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Email: ivazquez@olcacademy.net

Scholastic Book code: PM3M3

IPad Initiative Website:  http://tabletbrooklynservice.com/subscribe/?trackcode=W19YRPOPUP 

Choose Our Lady’s Catholic Academy as your school.

Readworks sign on information: www.readworks.org/student. Class code: 43CW72. Click on your name. Password is 1234 do not change it.

Mathlectics sign on information: 
https://community.mathletics.com/signin

Schedule:

Lunch: 11:15 am

Recess : 11:45 am 

Monday: Spanish, 8:15 am

Friday: Gym 1:00 pm

Week of October 25, 2019

Updates:

Please return permission slips for the Halloween Party if you have not already done so.

Practice subtraction quiz is on Tuesday October 22nd. 

Chapter 2 Math test is on Thursday October 24th.

Spelling test on Friday October 29th. 

Memory words for this Superkids Unit: where,  what, why, when which, who.

A copy of our class newsletter went home today and it is available digitally below.  Going forward it will be available digitally at the beginning of the month.  

Math: 

Go Math pages:102, 103, 104

Subtraction Practice quiz tomorrow. 

Sign on to Mathletics there are assignments due on October 25th.  Sign on instructions are in your folder.  Do not remove them, do  not change the password. 

ELA:.

Back Pack Pages: page 16 and 17

Read: “An Odd Pet for Oswald”. 

Socaila Studies:

Read works: “A Day at the Pumpkin Farm.

Some students have more than one story to complete. 

 

Week of October 15, 2019

Spelling test Thursday; see words below.

Science quiz on Friday.  Study sheet to follow.  science review sheet   

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Complete page 1 in your math packet

ELA:

Superkids Practice pages: page 33 and 35

 

Week of October 7, 2019

Reminders:

Spelling test Thursday, October 17th: wish, rush, brush, fish, I, he, she, her, his, my.  

Readworks Assignment due October 8th; “What is a Law”.

Spelling Test Tuesday 10/8; chip, lunch, inch, chop, bunch, ranch, branch, stretch, pinch. 

Social Studies test on Maps, Wed 10/9

Math Quiz Wed 10/9; skip counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.  Number words.  

Unit 1 Super Kids test Thursday 10/10 

Science Quiz Tuesday 10/15

Friday October 11th is a half a day of school.  

Permission slips for our trip on November 21st to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City went home today.  Please send them back with $10.00 cash.  We need chaperones that are Virtus trained for the trip.  If your child takes any kind of medication you must chaperone.  We are limited to three chaperones and we already have two.

Reading logs must be completed daily, including weekends.  If there is a reading assignment from the reader you may use that on the reading log.  I suggest getting a library card and taking out a few books at a time. 

 

October 10, 2019

Homework:

Math:

worksheet

ELA:

BackPack Pages: page 13

Spelling test Wed October 17th:  wish, rush, brush, fish, I, he, she, her, his, my.

Religion :

Creation worksheet

October 9, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Counting worksheet

ELA:

Noun worksheet

Read ” Ben’s Shop”.  You may use this reading on your reading log.

Religion:

Review pages 35 – 40  in your Religion Book.

Creation worksheet.

October 8, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Counting worksheet.  

Practice skip counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s for your math quiz tomorrow.  

ELA: 

Back Pack pages; page 13

Social Studies:

Complete the “Four Directions ” worksheet.  Glue it in your green dot notebook. 

Use your green dot notebook and the study sheet below to study for your map test. 

Review pages H21 – H26 in your Social Studies Book.

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October 7,2019

Homework:

Math:

Skip counting worksheet

Math packet, due 10/15 

Go Math page 85 and 86

ELA:

Back Pack pages page 11 and 12

 

 

Friday October 4, 2019

Homework:

Reading Log must be completed Saturdays and Sundays.

Spelling test Tuesday; chip, lunch, inch, chop, bunch, ranch, brunch, stretch, and  pinch

Math Quiz Wednesday: Counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.  Number words one – ten.

Map Quiz Wednesday.  Maps and Globes.

Unit 1 ELA test Thursday.

Half Day of School Friday October 11th.  

 

Reminders:

Week of September 30, 2019

Reading logs for the month of October went home this week (these are the logs we spoke about on Back to School night).  The following are the expectations:  

  1. You must read for a minimum of fifteen minutes per day.
  2. Every Friday you must be prepared to tell about your favorite book and say why it was your favorite book.  
  3. Every other week you will write a book report on one book that you read.  I will send home the book report worksheet. The first one will be due October 11th.  
  4. Return the logs to school signed by a parent or guardian every day.
  • If your child takes home their token boards / incentive chart to show you please make sure you put it back in their folder. Do not keep them at home,  they can not earn tokens if they don’t have their token boards.  
  • Do not keep books at home! Please check your child’s book bag every night to ensure that they have all of their books.  They cannot do their classwork without books.
  • By now all books should be covered.  Soft covered books ( Go Math, All Superkids, Religion, Science) should be covered in clear contact paper and hard cover / text books ( Reader, Social Studies )  should have book socks on them.  
  • Math test on Chapter 1 Wednesday October 2nd.
  • We started Chapter 2 in Go Math today.  Chapter 2; Subtraction Concepts.
  • We completed our Review Unit in SuperKids and began Chapter 1 last week.  
  • Readworks assignment ” Clouds and Rain” is due tomorrow.  
  • Readworks assignment: “What is a Law” due October 7th.  
  • Homework that is not turned in will result in a missing grade.  It is better to turn homework in late than not at all.  
  • Lunch forms went home yesterday.  They are due back on Friday. All orders must be prepaid.
  • We will be going on a class trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on November 21st.  More to follow.  We will be needing chaperones that are Virtus trained for this trip.  
  • Please return your United Nations Day forms.

 

Friday October 4, 2019

Homework:

Reading Log must be completed Saturdays and Sundays

Spelling test Tuesday; chip, lunch, inch, chop, bunch, ranch, brunch, stretch, and  pinch

Math Quiz Wednesday: Counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.  Number words one – ten.

Map Quiz Wednesday

Unit 1 ELA test Thursday

Half Day of School Friday October 11th.  

 

Thursday October 3, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Fall Finds worksheet

ELA: 

Page 12 in your Word Work Book

Read “The Patch it up Shop” in your reader

Reading log: Read your favorite book for at least 15 minutes.  Be prepared to talk about your favorite book that you read this week.  You may bring the book in if you would like to.  

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Go Math page 79-80

Number word worksheet.  Quiz on number words next week Wednesday 

ELA:

Back Pack pages: page 9

Read ” The Patch it up Shop” in your reader.  You can use this reading on your reading log.  

Study your spelling words, test next Tuesday: chip, lunch, inch, chop, bunch, ranch, branch, stretch, pinch.

Religion:

Prayer to your Guardian Angel Worksheet.  Say the prayer at home.  Color the picture, cut it our and write your name on the front of it.  

 

Tuesday October 1, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Go Math practice test; page 61, 62, 63 and 64.  Test tomorrow.  

ELA: 

Read ” Ettabetta’s Radish Patch” in your reader.

Religion: 

  1. Page 73 in ” Be My Disciples ” book.  
  2. Please cover the book in clear contact paper. 

 

 

Monday September 30, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Go Math page 73 and 74

Worksheet:  write the English number word under the Spanish word. 

A new math packet went home, it is due Oct 7th. 

ELA:

Back Pack Pages: pages 9 and 10

Social Studies:

Read Works: Due October 7th. ” What is a Law” 

 

 

Week of September 23, 2019

  • Please do not send any kind of chips ( Doritos, Cheetos, Pringles, potato chips), cake, candy and cookies or juice drinks ( Capri Sun or Kool Aid) for morning snack.  Children are not allowed to eat these foods during snack time, they should be eating a healthy snack to give them energy and stay focused.  See suggestions of snack foods below.  Our snack time is at 9:30 and about 10-15 minutes.  Just enough time to have a quick bite, children should be eating breakfast before coming to school.
  • Nuts or any kind of nut products are not allowed as there are several children in class that are allergic to nuts.  We are a nut free school! 
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  1. There will not be a Virtus training here on Thursday as originally intended.  You can go on The Diocese of Brooklyn website to see when the next class will be.  
  2. Volunteers that are Virtus trained are still needed for recess and lunch periods.  Please email me if you are available any days for recess, lunch,  or both.  
  3. If you have not already done so please go on line ( see website above) and purchase a subscription to “The Tablet”.  When you purchase the subscription your child gets an IPad to use in school. Your support with this initiative is greatly appreciated.  
  4. ELA test on the “Us” unit will be on Thursday.  The word work book went home yesterday you may review this for the test.  Keep the book at home.
  5. Spelling test on Friday see words below.
  6. Readworks assignment due September 30th. Quiz to follow.
  7. Weekly Math packets went home yesterday.  The intention of this packet is to do one page per day.  It is due on September 30th.

September 26, 2019

Homework:

Go Math: pages 53 and 54

ELA: Write your spelling words 3 times each in your red dot notebook and study for your spelling test tomorrow:  mop, cat, rug, flat, dig, nest.

Back Pack Pages: page 8

Social Studies:

Reading a Map worksheet

 

September 25, 2019

Homework:

Math: 

Go Math page 53 and 54

ELA: 

Write your memory words 3 times each in your red dot notebook:  I, my, she, her, he his.  

Back Packs Page: page 6 and 7 

 

September 24, 2019

Homework:

ELA:

  1. Study your spelling words below for a test on Friday. Review “Us” word work book.  
  2. Back Pack page 6
  3. Our Memory words for Unit 1: I, my, she, her, he, his.

Math:

Go Math page 46

 

September 23, 2019

Homework:

Math:

  1. Go Math pages 47-48
  2. Math packet;  do one page per day.  Due Monday September 27th.  The packet went home in your folder.  

ELA: 

  1. Back Pack pages 5 and 6
  2. Phonics test on Thursday, this will be a review of the ” Us” unit.  The Word Work Book will go home to review.  You may keep it at home.
  3. Spelling test on Friday the following is a list of the words: mop, big, cat, rug, tug, flat, dig, hop, nest, and best.

Science:

On Readworks read “Clouds and Rain”.  See the website information above and the sign on directions.  Do not change the password.  We will be taking the quiz in school after the reading is due.  Due Monday September 30th.

 

 

 

Week of September 15, 2019

Reminders:

  • Dress down on Friday.  $2.00.  Please follow dress down guidelines.  No torn jeans, novelty T Shirts or hoodies.  Friday is Gym day so if you dress down please wear  your sneakers. 
  • Ice Cream Sale tomorrow.  $1.00.
  • We need volunteers to help supervise recess and lunch duty.  If you can and are Virtus trained a note will be going home for you to sign up.
  • WE WANT IPADS!  OLCA is so close to getting IPads for EACH  student!  But we need your support!  We need you to sign up for a subscription of “The Tablet” which is the Diocesan Newspaper.  The subscription is $28.00 for one year and your child gets an IPad to use in school.  Use the website below and choose Our Lady’s Catholic Academy as your school.  Please help us with this great initiative. 
  • http://tabletbrooklynservice.com/subscribe/?trackcode=W19YRPOPUP
  • Math Quiz on Thursday September 19th.  See below.
  • Please send two sharpened pencils and an eraser to school everyday.  They should be inside a soft pencil case.  
  • Morning snack is a healthy snack.  No cookies, cake, chips fruit snacks or juice drinks.  Children should bring healthy snacks, some suggestions are:  fruit, veggies, some cereal in a zip lock bag, yogurt, cheese and crackers, granola bars, apple sauce, water or pure juice.  Morning snack does not replace breakfast, children should eat breakfast before they come to school.
  • Please return all books to school, do not keep anything home.

September 19, 2019

Homework:

Math:

Page 41 – 42 in your Go Math Book

ELA:

Page 3 and 4 in your Back Pack Pages

Read ” At the Bus” in your Reader.

 

September 18, 2019

Homework:

Math:

  1. Study for your math quiz tomorrow. 
  2. Complete page 34 and in your new math book.  
  3. Cover the book in clear contact paper.

ELA:

  1. Page 2 in your Back Pack pages.  Please cover the book in clear contact paper if you have not already done so.  
  2. Write your memory words three times each in your red dot note book: you, to, said, of, like, no.

Please do not keep any books at home and come to school with 2 sharpened pencils and an eraser.  

 

 

September 17, 2019

ELA:

Page 1 in your Back Pack Pages

Math:

Math packet page 33 and 34.

Quiz on Thursday on pages 10 – 34 in your math packet.

Return the packets to school, do not keep at home.  

 

September 16, 2019

Homework:

ELA:

Back Pack Pages, page 1.  Please cover the Back Pack Pages in clear contact paper. 

“Sporting Hats “phonics  worksheet, In your Go Home Folder. 

  • Name each picture
  • Write the missing vowel.
  • Find each word in the puzzle

Math:

“Mighty Munchers” Worksheet in your Go Home Folder.

  • Solve each addition sentence in the box
  • Write it in apple with the matching sum
  • Cross out each problem as you use it
  • Color the worksheet

 

Week of September 9th

Reminders.

The Religion Book Book, Superkids Word Work Book and Back Pack Page went home today please cover them with clear contact paper and write you child’s name on the cover with a permanent magic marker.  

Have a wonderful weekend.

Ms.Vazquez

 

  • Homework ; please only complete the assigned pages. Do not move ahead. 
  • Do not keep any books at home.  Your child cannot do their classwork without their books. 
  • Back to School Night is Thursday evening.  September 12, 2019 at 6:25 pm.
  • Gym is on Thursday this week only, please wear your gym uniform and sneakers.
  • There is a Virtus training on Friday September 26, 2019.  We will be going on many trips this year and will need chaperones.  You must be Virtus trained to be able to be a chaperone.  This is great opportunity please attend if you are able to.
  • Scholastic Books orders went home today.  When you order from Scholastic Book Club you help support the class with free books. You can order and pay on line be sure to use our class code PM3M3.  If you choose to send in a check please do so by 9/27/19.
  • Please return the Student Information Sheet sent home today in your child’s folder.
  • A supply list went home on Friday.  Please see a copy of it below.  We need these supplies to help our classroom run smoothly, especially during cold and flu season.  Thank you so much for your support.  
  • Children must come to school with 2 sharpened pencils everyday inside of a soft pencil case.  No hard cases.

 

September 11,  2019

Homework:

Math:

Page 24 in your math packet.

ELA:

Read “Golly and the Vet”in your reader.  Cover your reader in a book sock

Religion:

Cover your religion book in CLEAR contact paper.  Do not write in the book.

Homework:

Math:

Page 23 in your math packet.  Please return your packet to school do not keep it home.

ELA: 

Read “Flat Cat”in your reader. Make sure to return the reader to school.

Cover your reader with a book sock.  No contact paper.

 

Monday September 9, 2019

Reminders:

Homework:

Math:

page 18 in your math packet,  in your Go Home folder.  Please return it to school tomorrow. 

ELA:

Page 15 in your Superkids Word Work Book.  Trace the letters at the top of the page then write the lower case letter that stands for the beginning or ending sound in the picture

Be sure to return the book to school.

 

 

Welcome to First Grade.

We had an awesome day in First Grade today and I am so excited to have your child in my class this year.

Reminders:

  • Thursday and Friday of this week will be full days of school.  Drop off is in the classroom at 7:55 am and pick up is at 3:00 pm in the classroom.  
  • Please pack lunch and a snack.  Snack time does not replace breakfast, children should eat breakfast before school.  There is no school lunch or after school this week.
  • Snack must be a healthy snack.  No chips, cookies, candy, Capri Sun or juice drinks. 
  • Some ideas for a healthy snack include: Fruit, vegetables, cheese and crackers, yogurt, cereal ( no sugar) in a zip lock bag, water, pure fruit juice ( no juice drinks )
  • A supply list will be going out next week.
  • Several packets went home today that need to come back to school as soon as possible.

Friday September 6, 2019

Our Social Studies Book went home today.  Please put  a “book sock”on it  and return to school on Monday.

Gym will be on Fridays. Please wear your gym uniform and sneakers.  

A welcome letter went home today, attached is a copy of it.

Have a wonderful weekend. 

Ms. Vazquez

September Parent letter     

 

 

 

Thursday September 5, 2019

Homework:

ELA:

In your red dot notebook write the following memory words three times each and use each one in a sentence:  I, the, for, you, like,  

Reminders:

  • Please remember to pack lunch and a healthy snack.  Snack should not be sugary snacks like candy, cookies, chips, or juice drinks.  There is a list of suggestions above. 
  • Please return the information packets sent home yesterday as soon as possible.  
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Monday, March 4, 2019

Posted on March 4, 2019

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Math:

  1. Math test will be on Wednesday

ELA:

!. Reading test on Thursday

2. Reading log will go home tomorrow.  Remember  to read today.

Friday, November 16, 208

Posted on November 17, 2018

Math:

Chapter 3 test on Tuesday 

ELA:

Spelling Test on Wednesday – do, have, show, how, me, a, hang, sing, long, sung

Please send in a paper towel tube. Just the inside of a paper towel roll.

Class trip on December 5th to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The cost of the trip is $5.00.

Reminders

1.  Thanksgiving luncheon on Tuesday.

2.  Half the day on Wednesday. No  after school.

3.  Dress done on Monday for a  $1.00

4. Free  dress up on Tuesday

5.  Free  dress down on Wednesday.

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