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PS 230 1st Grade Team

Front Row (L to R) - Ms. Chakraborty, Mrs. Carlesi, Ms. Sidman, Ms. Connuck, Ms. Gorman

Back Row (L to R) - Ms. Shaban, Ms. O'Neill, Ms. Mitnick, Ms. Saeed, Ms. Orefice, Ms. Messineo

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                                                  1-101   Ms. Connuck,  Room 321

                                                  1-102   Ms. Sidman,  Room 313

                                                  1-103   Ms. Shaban,  Room 317

                                                  1-104   Ms. Saeed,  Room 213

                                                  1-105   Ms. Orefice and Ms. Messineo,  Room 301

                                                  1-106   Ms. Mitnick and Ms. O'Neill,  Room 217

                                                  1-107   Ms. Gorman,  Room 107


Max Goes to the Doctor, by Adria F. Klein

"Max and Zoe" books are great examples of what a series book looks like.


Curriculum Units

     April  2017    

Reading:  Characters and Learning Lessons

Writing:  Scenes to Series- realistic fiction stories using the same characters in multiple books.

Math:  Collecting Data and Surveys    

Social Studies:  Community and Maps

Science:  Using different variables with ramps to measure distance

Art:  First grade will study different art forms of South Asia. A special focus will be put on animals and nature.

Music & Movement:  Students will learn Bengali Dances and songs for the Bengali New Year.

Gym:  First grade students will be finishing a unit of Basketball.  They have been practicing their dribbling, passing and shooting skills.  They are also having fun playing in structured team games.  Soon they will begin to work on the sport of Soccer.  Please make sure your child has sneakers for gym.


  • Make sure your child is reading for 20 minutes every night!
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Important Dates

April 2017

4/6 or 4/27:  Jane’s Carousal Trip

4/7:  Funny Friday! Dress up in your wackiest attire!

4/22:   Earth Day!

4/10 - 4/18:  NO SCHOOL.  Spring Break!  See you on 4/19

4/19 - NYSESLAT testing begins