The students will have a "show and tell day. Your child may bring in something they would like to show to the class. They should be able to tell why their item is special to them. Show and Tell dates: Monday: Maya, Gabby, Vivian, Alayja, Jamel; Tuesday: Laelle, Lydia, Ben, Lauryn; Wednesday: Zaiah, Javier, Nadia, Kaia, Thursday: Jayden, Sierra, Avery, Knox.
Phonics: The students will work on blends.
Spelling: We will work with the spelling words during the week. The words are included in the reading selection for the week. If your child studies the spelling words they will be more successful reading the selection for the week as well as the leveled readers. The pretest will be given on Wednesdays and the final test will be given on Fridays.
SPELLING SENTENCES: For the final quarter of the school year the students will be completing required spelling sentences. This will help prepare the students for spelling in the second grade. There will be two sentences each week. Each sentence is worth 3 points:
1 point=correct spelling of all words in the sentence
1 point=capital letters when appropriate (beginning of each sentence)
1 point=correct punctuation
Spelling sentences for this week:
1. I saw a star at the park in the dark.
2. This morning every dog began to bark!
Spelling list: car, star, bark, park, dark, part, every, or, took, mornings
For an EXTRA CHALLENGE: mother, father, grandmother, grandfather
Students are not required to attempt the EXTRA CHALLENGE words, but some students need a challenge. :-)
Math: We will begin focusing on telling time. The students will learn about the hour and minute hands, telling and writing time to the hour, telling and writing time to the half hour.
Science: We learn about insects which are predators and which are prey.
Religion: We will begin practicing for our upcoming Mass. Please look for reading to come home next week.