on punctuation.

Spelling Words

1. hop 7. chop
2. cop 8. flop
3. mop 9. bag
4. top 10. rag
5. pop *11. after (bonus)
6. stop *12. before (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Math Test on addition and subtraction facts to 20 will be on Thursday!

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

School will be closed on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Picture Retake will be on Wednesday, January 20.

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Ms. Ahn’s Newsletter

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of January 4

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: Community helpers are important because ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Study for your math test.

Reading: For this new reading unit, we will focus on community helpers. We are going to read books that will help us gain a better understanding of community helpers and the vital roles they play. We will work collaboratively with our classmates.

Writing: We will choose one community helper to write about. As we did in the previous unit, we are going to work with a small group and learn from our classmates.

Math: This week we will conclude the unit on addition and subtraction facts to 20. We will focus on solving word problems.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ot“ family.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on capitalization.

Spelling Words

1. lot 7. rot
2. pot 8. jot
3. cot 9. hot
4. not 10. plot
5. got *11. with (bonus)
6. dot *12. jump (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Math Test on addition and subtraction facts to 20 on Friday!

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

School will be closed on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Picture Retake will be on Wednesday, January 20.

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Ms. Ahn’s Newsletter

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of December 21
WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Wednesday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: My favorite activity to do during the month of December is ____. Write at least 4-6 sentences. Spelling: No spelling words for this week.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Wednesday.
Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:

Complete the winter homework packet.

Reading: We enjoyed the nonfiction unit on animals. We will review topics that we learned during this unit. We now have a better understanding of text features such as the heading, diagrams, captions, glossary, table of contents, as well as finding important facts in nonfiction books.

Writing: We are excited about having our All About Books on our animal displayed in the hallway for all to see! We worked hard on our books and are proud of them. This week we will review topics that we learned during this nonfiction unit.

Math: We will continue the unit on addition and subtraction facts to 20. We are going to learn different strategies that can be used to add and subtract.

Grammar: This week we will review action verbs.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Winter recess is from Thursday, December 24th- Friday, January 1st. School resumes on January 4th. Happy Holidays!

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Newsletter for Class 1-205

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of December 14

WEEKLY HOMEWORK

MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: During the holiday season, my family and I ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Complete the math problems.

Reading: We have enjoyed the nonfiction unit on animals. We will review topics learned during this unit. We now have a better understanding of text features such as the heading, diagrams, captions, glossary, table of contents, as well as finding important facts in nonfiction books.

Writing: For our nonfiction writing unit, we have been working hard on our drafts about our animals. We are completing the final stages of publishing our All About Books on our animal. We are excited about displaying our books soon!

Math: This week we will begin the unit on addition and subtraction facts to 20. We are going to learn different strategies that can be used to add and subtract.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ip“ family.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the action verbs.

Spelling Words

1. hip 7. nip
2. zip 8. sip
3. rip 9. clip
4. dip 10. flip
5. tip *11. are (bonus)
6. lip *12. you (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Please sign and return the math & spelling tests. Thank you.

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

1st Grade Creative Movement Performance is on Friday, December 18th at 9am at the Performing Arts space on the 3rd floor. Parents and families are invited for this performance.

Winter recess is from Wednesday, December 24th- Friday, January 1st. School resumes on January 4th. Happy Holidays!

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Dec. 7th newsletter for Class 1-205

Ms. Ahn’s 1st Grade Newsletter

Week of December 7th

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:
MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: The best part of our class trip was ___. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Math Test tomorrow! Study for your math test.

Reading: We are enjoying the nonfiction unit on animals. We will continue to learn about text features, interesting facts about animals, and how to work and learn from members in our reading groups.

Writing: For our nonfiction writing unit, we have been working hard on our drafts about our animals. We have started the beginning stages of publishing our All About Books on our animal. We are excited about displaying our books soon!

Math: We are concluding the unit on numbers to 20. We have counted, compared, and ordered numbers to 20. We have used a place- value chart to show numbers up to 20. The chapter test will be this Friday.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “in“ family, as well as review previous spelling words.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the verbs ‘has’ and ‘have.’

Spelling Words

1. fin 7. nest (review)
2. win 8. best (review)
3. pin 9. vest (review)
4. bin 10. chest (review)
5. tin *11. how (bonus)
6. chin *12. them (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Math Test is on Friday, December 11th.

Please send in a healthy snack every day for your child. Thank you.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

The next PTA meeting is on Thursday, December 9th at 7:40am.

1st Grade Creative Movement Performance is on Friday, December 18th at 9am.

Winter recess is from Wednesday, December 24th- Friday, January 1st. School resumes on January 4th. Happy Holidays!

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November 30th newsletter for Class 1-205

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Completed log is due on Friday.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: December is a time for ____. Write at least 4-6 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete the Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test.
Math: Complete the math problems.

Reading: We are enjoying the nonfiction unit on animals. We will continue to learn about text features, interesting facts about animals, and how to work and learn from members in our reading groups.

Writing: For our nonfiction writing unit, we have been working hard on our drafts about our animals. Once we are done with our drafts, we will work on finding fascinating facts about our animals. We enjoy working collaboratively with members in our writing groups.

Math: We will continue the unit on numbers to 20. We will count, compare, and order numbers to 20. We are going to count on from 10 to 20, as well as read and write 11 to 20 in numbers and words. We will also use a place- value chart to show numbers up to 20. We will also compare numbers.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words in the “ill“ family.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the verbs ‘has’ and ‘have.’

Spelling Words

1. fill 7. dill
2. will 8. Jill (a name)
3. pill 9. gill
4. bill 10. still
5. mill *11. were (bonus)
6. hill *12. some (bonus)

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Our annual Toy Drive will end this week. Please bring in a new, unwrapped toy. Thank you.

If you have not already done so, please send in the signed trip slip WITH the $6 in an envelope. Chaperones will be notified by November 30th.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Class trip to LaGuardia Community College to see Moosletoe is on Monday, December 7th. Trip slips and $6 were due by Monday, November 30th.

The next PTA meeting is on Thursday, December 9th at 7:40am.