Friday, March 16, 2018

The Week of March 19

Wow the year is certainly flying by!  I am happy to say the class is doing great.  This week when our dog friends visit the class will read them their own retelling of their favorite fairy tale.  It is exciting to see how far their writing has come since the beginning of the year.

We are finishing our science unit on light and sound and will be moving on to wind and weather.  In math students are measuring using different units.   They will be starting graphing and telling time to the half hour.

Reminder: Send in the Read Across America  Reading Logs once a week.

New Word Wall Words are: baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years and young

Spelling: her, fern, girl, sir, stir, bird, fur, hurt, turn, third,  Bonus: rainbow, cloudy, and drizzle

Friday, March 9, 2018

The Week of March 12

Hopefully we'll have a full week the week!  We are starting Unit 5 of Journeys ...reminder there's a word wall test this week.  We.'re starting   unit 9 in math on measurement and graphing.  We are still enjoying our fairy tale unit and in science we're learning about light.

Word Wall Words: few, window, shall, night, noise, would, loudly and story

Spellong Words: far, arm, yard, art, jar, bar, barn, bark, card, yarn. Bonus: umbrella, tornado and hurricane

Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Week of March 5

This week we will be finishing chapter 8 in math and will be moving onto measuring .  We will continue to practice math facts each day.  It would be helpful to practice them at home for added fluency and accuracy.  We will be finishing Unit 4 in our Journeys series. Watch for the study guide for a unit word wall test. In science we will finish sound and then we will do light.  We are also continuing our fairy tale unit.  Tuesday is Spirit Day.  It will be pajama day.  Also on Tuesday, our dog friends will be coming.

Reminder:  send in items for our tricky tray basket if possible

Word Wall Words: door, more, mother, old, try, use, want wash

Spelling: bedtime, sunset, bathtub, sailboat, flagpole, backpack, playpen, raincoat, inside himself
Bonus: March, sunshine, weather

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Week of February 26th

This week we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  Each day students can dress up in a different way.  Monday is many colors, Tuesday is crazy hair, Wednesday is wacky socks, Thursday is red, white, and black and Friday. is dressing as a Dr. Seuss character.

In reading we will focus on long o words with ow and oa.  We will also be reading and discussing biographies.  In math we will continue to add and subtract double digit numbers.

Word Wall Words are: done, great, laugh, paper, soon, talk, were and work.

Spelling Words are: show, row, grow, low, blow, snow, boat, coat, road, toad,  Bonus: giant, palace and fairy tale

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Week of February 19

Our week starts out with a visit from our dog friends.  The students always look forward to their visits.  We officially start our fairy tale of my favorites!  We will learn about the elements of a fairy tale and work on writing our own.  In math we will begin addition and subtraction of double digit numbers.  Our phonics focus is vowel teams ai and ay.

Word Wall Words for the week: first, right, under, food, sometimes, your, ground and these

Spelling words: play, grain, sail, mail. may, rain, way, day, stay, pain. Bonus: castle, prince and princess

Friday, February 9, 2018

The Week of February 12th

What a busy week!  We have Lincoln's Birthday, the 100th Day of School and Valentine's Day all in a row!  Speaking of the 100th Day...the projects are wonderful!  If you get a chance stop by and see them displayed in our hallway.

Our phonics focus is long e using the vowel teams ee and ea.  In math students will use the greater than and less than signs when comparing two numbers.

Word Wall Words: about, sure, could, by, don't, there, car, maybe

Spelling: me, be, read, mean, sea, eat, feet, tree, keep, these. Bonus: president, parachute, tunnel

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Week of February 5th

Reminder:  100 Day Projects are due Friday

This week Spirit Day is Tuesday and School Store is Friday.  We are starting a new unit in math about comparing numbers.  In reading our phonics focus is long o.  We are continuing with sound and will start a unit on Fairy Tales!  Our dog friends will visit on Tuesday!

Our new word wall words are: around, because, before, bring, carry, light, show and think

Spelling Words are: so, go, home, hole, no, rope, joke, bone, stove, poke. Bonus:  February, Valentine, hundred