Thursday, December 8th: @ 6:00 First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting (behind the Eckburg)
Friday, December 9th: @8:45 Our class will be singing a song at the beginning of chapel! Please have your child wear jeans and a Christmas colored shirt.
Tuesday, December 20th: ½ Day Christmas Party - 11am/ Dismissal at 11:45
Math: This week continue chapter 5. It is all about shapes and fractions.
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 50 problems in 4minutes.
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: cha, clo, dru
long vowel blends: spri, sme
special sounds: sn in snap, spl in split, sw in sweet, ou in out, oo in book, str and ong in strong, sm and all in small, or in Lord, gr and ow in grow, ir and st in first, ur in turn
spell these words: no new words
Social Sciences: We will continue our unit on Christmas Around the World!
Reading: Don't forget to read your books on Wednesday and be ready for the test on Thursday.
Spelling: This week we will have 15 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 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.
book, look, good, foot, wood, shook, boot, food, loose, moon, room, roof, tooth, have, give
Bonus Words: choose, smooth, March, April, May (months of the year must begin with a capital letter to get credit)
Bible: We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me. This week we will learn about The Shepherds and The Wise Men
Bible Verse: "Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11
Handwriting: We will continue practicing how to form the letters. Placement and formation are very important.
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 Christmas, Santa, elves and reindeer.
Monday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds and math facts
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 Written Homework night.