Tuesday, October 25th - 50th Day of School!! Have your child dress like they lived in the 50s. (poodle skirts, rolled jeans, leather jackets) Feel free to check out pinterest for other ideas.
Friday, October 11th - Veterans' Day Holiday
Math: This week we will finish chapter 3. It is all about addition strategies. We will also have a diagnostic checkpoint and a chapter test this week.
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Start practicing the fact listed below. Our +6 test will be this Tuesday and our + 7 test will be on Thursday. Continue practicing all of the facts. Students will have four minutes to complete 20 problems.
Review these facts!
1+0=1; 1+1=2; 1+2=3; 1+3=4; 1+4=5; 1+5=6; 1+6=7; 1+7=8; 1+8=9; 1+9=10
2+0=2; 2+1=3; 2+2=4; 2+3=5; 2+4=6; 2+5=7; 2+6=8; 2+7=9; 2+8=10; 2+9=11
3+0=3; 3+1=4; 3+2=5; 3+3=6; 3+4=7; 3+5=8; 3+6=9; 3+7=10; 3+8=11; 3+9=12
4+0=4; 4+1=5; 4+2=6; 4+3=7; 4+4=8; 4+5=9; 4+6=10; 4+7=11; 4+8=12; 4+9=13
5+0=5; 5+1=6; 5+2=7; 5+3=8; 5+4=9; 5+5=10; 5+6=11; 5+7=12; 5+8=13; 5+9=14
6+1=7, 6+2=8, 6+3=9, 6+4=10, 6+5=11, 6+6=12, 6+7=13, 6+8=14, 6+9=15
7+0=7; 7+1=8; 7+2=9; 7+3=10; 7+4=11; 7+5=12; 7+6=13; 7+7=14; 7+8=15; 7+9=16
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: to, thre, plu, dre
long vowel blends: mi
special sounds: no new special sounds
spell these words: clap, rake, spot
We will practice these in class every day!
Social Sciences: We will continue working on our weather unit. We will focus on seasons this week.
Reading: The comprehension test will be on THURSDAY! :)
Spelling: Beginning this week we will have 12 spelling words and 5 bonus words. We will have a spelling test every Friday. Students will write these words when I call them out. This week five bonus words will be added to the list. Students should learn the 12 spelling words first. For a challenge, they can also learn the five bonus words. All students will take the bonus portion of the test. For each bonus word spelled correctly, the student will get 1 extra point on the test. There is no penalty for spelling a bonus word incorrectly.
cuff, puff, stuff, sniff, cross, bless, will, well, bell, doll, you, of
Bonus Words: was, dress, spell, five, six
Bible Verse: I would like to do the verse we missed last week, because this is a review week. The verse will be Genesis 28:15b; "I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters.
Creative Writing: Students will continue to practice writing complete sentences using capital letters at the beginning and periods at the end. I will introduce question marks this week. We will continue learning the parts of a sentence. We will be writing super sentences. All sentences should have these four parts:
Begin with a capital letter.
End with a punctuation mark.
Be written neatly.
Students should capitalize letters at the following times:
Beginning of a sentence
Monday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Complete Math Page
Tuesday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Complete Math Page
Wednesday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Read story. Complete Math Page.
Thursday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Complete Math Page.