Sunday, October 8, 2017

What's Happening This Week----October 9th Through October 13th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Tt"makes----keyword----tent.  Then, the Kindergarten students will learn the sound that the letter "Pp" makes----keyword----pig.  The students will learn that the letter "Tt" and "Pp" are consonant letters.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading color words, especially the color word----"brown".  The Kindergarten students will be reading phonics words----log, hog, hot, got, lot and tot.  Then, the Kindergarten students will be reading the phonics booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot".  This booklet will be sent home as homework for the students to read to their parents.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters----"Tt" and "Pp".  The students will also be printing their first name and phonics words.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be learning the number "6".  Number "6's" poem is -----"Down to a loop, "6" rolls a hoop.  The students will also be learning about "Right, Left, Between, Before and After".

Religion----In Chapter 9, the Kindergarten students will learn that "God Made Us". God loves us and God made each one of us special----each with our own talents.

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Animals Life-Cycles".  Then, the students will learn about "Plants".

Social Studies----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Christopher Columbus".


First Grade  

Phonics----The First Grade students will be studying the sound that the letter "Zz" makes----keyword----zebra.

Reading----The First Graders will start the second book in the First Grade reading series.  The story the First Grade students will read is "Dan's Pet".  The booklet----"Fix-It Fox"---- will also be read.

English----The First Grade students will be learning about "Question Words", "Proofreading" and "Nouns For People and Animals".

Handwriting----The First Gade students will be printing the letter "Zz" and some sentences about an "Angel".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own spelling word sentences.

Spelling----In Unit 10, the First Grade students will be having a "Short Vowel Review".  This week's spelling words are:  him, hot, man, men, top and cut.  The Challenge Word is:  cabin.  This week's spelling word test will be on Thursday, October 12th.

Social Studies----The First Grade students will learn about "Christopher Columbus".




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Sunday, October 1, 2017

What's Happening This Week----October 2nd Through October 6th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Tt" makes----keyword----tent.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Pp" makes----keyword----pig.  The students will learn that the letters "Tt" and "Pp" are consonant letters.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading color words. The students will learn the color "Orange"----identifying the color orange and learning how to spell "Orange" by cheerleading the  color word "Orange".  The Kindergarten students will be bringing home a phonics booklet to read, as homework, later on this week.  The booklet to be read is called----"Hot, Hot, Hot". 

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Tt" and "Pp".  The students will also be printing their first name and phonics words.

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue learning the numbers 1-5.  Then, the number "6" will be studied.  Number "6's" poem is:  Down to a loop, "6" rolls a loop.  The students will also be learning the terms: Top, Middle, Bottom, Over, On, Under, Inside and Outside".  The "Triangle" shape will be studied.

Religion----In Chapter 8, the Kindergarten students will learn that "God Made All People".

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn about how "Animals Grow and Change".  Then, the Kindergarten students will learn about "Plants".

Social Studies-----The Kindergarten students will learn about the Earth's "Water and Land".


First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading "All" word Family words.  The "All" word Family Words are:  all, ball. call, fall, mall, tall and wall.  Then, the students will read the story----"All That Corn".  The booklet----"One More For Me"----will also be read.

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing letters "Nn" through "Zz".

English----The First Grade students will be learning "Which Kind of Sentence?"---is it----a telling sentence that tells something and ends with a period or a question sentence that asks something and ends with a question mark.  Then, the students will learn about "Question Words".  The "Question Words" are:  who, what , when, where, why and how.

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing sentences using this week's spelling words.  The students need to remember the sentence rules that they learned in English----that a sentence begins with a capital letter, makes sense, has a naming part and an action part and ends with an end mark.

Spelling----In Unit 9, the First Grade students will be learning words that have the short "Uu" sound.  This week's spelling words are:  us, bus, fun, sun, run, but and puppy.  This week's spelling words test will be on Friday, October 6th.

Math----The First Grade students will be reviewing "Doubles"----such as 1+1=2, 2+2=4,etc.  Then, the First Grade students will learn about "Doubles + 1", "Adding Three Numbers", "Addition Strategies" and "Problem Solving----Story Problems".  Then, "Tally Marks" will be studied. The First Grade students will continue doing addition "Rocket Math" worksheets.

Social Studies----The First Grade students will learn about the Earth's "Water and Land".


Sunday, September 24, 2017

What's Happening This Week----September 25th Through September 29th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Hh" makes----keyword----hat.  The students have learned that the letter "Hh" is a consonant letter.  Then, the students will learn the sound of the letter "Tt"----keyword----tent.  The students will learn that the letter "Tt" is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading the color words----especially the color words----red, blue, yellow, green and purple.  The students will also be reading the phonics words----log, hog, hot , pot , got and hot.  Next, the students will be reading the phonics booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Hh" and "Tt".  The students will also be printing their first name and phonics words.

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of "Patterns".  The "Square and Rectangle" shape will also be studied.  Then, the "Positions----Above, Below, Top. Middle, Bottom, Over, On and Under" will be studied.  The students will also be learning to count objects slowly and print the numbers 1-5. The students will continue the study of shapes----learning about the "Triangle".

Religion----In Chapter 7, the Kindergarten students will be learning about "Ordinary Time" in the Church Year. In Ordinary Time we celebrate the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

Social Studies----The Kindergarten students will be learning about "Johnny Appleseed" and the "Earth".

Science----The Kindergarten students will be learning about "What Animals Need?" and "How Animals Grow and Change".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learning the two sounds the letter "Ii" makes----the short "Ii" sound as in the word igloo and the long "Ii" sound as in the word ivy.

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the story----"Todd's Box" .  Then, the booklet----"A Sack For You'----will be read.  Later, the students will read the story----"All That Corn".  The students will be reviewing all the past reading "Words to Remember" words.  This is a list of all the "Words to Remember"----down, got, up, oh, in, and, yes, walk, they, make, help, now, play, don't, of  and so.

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing the letter "I" and "i".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own story of their own "Box".

English----The First Grade students will continue their study of "Question" sentences.

Spelling----In Unit 8, the First Grade students will be learning "Short "Ee" words".  This week's spelling words are: yes, let, red, ten, bed, get and messy. The week's spelling test will be on Friday, September 29th.  The students will also be reviewing the past Special Words----the, and,a,to.of,is, I, was, you, for, they and have.

Math----The First Grade students will continue their addition problems with "Rocket Math".  Also, "Sums of 11 and 12", "Other Names for Numbers" "Number-Line Addition" and "Doubles"----will be studied.

Social Studies----The First Grade students will learn about "Johnny Appleseed" and  about the "Earth".

Sunday, September 17, 2017

What's Happening This Week----September 18th Through September 22nd

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Gg" makes----keyword----goat. Then, the students will begin their study of the sound that the letter "Hh" makes----keyword----hat.  The students will learn that the letter "Hh" is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading the phonics words----log and hog.  The students will also continue reading color words----red, blue, yellow and green,  The students learn the color words by cheerleading the color words.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Gg" and "Hh".  The students will also be printing the phonics words----"log" and "hog". The students will be printing their first name.

Math----The students will be reviewing "Big, Small, Same, Different and Alike".  Then, the students will review the shapes----"Square" and "Rectangle".  Next, "Patterns" will be studied.  The students will continue their study of the "Rectangle Shape" and the number "4".

Religion----In Chapter 6, the Kindergarten students will learn about "The Church Year".

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Animals".

Social Studies----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Communities----City, Town and Farm Life" and "Our World".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn the two sounds that the letter "Ii" makes----"the short "Ii" sound as in "inch" and "the long "Ii" sound as in "ice".  The students will learn that the letter "Ii" is a vowel.  Also, the students will learn the "ck" sound as in the words "Jack " and "Rick".

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the story----"Jack and Rick" and the booklet----"Mack and Sam".  This week's Practice Words are:  help, now, play, too and want".

English----The First Grade students will review "What a Sentence Is" and "Telling Sentences".  Then, the students will learn about "Question Sentences".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own story of a "Bear".

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing the letter "Ii".

Spelling----The First Grade students will be learning "Short Oo Spelling Words".  This week's spelling words are:  on, box, fox, got, not, pop and block.   This week's spelling word test is on Friday, September 22nd.

Math----The First Grade students will continue their study of "Ordinals----First Through Tenth", "Related Addition Facts" and "Sums of 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12".

Social Studies----The First Grade students will learn about "Communities----City, Town and Farm Life" and "Our World".







Sunday, September 10, 2017

What's Happening This Week----September 11th Through September 15th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Gg" makes----keyword----goat.  The students learn that the letter "Gg" is a consonant letter.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Tt' makes----keyword----tent.  The students will learn that the letter "Tt" is a consonant letter. The students will be learning how to put the sounds that the letters----l---o---g  make---to sound out the word "log".

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading color words---red, blue and yellow.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Gg" and "Tt".  The students will also be printing their first name.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be reviewing the "circle" shape.  The students will be learning the number "3".  The students will also be learning about "Patterns"----color patterns, shape patterns and growing patterns.

Religion----In Chapter 5, the Kindergarten students will learn that "God Made the Animals".

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn the difference between "Real and Pretend" things.

Social Studies----The Kindergarten students will be learning about "Family Rules", "Our Country" and "Our World".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn the sound that the letter "Pp" makes----keyword----pig.

Reading----The First Grade students will continue reading the story----"Ants".  Then, the students will read the booklet----"Tim and Pam".  Next, the students will read the story----"Jack and Rick".

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing the letter "Pp".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own "Ant" story.

English----The First Grade students will be learning about "Telling Sentences".  The students will learn that a telling sentence tells something about someone or something.  A telling sentences also begins with a capital letter, ends with a end mark called a period and makes sense.

Spelling----The First Grade students will be reviewing their past spelling words.  This week's spelling words are:  an, can, ran, had, bad, cat, in, did, six, pig, big and sit.

Math----The First Grade students will be learning how to compare numbers----equal to, less than or greater than.  Then, the students will learn about "Ordinals 1st Through 10th".  Next. the students will learn about "Addition and Addition Sentences".

Social Studies----The First Grade students will be learning about "Family Rules, "Our Country" and "Our World".

Monday, September 4, 2017

What'd Happening This Week----September 5th Through September 8th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Oo" makes----keyword----octopus.  Then, the Kindergarten students will learn the sound that the letter "Gg" makes----keyword----goat.  The students will learn that the letter "Gg' is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading the word----log.  The students will learn how to put the sounds that the letters make together and sound out the word----l--o--g.  The students will also be reading the color words----red, blue and yellow.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Oo" and "Gg".  The students will also be printing their first name.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be learning about the numbers---0--1--2 and 3.  The students will also be reviewing "Sorting". The "Square" shape will be studied.  Then, the "Rectangle " shape will be studied.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will be learning that "God Gave Us the Land".

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn the difference between "Real and Pretend" animals.

Social Studies----The students will be learning about "Families On The Move"----Transportation and How Transportation has Changed Over Time.  Then the students will learn about "Families and Change".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learning about the sound that the letter "Tt" makes----keyword----tent.

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the story "Ants".  The "Words to Remember"  will be----walk, they and make.  The booklet----"Tim and Pam" will be read. 

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing the letter "Tt".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own story about an "Ant".

English----The First Grade students will be learning about "Telling Sentences". The students will learn that a telling sentence has two parts---the naming part and the action part.  Also, a telling sentence begins with a capital letter, end with an end mark and makes sense.

Spelling----The First Grade students will continue their study of the "Short I" spelling words.  The "Short I" spelling words are:  in, pig, did, sit, six and big.  Then, the students will have a review unit.

Math----The First Grade students will learn that the numbers come in an order, so the students will
"Order Numbers 0 Through 12".  Then, the students will "Count On", "Count Back" and learn the terms "Before, Between and After".

Social Studies----The First Grade students will be learning about "Families On the Move"----Transportation and How Transportation has Changed Over Time.  Then, the students will learn about "Families and Change".

Sunday, August 27, 2017

What's Happening This Week-----August 28th Through September 1st

Up-Coming Events:   School will not be in session from Friday September 1st through Monday, September 4th, due to the Church Picnic and Labor Day.  School will resume on Tuesday, September 5th.

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will learn the sound that the letter "Oo" makes----keyword----octopus.  The students will learn the the letter "Oo" is a vowel letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading color words----red and blue.  The students learn to read the color words by "cheerleading" the color words.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Oo" and their first name.  The students are learning how to hold a pencil correctly, how to sit correctly when printing,(feet on the floor, bottom on the chair, and back to the back of their chair), and how to hold their paper with their non-pencil hand while printing.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be learning about "Sorting----by Size, Color and Shape".  The students will also be learning about the #2 and the shape----square. The students say poems to help them remember their numbers and shapes.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn in Chapter 3, that "God Gives Us Water".

Science----The Kindergarten students will learn about the difference between "Living and Non-Living" things.

Social Studies----The Kindergarten students will continue to learn about our "American Symbols----the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learning about the sound the long vowel sound of the letter "Oo"----as in the word "overalls".

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the story "Sam and the Bag" .  The booklet-----"Al and Max", will also be read.  The students will learn the words----come, here, have, I and see.

Handwriting----The First Grade students will be printing the letter "Oo".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own story (sentence) about a cat picture that they will color.  The students will also be writing their own spelling word sentences.

English----The First Grade students will be learning about the "Action Part" of a sentence.

Spelling----The First Grade students will be learning words that contain the "Short "i"sound. This week's spelling words are:  in, pig, did, sit, six and big.  A spelling word test will be given on Thursday, August 31st.

Math----The First Grade students will continue learning number words and doing rocket math worksheets with addition problems.  The students will also learn about "Numbers 10 Through 12" and "One Fewer and One More".

Social Studies----The First Grade students will continue their study of our "American Symbols----the Liberty Bell and the "Statue of Liberty".