Monday, September 7 - Labor Day - No School
Thursday, September 10th- Midterm
Friday, September 25 - Non-Uniform Day - Bring a Quarter
Math: Wednesday we will test on all that we have covered in Chapter 1. We will take a practice test in class Tuesday. This week will begin chapter 2. It is all about addition!
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are off to a great start. Start practicing the fact listed below. Our mixed + 2’s and + 3’s test will be Tuesday and our +4’s test will be on Thursday. Continue practicing all of the facts. Students will have four minutes to complete 20 problems.
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
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
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: ste, tha, plu, sha
long vowel blends: fri, cli.
special sounds: gr in grin, th in thick, fl in flake, sm in smoke, pl in plane
We will practice these in class every day!
Social Sciences: We will start our unit on weather.
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. On Thursday, the students will bring home their reading books. 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.
coat, goat, boat, bean, read, made, game, ride, to, the
Bonus Words: float, gleam, trade, purple, yellow
Bible: We will learn about Joash and the Birth of Jesus ( I know, it’s an early study of Christmas!)
Bible Verse: "'Honor your father and mother' - which is the first commandment with a promise. "Ephesians 6:2
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. This week we will learn K, L, M, N.
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.
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. Complete Math Page.
Thursday: Study spelling words, Bible verse, phonics sounds, and math facts. Complete Math Page.