Friday, February 17th: Georgia Day! Students may dress up as Colonials or Native Americans. Students must bring a lunch from home. The cafeteria will not be serving lunch this day for the Lower School.
Monday, February 20th: No School- President’s Day
Friday, March 9th: 9:30 Field Trip to see the school play (Cinderella) downtown. More info to come soon!
March 10th: Teacher Workday-No School for students.
March 13th-17th Spring Break!!!
March 27th-31st: Standardized Testing –please do not plan to miss any school this week!
Math: This week we will continue Chapter 8: Number Line Estimation (Numbers to 100); Ordering Three Numbers; Hundreds; Diagnostic Checkpoint; Making Graphs and Making Bar Graphs.
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 an addition timed test on Tuesday and a subtraction timed test on Thursday.
For subtraction, we will have 20 problems in 5 minutes and we will be subtracting mixed 1’s and 2’s.
For addition, we will have to complete 50 problems in 3 minutes and 25 seconds.
PLEASE STUDY YOUR MATH FACTS!
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 learn the following:
special sounds: ild in child, mb in lamb, tch in patch, ind in find, ed in looked
spell these words: spray, bump, alike, join
Social Sciences: We will continue a Unit on Animals.
Reading: We will continue reading groups this week and take a comprehension test on Thursday.
Spelling: We will work on the following words in class this week and test on Friday:
boat, like, pray, try, cloud, clown, snow, serve, first, girl, book, moon, horse, Mother, because
Bonus Words: joining, praying, looked, smiling, jumped
Bible: We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me. We will learn about Jesus Walking on Water.
Bible Verse: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." Matthew 14:27b
Handwriting: The students are expected to be able to write each letter properly. This includes correct formation, size and placement on their paper.
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.
Monday: Math sheet, Study Spelling and Bible
Tuesday: Math Sheet, Study Spelling and Bible
Wednesday: Math Sheet, Read, Study Spelling and Bible
Thursday: Math sheet , Study Spelling and Bible
Practice timed tests will be sent home daily. You do not have to return them to school.