Friday, October 31, 2014

Lesson Plans for November 3-7


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, November 7th. Remember starting now (2nd nine weeks) the words will be graded but NOT the dictation sentences. Please practice using correct or best handwriting.

Words are: bone, home, hope, hose, stone, aren’t, she’ll, don’t, isn’t, I’m, one, had

 

Reading: Our story is The Big Circle. Students will learn about long /o/ as in bone and contractions as in can’t (can not) or I’m (I am).  In our story, we will learn about sequence. Our grammar skill is to learn about matching nouns to verbs.

 

High-Frequency words: my, than, first, water, been, call, who, oil, its, now

 

Math: We will continue to learn about missing addends (9+___=12, the missing added is 3) and related facts (3+7=10 or 10-7=3).

 

Social Science:  We will learn about air. We will learn how air moves items even when we don’t see it. We will be making parachutes and doing many experiments with air. If you have any resources you would like to send please do!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Plans for October 27-31


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be, October 31st.  Remember starting now (2nd nine weeks) the words will be graded but NOT the dictation sentences.

Words are: like, ride, smile, time, white, bike, dime, hide, ice, kite, their, or

 

Reading: Our story is Who Works Here. Students will learn about long /i/ as in like and the digraphs /wh/ as in whale, /ch/ as in chat, and /tch/ as in pitch.  In our story we will learn about author’s purpose. Our grammar skill is to learn about proper nouns with special titles like Dr. Harris, Mrs. Polly.

High-Frequency words: two, number, write, see, no, could, more, go way, people

 

Math: We will learn about subtraction. We will also continue to discuss missing addends.

 

Social Science: We are doing various Halloween (pumpkins, spiders, etc.) activities.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Weekly Plans for the week of October 20-24


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be October 24th. The spelling words WILL BE GRADED. DICTATION sentences will still be given for practice.

Words are: face, made, age, safe, take, make, cage, cake, late, name, his, this

Reading: Our story is The Farmer in the Hat. Students will learn about long /a/ as in name and the soft c /s/ like in face and soft g /j/ as in cage.  In our story we will learn about cause and effect. Our grammar skill is to learn about proper nouns.

High-Frequency words: some, would, like, into, has, her, make, him, time, look

 

High-Frequency words:

Math: We will learn about related facts like: 3+4=7 and 7-4=3. We will also continue to learn about decomposing numbers (subtracting) through using pictures and the number line.

 

Social Science: We will learn about spiders. If you have any resources you would like to send please do!

 

Friday, October 3, 2014

HAPPY FALL BREAK! Plans for the week of October 13-17


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be October 17th. The spelling words WILL BE GRADED. DICTATION sentences will still be given for practice.

Words are: ship, fish, then, shut, with, rush, shell, shop, trash, that, for, as

Reading: Our next story is A Big Fish for Max. Students will learn about the digraphs /sh/ as in ship and /th/ as in thin and the vowel sound in words like ball. In our story we will learn about main idea and predicting. Our grammar skill is to learn about putting words in ABC order.

High-Frequency words: will, up, other, about, out, many, them, then, these, so

Math: We will learn about decomposing numbers (subtracting) through using pictures and the number line.

Social Science: We will learn about pumpkins. Please send in an orange piece of poster board.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Weekly Plans for September 29-October 3


Weekly Plans

 

Spelling: There will be no new spelling words until Monday, October 6th. That means no spelling homework this week!

Reading: We will be reviewing in order to be ready for our Quarter 1 reading test.

Math: We will be reviewing for Quarter 1 math test. Your child should practice adding, 1 more, 2 more, making numbers different ways and solving word problems.

Social Science: Students will learn about the apples and Johnny Appleseed. Please send your assigned apple item by Thursday, October 2nd. If you have any resources on apples please send them.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of September 22-26


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be September 26th. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Words are: run, cut, must, sun, up, bump, jump, bus, nut, rug, to, is

 

Reading: This week’s story is Animal Park. The genre is photo essay. A photo essay uses photos and words to explain about the real world. Students will also learn about the short /u/ as in cut and final blends as in must. Our comprehension reading skill is cause and effect. In language, we will learn about capitalizing names and dates. For example: Bob Joe turned eleven on August 5, 2014. Please make sure that your child is using correct capitalization and punctuation on homework.

High Frequency Word list is in your child’s notebook. Please review all words.

 

Math: We will be focusing on addition to 20 and making numbers different ways using tally marks, tens frame, and number sentences.

 

Social Science: Students will learn about the season of fall.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of September 15-19


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be September 19th. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Words are: bed, jet, leg, men, net, red, sled, step, the, wet, from, the

 

Reading: Our story we will read is, Get the Egg! The genre is realistic fiction. Students will also learn about the short /e/ as in egg and initial blends. Our reading skill is to learn about realism & fantasy and story structure.  In language, we will review declarative (telling sentence) and interrogative (asking/questions) sentences.

High Frequency Words: there, use, an, each, which, she, do, how, their, if

 

Math: We will be making numbers different ways and focusing on concepts of addition. We will work with strategies such as counting on and using a number line. For example: 3+2=5, 2+3=5, 4+1=5, 5+0=5, 2+1+2=5, 3+4+1=8.

 

Social Science: We will be finishing up our balance and motion unit. We also we talk about the habitat of a farm.