Sunday, October 16, 2011

What's Happening the Week of October 17th Through October 21st


Phonics----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of the letter "Nn"---keyword--nest.  Some "Nn" words will be:  pan, nap, not, tan, and an.  The students will be doing many "Nn" worksheets---circling "Nn" pictures, cutting and gluing "Nn" pictures, and reading color words and finding "Nn's" and coloring.  The next letter of study will be the letter "Mm"---keyword--monkey.  Some "Mm" words will be:  mom, man, mat, map, mop, and  ham.

Reading----The students will be reading word lists, "Nn" words, "Mm" words, and color words.

Math----The Kindergarten students will be learning about left and right, in front, behind, between, before and after.  The numbers "9" and "10 " will be studied.  The color "black" will be studied and the color word "black" will be read.

Handwriting----The students will be printing the letters "Nn" and "Mm", and their first name.

Religion----In Chapter 9, the students will learn that God loves  us.  God wants us to love Him.

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be studying words that contain the letters:  "Hh", "Gg" "Rr", and "Mm".  The "ug" word family will also be studied. 

Reading----The students will continue the worksheets that go with the story,  "Boots For Beth".  Then, the students will begin the story, "Space Pup".

English-----The students this week will review special nouns---nouns that begin with a capital letter.  Then, the students will learn about pronouns.  A pronoun takes the place of a noun----he, she, it , they.  Then, several lessons about words that mean the same.

Spelling-----In Unit 12, the students will be reviewing several past spelling words.  The spelling words this week are:  top, but, lamp, fun, got, went, us, let, man, yes, men, and pop.  This week's spelling test will be on Friday, October 21st.

Handwriting----The students doing several printing lessons in their First Grade handwriting workbook.  The students will be printing the letters  ""f", "G", "i", and "J".

Writing----The First Grade students will be writing spelling word sentences . The students will also be writing their own story, using the characters from "Boots For Beth" story.

Social Studies----Everyone will be learning about the season of fall, fireman, and bats, from their magazine "Time For Kids". 

Projects----Everyone will be making paper plate "monsters", paper plate "bats", and Halloween sticker scenes.

Parent-Teacher Conferences-----on Thursday, October 20th.  See you there!

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