Sunday, February 28, 2016

What's Happening This Week-----February 29th Through March 4th


Just a Reminder:

The Kindergarten students will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday on  Wednesday, March 2nd. 

Phonics----The Kindergarten students will be learning the sound that the "Yy" makes----keyword yarn.   The students will learn that the letter "Yy" is a consonant letter.
Reading----The Kindergarten students will be reading phonics words, word lists and the booklet----"Ben is Ten".  Some of the "Yy" words to be read are:  yam, yak, yell, yap, yen, yes, yet and yelp.  Word family words will be read.  The students will also be reading part of a Dr. Seuss book----"Hop on Pop".
Handwriting----The Kindergarten students will be printing the letter "Yy" and phonics words.
Math----The Kindergarten students will continue their study of "Addition" and using ten-frames to do addition problems.  Then, the students will learn to identify and write the numbers 21-31.
Religion----In Chapter 24, the students will learn that "We Celebrate Jesus' Gift of Himself".
Science----In Science, the Kindergarten students will begin a unit on "Matter".

First Grade

Phonics----The First Grade students will be learning about the ending syllables----ly, ness and less.  The sounds that "ar" as in star, "ch" as in cheese and "or" as in horse----will also be studied.
Reading----The First Grade students will be reading the stories "My Robot" and "On the Job With Dr. Martha Smith".  The First Grade students will also be reading part of a Dr. Seuss book.
English----The First Grade students will be learning about "Commas in Dates", "Commas in Place Names" and "Words That Sound the Same".
Writing----The First Grade students will be writing their own "robot" story and spelling word sentences.
Spelling----In Unit 28, the First Grade students will be learning words that have the sound of "ee" or "ea"-----the long "e" sound.  This week's spelling words are:  feel, need, deep, sleep, keep, feed, eat, read, neat and mean.  The Challenge Words are:  peanut and please.  The Special Words are:  been, goes and never.  This week's spelling word test will be on Friday, March 4th.

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