Mrs. Macchia's First Grade Class

Week of November 7th


Monday, Nov. 7th- Progress Reports Posted

Friday, Nov. 11th- Veteran's Day Program

Nov. 21st-25th Thanksgiving Break

This Week:

Please be sure to read with your child each night and remind them to bring their library book to school each day.

Thank you for your help and support as we work together to create strong readers!


Students will use their prior knowledge and text evidence to infer meaning in a text.


Throughout the week we will read many books. Here are some of the books we will read this week.
🍁Leaf Man (Read Aloud books for children) | Storytime Lois Ehlert Autumn Miss Jill

Sight Words

First graders need to know an assortment of sight words in order to help them read. By the end of the school year, our students should know the 1st 100 Fry sight words.

This week we are focusing on the words: down, she

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This week: wave, hive, upset, going, block, but, man, sock, glad, needed

Phonics and Grammar

We will be reviewing letter names and sounds that we learned in Kindergarten and moving beyond the basic sounds to include digraphs, trigraphs, blends, and so much more. This week we are focusing on final stable syllable -dle, -ple, -fle, -cle, -kle, zle.

We are identifying verbs, nouns, and adjectives.

ABC Fun | Alphabet Letters and Sounds | Science of Reading | Phonics Song | EduTunes With Miss Jenny

Handwriting and Writing

We are beginning to explore how to write a story with a beginning, middle, and an end.


Students will use objects, pictures, and expanded and standard forms to represent numbers up to 99.

Students will use concrete and pictorial models to compose and decompose numbers up to 99 in more than one way.

Students will generate a number that is greater/less than a given whole number up to 99.

Social Studies

This week in social studies we will learn about Veteran's Day and we will participate in the Veteran's Day assembly on Friday.
brainpop armed forces.


This week we will learn about how objects move through pushing, pulling, and with the use of magnets.