Google Classroom X Facebook Instagram Search Teacher Email Login
Faculty & Staff
Mrs. Rybczynski Home
First Grade News
Weekly Homework
Parent Information
McGraw-Hill Website
Sadlier Math Website
Specials for 1B
Homework Policy
Birthday Celebrations
Wish list
Classroom Policy
Medical Information
Classparents for IB
Mrs. Rybczynski's Credentials
Remote learning - prior weeks

Mrs. Rybczynski - 1B




Dear Parents,

Welcome to the third trimester of First Grade. The strides we made both academically and emotionally are remarkable. We are getting ready to become successful Second graders!


- March 1st  End of second trimester, early dismissal and don’t forget your snack 

-March 4th Black and White  Dress Down Day with a $1.00 donation for Read  Across America.  Please remember to bring your sneakers for gym class. 

- March 8th  Report Cards can be viewed online after 3:00 P.M.

- March 15th Dress Down in green with a $1.00 donation
-March 28th  Holy Thursday - Early Dismissal 12:30 P.M.

NO AFTER CARE                                                                            

 -March 29th  Good Friday - School closed    

- School reopens 4/8/24     



• Jesus is our Good Shepherd

• Examination of Conscience

• The Stations of the Cross

• Story of St. Patrick and St. Joseph

• Passion Sunday

• Holy Week

• Celebration of Easter

• Jesus gave us the Gift of Peace


Language Arts:

• continue to work on fluency, intonation, comprehension, and expression

• make predictions and identify key ideas

find text evidence while comparing texts

• cause and effect

• phonic skills such as /ar/, /ur/, /er/, /ir/, /or/

• long I with y, igh, ie

• long e with y and ey

• final e

• compound words

• correct verb tense with see and saw

• inflectional endings

• commas in a series

• contraction review

• adjectives that compare

• adverbs that tell when

• combining sentences

• proper nouns

• writing descriptive sentences



• comparing and ordering length

• indirect measurement

• problem solving- mixed strategies

• using units to estimate and measure lengths

• addition two-digit numbers

• adding ones and tens with dimes and pennies

• adding ones and tens with and without models

• estimating sums to the nearest ten

• multi-step problems solving

• reviewing math facts to 20

• graphing

• weekly time tests for mastery


Social Studies:

-Life Today and Long Ago

- Susan B. Anthony

- Juliette Gordon Low

-Ruby Bridges

-Schools and Communities past and present

-Changes in technology and transportation



Conclusion of topic 4

-Plant Parts

-Animal Parts

-How People learned from Plants and Animal Parts

-Where Plants and Animals Live 

Curriculum related Stem Lab activities 


We are almost there and what a great year this has been. Again, thank you parents for all you do!


 The First Grade Teachers