Please sign and return the report cards in the yellow envelopes provided. We will re-use these each quarter. You will then get a nice, permanent copy to keep at home.
Monday, October 31st: Last Day for Early Bird Special on yearbooks. Get yours now for the price of $40.00. You must order online.
Tuesday, November 8th: Election Day! Go Vote!
Wednesday, November 9th: Chapel in the Eckburg Center at 10:00 a.m.
Friday, November 11th: No School due to Veterans’ Day.
November 14th-21st: Operation Christmas Child Collection Week
Wednesday, November 16th: Welcome Home Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Admissions Office
Thursday, November 17th: 1st Grade Grandparent’s Day @ 10:30
November 22st-25th: Thanksgiving Holidays. No School.
Friday, December 9th: Save the Date: our class will perform at chapel @8:45.
Math: This week will continue chapter 4. We will work on the following: Using Related Facts, Fact Families, Using Addition Facts to Subtract, Choose and Operation, and Diagnostic Checkpoint.
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 30 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: tre, shu, cri
long vowel blends: smo, dra
special sounds: thr in throne, spl in splint, spr in spray, scr in screech, squ in squash
spell these words: no new words
Social Sciences: We will begin a Social Studies Unit on Government Leaders/Presidents and we will learn about Voting in America.
Reading: Reading groups will continue. Books will come home Wednesday night. Please have your child read the story to you and you can then ask them questions about the details in the story.
Spelling: 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.
shy, she, shade, sheep, brush, fresh, this, that, then, with, of, do
Bonus Words: was, saw, what, want, where
Bible: We will learn about Josiah reading God’s Word this week.
Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:6 “In all your ways acknowledge him and He will make your paths straight.”
Handwriting: We continue to work on placement, neatness, and proper formation.
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.
Monday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, and math facts
Tuesday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, and math facts
Wednesday: No Homework night.
Thursday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, and math facts