Friday, May 9, 2014

Weekly Plans for May 12-16


 

Weekly Plans

Spelling: We are finished with spelling for this school year! J

 

Reading: We will review in order to prepare for end of the year reading test.

High-Frequency Words: review words from list in FISH notebook

 

Math: We will review to prepare for our end the year math test. We will also give practice addition and subtraction timed test to prepare for second grade.  

 

Social Science: We will be doing end of the year activities.

 



 

Friday, May 2, 2014

Weekly Plans for May5-9


Weekly Plans

Spelling: We are finished with spelling for this school year! J

 

Reading: We will review in order to prepare for end of the year reading test.

High-Frequency Words: review words from list in FISH notebook

 

Math: We will review to prepare for our end the year math test. We will also give practice addition and subtraction timed test to prepare for second grade.  

 

Social Science: We will be learning about the ocean. Please send any resources that are about the ocean.

 

Friday, April 25, 2014

Weekly Plans for April 28-May 2nd

Weekly Plans

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, May 2nd.

Words: refill, refund, reopen, repay, retell, undo, undress, unhappy, unkind, untie, kind, water

 

Reading: We will learn about long vowel sounds in single syllable words like: post, most, child, kind. We will also the prefixes –un and –re like reopen, undo, unhappy, and repay. Our grammar skill will be learning about prepositions and prepositional phases. For examples: into the kitchen, under the rock, above the tree

High-Frequency Words: review word from pervious weeks

 

Math: We will review money.  Please make sure that your child can count pennies by 1’s, nickels by 5’s, dimes by 10’s and quarters by 25’s. We will not count money over $1.00. We will also NOT mix up coins. We will also review double digit subtraction and addition.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about the rainforest. Please send any resources that are about the rainforest

Monday, April 21, 2014

Weekly Plans April 21-25

Weekly Plans
Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, April 25th.
Words: saw, draw, crawl, straw, jaw, law, paw, lawn, yawn, hawk, good, long
 
Reading: We will learn about the sound /aw/ like in saw and the /au/ as in launch. We will also learn about words with short e /ea/ as in feather. Our reading skill will be drawing conclusions. Our grammar skill will be learning about possessive phrases. For example: Cindy has a shoe. That is Cindy’s shoe.
High-Frequency Words: letter, mother, answer, found, study, still, learn, should, America, world
 
Math: We will learn about money.  We will also review double digit subtraction and addition.
 
Social Science: We will be learning about the rainforest. Please send any resources that are about the rainforest.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Weekly Plans for April 14-18


Weekly Plans:

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, April 17th.

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 skill is to learn about possessive phrases.

High-Frequency words are: change, off, play, spell, air, away, animal, house, point, page

 

 

Math: We will learn more about graphs. Please review addition and subtraction facts with your child.

 
                      Social Science: We will discuss Easter.  Please send any resources like books or anything else

Monday, April 7, 2014

Weekly Plans for April 7-11



 
Weekly Plans

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, April 11th.

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

 

Reading: We will learn about the sound /oo/ like in moon. We will learn about words with inflected endings /ed/ like in hoped and /ing/ like in hoping. Our reading skill will be compare and contrast. Our grammar is pronouns.

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

 

Math:  We will learn about different types of graphs and how to answer questions using them. Please continue to review addition and subtraction facts with your child.

 

Social Science: We will be learning about insects. Please send any resources that are about them!

 

 

Friday, March 14, 2014

Plans for the week of March 17-21


 

Spelling: Our next spelling test will be on Friday, March 21st.

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

 

Reading: We will learn about the diphthong ow /ou/ as in town. We will 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 will learning about sentences that are commands. These sentences are called imperative sentences; students will need to know this.

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

 

Math:  Our focus will be measuring the length of various items. We will measure with non-standard units of measurement (paperclips, cubes, pennies, etc) and standard units of measurement (ruler). Please send in 1 item we could use in our measurement collection (such as popcorn or cereal box. baby doll shoe, etc.)