Wednesday, September 10 - Midterm
Tuesday, September 16 - Open House - 6:30 - Cafeteria
Friday, September 26 - Non-Uniform Day - Bring a Quarter
Math: This week will chapter 2. It is all about addition!
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are off to a great start. Start practicing the fact listed below. Our four's test will be this Tuesday, September 9th and our five's test will be on Thursday, September 11th. Continue practicing all of the facts. Students will have four minutes to complete 20 problems.
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
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
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: ste, tha, plu, sha
long vowel blends: fri, cli.
special sounds: gr in grin, th in thick, fl in flake, sm in smoke, pl in plane
We will practice these in class every day!
Social Sciences: We will start our unit on weather.
Reading: We will continue reading groups this week. We will take a comprehension test on Friday. Students will read a story in class and we will discuss it. On Thursday, the students will bring home their reading books. They should read the story (pages will be on a sticky note on the front of the book) and then ask an adult to ask them questions about what they read. Books should be returned to school on Friday.
Spelling: 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 10 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.
coat, goat, boat, bean, read, made, game, ride, to, the
Bonus Words: float, gleam, trade, purple, yellow
Bible: We will continue our unit on Creation this week. We will continue making our Creation Book. We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me.
Bible Verse: "'Honor your father and mother' - which is the first commandment with a promise. "Ephesians 6:2
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. This week we will learn K, L, M, N.
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, write in their journals daily, and write about Creation.
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.