Corrine Merker

    Mrs. Merker's 

                    First Grade Class                 

            Our Bunch Includes....

       Brady     Kevin     John     Trent
Joseph     Sheridan     Neve     Makaio
Burton     Liv     Nicolette     Jade
Catarina     Korbin     Isabella
Keiry     Teagan     Matthew     Mason

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Parents please be sure to sign your child's homework book every night.  This counts as part of their homework.

Thanks so much!!!!


Important Dates:

1/2: Welcome back!!!!
1/20: School closed
1/31: Progress reports are released
2/7: Noun assessment
2/12: 100th Day of School
2/14: 1:00 dismissal
2/17: School closed

Specials Schedule:

Monday-  Music & Art

Tuesday- Gym & Library

Wednesday-  Art & Spanish (twice a month)

Thursday-  Technology

Friday-   Music & Gym



We will begin working on decomposing numbers and making a ten to solve. Please keep an eye out for parents information pages that will be sent home, and nightly practice pages, that are to optional, to reinforce skills at home. 

Fun Math links: - 9k

Social Studies 

We are learning about Winter, Martin Luther King Jr., Chinese New Year, Valentine's Day, Dental health month, and President's Day. 

Students are working on nouns.


We are using our Wilson program to practice tapping out  words with s suffixes. We are also using our Readers workshop to discuss all nonfiction books. You will see students coming home with level book baggies to practice their reading nightly. 

Every Monday, the students will receive new trick words to add to their word  notebook.  These need to be reviewed on a daily basis with the suggested activities.  Please review the special sound for the week as well. Continue all the amazing reading with the weekly logs!


 Please feel free to contact me through email or by calling me at (732)291-2020 ext. 1108