Friday, April 24, 2015

Plans for the week of April 27-May 1st


Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

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 is a review of sentences, pronouns, articles, and prepositions.

High-Frequency words are: Review all words.

 

Math: We will review time, measurement and graphs. Please review addition and subtraction facts with your child.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about the ocean.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Plans for the week of April 20-24


 

Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

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

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about the sound /oo/ like in moon. We will learn about words with inflected endings /ed/ like in hoped, /s/ as in rivers, /es/ as in guesses, and /ing/ like in hoping. Our reading skill will be compare and contrast. Our grammar is to review articles like the, an, a.

High-Frequency Words: most, wild, behind, fold, kind, wind, post, gold, child, cold

 

 

Math: We will continue to learn about collecting data and putting the data into graphs (bar graphs, tally graphs).

 

Social Science: We will discuss and learn about the importance of Earth Day.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Lesson Plans for April 13-18


Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

Words are: about, count, found, house, mouth, ouch, our, out, round, shout, number, could

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: Reading: We will learn about the diphthong /ou/ like in house.

We will learn about words with a vowel constant vowel pattern like cabin and how to break these words into syllables (ca  bin).

Our reading skill will be sequence of a story.

Our grammar skill is to learn about possessive nouns like mom’s brush.

High-Frequency words are: letter, answer, study, learn, world, mother, found, still, America, should

 

Math: We will learn about collecting data and putting the data into graphs (bar graphs, tally graphs).

 

Social Science: We will learn about the rainforest.

 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Plans for the week of April 6-10


Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

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

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about the diphthong ow /ou/ as in town. We will also 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 is to find prepositions (by, in, on, ect.) in a sentnece.

High Frequency Words: change, play, away, house, air, off, spell, animal, point, page

 

Math: We will continue our unit on measurement. We will be learning about time. We will be telling time to the hour (9:00) and half hour (9:30).

 

Social Science: We will learn about plants and insects.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Lesson Plans for the week of March 30-April 2


Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

Words are: bloom, goose, broom, smooth, tooth, quickly, gladly, useful, spoonful, wonderful, 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 adjectives that compare.

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

 

Math: We will continue our unit on measurement. We will be learning about time. We will be telling time to the hour (9:00) and half hour (9:30).

 

Social Science: We will discussing Easter and spring.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Weekly Plans for March 16-20


Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

Words are: flew, blue, threw, fruit, glue, unpack, remake, unzip, restart, retest, him, has

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

Reading: We will learn about /ew/as in new, /ue/ as in clue and /ui/ as in fruit. We will also learn about the prefixes /un/ and /re/. Our reading skill will be story mapping and structure of a story. Our grammar skill will be finding adjectives (describing words) in a sentence.

High-Frequency words: such, because, turn, here, why, ask, went, men, read, need



Math: We will continue our unit on measurement. We will be using non-strand units of measurement. Non-standard units of measurement are paperclips, cubes, pencils, etc.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about spring and St. Patrick’s Day!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Plans for March 9-13


Weekly Plans

Spelling: Please remember that words and dictation sentences are graded.

There are practice dictation sentences in your child’s FISH notebook.

Words are: lie, tie, high, might, right, night, bright, light, pie, tight, them, so

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework

 

 

 

Reading: We will learn about long i /ie/ as in tie and /igh/ as in high.  We will also learn about beginning blend /wr/ as in write and /kn/ as in knife. Our reading skill will be to tell the difference between realism and fantasy. Our grammar skill will be finding adjectives (describing words) in a sentence.

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

 

Math: We will begin our unit on measurement. We will be using non-strand units of measurement. Non-standard units of measurement are paperclips, cubes, pencils, etc.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about space.