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.

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.