Friday, February 27, 2015

Plans for March 2-6


Weekly Plans

Spelling: There will not be a spelling test this week.

 

 

Reading: We will review skills that have been taught this nine weeks.

High-Frequency words: Review all words in FISH notebook. This test will be this week. Remember the word must be said in three seconds or less.

 


Math: We will review skills (adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers, identify and sort shapes, and identify fractions) that have been taught this nine weeks.

 

 

Social Science: We will be talking about Dr. Seuss. Please send any resources (books) about Dr. Seuss.

 

Friday, February 20, 2015

Plans for the week of Feb. 23-27


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, February 27th.  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: boat, road, snow, row, yellow, loaf, coat, soap, blow, pillow, write, will

* 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 conjunctions to combine sentences such as and, also, but, so, and because.

High-Frequency words: Review all words in FISH notebook.

 


Math: We will learn about fractions. Our focus will be how shapes are equally divided into halves and quarters.

 

 

Social Science: We are learning about famous Americans. Don’t forget about your famous American project which is due on February 25th. Please have your child dressed as their assigned famous American.

 



 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 13, 2015

Lesson Plans for Feb. 16-20


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Friday, February 20th.  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: beach, clean, dream, each, eat, learn, please, sea, team, treat, 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 learn about conjunctions to combine sentences such as and, also, but, so, and because.

High-Frequency words: Review all words in FISH notebook.

 


Math: We will learn about geometry. For example: How many sides and vertices are on a triangle? (3) How many sides and vertices are on a square? (4)

 

 

Social Science: We are learning about dental health.

 


Friday, February 6, 2015

Weekly Plans for Feb. 9-13


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be Thursday, February 12th.  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: 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 pronouns.

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

 
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 We will also introduce geometry.

 

 
Social Science: We be doing Valentine activities.

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.