100th Day coming-January 27th! You can dress up as a 100 year old person or wear a shirt designed with 100 items! Be creative!
Friday, January 29th: Field Trip to Oatland Island from 10-12. Let me know if you plan to attend. Students returning to school will need to bring a sack lunch from home. Don’t forget to wear your blue field trip t-shirt!
Thursday, February 11th: Grandparent's Day. Please fill out the google form sent to you via email last week.
Friday, February 12th: Valentine's snack (class only)
Monday, February 15th: President's Day Holiday
Friday, February 19th: Georgia Day. More information will be sent home at a later date.
Math: This week we will finish up chapter 6: Days of the Week and Months of the Year. We will also have a Diagnostic checkpoint and work toward taking the chapter test by Friday.
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 take an addition test and a subtraction test this week.
For subtraction, we will have 20 problems in 5 minutes and we will be subtracting 2.
For addition, we will have to complete 50 problems in 3 minutes and 40 seconds.
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: thra, snu
long vowel blends: scri, po, qua
special sounds: wh in white, gn in gnat, er in smaller, y in sleepy, en in golden
spell these words: no new words
syllables: peaches, fork, tomato
Social Sciences: We will begin a unit about plants and animals this week.
Reading: We will continue reading groups and take a reading comprehension test toward the end of the week.
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.
pink, drink, think, honk, snug, sang, king, string, thing, trunk, thank, bank, strong, where, I'm
Bonus Words: kingdom, swung, blank, wrong, bring
Bible: We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me.
Bible Verse: "'Come follow me' Jesus said "and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. We have learned how to correctly form each letter and write it in D'Nealian. Please continue to work on handwriting each night.
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 plants, and animals.
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: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts