April 13th-17th: Easter Break. No School.
Thursday, April 20th: 1st and 2nd Grade Field Day
April 20th: 4th Quarter Midterm
Thursday, April 27th 10:00-12:00: Field Trip UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. No parents will be able to join us due to space limitations. Students will need to bring a lunch from home. Students should wear their field trip t-shirts and comfortable shoes.
Saturday, April 29th: Super Saturday! Be sure to mark you calendar and come out for a day of Raider Family Fun!
May 23rd-26th: ½ Days of School
Math: This week we will continue chapter 9: Counting sets of coins; Half-Dollar and Dollar. We will have the end of the chapter test on Thursday; however, it may be delayed to Friday. I will email you with changes and have students note it in their daily planner. We will do a class store next week to show how we have learned money and how to use money to make a purchase. Play money will be used. If you have any small snacks, candy, or birthday party bag fillers that you would like to donate for the class store, please send them in with your son/daughter.
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Continue practicing the facts listed below.
For subtraction, we will have 20 problems in 4minutes and we will be subtracting -4 and -5.
For addition, we will have complete 50 problems in 3 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 Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: no new blends
long vowel blends: no new blends
special sounds: ch in chair, mb in thumb, a in banana, ie in brownie, g in giant, sk and y in sky, gr and ow in grow, dr and ea in dream, str in strap, sm in smile
spell these words: plate, chin, park, away
syllables: no new syllables
Social Sciences: This week we will begin Chapter 9 in our Science textbooks: Matter Everywhere.
Reading: Reading Groups will continue.
Spelling: This week we will have 15 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 15 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.
wanted, lifted, painted, sounded, looked, thanked, washed, kicked, played, prayed, joined, sighed, snowed, don't, here
Bonus Words: talked, crawled, cooked, jumped, parked
Bible Verse: Psalm 23:3 “He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name sake.”
We are also learning the Easter story this week.
Please make sure you are reviewing all the verses so we can be prepared to say them together.
Psalm 23:1 “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.”
Psalm 23:2 “He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside still waters.”
Handwriting: We will practice writing words in our best handwriting. Please make sure you are still working on correct letter formation and line placement. Don’t forget those monkey tails!
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 should also have a naming part and a telling part!
Monday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds and math facts
Tuesday: Math Sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts
Wednesday: No Homework
Thursday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts