Friday, December 19, 2014

Lesson Plans for Jan. 6-9


Weekly Plans

Spelling: We will not have any new spelling words this week. As a reminder, 3rd nine weeks spelling words and sentences will be graded. Please practice writing sentences with your child. There are examples of dictation sentences on the homework sheet.

 

Reading: This week will be a review of previous skills taught. We will be giving a pre-test in reading. This is not a test that will be recorded in the grade book. This test indicates which skills your child knows and what should be reinforced for this nine weeks.



Math: We will also be giving a pre-test in math. We will begin to learn about place value. Students will learn that 23 has 2 tens and 3 ones or that 55 has 5 tens and 5 ones.

 

Social Science: We will be discussing goal setting for the New Year.

 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of December 15-19


 

Weekly Plans

Spelling: We will not have any new spelling words this week. As a reminder, 3rd nine weeks spelling words and sentences will be graded. Please practice writing sentences with your child.

 

Reading: There will not be a new reading passage this week. We will be reviewing sounds and

 parts of a story (setting, characters, sequence). We will review grammar like: nouns (common and proper), verbs, and how to place commas correctly in a series. For example: We have a lot of birthdays in November, December, and January. 

 

Math: We will continue to review missing addends and fact families. 

 

Social Science: We will be doing a variety of Christmas crafts and activities.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of December 8-12


Weekly Plans

Spelling: There will not be a spelling test this Friday. Please practice the words for homework for your child to understand the skill.

Words are: bang, blink, ring, pink, rang, flagpole, inside, backpack, bedtime, lunchbox, an, each

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

Reading: We will learn about the final  -ng as in wing and –nk as in bank. Our reading skill we be plot. Students will also learn about compound words as in raincoat. Our grammar skill will be to learn about commas in a series (I went to the store and bought milk, eggs, and fruit.)  and commas in dates (June 14, 2013).

High-Frequency words are: Review all high-frequency words for the second nine weeks. Test will be December 8th.

 

Math: We will continue to missing addends and fact families. 

 

Social Science: We will learn about Christmas traditions.

 

Friday, November 21, 2014

Plans for the week of December 1st-5th



Weekly Plans
Spelling: The next spelling test will be December 5th. Please remember that spelling words are graded this nine weeks. The dictation sentences will not be graded, just the words!
Words are: my, by, try, any, body, fly, cry, lucky, silly, puppy, said, there
* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

Reading: Monday, we will start to read, An Egg is an Egg. We will learn about the vowel sounds of /y/ like try or lucky. We will learn about the verbs (action words) in a sentence. We will talk about compare and contrast.
High-Frequency words are: Review all high-frequency words for the second nine weeks.

Math: We will continue to missing addends and fact families. For example: __+7=11, 4 is the missing addend. Fact families are made up with four facts by using 3 of the same numbers. For example: 4+3=7, 3+4=7, 7-4=3, 7-3=4.  

Social Science: We will learn about reindeer.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Lesson Plans for Novmber 17-21


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, November 21st. Remember the words are graded but NOT the dictation sentences. Letters that are written backwards makes the word incorrect and the word is counted wrong.

Words are: be, feet, he, see, we, green, me, she, tree, week, all, your

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

Reading: On Tuesday, we will start to read, Honey Bees. We will learn about the long e: /ee/ as in week and /e/ as in he. We will discuss words that have a VCCV pattern as in happen or rabbit.

We will talk about compare and contrast. Our grammar skill will be to find nouns in a sentence.

Please review all High-Frequency words. These words are in your child’s fish notebook. Test will be given soon!

 

Math: We will continue to missing addends and fact families. For example: __+7=11, 4 is the missing addend. Fact families are made up with 4 facts by 3 of the same numbers. For example: 4+3=7, 3+4=7, 7-4=3, 7-3=4.  

 

Social Science: We will talk about Thanksgiving. Please send any resources if you have them.

 

Friday, November 7, 2014

Plans for the week of November 10-14


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, November 14th.  Remember the words are graded but NOT the dictation sentences. Letters that are written backwards makes the word incorrect and the word is counted wrong.

Words are: huge, June, rule, tube, use, cube, cute, flute, rude, mule, but, not

 

Reading: Our story is Life in the Forest. Students will learn about long /u/ as in huge, long /e/ as in these  and the inflected endings –ed as in spilled (-ed makes the /d/ sound), asked (-ed makes the /t/ sound) and rested (-ed makes the /ed/ sound).  In our story we will learn about author’s purpose for writing stories. Our grammar skill is to learn about adding –s to nouns to make them mean more than one.

High-Frequency words: find, down, did, come, may, long, day, get, made, part

 

Math: We will continue to discuss addends and fact families. Practice adding and subtracting 1 and double (ex: 4+4= 8, 6+6=12) facts. We will also continue to review addition and subtraction.

 

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!

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!