First Grade Homework

Please check your child's yellow homework folder daily! Every Monday, each student is provided with a homework log that will be located in their homework folder on the home side.  Please make sure that is kept in the homework folder every day.  At the end of the day, the students will circle the items that are for homework. There will be no homework on Fridays. 

*Independent Reading: Students are required to read at minimum of 15 minutes a night Monday-Thursday beginning in October. The student’s will be provided a reading log, on which they will record the date, title of the book, minutes read and parent initials. Reading logs will be collected at the end of each month.

 *Spelling: Students will be provided a spelling packet every Monday correlated with a new spelling pattern. Please return the packet every Friday.  Spelling tests will be every Friday.

*Math: Students will be provided with exercises to apply their knowledge and skills from daily lessons at home. Please help your child by reading the directions and return to school the next day. 

*Sight Words: Students will be provided five new sight words a week. Students should practice reading and writing the sight words daily as they will rack up throughout the year. They will be tested on the words every quarter. A new list will be sent home every Monday and the words will be added in the student's sight word book. 

*Comprehension: Occasionally, students will be provided reading passages with answer related questions.


Spelling Schedule

Spelling 11: 11/5-11/9

Spelling 12: 11/12-11/16

Spelling 13: 11/26-11/30

Spelling 14: 12/3-12-7

Spelling 15: 12/10-12/14

Spelling 16: 12/17-12/21


November 16th- Thanksgiving Feast 10:30am

November 20th- Report Cards

November 21st-23rd- No School (Thanksgiving Break)

November 26th- Special Lunch


First Grade Photos

Helpful Links 

*Reading/Language Arts

Epic! Reading

Classroom code: TNS-7719

Password: first1



Room Recess


Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop


Spelling City

Username: first letter of first name, last name, 1 (ex. mkloda1)

Password: kloda1


Sadlier Math

IXL Math


Typing Club


Scholastic Book Orders

If you would like to order books from Scholastic Book Club, you may place your order each month on our Scholastic classroom page! Our classroom code is: Q7H2T



If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me at m.kloda@saintalphonsus.com