Monday, October 12 - No School
Tuesday, October 13 - No School: Conference Day
Wednesday, October 21 - Report Cards Go Home
Friday, October 30 - Non-Uniform Day - Bring a Quarter
Due to Columbus Day and Conference Day, we will NOT have a spelling, phonics, or comprehension test this week. We will learn and practice or words and stories in class, but we will not test on them.
We WILL have a Bible Verse.
Math: This week will continue chapter 3. It is all about addition strategies.
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Start practicing the fact listed below. Beginning this week will increase the number of problems. We have two mixed 1-9 tests this week with 25 problems in four minutes
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
8+0=8; 8+1=9; 8+2=10; 8+3=11; 8+4+12; 8+5=13; 8+6+14; 8+7=15; 8+8=16; 8+9=17
9+0=9; 9+1=10; 9+2=11; 9+3=12; 9+4=13; 9+5=14; 9+6=15; 9+7=16; 9+8=17; 9+9=18
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: tha, clu, fle
long vowel blends: tre, cro, sli
special sounds: ay in stay, cr in crib, y in fly, ou in pout, ch and ur in church, ar in farm, pr and ay in pray, or in born, wor in work, o in no
spell these words: no new words
We will practice these in class every day!
Social Sciences: We will continue our unit on weather. We are making a cloud book, a weather graph, and will complete several experiments in class.
Reading: No comprehension test this week :)
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.
be, he, me, by, my, cry, try, go, no, so, one, two
Bonus Words: hello, cello, pry, seven, eight
Bible: We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me.
Bible Verse: "I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you." Genesis 28:15b
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. This week we will learn U, V, W, X
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.
They will write sentences with their spelling words, and write in their journals daily. We will write about the Columbus and fall.
Wednesday: Math sheet, study spelling, Bible, and math facts
Thursday: Math sheet, study, spelling, Bible, and math facts
Friday: NO HOMEWORK! :)