Kristin Coyle

Updated 3/20/2020

Mrs. Coyle's
First Grade

Below I will regularly post links to things that I think the class would enjoy! I'll post newer material towards the top as I come across it!

EdHelper Daily Learning Workbooks

EdHelper Learning Books

Shedd Aquarium Penguins!

Penguins Take a Walk

Fluency and Fitness is offering a free 21 day subscription!

Fluency and Fitness

Take a Virtual Field Trip!

Virtual Field Trips

**Check out below to doodle with Mo every day at 1:00! 

** See the Link Below for some fun and unique indoor entertainment!

Fun Indoor Activities

**Scholastic Learn At Home (link below) has great material! 

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   Aaron     Hayden     Hannah     Tallulah     Cora

Sebastian     Max     Sam     Colin

Wyatt     Lily     Qynn     Jeffrey     Mac     

Sophia    Anshi     Brody     Edin

(18 students)

3/2 Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
"One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish"
Wear Red and Blue!

3/3 "The Cat in the Hat"
Wear Stripes and a hat!

3/4 "Wacky Wednesday"
Dress Wacky and Mismatched!

3/5 "Green Eggs and Ham"
Wear Green!

"The Sleep Book"
Wear Your Pajamas!
**Math Unit 2 Assessment**

3/12 Verb Assessment

3/17 Report Card Released
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

3/20 Teacher In-Service
No Students


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Homework is assigned nightly (Mon.-Thurs.) in First Grade! 
(Details at Back to School Night.)
Every night your child will bring home a homework pad with his or her assignment for the night.  Please read and sign the bottom of the page each night.
Homework is the same every night for the most part...
  some fun projects will be sprinkled in throughout the year!
Some Helpful Reminders: 
Special Schedule 2019-2020
    Monday:  Gym & RSVP Readers 
    Tuesday: Music & Art
    Wednesday: Gym, Library & Spanish
    Thursday: Computers 
    Friday:  Garden, Art & Music
-Please sign your child's homework book nightly. (this is part of their homework) Also feel free to use it as a communication tool (I check it every morning for notes).  
-Empty your child's folder nightly. 

-Plastic water bottles are allowed. 
-Please make sure you child wears sneakers on Gym days (Mon and Wed). 
-Library is on Wednesdays

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Order Scholastic books by clicking the link below
and use our Class Code HTCCJ: 


Unit 9 is all about open vs. closed syllables.  (Ex: so vs. son.  Students will also be introduced to vowel teams ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, and oy.

**Be sure to review Trick Words regularly.  They should be able to be read "in a snap" and spell them properly.

Reading Workshop

We in the middle of our Poetry Unit and the children are loving it!  We are learning all about the different elements of poetry and exploring various types of poems.  Please explore your child's poetry packet with them in their book baggie.

(* is a great beginning reader site*   

Take a look at the Learn To Read link.)

Language Arts/Writing

*It's all about Verbs in Grammar.  We are discussing verbs and their different tenses.

**Verb Quiz on Thursday, March 12th.**

*In Writer's Workshop we are currently drafting our Personal Narratives.  We are excited to publish and share our writing with everyone!

Units: Launching, Nonfiction: All About Books, Poetry, and Personal Narrative


  Social Studies with Mrs. Merker
Read Across America, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Women's History Month

Lesson 11 Understand Teen Numbers 
Lesson 12 Make a Ten to Add
Lesson 13 Totals Greater Than 10
Lesson 14 Add Three Numbers
Lesson 15 Make a Ten to Subtract
Lesson 16 Find the Unknown Number
Lesson 17 Word Problems to 20
Lesson 18  Collect and Compare Data

*Please continue to practice basic math facts at home!

**Encourage your children to use various strategies to help them solve problems.**                    

(Check out for fact practice!) 

It's all about light and sound.  We will be dong many hands on activities to explore these two topics!
We are stepping away from a traditional weekly spelling list and test again this year.  Instead, spelling will be embedded in our phonics program (FUNdations) and Writer's Workshop.  Spelling will be assessed formally during FUNdations unit tests, and informally through daily application in authentic writing.
 Our Schedule this year is below: 2019-2020

                      Mon            Tues           Wed            Thurs                 Fri
8:15-8:24  Homeroom  Homeroom  Homeroom  Homeroom  Homeroom

Reading Reading Reading Reading
9:08-9:52   Writing Grammar Writing Grammar Writing
9:52-10:36 Gym FUNdations FUNdations




11:20-12:04 FUNdations 
   Music    Gym Library      Art










12:48-1:32  Science/SS  Science/SS  Science/SS  Science/SS   GARDEN
1:32-2:16 iReady in the Tech Lab      ART


  Centers Library


FUN FRIDAY freetime


Please call or e-mail me with any 
questions or concerns 

(732) 291-2020