Corrine Merker

    Mrs. Merker's 

                    First Grade Class                 

            Our Bunch Includes....

       Somer     William     Lillian
Caroline    Nathan    Sykora    Piper
Nikhil   Orion   Atlin   Jake
Eli   Catherine   Jakob   John

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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:

1/29 Mid unit math assessment
2/4: Progress reports go home
2/8: Book orders are due
2/11: Valentine's Day fox boxes are due
2/12: 100th day projects are due
2/13: 100th day of school!
2/14: Valentine's Day & Math test
2/18: School closed
2/19: dress rehearsal
2/20: Class play 9:15 am

Specials Scedule:

Monday-  Music & Art

Tuesday- Gym & Library

Wednesday-  Art & Spanish (twice a month)

Thursday-  Technology

Friday-   Music & Gym



We are working through our third unit in out new Math curriculum. We are working on addition and subtraction, teen numbers, plus place value. Please remember to use the log in cards that were sent home to access the iready website for practice.

Fun Math links: - 9k

Social Studies 

We are learning about 100th day of school, Valentine's Day, Groundhog Day, Black History Month, President's Day, and dental health awareness.


Students are using the writers workshop to learn how to write nonfiction (all about) stories. We are also learning all about the different types of sentences.


We are using our Wilson program to practice tapping out short vowel words. We are also using our Readers workshop to discuss all about nonfiction books and how to develop great reading habits. You will see students coming home with level book baggies to practice their reading nightly. We also started a new unit of study, poetry.

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