## Tuesday, October 1, 2013

## Thursday, September 26, 2013

## Friday, September 13, 2013

### welcome back to st agatha school!!!

my name is Mrs Balloqui, I will be your child's first grade teacher this year!

I will be stapling the homework sheet for the month of September in your childs agenda. In October they will begin to be responsible for recording the homework themselves.

Reminders The parent meeting is on September 19, 2013 at 7 pm.

spelling test. math test on september 20,2013

Scholastic book order due on September 20,2013.

Thank you to all the families that sent in the school supplies.

Thank you for all you do for our beloved school.

God Bless.

Mrs. Balloqui

I will be stapling the homework sheet for the month of September in your childs agenda. In October they will begin to be responsible for recording the homework themselves.

Reminders The parent meeting is on September 19, 2013 at 7 pm.

spelling test. math test on september 20,2013

Scholastic book order due on September 20,2013.

Thank you to all the families that sent in the school supplies.

Thank you for all you do for our beloved school.

God Bless.

Mrs. Balloqui

## Sunday, June 16, 2013

### Week of 6/17/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 1 page Superkids (p. 72)

Tuesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 73)

Wednesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 75)

Thursday: “Summer Work” assignments

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday-Thursday:

**11:30 Dismissal**. No After-School Program.

Thursday: Last day of school

“Summer Work” assignments will be distributed as soon as

I get them and are due in
September.

Summer-school letters went out last week on Thursday, please read

and
return them. For those who are interested, I am available to

meet on Monday and Tuesday between 12:30-2:15.

Have a lovely summer!

## Saturday, June 8, 2013

### Week of 6/10/13

Dear Parents,

The Summer Concert is this Wednesday at 1 p.m. & 7 p.m..

Please let me know if your child will participate in the 7 p.m. show.

The children
are expected to

**dress-UP**for the show, so please**NO jeans or t-shirts**. Thank you.

Please provide your children with a bottle of water on a daily basis.

Thank you.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 65)

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 66)

Wednesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 67)

Thursday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 70)

Friday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 71)

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

**NEXT WEEK**

Next Thursday, 6/20/13, is the last day of school.

I would like to have a party for the children the day before.

I need parents to contribute food.

(For example: small sandwiches, fruit, cupcakes, juice, etc.)

Please let me know what you plan to send, so I can plan

accordingly. Thank you in advance.

## Saturday, June 1, 2013

### Week of 6/3/13

Dear Parents,

Please provide your children with a bottle of water that they

can keep in their book bags. Thank you.

**
HOMEWORK**

Monday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 60)

Tuesday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 61)

Wednesday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p. 63)

Thursday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p. 64), reader

Friday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform, science test, Health, pp. D26-29,

32-33, 36-37, 42-43,
and eating healthy foods

Thursday: Math test, Measurement,
review all homework

Friday: Spelling test

## Sunday, May 26, 2013

### Week of 5/27/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: School closed

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page science &

read pp.
D36-37, D42-43

Thursday: 2 pages math, 1 pages social studies

& read pp.
248-251

Friday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (p. 58 & 59)

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: School closed

Tuesday: Spelling & reading comprehension tests

Friday: Grammar test, antonyms & synonyms,

Review homework

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Science test, pp. D26-29, 32-33, 36-37,

42-43, and healthy food

Thursday: Math test, Measurement

Friday: Spelling test

## Saturday, May 18, 2013

### Week of 5/20/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page grammar

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (p. 52*, 53)

**Remember that the children have to turn in a list*

*of the words they formed to get credit for this homework*.

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 54)

Thursday: 1-2 pages math, 1 pages social studies

& read pp.
244-245

Friday: 1 page Superkids (p. 57), 1 page grammar,

1 page science &
read pp. D26-29

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Tuesday: Social studies test,
History

Friday: Math chapter test, Money & Time, review all

homework

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Spelling & Comprehension tests

Friday: Grammar Test, antonyms & synonyms,

Review homework

## Friday, May 10, 2013

### Week of 5/13/13

Dear Parent,

This coming Monday, 5/13/13, is the day of our trip to Brooklyn

Center. The children who did not paid for the trip will be placed in

another classroom while we are away. The children should arrive

at school by
7:55 am, which is when school starts.

Please remember to send a healthy snack for the children to eat

before we leave, since we will be eating lunch around 1:30 pm.

The children
should wear their gym uniforms for the trip.

Have a nice weekend.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p. 49)

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 pages social studies &

read pp. 234-239

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 50),

Thursday: 1 page math (p. 364), 1 page Superkids (p. 51),

1 pages social
studies & read pp. 240-243

Friday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p. 52),

1 page grammar

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform, Trip to see Beauty and the Beast

Tuesday: Timelines due

Thursday: Religion test, The Church & Mass, see the

study sheet

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Social studies test,
History part 1,

pp. 222-243,
review all homework

Friday: Math chapter test, Money & Time, review all

homework

## Sunday, May 5, 2013

### Week of 5/6/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 48)

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 pages social studies &

read pp. 232-233

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics

Thursday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics, reader

Friday: SCHOOL CLOSED

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform,

Science test, The
Sky, pp. C46-53 & C56-57. Pay

close attention to all highlighted
words and the

questions at the
end of each lesson. Review all

homework.

Tuesday: Spelling and Reading
comprehension tests

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Trip to see

*Beauty and the Beast*
Tuesday: Time lines due,
information will go home by Wed.

Thursday: Religion test, The Church and Mass, study sheets

will go home by Thursday.

## Saturday, April 27, 2013

### Week of 4/29/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page grammar

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 40)

Wednesday: 1 page math (p. 318), 1 page Superkids (p. 41),

2 pages
science & read pp. C52-53, C56-57

Thursday: 2 pages Superkids (pp. 42 & 43), 2 pages social

studies &
read pp. 220-231

Friday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages Superkids (pp. 44 & 45)

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Tuesday: Grammar test, Adjectives, endings –er & -est,

review all
homework

Thursday: Math test, Geometry, review all homework

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Science test, The Sky, pp. C46-53 & C56-57. Pay

close attention
to all highlighted words and the

questions at
the end of each lesson. Review all

homework. I
will send the science textbook

home on Friday.

Tuesday: Spelling and reading
comprehension tests

## Saturday, April 20, 2013

### Week of 4/22/13

Dear Parents,

I’m excited to inform you that on Tuesday we have a special guest

from the Cooper-Hewitt Design in the Classroom program visiting us.

She will conduct a design workshop with the children. You can learn

more about
the program at http://www.cooperhewitt.org/learning/designk12/videos.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 Superkids (p. 38)

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 39)

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page grammar

Thursday: 1 page math (p. 306), 2 pages phonics

Friday: 2 pages math, 2 pages science &

read pp. C46-C51

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Tuesday: Spelling test,

Design in the Classroom workshop

Thursday: Social studies test, Economics, pp. 176-183,

186-189,
192-197, 200-203 & 206-209. Pay

close attention
to all highlighted words and the

questions at
the end of each lesson. Review all

homework. I
will send the social studies textbook

home Monday-Wednesday. Please make sure the
book

is returned to
school everyday.

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Grammar test, adjectives, endings –er & -est,

review all
homework

Thursday: Math test, Geometry, review all homework

## Saturday, April 13, 2013

### Week of 4/15/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page science & read pp. C40-43

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 33)

Wednesday: 2 pages Superkids (pp. 3 4 & 35), 1 page grammar

Thursday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (pp. 3 6 & 37)

Friday: 2 pages math, 1 page grammar,

2 pages social
studies & read pp. 200-203 & 206-209

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform,

Math Chapter
test, adding and subtracting

within 20,
review all homework

Friday: Science test, chapter on weather (pp. C26-29, C32-35,

and C38-43). I will send the science books home

on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Spelling test

Thursday: Social studies test, Economics, pp. 176-183,

186-189,
192-197, 200-203 & 206-209. Pay

close attention
to all highlighted words and the

questions at the end of each lesson. Review
all

homework.

## Friday, April 5, 2013

### Week of 4/8/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 31)

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics

Wednesday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page social studies &

read pp. 192-199

Thursday: 2 pages math, 1 page grammar, phonics reader

Friday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 32),

1 page science &
read pp. C34-35 & C38-39

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform,

Friday: Spelling & reading comprehension tests,

**11:30 Dismissal**

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Math Chapter test, adding and subtracting within 20,

review all
homework

Friday: Science test, chapter on weather (pp. C26-29, C32-35,

and C38-43)

See you at the Card Party!

## Tuesday, April 2, 2013

### Week of 4/1/13

Welcome back!

**HOMEWORK**

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 27)

Thursday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 28), 1 page social

studies &
read pp. 186-189

Friday: 1 page math (p. 276), 2 pages Superkids (pp. 29 & 30),

1 page science &
read pp. C24-29 & C32-33

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Wednesday: Classes resume, spelling and reading

comprehension tests

Thursday: Religion test, see study sheet

**NEXT WEEK**

Friday: Spelling Test

## Saturday, March 23, 2013

### Week of 3/25/13

Enjoy the Easter break and remember to make time to go to church.

Have a blessed Easter.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p.25), 1 page math

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page social studies &

read pp. 180-185

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 26), 2 pages

phonics, study sheet for religion test

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform, science project due

Wednesday:

**11:30 DISMISSAL, NO AFTER-SCHOOL**provided
Please be
on time. Thank you.

**NEXT WEEK**

Wednesday: Classes resume, spelling and reading

comprehension tests,

Thursday: Religion test, see study sheet

## Saturday, March 16, 2013

### Week of 3/18/13

Dear Parents,

Please take advantage of the Superkids Parent Portal (https://teachers.rowlandreading.org/parents/login.aspx).

It contains interactive stories from our SK library and the stories we

have read in class as part of our reading program.

In addition they are
now offering an iPad app free of charge.

The children should know their password
(picture).

If you have not opened an account yet, I encourage you to do so.

If you
are interested in opening an account, please send me your

email address. Feel free to send me a note if you have any questions.

If you need to meet with me, please set up a time in advance.

Send me a
note with your availability and I’ll see what I can do.

Thank you.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p.96)

Tuesday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (NEW workbook p.20)

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (pp. 21 & 22),

science project information sheet

Thursday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (pp. 23 & 24)

Friday: 2 pages math, 2 pages grammar, 1 page social studies &

read pp. 170-179

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform,

Math chapter
test, place value, review all homework

Tuesday: Science test, Earth, pp. C18, C12-13, C16-20

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Science project due (non-fiction book about the Earth)

I’ll send the
science textbook home this week on Monday

and Thursday.

## Saturday, March 9, 2013

### Week of 3/11/13

Dear Parents,

Report cards will be distributed on Thursday.

Parents who are invited to a parent-teacher conference will receive

their child’s report card at the conference. All parents are welcome

to
come. Parent-teacher conferences will be held on Thursday

from 12:15 to 3 p.m.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p.93)

Tuesday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p.94), 1 page social studies

& read pp.
152-157

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 2 pages phonics, study for test

Thursday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages science & read pp. C16-20

Friday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 95), 2 pages phonics

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Thursday: Social studies test, Citizenship part 2, pp. 140-157

11: 30 DISMISSAL, report cards are distributed,

Parent-teacher conferences

Friday: Spelling test

NEXT WEEK

Monday: Math chapter test, place value, review all homework

Tuesday: Science test, Earth, pp. C18, C12-13, C16-20

## Saturday, March 2, 2013

### Week of 3/04/13

Dear Parents,

I hope everyone is well. Please make sure that

**all**the problems in the math homework are completed. I will no longer accept math homework that is incomplete. The problems under*or***Challenge**

**Write About It**__MUST__be completed. Please staple a separate piece of paper with the answers to the math homework or keep it in a Math Journal. The problems under

*contain important information that the children should know. They will be tested on this information. If you are not sure that they are on the right track, have your child write his/hers response down, so that I can check it. Thank you for your cooperation. Have a nice weekend.*

**Talk It Over****HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p.87), 2 pages phonics

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p.88), 2 pages phonics

Wednesday: 1 page math, 2 pages Superkids (pp.89 & 90),

phonics
reader

Thursday: 2 pages math, 2 pages social studies &

read pp.148,
150-151

Friday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 91)

1 page science & read pp. C8, C12-13,
C16-17

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform, spelling & reading comprehension tests

Tuesday: Grammar test, forming plurals with -s & -es

**NEXT WEEK**

Thursday: Social studies test, citizenship part 2, pp. 140-157

Friday: Spelling & reading comprehension tests

## Sunday, February 24, 2013

### Week of 2/25/13

Welcome back!

HOMEWORK

Monday: 2 pages Superkids (pp. 84 & 85), 2 pages math

Tuesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 86), 2 pages math

Wednesday: 1 page phonics, 2 pages math

Thursday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page math

Friday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 87),

2 pages social studies & read pages
140-149

REMINDERS/FYI

Monday: Gym uniform,

Science test,
Energy, study pages B24-B38

Friday: Math quiz, place value to 100. Review all homework.

NEXT WEEK

Monday: Spelling and reading comprehension tests

Tuesday: Grammar test, forming plurals with –s & -es

## Sunday, February 10, 2013

### Week of 2/11/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages Superkids (pp. 75 &76), 2 pages math

Tuesday: 2 pages Superkids (pp. 77 & 78), 2 pages math,

Wednesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 79), 2 pages grammar

spelling list goes home

Thursday: 2 pages Superkids (p. 80 & 81), 2 pages math

Friday: 2 pages math, 2 pages Superkids (pp. 82 & 83),

1-2 pages science & read pages B36-39, study for science test

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Tuesday: Spelling test

Wednesday: Math Quiz---tens and
ones, read and write numbers

and
number words for 10 to 100. Review all homework.

Thursday: Social Studies Test, Citizenship, pages 124-139

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Science Test, Energy, study pages B24-B38

Thursday: Math Quiz, place value to 100. Review all homework.

Friday: Spelling and reading comprehension tests

## Saturday, February 2, 2013

### Week of 2/4/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 1 page Superkids (p. 70), 2 pages math

Tuesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 71), 2 pages math,

spelling list goes home

Wednesday: 1 page math (p. 170), 2 pages Superkids (pp. 72, 73)

Thursday: 1 page Superkids (p. 74), 2 pages social studies

& read pages
132-139

Friday: 1 page math, 2 pages grammar,

2 pages science & read pages B30-35

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform, science project due

Tuesday: Religion Test, see the study sheet

Thursday: Math Chapter Test, Data & Graphs—review

all homework.

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Spelling and writing tests

Tuesday: Social Studies Test, Citizenship, pages 124-139

Wednesday: Math Quiz---tens and
ones, read and write numbers

and number
words for 10 to 100. Review all homework.

## Saturday, January 26, 2013

### Week of 1/28/13

Dear Parents,

Progress reports went home on Friday. The Progress Report

gives you an idea of your child’s academic progress and what the

Report Card will look like if everything stays the same. If you would

like to meet, please schedule a time with me. After you review the

Progress Report, please sign and return it. Feel free to make a copy.

Have a lovely weekend and stay warm.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 1 page Superkids (p. 66), 2 pages math

Tuesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 67), 2 pages grammar

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 68),

information for science project goes out

(due date Monday, 2/4/13)

Thursday: 1 page Superkids (p. 69), 2 pages social studies

& read pages 128-131

Friday: 1 page math, 2 pages reading & reading

comprehension, 2 pages science & read

pages B24-27

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym uniform

Wednesday: Spelling & Reading Comprehension/Writing Tests

Thursday: Math Quiz---pictographs, bar graphs & surveys

Review all homework.

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Science experiment due

Tuesday: Religion Test

Thursday: Math Chapter Test, Data & Graphs—review

all homework.

## Saturday, January 19, 2013

### Week of 1/21/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: School Closed

Tuesday: 1 page Superkids (p. 61), 1 page grammar (SK: p. 62),

2 pages phonics,
spelling list goes home

Wednesday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 63),

1 page science & read pages B16 – B17

Thursday: 1 page math, 1 page Superkids (p. 64), study for

science test
tomorrow

Friday: 1 page Superkids (p.65), 1 page grammar (SK: p. 60),

1 page social
studies & read pages 120-127

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: School Closed

Tuesday: Math Quiz---tally charts, real graphs and picture

graphs. Review all homework.

Friday: Science Test, Matter---pages B8-B11, B16-B17,

& handout. Pay special attention to the
highlighted

words as well as the
questions at the end of each lesson.

Review all
homework.

**NEXT WEEK**

Wednesday: Spelling & Reading Comprehension Tests

Thursday: Math Quiz---pictographs, bar graphs & surveys

Review all
homework.

## Sunday, January 13, 2013

### Week of 1/14/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages Superkids (p. 55 & 59), 1-2 pages science

Tuesday: 2 pages math, 1 page Superkids (p. 56)

Wednesday: 2 pages math, 1 to 2 pages

science
& read pages B6 - B8

Thursday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page Superkids (p. 57)

Friday: 2 pages math, phonics reader, 1 page grammar,

1 pages Superkids (p. 58), study for science
test

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Grammar Test on verbs and verb tenses

(adding –ing,
-ed). Review all homework.

Thursday: Spelling test and reading comprehension test

Friday: Social Studies Test,
Geography---pages 86-89, 92-95,

96-99, and 102-103.
Pay special attention to the highlighted

words as well as the questions at the end of
each lesson.

Review all homework.

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Math Quiz---tally charts, real graphs and picture graphs

Friday: Science Test, Matter---pages B8-B11, B16-B17 & handout.

I’ll send the
textbook home over the weekend.

## Saturday, January 5, 2013

### Week of 1/7/13

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages math, phonics reader

Tuesday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages math, 1 page grammar

Wednesday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page math, 1 to 2 pages

science &
read pages B6 - B8

Thursday: 1 page math, 2 pages social studies & read

pages 92-101, spelling
list goes home

Friday: 2 pages phonics, 1 page grammar, 1 page

Superkids (p. 54)

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Spelling & reading comprehension tests

Friday: Math Chapter Test, Subtraction---the test will include

all material we have
covered. Review all homework.

**NEXT WEEK**

Tuesday: Grammar Test on verbs and verb tenses

(adding –ing, -ed). Review all homework.

Friday: Social Studies Test, Geography---pages 86-89, 92-95,

96-99, and 102-103.
Pay special attention to the highlighted

words as well as the questions at the end of
each lesson.

Review all homework. I’ll send the textbook home over

the weekend and again
on Tuesday.

## Tuesday, January 1, 2013

### Week of 1/2/13

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great

Christmas break.

**HOMEWORK**

Monday: School Closed

Tuesday: School closed

Wednesday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages math

Thursday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages math, 1 page

Superkids (p.
53)

Friday: 2 pages phonics, 2 pages writing, 1 page math,

study for spelling
test

**REMINDERS/FYI**

Wednesday: Classes resume, Dioramas are due

Thursday: Religion Test (review study sheet)

Friday: 11:30 Dismissal

**NEXT WEEK**

Monday: Spelling & Reading Comprehension Tests

Friday: Math Chapter Test, Subtraction---the test will include

all material we have
covered. Review all homework.

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