October 6-17 - Boosterthon - Out team color is BLUE
Friday, October 10 - No School
Monday, October 13 - No School
Thursday, October 16 - Report Cards Go Home
Friday, October 31 - Non-Uniform Day - Bring a Quarter
We earned No Homework for the week for reaching 20 points in Boosterthon!
Due to the FUN RUN, 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 Boosterthon and Weather
No Homework this week!!