Spelling/Phonics– We do not have a spelling test this week and we will not have one next week due to it being a short week. We will be working on vowel digraphs and diphthongs using the -ow, -ou, -oo, -ew patterns.
Reading– We will continue working on author’s purpose PIE P= persuade, I= inform, E= entertain.
Read 20 minutes every night. We are still doing reading benchmarks so your child will still be responsible for choosing their own books to read at night. They may also read a book from home.
Math– We are continuing addition with regrouping to the hundreds place.
Tonight’s Christmas Parade has been cancelled due to the weather. I will let you know if and when they reschedule.
Spelling/Phonics– We have a spelling test. Here are our words for this week:
New words: even, part, does, because, must
Review words: your, their, how, many, these, people, through, much, also
Reading– This week we are learning about Author’s Purpose (PIE) P= persuade, I= inform, E= entertain
Also we will not have guided reading for the next couple of weeks because we are doing our reading benchmarks. Your child will be responsible for choosing their own books to read unless they are in a group that is reading chapter books.
Math– We are continuing addition with regrouping up to the hundreds place.
I apologize for not sending this out sooner but I have been out of town at a workshop in Dallas. Your child should also have a new book to read tonight.
Spelling/Phonics- This week we have a spelling test. Here are our words for this week:
New words: three, work, come, came, another
Review words: what, there, then, many, time, first, little, new, around
Math- We are continuing place value and we are now adding 2 digit math problems. ex. 25+13= 38
Reading- We are still looking for the main idea and supporting details in a passage.
We will have early release at 11:30 on Wednesday due to teacher training
Spelling/Phonics- No spelling test this week. We are learning about long i vowel sounds.
Reading- We will be discussing what the main idea of a passage or story is and the supporting details. Read 20 minutes daily and sign reading log, your child will receive their new November reading log tomorrow.
Math- We will continue with place value up to the thousands place this week. I will send math homework tomorrow.
*They do not have to read tonight or have math homework so that they may enjoy Halloween or spend time with family this evening.
We had such a busy day today that we were not able to get to reading groups so therefore your child does not have a new book. They may read a book from home this weekend.
Spelling- We do have a spelling test this week.
New Words: around, also, think, look, right
Review Words: are, as, one, more, there, their, these, down, through
Reading- In class we are reading and learning about pumpkins (nonfiction, life cycle). Please remember to read 20 minutes daily and sign reading log.
Math- In class we are learning about place value (hundreds, ten, ones). Homework is missing addends.
The Red Ribbon Week theme days are:
Monday- “I Matter so I’m drug free!”- Wear Red
Tuesday- “Be smart, don’t do drugs!”- Dress as a “NERD”
Wednesday- “Soar above the rest, be drug free.”- Dress as a “SUPER HERO”
Thursday- “Use your head, don’t do drugs.” Crazy Hat Day
Friday- “Don’t snooze, stay alert and away from drugs.” Wear dress code appropriate pajamas.
The Fall Harvest Carnival sponsored by our band boosters will be held on October 29.
Spelling/Phonics- There will be no spelling test this week. We are working on the long e sound in phonics.
Reading- We are comparing the difference between what is fiction and nonfiction and reading Stelleluna. Read 20 minutes daily and sign reading log.
Math- Part-Part-Whole:We are learning how to find the missing addend in an addition problem. Ex. 5+?=9
Remember that there is no school or pep rally on Friday, October 21, due to a teacher work day.