Friday, April 11, 2014

Weekly Plans for April 14-18


Weekly Plans:

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, April 17th.

Words: boil, boy, coin, join, oil, oink, point, soil, toy, voice, who, find

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading:  We will learn about the /oy/ as in boy and /oi/ as in boil.

We will learn about words with the suffix –er as in writer and –or as in collector.

Our reading skill will be main idea.

Our grammar skill is to learn about possessive phrases.

High-Frequency words are: change, off, play, spell, air, away, animal, house, point, page

 

 

Math: We will learn more about graphs. Please review addition and subtraction facts with your child.

 
                      Social Science: We will discuss Easter.  Please send any resources like books or anything else

Monday, April 7, 2014

Weekly Plans for April 7-11



 
Weekly Plans

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, April 11th.

Words: zoo, moon, took, look, food, book, pool, noon, good, foot, people, been

 

Reading: We will learn about the sound /oo/ like in moon. We will learn about words with inflected endings /ed/ like in hoped and /ing/ like in hoping. Our reading skill will be compare and contrast. Our grammar is pronouns.

High-Frequency Words: land, different, home, us, move, try, kind, hand, picture, again

 

Math:  We will learn about different types of graphs and how to answer questions using them. Please continue to review addition and subtraction facts with your child.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about insects. Please send any resources that are about them!

 

 

Friday, March 14, 2014

Plans for the week of March 17-21


 

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, March 21st.

Words: brown, clown, cow, crowd, down, frown, growl, how, now, town, come, no

 

Reading: We will learn about the diphthong ow /ou/ as in town. We will learn about words with 2 syllables that end with a constant plus -le like in saddle. Our reading skill will be story mapping. Our grammar skill will learning about sentences that are commands. These sentences are called imperative sentences; students will need to know this.

High-Frequency Words: set, put, end, does, another, well, large, must, big, even

 

Math:  Our focus will be measuring the length of various items. We will measure with non-standard units of measurement (paperclips, cubes, pennies, etc) and standard units of measurement (ruler). Please send in 1 item we could use in our measurement collection (such as popcorn or cereal box. baby doll shoe, etc.)

Friday, March 7, 2014

Lesson Plans for March 10-14



Spelling: The next spelling test will be March 14th.

Remember 3rd nine weeks dictation sentences will be graded. Practice!!!

Words are: broom, bloom, tooth, smooth, goose, spoonful, useful, wonderful, slowly, gladly, two, go

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about /oo/ in moon.  We will also learn about the suffixes –ly and –ful. We will learn that the suffix –ly means “in a ____way” and the suffix –ful means “full of.”  Our reading skill will be cause and effect.  Our grammar skill will be to learn about the articles: a, an, the.

High-Frequency words: great, learn, sentence, answer, want, went, were, where, most

 

Math:  Our focus will be measuring the length of various items. We will measure with non-standard units of measurement (paperclips, cubes, pennies, etc) and standard units of measurement (ruler). Please send in 1 item we could use in our measurement collection (such as popcorn or cereal box. baby doll shoe, etc.)

 

 

Social Science: We will be talking about St. Patrick’s Day.

 


 

Monday, February 24, 2014

Lesson Plans for Feb. 24-28


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be February 28th.

Remember 3rd nine weeks dictation sentences will be graded. Practice!!!

Words are: boat, road, snow, row, yellow, loaf, coat, soap, blow, pillow, will, write

 

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about long o /oa/ as in boat and /ow/ as in snow.  We will also learn about 3 letter blends as in scream. Our reading skill is learning about author’s purpose for writing a story.  Our grammar skill will be to learn about using conjunctions (and, because, but) in a sentence. For example: I went to the store and the park.

High-Frequency words:  Please practice the list in your child’s FISH notebook.

 

Math: We will review place value, 2 digit addition and subtraction for our math unit test.

 

 

Social Science: We are learning about famous Americans. Don’t forget about your famous American project which is due on February 28th. Please have your child dressed as their assigned famous American.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Lesson Plans for Feb. 17-21

Weekly Plans

 

Spelling: The next spelling test will be February 21st.

Remember 3rd nine weeks dictation sentences will be graded. Practice!!!

Words are: eat, sea, each, team, please, dream, treat, beach, clean, lean, into, more

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about /ea/ as in sea.  We will also learn to change the y to i before adding inflected endings to a word. Our reading skill will be to learn about themes from the story and drawing information out of a story. Our grammar skill will be to review declarative (telling) and interrogative (asking) sentences.

High-Frequency words: boy, follow, came, want, show, also, around, form, three, small

 

Math: We are subtracting 2-digit numbers. We will review place value.  We will also talk about finding patterns in numbers and talking about the rule of the pattern. For example, 3, 6, 9…the rule is counting up or adding 3. Please work on finding numbers on the number chart in different ways like “What number comes after 41?” or “What numbers are in the middle of 35 and 39?” “What is 10 more or ten less than 37?” Please review with your child how to count to 120 by 1’s, 5’s and 10’s. There are also many websites to help your child review addition and subtraction. Here are a few: mathfactcafe.com, coolmath4kids.com. or aplusmath.com. Flashcards are a wonderful way to review adding and subtracting facts.

 

 

Social Science: We are learning about dental health.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Lesson Plans for February 10-14



Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be February 14th. Please remember that spelling words and dictation sentences will be graded this nine weeks.

Words: afraid, day, gray, mail, may, play, rain, tail, train, way, would, some

Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

Reading: We will learn about /ai/ as in train and /ay/ as in day.  We will also learn about possessives such as: This is Jan’s book. This week’s reading skill is to draw conclusions from the story. Our grammar skill is to review adjectives.

High-Frequency words: much, before, line, right, too, mean, old, any, same, tell

 

Math: We will learn about 2-digit addition along with problem-solving.   Please review with your child how to count to 120 by 1’s, 5’s and 10’s. There are also many websites to help your child review addition and subtraction. Review 10 more and 10 less ( such as, “What is 10 more than 24?”) Here are a few: mathfactcafe.com, coolmath4kids.com or aplusmath.com

 

Social Science: We are discussing Valentine’s Day.