• My email: corradettig@eastgreenwich.k12.nj.us
    My phone #: 423-0613 X 2117

                                                                    Weekly/Monthly Reminders: 
    *We are a peanut free/nut free classroom this year.   
    *We have PE on Days 2 and 3-please remember sneakers. Thanks 
    *Library books due on or before Day 4. Children will not check out books on 9/9 or 9/16.    
    *As a result of the early lunch period, please send your child every regular dismissal day with a peanut free snack for the afternoon. 
    *Please send your child with his/her Jeffrey Clark folder everyday. 
    *You may want to send your child with a light jacket or sweatshirt inside his/her bookbag. The AC has a mind of its own sometimes.   
    *9/4 first day of school! Also, 12:40 early dismissal day. Children will have morning snack instead of lunch.  Children may bring snack or may purchase snack from cafeteria.  We will not have afternoon snack as a result.  
    *9/4 Please send your child with his/her DISMISSAL PROCEDURE & PUPIL DATA/EMERGENCY FORM if not previously submitted electronically. Please send your child with his/her summer packet if completed over the summer.   
    *9/12 Clark Back to School Night! I look forward to meeting you! 6:00-8:00; 1st grade presentations 7:00-7:30 in your child's classroom (room 117)
    *9/12 and 9/26: 12:40 early dismissal days 
    *Please complete and return food allergy form on or before 9/10 and the purple form from the school nurse 
    *Class directory: Parent contact form located in the Back to School Night folder due on or before 9/17 if interested in sharing info with other families 
    *September Scholastic book order due 9/18 if interested. 
    *Home and School Save Around/ Kid Stuff Books fundraiser due on or before 10/4 if interested. Your child brought this home on Friday, 9/18.  
    Weekly Schedule
    • Mon. 9/16. Day 4-Music, Library,  
    • Tues. 9/17 Day 5-Spanish, math MAP test, Constitution Day-children are encouraged to wear red, white, and blue! 
    • Wed. 9/18 Day 1-Art, Technology,
    • Thurs. 9/19  Day 2- PE, 
    • Fri. 9/20 Day 3-PE,  
    • First Grade recess/lunch will be 10:50-11:38 
    • As a result of the early lunch period, please send your child each day with a peanut free snack for the afternoon       
    Scholastic Book Clubs: 
    Fundations: we will review proper letter formation, consonant and short vowel sounds, beginning sounds, Beginner sight words, ABC order, and practice blending cvc words.   
    Order of review: t, b, f; n, m; i, u; c, o; a, g; d, s; e, r; p, j; l, h, k; v, w; y, x; z, q  
    Journeys: We will begin Unit 1 lesson 1 on 9/16. The weekly theme is friendship.  Phonics skills: short a words, word families -am, -at, -ad, -an, & consonants n, d, p, f.  Practice box words: and, be, help, play, you, with.  Comprehension skills: main idea and retell key story events; Vocabulary: classify and categorize words; Writing: narrative writing-adding labels; Grammar: nouns and verbs; Fluency: reading with accurate word recognition; Superstar words: beautiful, excellent, invitation, miss, ruin, suddenly.      
    Go Math: We will begin Chapter one addition concepts on 9/16: We will use pictures to find how many in all, write and solve addition sentences, use a bar model to solve part, part, whole (like 4+__=6), add with zero, write and solve turnaround facts (3+2=5; 2+3=5), and find ways to make 9 & 10.  There are 8 lessons in Ch. 1.  Ch. 1 Vocabulary: add, addends, addition sentence, is equal to (=), order, plus (+), sum, zero, join, add to, 1 more.  
    Science: we will learn about patterns in the sky (sun, moon, and stars) beginning 9/16.      
    Social Studies: some September topics that will be included in read aloud stories include: what makes a good friend, citizenship, school rules, Fall/Autumn 9/23, Johnny Appleseed 9/26.        
    Mad Minute and a Half math facts this will begin in November.  
    Grammar skills: September: we will review proper sentence mechanics (starting each sentence with an uppercase letter and ending with proper punctuation).  
    Writing skills: September: we will review proper letter formation and will write one/two sentence(s) using various sentences starters or prompts.  Focus will be placed on starting each sentence with an uppercase letter and ending with proper punctuation.          
    Fri. 9/13 HW: please review, cut, and add practice box cards to your child's practice word box
    Week of 9/16 Homework (Return to school/yellow dot side of folder): 
    Mon. please review, cut, and add practice box cards to your child's practice word box; math practice page (front and back)
    Tues.  math/reading practice page (it is front and back)
    Wed.  math/reading practice page (it is front and back)
    Thurs. math practice page
    Fri. please have your child re-read What is a Pal?-pages 15-25 in his/her storybook-please return storybook on Monday. Thanks! 
    Homework: please refer to your child's Jeffrey Clark school folder...homework or papers that need to be signed and returned are placed in Return to School/ Homework pocket.  The other side of the folder is Keep Home...please remove papers from this side each night.    
    • Day 1: Art and Technology
    • Day 2: Physical Education 
    • Day 3: Physical Education 
    • Day 4: Music, Library 
    • Day 5: Spanish