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

Welcome to the 2017-18 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 10 boys and 12 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. 10:45-11:15
Art with Mrs. Corkery 1:30-2:05
I Days--P.E. 10:45-11:15
G Days--P.E. 10:45-11:15
ELC with Mrs. Winkler 12:50-1:25
Technology with Mrs. Borden 1:30-2:05
E Days--P.E. 10:45-11:15
Music with Mrs. Turnbough 1:30-2:05
R Days--P.E. 10:45-11:15

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 4th Quarter!!

4th Quarter Standards (I cans)


RL1.2 I can retell stories with details and describe the central message or lesson from the story.
RL1.4 I can identify key words or phrases that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
RL1.10 With prompting and support, I can read poetry and prose.
RI1.2 I can identify the main topic and retell key details of an informational text.
RI1.8 I can tell you the reasons an author uses to support a text.
RI1.10 With prompting and support, I can read informational texts appropriate for grade 1.
RF1.3g I can read high frequency words.
L1.2 I can use commas correctly in the date and to separate a series of words.
are cozy).
L1.5d I can tell you the difference between adjectives with similar meanings (e.g. large, gigantic).
L1.6 I can use new words and phrases introduced in the classroom.
L1.6 I can use what I learn about new words and phrases to explain my understanding.


W1.3 I can write a narrative piece with at least two events in sequential order.


1.G.1 I can tell the difference between defining and non-defining attributes.
I can build and draw shapes that have defining attributes (sides, corners).
1.G.2 I can use 3-dimensional shapes to build a new 3-dimensional shape.
1.G.3 I can divide shapes into equal parts (1/2, ).
1.MD.3 I can tell and write time to the half hour using digital and analog clocks.
1.OA.1 I can represent and solve word problems involving addition and subtraction within 10.
1.NBT.1 I can count to 120. I can read and write numbers less than 120.
1.NBT.2 I can understand a ten is the same as ten ones. I can understand the numbers 11-19 are a ten and some ones. I can understand that multiples of tens are groups of tens and no ones.
1.NBT.3 I can use the symbols <,>,= to compare numbers.
1.NBT.4 I can use a variety of strategies to help solve 1 and 2-digit addition problems within 100 (place value, properties of operations, commutative property) and explain how.
1.NBT.5 I can add and subtract 10 from 2-digit numbers without counting and explain how.
1.NBT.6 I can subtract multiples of 10 in numbers from (concrete models, drawings, place value strategies, properties of operations, relationships between addition and subtraction), make an equation and explain how I solved it. 10-90 (80-30=50) using a variety of strategies

This week in class

Last day of school!!
We dismiss at 11:25.
P.E at 9:15

First day of summer vacation!
Don't forget to read over the summer!




Important Dates

Happy Birthday Violet!!

Early Dismissal at 11:25 and last day of school!!!! Summer Begins!! Yippee!!

Happy Birthday Willow!!

Happy Birthday Keira!!

Happy Birthday Brayden


Downloads List

Box Tops Sheet [9/24/2012]
Casino Night!!! [2/5/2018]
Remind 101 Parent instructions [8/14/2017]
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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