Sunday, December 9, 2018

What's Happening This Week----December 10th Through December 14th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Ff" makes----keyword----fish.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Rr" makes----keyword----rabbit. The students will learn that the letters "Ff" and "Rr" are consonant letters.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read phonics word lists and the phonics booklet----"Frog Ran".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Ff" and "Rr".

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn to "Identify and Write the Numbers 19 and 20"; "Addition Problems----adding 2, 3 and 4 to numbers".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about why "We celebrate Christmas".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn about the "Final Syllables---"ble", "fle", "ple" and "dle".

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories----"Tomas Rivera" and "On the Way to the Pond".  The students will also read the booklet----"One Night".

English----The First Grade students will continue their study of "Verbs".  Then, the students will learn about "Nouns and Verbs" and "Pronouns and Verbs".

Writing----The First Grade students will write a story about a "Castle" and "The First Christmas".
The students will also be writing their own spelling word sentences.

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn spelling words that contain "st".  This week's spelling words are:  nest, fast, stop, must, step and best.  The Challenge Word is:  "stick".  The Special Writing words are:  " your ", " their " and  " other ".

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Venn Diagrams", " Counting by 2's " and  "Ordinal Numbers to 31st ".  Then, the students will begin a unit about "Money---Nickels and Pennies ".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn about why "We Celebrate Christmas".  Then, the students will learn about the "Seven Sacraments ".

Science----The students will continue their study of "Our Earth".

Crafts----The students will make crafts centered around the "Christmas" theme or the "Advent" church season.



Sunday, December 2, 2018

What's Happening This Week----December 3rd Through December 7th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Ss" makes----keyword----sun.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Ff" makes----keyword----fish. The students will learn that both the letter "Ss" and the letter "Ff" are consonant letters.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read phonics word lists and the phonics booklet----"Stan's Pigs".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Ss" and "Ff".  Phonics word sentences will also be printed.

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn to "Identify and Write the Numbers 15, 16,17,18 ,19 and 20.  The students will also do "Addition" problems.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "God Chooses Mary" as the mother of His Son, Jesus.

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the stories----"Did You See Chip?" and "Tomas Rivera".  The students will also be reading the phonics booklets----"Carmen Sells Stars" and "One Night".

English----The First Grade students will be reviewing nouns, pronouns, more than one, special nouns, naming yourself last, questions and telling sentences, naming and action parts of a sentence and how a sentence begins and ends.

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own story about a whale and an elf.

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn spelling words that have "cl", "fl" or "sl"  in them.  This week's spelling words are:  flap, club, flag, slip, clap, and sled.  The Challenge Word is "flower".  The Special Writing words are:  said, her and here.

Math----The First Grade students will continue to learn to "count by 5's".  The students will also learn about "tally marks", "picture graphs", "pictographs", "bar graphs" and "venn graphs".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that "We Belong to a Parish".

Science----The students will learn "What a Food Chain Is?".  Then, the students will start a unit about "Our Earth",

Crafts----The crafts this week will center around "Christmas".





Sunday, November 25, 2018

What's Happening This Week----November 26th Through November 30th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Ii" makes----keyword----inch.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Ss" makes----keyword----sun.  The students will learn that the letter "Ii" is a vowel letter and the letter "Ss"is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading phonics words lists and the booklet----"Stan's Pigs".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Ii" and "Ss".

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue to learn about "Telling Time", "Comparing Numbers to 12" and "Ordering Numbers to 12".  Then, the students will "Identify and Write Numbers 13, 14, 15 16, 17 and 18".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Advent".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn about the "Digraph sh" and the "Digraph oo".

Reading----The First Grade students will read the story "I Am a Butterfly" and "Did You See Chip?".  The booklet "Baby Chicks Hatch" will also be read.

English----The First Grade students will learn about "Words That Mean the Same".  Then, the students will be reviewing----nouns, adding "s" to a noun to make it more than one, special nouns, naming yourself last, pronoun and what a sentence is----naming and action part of a sentence and a telling sentence.

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own stories.

Spelling----The First Grade students will be learning words with "dr, gr and tr" in them.  This week's spelling words are:  drip, trap, drop, drum, trip and grin.  The Challenge Word is::  branch.  The Special Words for Writing are;  all, from and do.

Math----The First Grade students will learn to "Identify the terms----Before, Between and After", "Compare Number----greater than, less than and equal to", "Ordering Numbers", "Even and Odd Numbers" and "Count by 5's".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn about "Advent" and that "We Belong to a Parish".

Science----The students will learn about "Places Animals Live---Land and Water Habitats"; about how "Plants and Animals Live Together" and "What is a Food Chain?".  Then, the students will learn "What the Earth Looks Like".

Crafts----The students will be making their own Christmas stocking, doing Christmas stickers and making Advent wreaths.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

What's Happening This Week----November 12th Through November 16th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Mm" makes----keyword----monkey.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Ii" makes----keyword----inch.  The students will learn that the letter "Ii" is a vowel letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read phonics word lists.  The students will read the "Word of the Day". The students wear a headband with the "Word of the Day" written on an index card that is put on their headband.  Then, anyone can ask a student "What word is on your headband?".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Mm" and "Ii".  Phonics words and phonics word sentences will also be printed.

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn to "Identify and Write the Numbers 11 and 12".  Then, the students will learn how to "Tell Time to the Hour".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "We Learn About God With Our Families".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be using play-dough to make letters, printing letters and tracing over straight lines and curve lines on dry-ease boards with dry-ease markers; making flash cards; doing number and letter puzzles and using the magnetic board to make phonic words.

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn about " "o---consonant----e", "u----consonant----e",  "i----consonant---e",  "" e----consonant----e" words and "Contractions".

Reading----The First Grade students will read the story "Fun With Fish".  The students will also read the booklet----"At the Fish Shop".  Then, the students will read the story----"I Am a Butterfly".  The First Grade students are learning their reading vocabulary words by wearing a headband with the "Word of the Day" written on an index card that is put on their headband.  Then, anyone can ask a student "What word is on your headband?".

English----The First Grade students will learn that they should "Name Yourself Last".  Then, the students will learn about "Pronouns".

Writing----The First Grade students will write a story about a  "Frog" .  Then, the students will write a story about "The First Thanksgiving".

Spelling----The First Grade students will do a "Review Unit".  The past five units spelling words will be reviewed.  This week's spelling words are:  an, got, fox, box, pop, not, yes, let, red, ten, bed, get, us, sun, but, fun, bus, run, him, hot, man, men, top, cut, ant, jump, tent, lamp, bump and went.

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Place Value of Digits", "Telling Time to the Hour", "Expanded Form of Two Digit Numbers", "One Less and One More" and "Identify Before, Between and After".

Religion---The First Grade students will be doing lessons in their "Growing in Love " religion book.

Centers----The First Grade students will be doing the "short vowel boxes", "magnetic board for vocabulary words", "string words for vocabulary words",  "practice math facts using the math facts wheels" and doing "play-dough words".

Science----The students will continue their study of "Animals----"Places to Live" such as "Land and Water Habitats", and how "Plants and Animals Live Together". Then, the students will learn "What is a Food Chain?".  Next, the students will learn about "What Earth Looks Like".

Social Studies----The students will continue their study of "The First Thanksgiving".





Monday, November 5, 2018

What's Happening This Week----November 6th Through November 9th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Mm" makes----keyword----monkey.  The students will learn that the letter "Mm" is a consonant letter.
Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Ii" makes----keyword----inch.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading phonics words lists .  The students will also be reading a phonics booklet-----"Hop on Mop".

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Mm" and "Ii".  The students will also be printing phonics words.

Math-----The Kindergarten students will learn the terms----"In Front, Behind, Left, Right, Between, Before and After".  Numbers, counting objects and addition problems will be done.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "We Learn About God With Our Families".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be using play-dough to make the letters that have been taught.   Also, the students will be using dry ease boards to print their letters. Magnetic numbers will be put on the magnetic board. Number and letter puzzles will be done.

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn that the letter "Uu" can have a short "u" sound as in umbrella or a long "u" sound as in unicorn.  Then, the students will learn about "silent "e's" job at the end of a word.

Reading----The First Grade students will read the story "Try Your Best" and the booklet-----"Just One More".

English----The First Grade students will learn about "Special Nouns that name animals and places" and "Naming Yourself Last".

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn spelling words with an "nt" and "mp" in them. This week's spelling words are:  ant, jump, tent, lamp, bump, went and pants.  The Challenge Word is cabin.  The Special Words are----were, want and or.

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing a story about a kola bear.

Math----The First Grade students will be learning about "Fractions----One Half/ 1/2, One Third/ 1/3, One Fourth/ 1/4", "Part of a Set" and "Place Value of Digits----Tens and Ones".

Religion----The First Grade students will about the "Pope".

Centers----The First Grade students will use flash cards to practice addition facts and vocabulary words, do string words and magnetic words. 

Science----The students will continue their study of "Animals".

Social Studies----The students will learn about the "First Thanksgiving' and the "Pilgrims".

Sunday, October 28, 2018

What's Happening This Week----October 29th Through November 2nd

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Nn" makes----keyword----nest.  The letter "Nn" is a consonant letter.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Mm" makes----keyword----monkey.  The students will learn that the letter "Mm" is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading phonics word lists.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters "Nn" and "Mm".

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn about the terms:  "Inside and Outside", "In Front of and Behind" and " Left and Right".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "We Learn About God's World With Our Families".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be using play-dough to make letters, using dry-ease worksheets to practice their printing skills, magnetic letter board to practice their phonics words, making flash cards and using number and letter puzzles.

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will continue to read the story----"Where Do Frog Come From?".  Then, the students will read the booklet----"Frank From Moss Pond".  Next, the students will read the story----"Try Your Best".

English----The First Grade students will continue their study of "One and More Than One" and "Special Nouns that name people".  Then, the students will learn about  "Special Nouns that name animals and places".

Writing----The First Grade students will continue to write stories----one story about a truck and another story about Halloween.

Spelling----The First Grade students will continue to study short vowel spelling words:  The short vowel spelling words are:  him, hot, man, men, top and cut.  Then, the students will learn about words that contain a "nt' and "mp".  These spelling words will be:  ant, jump, tent, lamp, bump and went.  The Challenge words is "cabin" and the special writing words are:  were, want and or. 

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Numbers 90 Through 100", "Equal Parts", "One Half,1/2", "One Third, 1/3" and "Place Values of Digits".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that "The Church Serves". 

Centers----The First Grade students will use the magnetic board to put on their vocabulary words from their reading book, making play-dough words, making words using the short vowel sounds and doing string words for their spelling words.

Science----The students will continue to learn about "Animals--"How Animals Meet Their Needs" , "Which Animals Eat Plants", "How Animals Grow and Change" and ""Animals----"Places to Live".

Crafts----The crafts this week center around "Halloween"----Halloween stickers, decorating a Halloween bag and decorating Halloween cookies.


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Sunday, October 21, 2018

What's Happening This Week----October 22nd Through October 25th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Aa" makes----keyword----apple.  Then, the students will learn the sound that the letter "Nn" makes----keyword----nest.  The students will learn that the letter "Aa" is a vowel letter and the letter "Nn" is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read the phonics booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot".  The students will also read phonics word lists and flash cards.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Aa" and "Nn".  The students will also be printing phonics words and color words.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be learning about the terms:  ""Top, Middle, Bottom", "Over, On, Under" and "Inside, Outside".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "You Can Tell God Anything" and "God Helps Us To Discover"---His world by God's gift to us of our five senses.

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be doing "play-dough letters", "dry ease letters", " dry ease handwriting", "fish bowl numbers and number puzzles" and "flash cards".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn about the "Suffix -ed" and "The Rule vc/ vc".

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories "Where Do Frogs Come From?" and "Try Your Best". The students will also read the booklet "Frank Form Moss Pond".

English----The First Grade students will learn about "One and More Than One" and "Special Nouns".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing a story about a "Dog".

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn spelling words that have "Short Vowel Sounds".  The  spelling words are:  him, hot, man. men, top and cut.  The Challenge Word is ----cabin.   The Special Words are----has, his and as.

Math----The First Grade students will learn about " Numbers 11 Through 89".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn about how "The Holy Spirit Helps the Church to Grow".   

Centers----The First Grade students will " use counting blocks to make block towers of ten and ones", "do string words", "use magnetic letters to make their vocabulary words", "use dry ease boards" and "use string words for their spelling words".

Science----The students will learn about "Animals----"What Animals Need to Live", "How Animal Meet Their Needs", "How Animal Eat Food" and "How Animals Grow and Change".