Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Spelling:  R-Controlled Vowels: er, ir, ur

Reading:  Who are astronauts? What do astronauts do?  How do you become an astronaut?  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:   Graphing; Rocket Quiz Review (+7, 8, 9)/Thursday

English:  What are pronouns?  When is a good time to use pronouns in our writing?

Science: What are rocks? How are different rocks formed? Who are astronauts? What do astronauts do?  How do you become an astronaut?

Things to Remember:

*1/29/19 100th Day of School Celebration

*2/1/19 Parent/Teacher Conferences/ Student Holiday

*2/3/19 PDS Sunday

*2/14/19  Valentine's Day Party @ 1:45 p.m.  (All parents are welcome.)

*2/15-2/18  Winter Break/President's Day

Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Spelling:  Vowel Teams: ee, ea

Reading:  What are rockets?  How can you design a rocket using simple machines and recycled materials? Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/categorize

Math:   Measurement; Graphing; Rocket Quiz (+9)/Thursday

English:  What are contractions?  When is a good time to use contractions in our writing?

Social Studies:  What are rockets?  How can you design a rocket using simple machines and recycled materials?

Things to Remember:

*1/29/19 100th Day of school (dress up in 100 items)

*2/1/19  Parent/Teacher Conferences-Student Holiday

Fri, Jan 04, 2019

Spelling:  Vowel Teams: oa, oe

Reading: We will begin our Space Unit this week.  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math: Measurement; Rocket Quiz (+8)/Thursday

English: Antonyms/Synonyms

Science: We are beginning our Space Unit this week.

Things to Remember:

*1/9/19  Books for Breakfast at 8:00 a.m.- Please drop your son off as usual in his classroom.  We will meet Dads in the Fellowship Hall at 8:00. Please bring or have your son bring 3-5 books for the two of you to share.**If you are unable to attend, please let me know as soon as possible.  I will arrange to have a special friend there to read with your son.

*1/21/19  MLK, Jr. Holiday/No School

*2/1/19 Parent/Teacher Conference- No School

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Spelling:  Review

Reading: Christmas Stories Skills-drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:   Time

English:  What are past tense verbs?  How do I become a better writer knowing subject and verb agreement? 

Things to Remember:

12.12.18 Robes due

12.18.18  Half Day of School/Christmas Pageant @ 6:30 pm  *Boys need to come to the classrooms at 5:45 pm.

12.19.18  Christmas Party @ 9:45 (All parents are welcome to attend.)/Half Day Dismissal

1.3.19 Classes Resume

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1C Homework

  • Reading

    Read a “just right” book 5 out of 7 nights for 15 minutes and record on reading log.  Logs are due every Monday!

    Read fluency sheet 4 out of 7 nights.  Fluency sheets are due every Monday!

    Spelling

    Monday- Complete spelling homework sheet.

    Practice red words and spelling skills for the rest of the week.  

    Test on Friday!

    Math

    Practice math facts.

    Rocket Quizzes on Thursdays. 

    Task(s)

    Review Tuesday folder and return corrected work on Wednesday.

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