Sunday, October 13, 2019

What's Happening This Week----October 14th Through October 18th

Kindergarten

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

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read the Sight Words:  color, the, is, a, and, you  and at.  The students will also read the Phonics Words: hat, tag, lag, pat, gag, hot, got, top, pot, tap, lap, gap, hog, lot. hop, pal, nap, pan and ant.  The students will also read color words.  The students will read the booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot".

Handwriting ----The Kindergarten students will print the letters----"Aa" and "Nn".  The students will also print phonics words sentences.

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn the  #9.  The terms "Before, Between After" and "As Many As" will also be studied.

Centers----The Kindergarten students will use "Play Dough Letters", "Number and Letter Puzzles", "Flash Cards" and the "Scribble Board" for review of numbers and letters.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Ordinary Time in the Church Year" and "God Made All People".

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories----"Boots For Beth" and "Space Pup".  The students will read the booklet----"Do You See It?".

English----The First Grade students will continue their study of "Nouns"----"Special Nouns".

Writing----The First Grade students will write spelling words sentences.  The students will also write a story about their "Box of Surprises".

Spelling----The First Grade students will review past spelling words.

Math----The First Grade students will learn "Other Names For Numbers".  Then, the students will learn about "Tally Charts", "Real Graphs", "Picture Graphs" and "Pictographs".

Centers----The First Grade students will use "Play Dough Words", "Addition Fact Wheels", "Flash Cards With Partners" and the "Scribble Board for review for of spelling words and vocabulary words".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that  "Jesus Had Many Followers".

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

Social Studies----The students will about "Our Country" and "Using Pictures".

Sunday, October 6, 2019

What's Happening This Week----October 7th Through October 11th


Achievement test will be given to the Kindergarten and First Grade students.

Kindergarten

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

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read the "Sight Words"----color, the, is, you, and, a and at.  The students will read the "Phonics Words"----hat, pot, tag, tap, lag, lap, pat, gap, gag, hog, hot, lot, got, hop, top and pop,  The students will also read the booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot".  The students will continue to read the "Color Words".  This week the color words----"brown and black" will be read.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will print the letters----"Pp" and "Aa".   The students will also print their first name and phonics words and phonics sentences.

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Left Between, Right", "Before, Between, After" and "As Many As".  The students will also be reviewing past concepts that have been studied.  The students will learn about the number "9".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be using----"Play Dough Letters", "Flash Cards" and "Scribble Board" for review.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about "Ordinary Time: in the Church Year.

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the stories----"Boots For Beth" and "Space Pup".  The reading booklet ---- "Ben"----- will also be read.

Spelling----The First Grade students will be spelling words that contain the endings "nt" and "mp".  The Spelling Words are:  ant, jump, tent, lamp, bump, went and pants.  The "Special Writing Words" are:  want, or and were.

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

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing sentences with the spelling words.  The students will also be writing a story about "What Surprises Are in Their Box".

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Sums of 9 and 10", "Doubles + 1 ", "Sums of 11 and 12", "Other Names for Numbers" and  "Using Patterns".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn about "Ordinary Time" in the Church Year, "Saints" and "Jesus Had Many Followers".

Centers----The First Grade students will be using "Play Dough Words", "Addition Fact Wheels", "Flash Cards With Partners" and the "Scribble Board" for review.

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

Social Studies----The students will learn about "Our Country" and "Using Pictures and Maps".

Sunday, September 29, 2019

What's Happening This Week ----September 30th Through October 4th

Our Kindergarten/ First Grade Field Trip is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1st.

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will learn the sound that the letter "Pp" makes----keyword----pig.  The students will learn that the letter "Pp" is a consonant letter.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read the Sight Words----color, the, is and you.  The following Phonics Words will be read----pot, top tot, hot, lot, got log and hog.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will print their first name, Phonics Words and Phonics Word sentences. and the letters "Tt" and "Pp".

Math----The Kindergarten students will review the "Triangle" shape, "Identify and Write 6 and 7", "Left, Between and Right" and "As Many As". The students will also learn about the #8.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about "The Church Year" and "Ordinary Time".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be making "Play Dough" Letters,  making flash cards and using the "Scribble Boards".

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories---"Dan's Pet" and "Boots For Beth". The booklet----"Fix-It Fox" will be read.

English----The First Grade will start a unit on "Nouns".

Spelling----The First Grade students will review the "Short Vowel" sound in words.  This week's spelling words are:  him, hot, man, men, top and cut.

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Number-Line Addition", and "Sums 9 and 10".  Rocket Math worksheets will continue to be done.

Religion----The First Grade students will learn about "The Church Year" and "Ordinary Time and the Saints".

Centers----The First Grade students will do "Play Dough" words, 'Addition Fact Wheels" doing "Flash Cards With Partners" and using the "Scribble Boards".

Science----The students will continue their study of "Plants"----"What Plants Need" and "How Plants Grow and Change" and "Homes For Living Things".

Social Studies----The students will learn about-----"Transportation----Then and Now".

Sunday, September 22, 2019

What's Happening This Week----September 23rd Through September 27th

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 continue to read color words.  The students will also read the following words:  color, the, orange, hot, top , lot, got, tot and pot.  The students will make flash cards to bring home to review these words.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will print the letters "Tt" and "Pp".  Phonics words will also be printed.

Math----The Kindergarten students will learn about the "Triangle", the "#7", "Before, Between and After" and "As Many As".

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn about "The Church Year".

Centers----The Kindergarteners will be doing "Play Dough Letters" , "Making Flash Cards" and "Using Scribble Boards".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learning "All" Word Family Words.

Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the stories----"All That Corn" and  "Dan's Pet".  The students will also be reading the booklets----"One For Me" and "Fix-It Fox".

English----The First Grade students will learn about "Question Words".

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn spelling words that contain the "Short Uu" sound.  The spelling words this week are:  us, sun, but, fun, bus, run and puppy.   The Special Words are:  are, one and there.

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Sums 7 and 8", "Number-Line Addition", "Sums 9 Through 10" "Tally Marks" , "Real Graphs" and "Picture Graphs".

Religion----The First Grade students will about "The Church Year" and "Saints".

Centers----The First Grade students will be doing "Play Dough Words", "Mailboxes for short vowel sounds", "Magnetic Board for Spelling Words" and the "Scribble Board for vocabulary words".

Science----The students will learn about "Many Plants", "What Plants Needs" and "Plants Grow and Change".

Social Studies----The students will learn about "Family Rules", "Globes" and "Transportation".







Sunday, September 15, 2019

What's Happening This Week----September 16th Through September 20th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Hh" makes----keyword----hat.  The students will learn that the letter "Hh" 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.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will read the words:  log, hog, got, lot and hot.  The students will continue learning to cheer and read color words.  The word "color" will also be learned.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will print the letters "Hh" and "Tt".  The students will also print their first name and phonics words----log, hog, hot, got and lot.

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue learning about numbers----#5 and #6. "Positions"---Inside, Outside, Left , Between and Right will also be studied.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "God Wants Us to Take Care of the Gift of Land" and that "God Made the Animals".

Centers----The Kindergarten students will do "Play Dough Letters", "Magnetic Ten-Frame Boards for counting Numbers" and "Scribble Boards to review past letters, shapes and phonics words".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will learn "all" word family words.

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories----"Todd's Box and "All That Corn".  Then, students will also read the booklets----"A Sack For You" and "One For Me".

English----The First Grade students will study "Question Sentences" and "Question Words".

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn words that contain the "Short Ee Sound".  The Spelling words this week are:  yes, let, red, ten, bed, get and messy.  The "Special Writing Words" are:  for, they and have.

Math----The First Grade students will learn to "Compare Numbers", "Double Facts", "Sums of 7 and 8" and "Number-Line Addition".

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that "Jesus Teaches Us About Love" and "The Church Year".

Centers----The First Grade students will do "Play Dough Words", "Mailboxes to review the sounds of "Short Aa, Ee, Ii, Oo, and Uu", "Magnetic Board for Spelling Words" and the "Scribble Board for Vocabulary Words".

Science----The students will learn about "Living and Nonliving Things" and "What a Plant Needs to Grow".

Social Studies----The students will learn about "Laws" and a "Globe".

Sunday, September 8, 2019

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

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Gg" makes----keyword----goat.  Then, the students will learn 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 read the words----log and hog.  The students will also read  color words-----especially----red, blue, yellow and green.  Then, the students will learn the color word----purple.

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

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of "Positions"----Over, On, Under, Inside, Outside, In Front, Behind, Left and Right.  The students will also learn the number "5" and the "Rectangle" shape.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "God Gives Us the Land".

Centers----The Kindergarten students use "Scribble Boards----to review the numbers 1,2,3,4 and the letters Ll, Oo, Gg and Hh and the shapes circle, square and rectangle.  The students will do "Play Dough" letters---Ll, Oo, Gg and Hh and "Magnetic Ten-Frames----to count numbers.

First Grade

Reading----The First Grade students will read the stories-----"Jack and Sam" and "Todd's Box".  The students will also read the booklet----"Mack and Sam"  and  "A Sack For You".

English----The First Grade students will continue their study of "Telling Sentences".  Then, the students will learn about "Question" sentences.

Spelling----The First Grade students will learn words that contain the "Short Oo Sound".  The Spelling words are:  on, got, fox, box, pop and not.  The "Special Writing Words" are:  I, was and you.

Writing----The First Grade students will write stories about a "Ant" and a "Bear".  The students will also write spelling word sentences.

Math----The First Grade students will learn that numbers come in a certain counting order.  The students will learn how to "Count On" and to "Count Back".  The students will also learn about the numbers that come "Just Before, Between and Just After",  Then, the students will learn to "Compare" numbers.

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that "Jesus Works Among the People" and that "Jesus Taught Us About Love".

Centers----The First Grade students will use "Magnetic Ten-Frames"----to count numbers, "Short Vowel Mail Boxes--used to sort pictures that have a short "Oo", short "Ii" or short "Aa" sound, "Play Dough" words and a "Scribble Board---to view Spelling Words.

Science----The students will learn about "Our Senses", "Plants" and "Living and Non-Living Things".

Social Studies----The students will learn about "Rules and Laws".

Monday, September 2, 2019

What's Happening This Week----September 3rd Through September 6th

Kindergarten

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the sound that letters make.  The letter "Gg"---keyword---goat----will be studied this week.  The students will learn that the letter "Gg" is a consonant letter.  The students will learn to sound out the word----l-o-g----by sounding out one letter sound at a time.  The students will wear a letter vest with the letter "l", "o" or "g", printed on a letter vest.  Three students will stand in front on the classroom, wearing a letter vest with a "l", "o" or "g", printed on a letter vest.  I will point to each letter, one at a time, while the students slowly sound out each letter's sound.  When the students say each sound they will realize that they are reading the word-----log.

Reading----The Kindergarten students will cheer and read color words.  The color word-----"green" will especially be cheered and read.  The students will learn to read the word----l-o-g.

Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letters-----"Ll", "Oo" and "Gg".  The students will also be printing the word----log----and their first name.

Math----The Kindergarten students will continue to learn about "positions"----Top, Middle, Bottom, Over, On, Under, Inside and Outside.  The students will learn about the number "4".  The students will learn how to print the #4; how to count 4 objects in a set and how to recognize the number 4.  The students will also learn about the "Rectangle" shape.  The students will learn the #4 and the rectangle shape by poems that will be said.

Centers----The Kindergarten students will be using a "Scribble Board" to review past letters, numbers and shapes.  Play dough letters will be made. Letter and Number puzzles will be done.  The students will also be making "Flash Cards" to be taken home to be studied.

Religion----The Kindergarten students will learn that "God Gives Us Water".

First Grade


Reading----The First Grade students will be reading "Sight Words". The students have  2 Sight Word booklets in which they use to learn their "Sight Words",  The students will read the stories "Ants" and "Jack and Rick".  The booklet----"Tim and Pam", will also be read.  The students will be making flash cards, with the vocabulary words from the stories and the booklet.

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learn the sound that "ck" makes----like in the name Jack and Rick.  The keyword for the "ck" sound is----lock.

English----The First Grade students will learn about "Telling Sentences".

Spelling----The First Grade students will review past Spelling words.  The students will be reviewing the Spelling Words with the "Short Aa" sound and Spelling Words with the "Short Ii" sound.  The Spelling words to be reviewed are:  an, bad, can, had, cat, ran, in, pig, did, sit, six and big.

Math----The First Grade students will learn about "Addition Sentences" , "Sums Through 6" and "Order 0 Through 12".  Rocket Math worksheets will continue to be done.

Religion----The First Grade students will learn that Jesus grew up in a family----"The Holy Family".

Centers----The First Grade students will do "Play Dough Words", "Letters and Their Sound Mailboxes", "Magnetic Board" used to spell out the vocabulary and spelling words and "Scribble Boards" to review past phonics sounds , vocabulary and spelling words.

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

Social Studies----The students will continue their study of the "American Symbols".
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