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
May 26th: Last day of School!!!! Class party at 11:00. Parents are welcome (please no siblings due to space).
Math: This week we will continue chapter 10 –Measurement and Probability.
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Continue practicing the facts listed below. We will continue to have a subtraction timed test on Tuesday and an addition timed test on Thursday.
We will take a subtraction test this week. We will do -5’s (20 problems in 4 minutes).
We will take an addition timed test this week. For addition, we will have to 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: This week we will test on the list we began last week. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: no new blends
long vowel blends: no new blends
special sounds:ought in thought, ea in steak, es in peaches, dge in fudge, wr in wrinkle, ch in chorus, ar in far, sn and ow in snow, wor and ing in working, all and er in taller
spell these words: asleep, jar, frank, rest
syllables: no new syllables
Social Sciences: Continue unit on Matter
Reading: We will continue with Reading Groups and take a test this Wednesday.
Spelling: This week we will have 15 spelling words and 5 bonus words. We will have a spelling test Friday, April 21st. 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.
hop, hops, hopped, hopping, rub, rubs, rubbed, rubbing, skipped, hitting, hugged, getting, pinned, don't were
Bonus Words: swimming, crawling, hugging, skipping, pinning
Bible: Continuing the Easter Story: God’s Wonderful Surprise and Going Home.
Memory Verse: Students should be able to recite Psalm 23:1-3 that we have learned the past 3 weeks. Be sure to review at home each night.
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: No School
Tuesday: Math Sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts
Wednesday: Math Sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts
Thursday: No Homework due to Field Day