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Teacher Patricia Bertucci - First Grade  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!! You will find helpful information and upcoming dates posted on this site. We have 22 fantastic students in our class this year. We have 11 boys and 11 girls. We have amazing things happening in our room every day.
Please check my web page WEEKLY! I will attach a weekly newsletter to my web page at the end of each week. Please check the web page for upcoming dates as well as important reminders. I will send out emails to communicate as well as texts on Remind 101. If you have not signed up please do so. The information is in the download section of this web page.

**Take home folders will come home each day. They will contain important notes and your child's school work. Please be sure to check and empty the folder each night. Any notes or information that you need to send to me should also be put in the Take-Home-Folder. I personally check each folder every morning.

**Yellow Fluency bags need to go home each night. Check and have your child read books in there, along with sight words, and any math items. Please try to log on to Zearn each night. Each day the yellow fluency bag NEEDS to come back to school. We use the books for reading groups.

Our school works on a TIGER schedule. Please refer to the TIGER Day schedule for our class. The letters are for days we are in school only.
T Days--P.E. 11;15-11:45
Art with 1:30-2:00
I Days--P.E. 11:15-11:45
Music with Mrs. Turnbough 1:30-2:05
G Days--P.E. 11:15-11:45
Technology with Mrs. Winkler 1:30-2:05
E Days--P.E. 11:15-11:45
R Days--P.E. 11:15-11:45
ELC (Library) with Mrs. Bucci 1:30-2:05

Lunch is from 12:05-12:25 each day. You are welcome to have lunch with your child any day. Grandparents or any other special guest is also welcome to come have lunch with your child.
Please see our newsletter for our "I Can's" for this week:

What is an "I Can" statement?
You will noticed posted in our classroom are "I Can" statements. You will also see these on my newsletter. An "I Can" statement is a simplified sentence based off of the Common Core learning standards. These simplified sentence help the students understand their learning targets for the week. Each week your child reads our "I Can" statements to help them become more responsible for their learning and more reflective on their own work.

Welcome to the First Quarter!!

ELA Quarter 1
RL1.3 I can describe the characters, setting, and major events in a story using key details.
RL1.7 I can use illustrations and words from the story to tell you about the characters, setting, and events.
RL 1.10 With prompting and support, I can read poetry and prose.
Nonfiction Text Features
RI1.5 I can use the non-fiction text features to find key facts and information.
RI1.6 I can tell the difference between information I read and information I saw in the illustrations.
RI1.7 I can use the illustrations and details in a text to tell you the key details.
RI1.10 With prompting and support, I can read informational texts appropriate for grade 1.
Narrative Writing
W1.3 I can write a narrative piece with at least 2 events in sequential order.
W1.8 With guidance and support, I can recall information or gather information to answer a question.
Basic Reading Skills
RF1.1a I can identify the first word in a sentence and the ending punctuation in a sentence.
RF1.2b I can blend sounds to make a word.
RF1.2c I can tell you the beginning, middle, and ending sound in a word.
RF1.2d I can break words into sounds.
RF1.3b I can read short words that follow a rule.
RF1.3g I can read high frequency words
RF1.4a I can read and understand grade level text.
Speak and Respond
SL1.1a I can follow the rules when talking and listening.
SL1.2 I can ask and answer questions appropriate questions in conversation.
SL1.3 I can ask and answer questions about what a speaker says.
SL1.6 I can respond in a complete sentence.
Vocabulary and Grammar
L1.1a I can write my uppercase and lowercase letters.
L1.1b I can use common, proper and possessive nouns correctly.
L1.1c I can use singular and plural nouns correctly.
L1.1d I can use pronouns correctly.
L1.1g I can use conjunctions, words that join other words together.
L1.1h I can use the correct word before a person, place, or thing.
L1.2b I can use punctuation marks correctly.
L1.5a I can sort words into groups like colors or clothing and explain what each group means.

I can apply the commutative and associative property to add and subtract.

I can add and subtract within 20.

I can count on to add and count back to subtract.

I can count to 120.

I can write numbers up to 120.

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Beginning the week of August 27th students in my class will participate in

This week in class

Today is an I day!
Running club if you signed up
P.E. with Mrs. McCurdy
Music with Mrs. Turnbough

Today is a G day.
Bus evacuation drill
We go to P.E. with Mrs. McCurdy.
Technology with Mrs. Winkler

Today is an E day.
Last Running club if signed up
Today is our field trip to Plum Creek Nature Center.
Mrs. Das, Mrs. Hunter, and Mr. Dabaco are the volunteers to come along. Please be here by 8:40.
Pack a brown paper bag lunch and send a drink for your child. No glass bottles please.

Today is a R day!!
Athletic Hot Lunch
P.E. with Mrs. McCurdy
We have Library with Mrs. Bucci. Send your library book to school!

Today is a T day.
We go to P.E. with Mrs. McCurdy.
We go to Art with Mrs. Bucci.
Have a great weekend!


Important Dates

Happy Birthday Brayden D!!!

Bus evacuation drill

Field trip to Plum Creek!! Don't forget a brown paper bag lunch and a drink--no milk on filed trip

Athletic Boosters hot lunch

5-9 pm GP Family Night and book fair--fun games/activities for students

End of First Quarter

Foundation Hot lunch

Popsicle Day ($1.00)

Happy Birthday Gianna!!

1:00 The Costume Parade Begins--all parents welcome to come view in the Gyms.

1:30 Fall Party in classroom

Parent Teacher Conferences --No School for students

Teacher Institute Day! No school for students!

Parent Teacher Conferences --No School for students

No School

Thanksgiving Day--No school

No School

Early release 1:50

Winter Party

Winter Break starts

End of Second Quarter

End of Third Quarter

RevTrak closed for paying for field trip today!


Downloads List

Box Tops Sheet [9/24/2012]
Mrs. Bertucci's Remind 101 2018-19 Instructions [8/21/2018]
Newsletter 10-4-18 [10/4/2018]
Newsletter 9-28/18 [9/28/2018]
Parent Instructions for making a Eureka Account [8/29/2018]
WTW letter to parents from Mrs. Nelson [11/25/2013]
WTW Research [11/25/2013]


Cool Links

24 high frequency words song

ABC Ya-Great Math and Reading Website

Alphebet Song--Phonics 2

Big Numbers Video--Helps with counting to 100

Fun Brain

Go Noodle--movement breaks and exercising--make your own account

Into the Book

ixl math--math concepts and games

Pete the Cat website with free songs and games

Raz kids--Mrs. Bertucci's students roster

Storyline Online--stories read to students

Teen numbers

Vowel Bat Music Video--good for vowel sounds

We are the Alphabet

World Book online (username fsd157c Password: tigers)

xtra Math--fluency practice for math facts

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