Mrs. Macchia's First Grade Class

Week of November 14th


Nov. 21st-25th Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 5th- Progress Reports Posted

Dec. 13th- 1st Grade Program 9:00 & 6:00 @ Justiss

Dec. 16th- 2nd 9 weeks ends

Dec. 19th- Jan. 2nd- Christmas Break

Jan. 3rd- Students Return From 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.

[HD] Pixar - For The Birds | Original Movie from Pixar


Throughout the week we will read many books. Here are some of the books we will read this week.
🦃 Kids Book Read Aloud: A TURKEY FOR THANKSGIVING by Eve Bunting and Diane deGroat
THE VERY LAST LEAF read aloud - A Kids Funny & Encouraging picture book read along | SEL | Autumn
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas - By Natasha Yim | Children's Books Read Aloud

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: all, away

Big picture


This week: cry, her, sky, high, clock, with, resting, think, we, like

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 the vowel y, combination er, and trigraph igh,

We are identifying verbs, nouns, and adjectives.

Verb Rap Song

Handwriting and Writing

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

Writing a Personal Narrative: Brainstorming a Story for Kids
Contractions! | English Grammar Practice | Scratch Garden


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

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

Math Facts Fitness - Addition Vol. 1

Social Studies

We are learning about national symbols.


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