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:

10/8: School closed
10/9: Unit 1 mid unit math assessment
10/23: Progress reports are sent home & picture day
10/25: Unit 1 math assessment
10/31: Halloween

Specials Scedule:

Monday-  Music & Art

Tuesday- Gym & Library

Wednesday-  Art & Spanish (twice a month)

Thursday-  Technology

Friday-   Music & Gym



We are working through our first unit in out new Math curriculum. We are working on addition and subtraction up tp ten, and the relationship between addition and subtraction. 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 Columbus, Fire Safety, Halloween, and Fall.


Students are using the writers workshop to learn what it means to be writer and to learn some great habits and strategies that will help their with their own writing pieces.


We are using our Wilson program to practice tapping out short vowel words. We are also using our Readers workshop to discuss what it means to be a good reader and how to develop great reading habits. 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