Sunday, March 3, 2013

What's Happening the Week of March 4th Through March 8th


Phonics----The students will continue their study of the letter "Dd" words---keyword---dog.  Then, the next letter of study will be the letter "Vv"---keyword---vest.

Reading----The students will be reading word lists and a -Phonics booklet.  A Dr. Suess booklet will also be read.  Many "Vv" words will be read.  Some of the "Vv" words are:  vest, van, vet, and vent.

Handwriting----The students will be printing the letters "Dd" and "Vv".  The students will also be printing many pages in their handwriting workbook.

Math----The students will be learning what the terms "morning. noon, night, day, and night" mean, as pretaining to "time".  Then, a unit on the "calendar" will be started.  "Seasons" and "more time, and less time" will also be studied.  Addition worksheets and printing numbers from 1-100, will continue to be done.  Several of the Kindergarten students have asked to try the First Grade "Rocket Math" worksheets----so I have let these students do several "Rocket Math" worksheets----and they are doing a fantastic job!!!

Religion----In Chapter 23, the students will learn that "We Pray as Jesus Did".

First Grade

Phonics----The students will be learning about the "ph" sound---as in the word "phone".  The students will also be learning the "oi" and "oy" sounds---as in "oil" and "boy".

Reading----The students will continue to read the story---"Tell Me a Story", and the booklet---"One More Time".  Then, the students will read the story, " My Robot".

English---The students will be learning about the "exclamation point".  Then, "titles for people" and "book titles" will be studied.

Spelling----The students will be taking a spelling word test over Unit 25 on Tuesday, March 5th.  Unit  25 words are :  same, line, stone, smile, note, side, wake, woke, wide, wave, beside, space, love, any, and  many.Then, Unit 26 will be started.  In Unit 26, the students will be learning "mixed vowel review words".  Unit 26 words are: mad, made, hop, hope, pin, pine, bit, bite, hid, hide, plan, plane, girl, boy, and house.   Unit 26th spelling word test will be on Monday, March 11th. 

Writing----The students will be writing their own spelling word sentences.  The students will also be writing their own stories, using the story characters from the stories----"Tell Me a Story" and "My Robot".

Handwriting----The students will be printing pages in their "Handwriting Workbook".

Math----The students continue their study on "time".  Then, the students will learn about "ordinal numbers---to 31st and the "calendar".  "Rocket Math" worksheets will continue to be done.

Religion----In Chapter 22, the students will learn that "Jesus Gives Us the Eucharist", and in Chapter 23 "We Celebrate the Mass"

Science----Everyone will continue their study of "Our Earth", "What is a Natural Resource", "Why is Water and Air Important",  "How Can We Reuse Resources?", "How Can We Save Resources?', and "What is Weather?".

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