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:

11/20: Picture retakes
11/26: Scholastic book orders are due
11/27: 1:00 dismissal
11/28-11/29: School closed Happy Thanksgiving!!!
12/2: Class trip permission slips and money are due
12/5: Parent's Night Out
12/6: Holiday Shop & Class trip!!!
12/10: Math test
12/11: 1:00 dismissal & afternoon conferences
12/12: 1:00 dismissal & evening conferences
12/20: Grammar test
12/23:1:00 dismissal &  WINTER BREAK!

Specials Scedule:

Monday-  Music & Art

Tuesday- Gym & Library

Wednesday-  Art & Spanish (twice a month)

Thursday-  Technology

Friday-   Music & Gym



We will begin working on addition sentences, number bonds, adding in any order, and missing addends, and word problems. 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 Fall, Thanksgiving, and holidays around the world/

Students are working on publishing their first writing piece.


We are using our Wilson program to practice tapping out short vowel words. We are also using our Readers workshop to discuss all about what it means to be a reader and how to develop great reading habits. In the near future, 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