God, Scholarship, Community, and Service.

Grade 1

Mrs. Balzano (mbalzano@gscregional.org)

This week we will read the stories “The Lady in the Moon” and “My 4th of July.” Please practice our word wall  words and spelling words  at home with your child this week. Also there are three sentences for your child to read to you.

Word Wall Words: above, laugh, touch, eight, moon

Spelling Words: No new spelling words – review time

Sentences to read:

The moon is full and bright.

The moon shone high above us in the sky.

Mother bought eight round cakes.

Phonics Skill: Long i

Genre and Comprehension: Realism and Fantasy

Religion: Read and discuss Holy Week

Math: To measure length and height in nonstandard units.

ILA: Adjectives for sizes

Science – Changes in the earth

Social Studies – Maps

Handwriting – This week we will review



Important Dates


 April 16th – School is open

Living Stations at 1:00PM

April 17th – Holy Thursday – No School

April 18th – Good Friday- No School

April 21st- Easter Monday- No School


First in Math

Player of the Day:


Tuesday: Dermot

Wednesday: Sean




Test Dates

Spelling Test- Monday, April 14th


Little Mermaid Jr. Information:

Dates and Time:

April 24th – 10:30AM and 7:00PM

April 25th- 12:30PM and 7:00PM

Dress: The color black for top and bottom.

More information will follow.

Please check the Homework Folder and Assignment Book.


Have a great week!

Mrs. Balzano






Jungle Book

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100th Day Cup Towers

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Catholic Schools Week Mass with our 8th Grade Buddies

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Christmas Pageant

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Our Thanksgiving Picture Stories!

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Look at all the Saints!

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Pillows for Pets with buddies

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Sock Puppets puppet shows with 8th grade buddies

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Apple experiment:

What color is the apple?  How does the skin feel?  How many seeds are in the apple?  What does it smell like?

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