Welcome to Room 110! You can find out more information about Mrs. Shuff here.
Checkout updates under Class News and Spelling and also view the updates in the sidebar for Star of the Week, Schedule for Gym each week and more!
**Now that it's time to wear coats: Please write your child's name or initials on any piece of clothing that might be taken off during the day.**
Literacy: Phonics- review -ed and -ing endings and rule. Comprehension: Drawing a conclusion/ Sequencing
Spelling: dropped, dropping, stepped, stepping, filled, sleeping, telling, hugged, hugging, stopped. Challenge: hoping, using, person, were, saw.
Math: Unit 5: Pattern, patterns w/ 10s etc.
(No Star of the Week)
* No ALC on Thurs.
* Check out the Lost and Found for any missing items. Everything left will be donated on Friday.
* End of Third Quarter on Friday!
Literacy: Phonics- ow and ou as in cow. Comprehension: Evaluate and Story Elements. Figurative language.
Spelling: out, cloud, round, found, count, how, down, town, owl, brown. Challenge: scout, mouth, shout, clown, growl, always, ready, body.
Math: Quarter 3 test.
Social Studies: history
Star of the Week: Ivy
Literacy- Phonics: -s, -ed, -ing endings. Comprehension: categorize. Figurative language: metaphors
Spelling: jumped, yelled, running, napping, standing, twisted, bumped, rained, asking, frogs. Challenge: waited, dressed, cleaned, happy, about, teacher, because, draw.
Math: adding subtracting, story problems, composing/decomposing to 20. Review: time and money
Social Studies: history, time lines
Student of the Week: Henry!
Homework: bring your homework paper w/ 6 events of your life by TUESDAY!
Literacy: Phonics skill oo sound as in moon; also spelled w/ ew and ue. Comprehension: Realism/Fantasy. Similes.
Spelling: moon, boot, room, soon, too, zoo, new, rule, tube, glue. Challenge: goose, booth, group, afraid, any, idea, water, start.
Math: story problems, combinations to 20. Practice time and money; hour and 1/2 hour and counting change to $1.00. There will be questions on the third quarter assessment, but we are not focusing on those skills in the curriculum.
Star of the Week: Harley
Citizens of the Month are Annika and Ryan.
Thank you to everyone for your support on the Read-a Thon. We did reach 100% participation!
Literacy- Phonics skill: oo as in took. Comprehension: monitor/clarify
Spelling: hook, took, wood, hood, shook, cook, good, stood, brook, foot. Challenge: cookbook, must, want, again, who, what, when, March.
Math: combinations of numbers up to 11. Story problems. Recognizing equal equations; e.g. 10+2=12 and 12=9+3
Science: Pebbles, Sand and Silt.
Star of the Week: Lewis
Reminder: Food Drive this week
Read-a-Thon forms need to be in by noon on FRIDAY! Let's get 100% for ROOM 110 and win the ICE CREAM PARTY!
Literacy: Phonics skill: long o using oa or ow combination. Comprehension: fact vs. opinion.
Spelling: boat, road, loaf, toast, roam, show, slow, snow, grow, mow. Challenge: know, loaves, president.
Math: Combinations of numbers up to 12. Story problems w/ addition and subtraction.
Star of the Week: Annika!
It's the last two weeks of the Read-a-Thon! Let's win the ice cream party with 100% participation!!
The students in room 110 celebrated the 100th day of school today!
Literacy: No skill of the Week. We are writing a description using a writing process; brainstorming ideas, completing a web, writing the "sloppy" copy, editing, final copy, illustration, "about the author" and publishing.
No spelling list.
Math: combinations of 10. 100!
Reminder: Tuesday, Feb. 14th is our Friendship Party. Wed., Feb. 15th is the 100th day. Dress up like you might look when you are 100!
Optional Parent Conferences Wed. and Thurs. evening. No school Friday and Monday.
Star of the Week: Jonah!
This week's info:
Literacy: phonics skill: long a sound with ai and ay pattern. Grammar: nouns Comprehension: predict/infer
Spelling: rain, train, mail, wait, paid, may, stay, play, tray, day. Challenge: spray, gray, been, soon, February.
Math- Unit 4, Addition and Subtraction; number combinations, story problems.
Star of the Week; Marshall
DON'T FORGET: Family Author Night, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6:30-8:00 (LC Cafeteria): Featuring Mr. Michael Hall!!
Literacy: phonics- long e sound w/ ee and ea patterns. Compound words. Comprehension: Details
Spelling: feet, sleep, keep, green, mean, eat, clean, lead, me, she. Challenge: street, teach, maybe, out, shout.
Math: Unit 4, Number Patterns; skip counting (2s, 5s, 10s) and place value. Learning Targets:
I can count and represent numbers 1-120.
I can identify a number that is 10 more or 10 less than a given number.
I can count by 2s, 5s, 10s from any given number.
I can solve addition and subtraction problems using number patterns.
I can create and extend patterns in many ways.
I can identify and explain the rule of a given pattern.
Star of the Week: Ivy J.
Literacy: Phonics skill: long o and long u. Ending clusters: lk,ft,nt Comprehension: Summarize
Spelling: hope, nose, robe, note, bone, home, globe, froze, cube, no. Challenge: use, stone, flute, shift, spent.
Math: Finishing unit on measuring including time and money.
Star of the Week: Elliott!
REMINDER: No school Friday and Monday
Literacy: Long i sound; contractions. Comprehension: monitor/clarify
Spelling: fine, pine, bride, shine, kite, dive, time, slide, wide, side. Challenge: quite, good, little, try, fly.
Star of the Week: Fadhel
Literacy: Long a sound as in make. Comprehension: Summarize and Generalizations
Spelling: came, make, gave, name, game, plate, face, cage, skate, take. Challenge: house, baked, who, what, why.
Math: Measurement: This week our focus is Time and Money.
Social Studies: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Star of the Week: Grace!
Literacy: Phonics: review of digraphs; sh, ch, th. Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Spelling: ship, wish, thump, shelf, brush, path, thin, shut, bath. Challenge: New Year, 2017, January, hatch
Math: Beginning Unit 3- Measurement
Science: Beginning Rock Unit
(No Star of the Week)
Note*: Nov./Dec. Dragon Readers are due
Physics Force field trip slips due FRIDAY, JANUARY 6!
Literacy: review of nt, nd, nk endings. No Spelling!
Creative Writing: Personal Narrative composition utilizing a writing process; planning, "sloppy copy," editing, final copy, publishing.
Math: creating 3D shapes from "nets."
Social Studies: Holidays Around the World
Star of the week: Liam
WEDNESDAY- Winter Concert, Grade 1= 10:40-11:00!! Field Trip to The Works- 1:00-3:30
THURSDAY- Holidays Around the World Party, last hour
Happy Holidays to Everyone!
Literacy- Phonics: triple clusters such scr, spl, spr, str. Review of short u sound. Comprehension: Sequence of events.
Spelling: strap, split, sprig, spring, struck, trust, plum, jump, must, scrub. Challenge: car, walk, hear, down, holiday.
Math: Geometry; composing and decomposing shapes. Vocabulary: lines, closed, vertices, quadrangles, polygons, rhombus, hexagon, octagon.
Social skills: Gratitude
Star of the Week: Sophia
Literacy Phonics: s blends, silent kn and wr. Review short e sound. Comprehension: Compare and contrast.
Spelling: swim. snap, scrap, skip, stop, slip, fast, wasp, desk, wrap. Challenge: from, them. class, school, their, there.
Math: 3D geometry
Star of the Week: Remi
STE(A)M DAY Friday!!
Literacy: short vowel review.
Spelling: cap, bus, desk, fish, jet, mop, nut, bag, rock, zip. Challenge: car, walk, it, was, saw
Math: Geometry; Important vocabulary: polygon, quadrilateral, vertices.
Social Studies: Thanksgiving story.
There will be a homework packet for the break that is optional. If completed, parents may grade or it can be returned on Monday. DO practice the shape flash cards that will be coming with the assignments.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING to ALL!!
Literacy: phonics: l blends. Contractions w/ 's. Comprehension: Drawing conclusions. Review summarizing.
Spelling: slip, flag, glad, black, sled, clap, plug, flip, glass, he's. Challenge: chop, shop she's, turkey, Thanksgiving, pilgrim.
Math: 2D shapes
Social Studies: history of Thanksgiving
Star of the Week: Mari.
Friday: GAME DAY!
Really Important!!!: STE(A)M day forms are coming home Tuesday and are due Friday. None accepted after Friday.
Literacy: Phonics skill: consonant blends w/ r; e.g. cr, pr, dr, etc. -ill and -ick endings. Comprehension: categorizing
Spelling: trip, crab, trap, drip, grin, crib, grab, print, frost, tram.
Challenge: bring, brick, frill, like, many, some, also, many, blue, brown.
Math: Starting Unit 2- Geometry!
Social Studies: How we vote.
Star of the Week = Ryan!
We will not have a weekly skill, spelling test or Star of the Week. There is no school on Thursday 3, or Friday 4 November.
Literacy: Phonics skill: -s, -ed, -ing endings on verbs. 's for possessive. Comprehension: Predict/Infer
Spelling: picks, picked, picking, filling, called, yelling, turns, going, Jack's, Jill's. Challenge: waited, planted, pumpkin, costume, said, have, and, here.
Science: Organisms and our pumpkin plants
Star of the Week! Graham
Book Fair Tuesday and Wednesday.
Club's Choice pick up at Upper Campus, 4:00-8:00 Monday and Tuesday
Dragon Reader forms due Wednesday.
No focus skills or spelling this week.
Reminder - No school for students Wed., Thurs., and Fri.
Literacy: Phonics = ending double consonants in one syllable words; ss, ff, zz, ll. Plurals with s. Comprehension: Evaluate.
Spelling: pull, mitt, stuff, class, fuzz, kick, will, call, hats, frogs. Challenge: quick, dress, five ,four, three.
Science: Organisms. Field Trip to Arboretum.
Star of the Week last week was Mara and this week it's Amara!
Lewis and Remi were chosen by the class as out Citizens of the Month!
Art Adventure today! Cat Perkins show today!
Note: Our field trip on Wednesday does include exploring the outside garden. The forecast says colder weather. Wear jackets, etc. and walking shoes.
Literacy: phonics: short u sound. Comprehension: summarizing. Creative writing: poetry
Spelling: fun, sun, drum, rug, run, plum, plug, ten, pan, pin. Challenge: has, truck, brush, hundred, hand, October, who, what, where, when
Math: combinations of numbers, subtraction.
PICTURE DAY FRIDAY, Oct. 7!
Literacy: Phonics = short e, digraphs sh, ch, th. Comprehension: Main Idea
Spelling: jet, hen, men, leg, net, let, get, shop, shed, chip. Challenge: nest, best, went, sled, for, her, Shuff, shave, autumn.
Math: addition story problems, counting, addends and sums.
Club's Choice Fundraiser $ due Wednesday.
Literacy - phonics; short o sound, focused on consonant-vowel- consonant (CVC) words. Comprehension/Grammar: capital letters.
Spelling: pop, dog, got, hot, mop, log, pot, jog, top, stop. Challenge: frog, plop, drop, she, my, see.
Math: addition combinations to 20, writing equations, ordering numbers, 1 more and 1 less.
Science: Organisms; habitats terrarium and aquarium, comparing and contrasting organisms
Upcoming: Peace March on Wednesday. Curriculum Night Thursday.
Notes in backpacks or emails are the best ways to communicate with me.
This is an opportunity for students to share something with the classroom including a treasure, family photo or favorite toy. A note will come home the week before with detailed instructions.
Our daily specialist time is 11:25 am - 12:20 pm.
The specialist classes are on a 4 day rotation this year, so it is going to be a little tricky to know which day to send sneakers for gym. We'll try to post that on the class news each week.
The rotation is Day 1 - Music, Day 2 - Media, Day 3 - Gym, Day 4 - Art.
Gym will be held on Tuesday, March 28. Be sure to send your children with the appropriate shoes!
9:25 - 10:00 Welcome and Morning Work
10:00 - 10:20 Morning Meeting
10:20 - 11:20 Math
11:25 - 12:20 - Specialists
12:20 - 12:45 - Literacy
12:45 - 1:45 - Lunch and Recess
1:45 - 2:45 - Science/Social Studies/ Social Skills
2:50 - 3:45 - Literacy
3:45 - 4:00 - Clean up and buses