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!

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.