Friday, January 30, 2015

Lesson Plans for Feb. 2-6


 

Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, February 6.  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.

 Words are: bigger, biggest, faster, fastest, sadder, saddest, bridge, pledge, fudge, lodge, many, these

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

 

Reading: We will learn about comparative endings –er and –est and /dge/ as in fudge. 

We use –er when comparing two things and –est when comparing three or more things.

 Our reading skill will be to learn about the sequence of a story.

Our grammar skill is to learn about pronouns like me, he, we, she, and they.

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


Math: Students will learn to add and subtract two-digit numbers. (Ex. 50+20=70 or 60-30= 30).  We will also practice finding 10 more and 10 less than a number. For example: What is 10 more than 22? What is 10 less 63? There are also many websites to help your child review addition and subtraction. Here are a few: mathfactcafe.com, coolmath4kids.com, and aplusmath.com

 

Social Science: We be learning about animals that hibernate.

 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Lesson Plans for the week of Jan. 26-30


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, January 30th.  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.

 Words are: bird, perch, burn, fern, first, fur, girl, let’s, we’ve, you’re, other, because

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

 

Reading: We will learn about /ir/ as in first, /er/ as in her and /ur/ as in nurse. We will also learn about contractions: ‘s as in that’s, ‘ve as in we’ve, and ‘re as in they’re.   Our reading skill will be to learn how to draw conclusions from a story.

Our grammar skill is to learn about the verbs: am, is, are, was, were

High-Frequency words: name, good, say, great, man, where, help, think, sentence, through

 

Math: Students will learn about expanded notation. For example: 56 is 50+6=56. There are also many websites to help your child review addition and subtraction. Here are a few: mathfactcafe.com, coolmath4kids.com, and aplusmath.com

 

Social Science: We will doing 100th activities.

 

 


 

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Weekly Plans for Jan. 20-23


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, January 23rd.  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.

 Words are: bark, cart, farm, park, shark, star, help, helped, plan, planned, what, when

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

 
Reading: We will learn about the r-controlled /ar/ like in part.  Our reading skill will be plot. Our grammar skill will be root words and verbs from present and the past. For example: Help (root word and present tense verb) and helped (past tense).

High-Frequency words: live, very, back, give, most, me, after, thing, our, just


Math: Students will learn about comparing two-digit numbers with the greater than (>), less than (<), and equal (=) to symbols.

For example 45 (4 tens and 5 ones) < 89 (8 tens and nine ones).

 

Social Science: We will be discussing winter animals.

 

 

 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lesson Plans for Jan. 12-15


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Thursday, January 15th.  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.

 Words are: fix, fixes, wish, wishes, bus, buses, storm, fork, wore, more, do, if

* Please use correct letter formation on spelling homework.

 

 

Reading: We will learn about the ending –es and the plural –es like in classes. We will also learn about the r-controlled /or/ like in thorn and /ore/ like in chore.  Our grammar skill will be putting words in ABC order.

High-Frequency words: over, new, little, work, sound, take, only, know, place, year


Math: Students will learn about place value as in 23 has 2 tens and 3 ones or that 55 has 5 tens and 5 ones.

 

Social Science: We will be discussing the season of winter.

 

 

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.