Reading/Language Arts

September 20th
We are enjoying the first story in our reader, "What Is a Pal?"  

Please reread the story, pages 15-26  and complete workbook pages 8 and 9 in your child's blue folder.
"Cactus makes Perfect"

September 27th
Please reread "The Storm".  The children are learning about character traits and feelings in this realistic fiction story.
September 28th
Do pages 23 and 24 in folder to sharpen comprehension skills
October 4th
Reread "Curious George".  The target skill in this delightful and funny story is sequence of events.
Do pages 38 and 39 in folder to reinforce this skill
Week of October 10th
We are reading and learning about the people in "Lucia's Neighborhood"
Reread story and pay close attention to the labels at the top of each page
Week of October 17th
Read "Gus Takes the Train", practice new vocabulary words pages 122 and 123
Story structure is the target skill for this engaging and enjoyable fantasy story.
October 19th
Do pages 67 and 68 in blue folder, be creative!
Week of October 23rd
Read "Jack and the Wolf ", practice new words pages 10 and 11 in new reader
October 26th
Do pages 81 and 82 in blue folder
November 2nd
Read "How Animals Communicate"
Week of November 6th
Read "A Musical Day!"
Week of November 13th
Continue to reread "A Musical Day"
We will make "drums" in class to enhance our learning experience

Spelling - Our next assessment is Friday, September 29th.  Please practice and review words daily.   The new words are:  in, sit, rip, hid, sip, bib, him, did, for, and
This list of words is in your child's folder.
Sept. 29th
Spelling - We will be working on short o words next week.  Our next assessment is Friday, October 6th.  The new words are:  lot, job, hot, mop, pot, got, mom, not, sing, look
October 6th
We will be working on short e words this week.  Our next assessment is Friday, October 13th.  Please practice and review words daily.   The new words are:  yet, web, pen, leg, hen, yes, pets, bed, here, who
October 13th
We will be working on short u words this week.  Our next assessment is Friday, October 20th.  Please practice and review words daily.  The new words are:  mud, nut, run, tub, bugs, cup, hug, quiz, full, many
October 20th
We will be working on short a, double final consonants , and ck words this week.
The new words are:  call, gas, ham, cab, hand, back, come, eggs, trick, hear
October 27
We will be working on short "i" words, some r blends, and double final consonants this week.  The new words are:  of, why, fill, frog, how, mitt, trip, crab, mix, make
November 3rd
We will be working on short "o" words this week.  The new words are:  lock, hop, stop, cob, plan, rock, flag, our, she, today
November 10th
We will not have a spelling assessment the week of Nov. 13th