Sunday, October 11, 2015

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

The Kindergarten Naptime articles, such as blankets, pillows, etc., will be going home every so often.  Please wash the Naptime articles, and return to school.


Phonics----The students will continue their study of the sound that the letter "Pp" makes----keyword "pig".  Then, the next letter of study will be the vowel letter  "Aa"---keyword "apple".
Reading----The students will continue reading color words.  Color Word Flash Cards will be coming home as homework practice.  Please sign the "Beary Award" assignment paper, and return it to school, as it will be counted for the "Book-It" certificate.  The color word flash cards may also be counted as "Reading Count"points. A "word list" will also be sent home as homework.  Soon, the students will be reading the phonics booklet----"Hot, Hot, Hot"---as a homework assignment. The phonics booklet "Hot, Hot, Hot" may also be counted as  a Reading Count point.
Handwriting----The students will be printing the letters "Pp" and "Aa".  The students will also be printing their first name and phonics words.                 
Math----The students will continue learning about "patterns".  Then, the students will learn about the terms:  "above, below, top, middle, bottom, over, on and under".  The numbers "7" and "8" will be studied.
Religion----In Chapter 8, the students will learn that "God Made All People".
Social Studies----The students will be learning about "Christopher Columbus" and "Transportation".
Science----The students will be learning about "Plants".

First Grade

Phonics----The students will be learning about the sounds that the letters ""Bb", "Hh", "Mm"and "Ee" make in words.  The short 'U" sound will also be studied.
Reading----The students will continue reading the story "Boots For Beth" and the booklet "Ben"  Then, the story "Space Pup" will be read.  The booklet---"Do You See It?"----will be read.
Handwriting----The students will be printing the letters "Bb", "Hh", "Mm" and "Ee".
Writing----The students will be writing a story about a "Super Hero"  The students will also be writing their own spelling word sentences.
Spelling----In Unit 11, the students will be learning words with "nt" and "mp" in them.  This week's spelling words are:  ant, jump, tent, lamp, bump, went and pants.  The special words this week are:  want, or and went.  This week's spelling word test will be on Friday, October 16th.
English----The students will be studying nouns that are "One or More Than One" and "Special Nouns".

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