jnorthcutt Mrs. Northcutt
Northwest Heights First Grade Teacher
http://www.durantisd.org/nwh
 
MRS. NORTHCUTT'S
FIRST GRADE CLASS PAGE



Welcome to Mrs. Northcutt's Class Page!  Visit us on the internet @ www.quia.com/pages/jnorthcutt.html.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
IMPORTANT DATES FOR FIRST GRADE:
August 12 - First Day of School for Students
September 6 - Labor Day Holiday
September 28 - Progress Reports
September 30 - Parent/Teacher Conference Evening
October 1 - No School
October 21-22 - Fall Break/State Teacher's Meeting
November 9 - Progress Reports
November 22-26 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 17 - End of First Semester
December 20 - Christmas Holiday Begins
January 3 - New Year's Holiday
January 5 - First Day of Second Semester
January 12 - Report Cards
February 15 - Progress Reports
February 18 - No School
February 21 - President's Day Holiday
March 4 - No School for Students/Professional Day for Teachers
March 14-18 - Spring Break
April 5 - Progress Reports
April 7 - Parent Teacher Conference
April 8 - No School
April 22 - Good Friday Holiday
May 9 - No School for Students/Professional Day for Teachers
May 26 - Last Day of School for Students/Report Cards

WELCOME TO OUR NEW PRINCIPAL, MRS. CARRIE GOSNELL!

NWH LION CODE:
BE RESPONSIBLE - BE RESPECTFUL - BE READY to LISTEN and LEARN

NWH THEME: Our school theme this year is "WILD ABOUT TEACHING." Don't forget to wear TRUE BLUE every Friday! Remember, NWH students exhibiting the LION CODE will receive PAWs.

LIBRARY: Our class library time is at 9:00 every Tuesday. Students may individually return and check-out library books anytime during the school week.

MONDAY FOLDER: Mrs. Northcutt's students need to return their red Monday Folder on Friday with the completed Weekly Update and homework assignments inside.

RISE AND SHINE: First Grade Rise and Shine takes place in the gym at 8:10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It's a GREAT way to start the day!


REMINDER: SCHOOL STARTS AT 8:10 A.M.
                 DISMISSAL TIME IS 3:00 P.M.



READING:

READING:
Listed below are our reading vocabulary words. These words do not have to be spelled, but they do have to be recognized (read) automatically. Students' automatic recognition of vocabulary words will be assessed weekly. Continue to review previously introduced vocabulary words. Comprehensive vocabulary word assessments will take place throughout the school year.
WEEK OF:

AUGUST 16: see – the – you – I – come – a – from – am
AUGUST 23: go – we – have – little – do – are – look – they – like – with
AUGUST 30: my – here – yellow – is – is – he – me – was – for – she – said
SEPTEMBER 7: to – one – two – three – four – five – where – that – what – of
SEPTEMBER 13: on – way – in – can – ran – an – had – has – as – at
SEPTEMBER 20: and – take – up – play – it – big – pick – did – if
SEPTEMBER 27: get – help – use – mud – town – off – got – not – hot – stop
OCTOBER 4: eat – her – this – to – dinner – animals – watch – sing – bring – going
OCTOBER 11: saw – small – tree – your – bird – nest – let – best – yes – ten
OCTOBER 18: NO NEW VOCABULARY WORDS
OCTOBER 25: home - into – many – them – park – run – jump – but – must – just
NOVEMBER 1: catch – good – no – put – want – walk – talk – all – then – wish
NOVEMBER 8: be – could – horse – old – paper – ace – age – make – take – make
NOVEMBER 15: farmer – would – should – came – gave – ate – old – cold – hold – ask
NOVEMBER 22: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
NOVEMBER 29: live – out – people – who – work – busy – mail – neighborhood - ride – which
DECEMBER 6: – inside – now – there – together – baby – circle – didn’t – those
DECEMBER 13: around – find – food – grow – under – water – forest – these – kind – use
DECEMBER 20: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
DECEMBER 27: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
JANUARY 3: NO NEW VOCABULARY WORDS
JANUARY 10: also – family – new – other – some – their – see – sleep – keep – it’s
JANUARY 17: always - become - day - everything - nothing - stays - things - boy - grew - night
JANUARY 24: any - enough - ever - every - own - sure - were - beautiful - father - mother
JANUARY 31: away - car - friends - house - our - school - very - before - or - so
FEBRUARY 7: afraid - again - few - how - read - soon - far - star - much - when
FEBRUARY 14: done - know - push - visit - wait - after - first - never - better - hurt
FEBRUARY 22: does - good-bye - oh - right - won’t - warm - by - fly - why - try
FEBRUARY 28: about - enjoy - give - surprise - worry - would - may - say - today - will
MARCH 7: colors - draw - drew - great - show - sign - please - clean - well - tell
MARCH 14: SPRING BREAK
MARCH 21: found - mouth - once - took - wild - cowboy - grow - went - cut - us
MARCH 28: above - eight - laugh - moon - touch - light - right - his - him - sit
APRIL 4: picture - remember - room - stood - thought - idea - fast - ate - fall - call
APRIL 11: across - beautiful - dance - only - opened - shoes - told - drink - think - thank
APRIL 18: along - behind - eyes - never - pulling - toward - favorite - full - found - round
APRIL 25: door - loved - should - wood - pretty - funny - because - both - seven
MAY 2: amond - another - instead - none - been - buy - write - upon - wash
MAY 10: against - goes - heavy - kinds - today - carry - myself - long - shall
MAY 16 & MAY 23: built - early - learn - science - through - answered - brothers - carry - different - poor

DAILY READING ACTIVITIES: REMEMBER, BECOMING A GOOD READER TAKES PRACTICE!!!
1. Read EVERY night for 15 minutes.
2. Practice vocabulary words daily.


SPELLING:
Spelling Test will be given on Wednesday and Friday of each week.
Spelling words are listed below. Incorrect bonus words are not counted wrong.  Bonus words correctly spelled are given one point extra credit.

SPELLING:
Listed below are the spellling words for WEEKS 1 - 4.

AUGUST 16 - WEEK 1:
LETTER SOUNDS: Aa - Ff (Students will be asked to write the upper and lowercase letters for these sounds.)
BONUS WORDS: I - a

AUGUST 23 - WEEK 2:
SPELLING WORDS: I - a
LETTER SOUNDS: Aa - Ll (Students will be asked to write the upper and lowercase letters for these sounds.)
BONUS WORDS: big, the

AUGUST 30 - WEEK 3
LETTER SOUNDS: Aa - Rr (Students will be asked to write the upper and lowercase letters for these sounds.)
SPELLING WORDS: big - the
BONUS WORDS: come - an

SEPTEMBER 7 - WEEK 4
LETTER SOUNDS: Aa - Zz (Students will be asked to write the upper and lowercase letters for these sounds.)
SPELLING WORDS: come - an
BONUS WORDS: as - but
DIGRAPH SOUNDS: sh - th - ch - wh - ph - ck - qu

Look for the "USEFUL LINKS" section at the bottom of this class page. Click the first link, SPELLING CITY, and you will be connected to our class spelling words for WEEKS 5 - 35. The Spelling City link also will provide activities and games for students to practice each week's spelling words.
WEEK OF:

SEPTEMBER 13 - WEEK 5
SEPTEMBER 20 - WEEK 6
SEPTEMBER 27 - WEEK 7
OCTOBER 4 - WEEK 8
OCTOBER 11 - WEEK 9
OCTOBER 18 - NO NEW SPELLING WORDS
OCTOBER 25 - WEEK 10
NOVEMBER 1 - WEEK 11
NOVEMBER 8 - WEEK 12
NOVEMBER 15 - WEEK 13
NOVEMBER 22 - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
NOVEMBER 29 - WEEK 14
DECEMBER 6 - WEEK 15
DECEMBER 13 - WEEK 16
DECEMBER 20 - CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
DECEMBER 27 - CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
JANUARY 3 - NO NEW SPELLING WORDS
JANUARY 10 - WEEK 17
JANUARY 17 - WEEK 18
JANUARY 24 - WEEK 19
JANUARY 31 - WEEK 20
FEBRUARY 7 - WEEK 21
FEBRUARY 14 - WEEK 22
FEBRUARY 22 - WEEK 23
FEBRUARY 28 - WEEK 24
MARCH 7 - WEEK 25
MARCH 14 - SPRING BREAK
MARCH 21 - WEEK 26
MARCH 28 - WEEK 27
APRIL 4 - WEEK 28
APRIL 11 - WEEK 29
APRIL 18 - WEEK 30
APRIL 25 - WEEK 31
MAY 2 - WEEK 32
MAY 10 - WEEK 33
MAY 16 - WEEK 34
MAY 23 - WEEK 35

MATH:
Work on the following skills:
1. Review left and right.
2. Students need to be able to recognize and write numerals 0-100.
3. Practice counting to one hundred.
4. Review these shapes: circle, square, rectangle, and triangle. Can you draw a circle, square, rectangle, and triangle?

5. Memorize and Understand the DOUBLES Addition Facts:
0+0=___ 2+2=___ 4+4=___ 6+6=___ 8+8=___ 10+10=___
1+1=___ 3+3=___ 5+5=___ 7+7=___ 9+9=___

6. Memorize and Understand the PLUS ONE Addition Facts:
1+1=___ 3+1=___ 5+1=___ 7+1=___ 9+1=___
0+1=___ 2+1=___ 4+1=___ 6+1=___ 8+1=___ 10+1=___

7. Memorize and Understand the PLUS ZERO Addition Facts: 0+0=___ 2+0=___ 4+0=___ 6+0=___ 8+0=___ 10+0=___
1+0=___ 3+0=___ 5+0=___ 7+0=___ 9+0=___

8. Memorize and Understand the SUBTRACT ONE Subtraction Facts:
1-1=___ 3-1=___ 5-1=___ 7-1=___ 9-1=___
2-1=___ 4-1=___ 6-1=___ 8-1=___ 10-1=___

9. Memorize and Understand the SUBRTACT ZERO Subtraction Facts:
1-0=___ 3-0=___ 5-0=___ 7-0=___ 9-0=___
0-0=___ 2-0=___ 4-0=___ 6-0=___ 8-0=___ 10-0=___

10. Memorize and Understand SUBTRACTING A NUMBER FROM ITSELF:
10-10=___ 8-8=___ 6-6=___ 4-4=___ 2-2=___ 0-0=___
1-1=___ 3-3=___ 5-5=___ 7-7=___ 9-9=___

11. Review the Concept of EVEN and ODD Numbers (0-100).

12. ADD TWO TO A NUMBER:
2+0=___ 2+2= ___ 2+4= ___ 2+6= ___ 2+8= ___ 2+10= ___
2+1= ___ 2+3= ___ 2+5= ___ 2+7= ___ 2+9= ___ 2+11= ___

13. SUBTRACT TWO FROM A NUMBER:
2-2=___ 4-2=___ 6-2=___ 8-2=___ 10-2=___
3-2=___ 5-2=___ 7-2=___ 9-2=___ 11-2=___

14. DOUBLES PLUS ONE ADDITION FACTS (example: 7+6=13):
When adding the DOUBLES PLUS ONE, begin with these steps:
STEP ONE: Are the two numbers neighbors? Are the numbers next to each other on a number line (Example: 6 and 7)?
STEP TWO: Circle the smallest of the numbers/neighbors (Example: Circle the 6), then double it (6+6=12).
STEP THREE: Add 1 more. If 6+6=12, then 6+7=13.
PRACTICE:
3+3=____ 3+4=____ 4+4=____ 4+5=____ 5+5=____ 5+6=____
6+6=____ 6+7=____ 7+7=____ 7+8=____ 8+8=____ 8+9=____
9+9=____ 9+10=____

15. ADDING TEN TO A NUMBER:
1+10=___ 3+10=___ 5+10=___ 7+10=___ 9+10___ 11+10+___
0+10=___ 2+10=___ 4+10=___ 6+10=___ 8+10=___ 10+10=___

ADDING TEN TO A NUMBER . . . CHALLENGE:
22+10=___ 36+10=___ 45+10=___ 57+10=___ 63+10=___
70+10=___ 89+10=___ 94+10=___ 100+10=___ 13+10=___

SUBTRACTING TEN FROM A NUMBER . . . CHALLENGE:
22-10=___ 36-10=___ 45-10=___ 57-10=___ 63-10=___
70-10=___ 89-10=___ 94-10=___ 100-10=___ 13-10=___

16. MEMORIZE THE SUMS OF TEN/TEN'S FAMILY:
0+10=___ 1+9=___ 2+8=___ 3+7=___ 4+6=___ 5+5=___
10+0=___ 9+1=___ 8+1=___ 7+3=___ 6+4=___

17. MEMORIZE MISSING ADDENDS IN THE TEN'S FAMILY:
0+_=10 2+_=10 4+_=10 6+_=10 8+_=10 10+_=10
1+_=10 3+_=10 5+_=10 7+_=10 9+_=10

18. SUBTRACTING THE TEN'S FAMILY:
10-0=___ 10-2=___ 10-4=___ 10-6=___ 10-8=___ 10-10=___
10-1=___ 10-3=___ 10-5=___ 10-7=___ 10-9=___

19. ADDING NINE TO A NUMBER:
0+9=___ 2+9=___ 4+9=___ 6+9=___ 8+9=___ 10+9=___
1+9=___ 3+9=___ 5+9=___ 7+9=___ 9+9=___

20. MEMORIZE THE "ODDBALL EIGHT" ADDITION FACTS:
3+5=___ 3+6=___ 3+8=___ 4+7=___ 4+8=___ 5+7=___ 5+8=___ 6+8=___
5+3=___ 6=3=___ 8+3=___ 7+4=___ 8+4=___ 7+5=___ 8+5=___ 8+6=___

21. SUBTRACTING THE "ODDBALL EIGHT" FACTS:
5-3=___ 6-3=___ 8-3=___ 7-4=___ 8-4=___ 7-5=___ 8-5=___ 8-6=___




PARENTS, THANK YOU FOR ASSISTING YOUR CHILD IN VISITING THIS QUIA PAGE. YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!!!

MRS. NORTHCUTT

  
  
My Quia activities and quizzes
ADDITION FACT CARDS
https://www.quia.com/jg/1270223.html
SUBTRACTION FACT CARDS
https://www.quia.com/jg/1270225.html
VOCABULARY WORDS 1.4 MATCHING
https://www.quia.com/jg/1270227.html
Word Search Vocabulary 1.4
https://www.quia.com/jg/1271499.html
Useful links
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