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Week of March 6th  

In reading: Retelling: beginning, middle, end, characters, setting, problem, solution

In word focus: Words with SN, SL

In math: Telling Time

In writing: Opinion Writing

In social studies: Maps and Globes


Week of February 27th  

It is a spirit week this week:

Monday: crazy sock day

Tuesday: crazy hat day

Wednesday: wear red or blue

Thursday: twins day

Friday: Character Parade: dress like your favorite book character and bring the book!

 

There is also a field trip on Wednesday!

 

In reading: Dr. Seuss Week (Rhyming)

In word focus: Words with FL

In math: Measurement

In writing: Opinion: Favorite Dr. Seuss Book

Mini-lesson, writing rhyming stories

In social studies:  Author Biographies

 


Week of February 20th  

There is school on Monday, President's Day!

Literacy: Fiction Review- What is the lesson?

Word Focus: ST words

Math: Measurement length and time

Writing: Biographies

Science: Forces


Week of February 13th  

There is an early release Thursday (12:00) and no school for students on Friday.

 

In reading: Fiction Review- Ask and Answer questions about the book

 

In word focus: BR

 

In math: Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction

 

In writing: Biographies

 

In social studies: Valentine's Day

 

In science: Rocks


Week of January 30th  

In reading: Biographies, Key details

In word focus: tr

In math: Chapter 7: Comparing Numbers, Chapter 8, Adding and subtracting two digit numbers

In writing: Biographies

Mini-lessons: capitalization, People, Places, Dates

In social studies: Black History Month

Earth Moon and Sun

 

Events:

Report Cards Go Home 1/31

Awards Ceremony: 9:30am 2/3

Field Trip: 2/7

100th Day of School 2/8

Valentine's Secret Friend 2/9-2/14

ERPD Early Dismissal 2/16

No School: Teacher Workday 2/17


Week of January 25  

Literacy: MOY Testing

Word Focus: Long vowel review/other vowel review (no spelling test)

Writing: Finish All About Books

Math: Chapter 7 Comparing Numbers

Science: Earth Moon and Sun


Week of January 17th  

There is no school Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

 

Literacy: MOY Reading Testing- Please ensure your child gets plenty of sleep and a good breakfast.

Word Focus: Words With –au and -aw

Writing: All About Books

Science: Polar Animals


Week of January 9th  

Good morning! There is a 2 hour delay, today, Monday, January 9th.

 

In reading: Middle Of the Year reading review and testing. Please make sure your child gets plenty of sleep and a good breakfast!

 

In word focus: –ou and - ow

 

In math: Middle of the Year Review: Comparing Numbers, Shapes, Word Problems

 

In writing: All About Books

 

In science: Polar Animals


Week of January 2nd  

This week we are working on:

 

In reading: Review for Middle Of The Year assessments-Make sure your child gets plenty of sleep and a good breakfast!

 

In word focus: Words with –oi and -oy

 

In math: Middle of the Year Review-addition, subtraction, building numbers, word problems

 

In writing: Writing All About Books

 

In social studies: Review Procedures

 

In science: Staying Clean


Week of November 21st  

This week is only a two day week! Monday and Tuesday.

Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday

 

In reading:  What is Non-Fiction?

 

In word focus: Mixing up long and short vowel sounds and spelling patterns

 

In math: Equal or not equal? Chapter Test

 

In writing: How-Tos

 

In social studies: Thanksgiving Feast


Week of November 14th  

In reading: Making Connections

Text to Self: "In the book this happened, and in my life, this happened"

Text to Text: "In this book, this happened and something similar happened in the other book"

Text to World: "This story makes me think of _____ because..."

 

In word focus: Long U pattern

 

In math: Using related facts for addition and subtraction

 

In writing: "How to" writing

 

In social studies: Native Americans and Pilgrims


Week of November 7th  

ERPD half-day on Thursday

No school on Friday

In reading: Problem and Solution

 

In word focus: Long O

 

In math:

 

In writing: How-Tos

 

In social studies: Pilgrims and Wapanoag Native Americans


Week of October 31st  

In reading: Problem and solution

 

In word focus: Long I

 

In math: Chapter 4: Subtraction Strategies

 

In writing: Writing assessment for narrative, writing scary stories

 

In social studies: Halloween

 

In science: Spiders


Week of October 24th  

In reading: Main Idea: Focus on Bat and Pumpkin books

 

In word focus: Long E

 

In math: Finish up Chapter 3 (addition strategies) and start Chapter 4 (subtraction strategies)

 

In writing: Contraction bats, scary stories

 

In social studies: Bats and Pumpkins- what are some myths/legends about Bats and Pumpkins? How do people eat pumpkin?

 

In science: What are bats? What makes them mammals? Where do they live? How do pumpkins grow? Pumpkin science!


Week of October 17th  

Oct 20 Early Release

Come in on Friday to See the Zoo at 2:00pm

In reading: Main Idea

 

In word focus: Long A (especially focusing on the "bossy e")

 

In math: Chapter 3 Addition strategies, Make a 10, Add 3 numbers

 

In writing: Writing fiction, Animal Stories

 

In science: African Mammals


Week of October 10th  

No School for Students Monday, October 10th.

Cycle days will be bumped one day for this week, so it will start with a D day on Tuesday.

Fall Festival Oct 14th

In reading: Sequencing

 

In word focus: Long A sound -Focus on the "bossy e"

 

In math: Chapter 3, Addition Strategies, including doubles and doubles plus one, doubles minus one.

 

In writing: Writing fiction-Fairy Tales

 

In science: Reptiles and Amphibians


Week of October 3rd  

October 3-7 Book Fair

Oct 6: Fall Open House

In reading: Exploring the setting of books. Where does the story take place? Letters Y-Z.

 

In word focus: Short U words

 

In math: Chapter 2 wrap up (subtraction review) Chapter 3 beginning (addition strategies)

 

In writing: Writing fictional stories- focus on fantasy

 

In social studies: Community helpers and fire safety

 

In science: What is fire? Why is it dangerous?


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