Wednesday, September 2nd- Lower School No Written Homework Night
Monday, September 7th - Labor Day - No School
Thursday, September 10th- 1st Quarter Midterm
Math: This week we will review and finish chapter 1. This includes making 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; patterns, number order to 12 and comparing numbers.
Timed Tests: We took our first two timed tests this past week. The students are off to a great start. Start practicing the fact listed below. Our mixed +1's and +2's test will be this Tuesday, September 1st. Don't forget to review all of the facts. We will have a test on Thursday, September 3rd on the +3's. Students will have four minutes to complete 20 problems.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
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
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the special sounds: o in go, st in stop, e in me, sh in ship, and fr in frog. We will practice these in class every day!
Social Sciences: We will complete our unit on schools, rules and citizenship. We will test later in the week.
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. The comprehension test will be based on the pages the children read on Thursday in reading groups. 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.
man, ran, sun, bus, hot, net, sit, cub, a, the
Bonus Words: brown, blue, black, pink, orange
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: "Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right." Ephesians 6:1
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. This week we will learn G, H, I, J.
Creative Writing: Students will practice writing complete sentences using capital letters at the beginning and periods at the end. We continue learning the parts of a sentence. 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.
Thursday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Complete Math Page.