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Nov. 2 - 6, 2015
Due Date: 11/6/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Nov. 2-6

 

ELA:    *identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer or explain

                    *explain how specific images (diagrams) contribute to and clarify a text     

                 

       

Spelling Words:  judge, bridge, pledge, badge, ledge, match, catch, ditch, scratch, arch, stretch, diagram, label, clarify, picture

 

Focus Words:   none this week                        

  

 Math:     *review identifying even and odd numbers and writing equations to express even and odd numbers

               *review place value (hundreds, tens, and ones)

               *mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number

               *compare two 3-digit numbers using >, <, and = symbols         

               *fluently add and subtract numbers to 20

          

 Important Dates:

**Nov. 3-student holiday

**Nov. 12-2nd grade music program

**Nov. 16-last day to order a yearbook for $35.00

 



Sept. 28 - Oct. 2
Due Date: 10/2/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2

 

ELA:   *identify and use text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossary, and index)   See the Text Feature Presentation under the heading "Presentations" for a review of text features

           *use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words

          *write personal narratives       

                  

 Spelling Words:  that, thud, thump, throat, then, them, depth, fifth, sixth, tenth, steer, pioneer, explore, west, wagon   

 

Focus Words:   livestock, buckaroo, drover, lariat, occupation, herd, infamous, steer, witnessed                           

  

 Math:     *compare two 3 digit numbers using >, <, and = symbols

               *count within 1,000

               *skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s

               *add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operation, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction

             *fluently add and subtract numbers to 20

 

Social Studies:  learn about the Wild West and the life of a cowboy        

  

 Important Dates:

**Oct. 9-field trip money and forms are due

**Oct. 30-last day to turn in Box Tops

 

 

 

           



Sept. 8 - 11, 2015
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 8-11

 

ELA:  *identify and use text features (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossary, and index)

           *identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text as well as specific paragraphs within the text

          *begin to use a dictionary as needed to check and correct spelling

          *write personal narratives       

                  *continue to identify and use nouns and verbs

          *continue practicing writing complete sentences

       

Spelling Words:  hint, clip, slid, trip, drift, swift, crisp, twist, strip, script, eighteen, nineteen, forty, fifty, sixty     **Students will also create 2 complete sentences using at least one spelling word in each sentence.     

 

Focus Words:   disguise, conifer, evergreen, source, tropical, pollination, germination, hemisphere, season, migrate, frantically, plow                           

  

 Math:     *understand that the digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones

               *read and write numbers to 1,000 using base numbers, number words, and expanded form

               *use a number line to add and subtract numbers to 100

               *solve 1 step word problems using addition and subtraction

               *fluently add and subtract numbers to 20  **We are starting speed drills this week-25 addition problems (sums to 10) in 5 minutes.

 

Science:  learn about plant life cycles and what plants need to live           

  

 Important Dates:

*Sept. 7-Labor Day holiday

*Sept. 8-progres reports go home

*Sept. 17-school pictures



Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2015
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: Resource

ELA Skills/Standards 

Phonics:  Students will be required to write 2 complete sentences on their test Friday using a spelling word (1 for each sentence) in the correct context.  All words must be spelled correctly, and capitals and end marks must be used correctly! 

Spelling Words: trump, gulf, thrust, bunch, stump, crunch, chug, grunt, trust, spun, eleven, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen

Reading: RI.2.2- I can identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Grammar: L.2.2e- I can consult reference materials, including a beginner's dictionary, as needed to check correct spelling of words.

Writing: W.2.3- I can write a personal narrative (Being A Writer writer's workshop).

Science Skills

This week we are continuing to learn about seasons, and focusing particularly on how a seed grows into a plant.  We will be planting seeds individually to watch them as they grow into a plant.

Social Studies Skills

We are discussing plants in the different parts of the earth- how plants grow in different climates (forests, rainforests, deserts, etc).

Math Skills

We will be working on these standards:

2. NBT.1a and 1b. - I can understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones.

2. NBT.3- I can read and write numbers to 1,000 using base ten numbers, number names, and expanded form. 

2.OA.2- I can fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.

 

 

Homework

  Please check with your homeroom (general ed) teachers.  Homework may be different in each class.

 

Assessments  (Check with your general ed teacher.  Testing schedules may be different).

math (2.OA.1-subtraction, 2.NBT.1 and 2.NBT.3)

Friday- spelling, cold read (main idea)

*Fact fluency tests (timed addition and subtraction) will begin after Labor Day! 



Aug. 24 - 28, 2015
Due Date: 8/24/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Aug. 24-28

 

ELA:  *answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about a non-fiction story

          *write personal narratives       

                  *capitalize holidays, product names, geographic names, and other proper nouns

          *continue practicing writing complete sentences

       

Spelling Words:  twelve, thirteen, twenty, thirty, hundred, Earth, east, west, north, south, who, what, where, when, why  **Students will also create 2 complete sentences using at least one spelling word in each sentence.     

 

Focus Words:  equator, climate, hemisphere, carnivore, herbivore                           

  

 Math:   *use a number line to add and subtract numbers to 100

               *solve 1 step word problems using addition and subtraction

               *fluently add and subtract numbers to 20

 

Science:  learn about animals that are herbivores and carnivores     

Social Studies:  learn about the North Pole, the South Pole, and the equator        

 

 

 Important Dates:

 

*Aug. 31-last day for fundraiser.  Please encourage your child to participate!

*Sept. 7-Labor Day holiday

 



Jan. 26 - 30, 2015
Due Date: 1/30/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Jan. 26-30

ELA:    *use a different voice to read dialogue for different characters in a story

             *distinguish shades of meaning for closely related verbs and adjectives (toss-throw-hurl   nibble-eat-gobble)

             *write a biography about a famous person with a topic sentence, details to describe actions and events, and a conclusion

             *use digital tools (Powerpoint) to produce and publish  writing

             *use adjectives and adverbs in their writing **We will spend at least 2 weeks on these writing and reading skills. 

                                             

 

Spelling Words:  grain, frail, drain, faint, brain, tray, clay, sway, stray, gray, voice, different, characters, verb, adjective

 **We will write 4 sentences on our spelling test.

Focus vocabulary words: allowed, slave, beckoned, crate, clerk, pried, rejoiced, trembling, captured, haunting, pleaded

 

 Math:   *add up to 4 two-digit numbers

               *review solving word problems, telling time, and counting money     

                       

 

 Important Dates:

*Jan. 26-PTA meeting 6:00-It is also a Zaxby's fundraising night for our school.

*Jan. 29-class group pictures

*Jan. 30-send a $1.00 for the PTA and wear your favorite hat or pajamas to school.

*Feb. 3-progress reports go home

 



Jan. 20, 2015
Due Date: 1/20/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Jan. 19-23

ELA:    *write a biography about a famous person with a topic sentence, details to describe actions and events, and a conclusion

             *use digital tools (Powerpoint) to produce and publish  writing

             *use adjectives and adverbs in their writing **We will spend at least 2 weeks on these writing and reading skills. 

             *identify the author's purpose for writing a story (to persuade, inform, or entertain)     

   Persuade -- to convince someone to buy or do something.

  Inform -- to  give true facts or details; to explain or teach about something

   Entertain -- a fiction story, written to make you smile (to entertain you)

                             

 

Spelling Words:  march, marsh, harp, sharp, snarl, stern, clerk, serve, nerve, verse, Europe, soldier, preach, citizen, rights

 

Focus vocabulary words: allowed, slave, beckoned, crate, clerk, pried, rejoiced, trembling, captured, haunting, pleaded

 

 Math:   *add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value and properties of operation

               *review solving word problems, telling time, and counting money     

             Example:  John has 3 quarters, 2 dimes, and a penny.  Sue has 2 quarters, 2 dimes, and 5 nickels.  How much money do they have altogether?  Who has the most money?  How much more money does  John have than Sue?

             Ben has 42¢.  Show the coins that Ben may have to make 42¢.

 

 Important Dates:

*Jan. 23-Career Day-Dress up as what you want your future job to be.

*Jan. 26-PTA meeting 6:00

*Jan. 29-class group pictures

*Jan. 30-send a $1.00 for the PTA and wear your favorite hat or pajamas to school.

 



Jan. 12 - 16, 2015
Due Date: 1/16/2015
Subject: Resource

Week of Jan. 12-16

ELA:    *write a biography about a famous person with a topic sentence, details to describe actions and events, and a conclusion

             *use digital tools (Powerpoint) to produce and publish their writing

             *use adjectives and adverbs in their writing **We will spend at least 2 weeks on these writing and reading skills.                                    

 

Spelling Words:  boil, join, noise, voice, spoil, point, choice, joint, moist, void, secret, courage, minister, peace, Germany

 

Focus vocabulary words: allowed, slave, beckoned, crate, clerk, pried, rejoiced, trembling, captured, haunting, pleaded

 

 Math:   *review the value of coins and solve money word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies

               *review telling time to the nearest 5 minute interval; a quarter after, a quarter till, and half past; a.m. and p.m.

               

                          

 

 Important Dates:

*Jan. 16-College Day-wear a college shirt or colors from your favorite college

*Jan. 19-Dr. M. L. King holiday

Jan. 23 - Dress up as your career choice

*Jan. 26-PTA meeting 6:00

*Jan. 29-class group pictures



Oct. 26 - 31, 2014
Due Date: 10/31/2014
Subject: Resource

Week of Oct. 27-31

ELA:    *compare and contrast 2 versions of the same story.  Students will write a story to compare and contrast the two versions.  **Writing will be graded with a rubric.  

              *build on others' conversation by linking their comments to the remarks of others

              *write personal narratives with a topic sentence, details, and a concluding sentence

          *review using complete sentences and parts of speech                            

 

Spelling Words:  bank, yank, thank, prank, blank, trunk, dunk, bunk, brink, link, slink, think, shrink, honk, blink  Assessment will be on Friday.

 

Focus vocabulary words: cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious

 

 Math:   *identify and count coins (half-dollars, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies)

               *tell time to the nearest hour, half-hour, quarter-hour, and 5 minute interval

               *review creating and interpreting bar and picture graphs

Social Studies:  learn about cowboys and the western frontier

         

 

 Important Dates:

*The week of Oct. 27-Oct. 31 our lunch time will be moved from 11:10 to 12:10 due to musical practice.

*Oct. 30-2nd grade musical at 6:00 p.m.

*Oct. 31-Halloween treats

*Yearbooks are now on sale for $30.00.

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.



Week of October 6-10
Due Date: 10/10/2014
Subject: Resource

Week of Oct. 6-10

ELA:     *identify the main purpose of a text (to persuade, to inform, or to entertain)  **Assessment will be on Friday.

          *read and answer questions about fables and folktales; identify the moral of a fable     

             *write personal narratives with a topic sentence, details, and a concluding sentence

          *review using complete sentences and parts of speech                            

 

Spelling Words:  champ, chant, ranch, branch, quench, author, explain, purpose, entertain, persuade, fable, folktale, fact, opinion, moral **Spelling assessment will be on Friday. 

 

Focus vocabulary words: cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious

 

 Math:  *use addition and subtraction to solve one step word problems

             *add and subtract within 100 using different strategies (place value, properties of operation, fact families, drawings, etc.)

Social Studies:  learn about cowboys and the western frontier



Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2014
Due Date: 10/3/2014
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3

ELA:     *identify and use text features found in a nonfiction text (table of contents, captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, index, and glossary)  **Assessment will be on Friday.

          *use context clues to determine the meanings of unknown words  **Assessment will be on Friday.      

             *write personal narratives with a topic sentence, details, and a concluding sentence

          *review using complete sentences and parts of speech                            

 

Spelling Words:  that, thud, thump, throat, then, them, fifth, sixth, depth, tenth, steer, pioneer, infamous, explore, occupation  **Spelling assessment will be on Friday. 

 

Focus vocabulary words:  buckaroos, drover, steer, infamous, witnessed, livestock, lariat, occupation, herd

 

 Math:  *use addition and subtraction to solve one step word problems

             *use information on bar and picture graphs to answer questions

Social Studies:  learn about cowboys and the western frontier

 Science:  learn about photosynthesis and the parts of a tree, learn about seeds and the life cycle of a plant        

 

 Important Dates:

*Oct. 3-(Friday)-Scholastic book orders due

*Oct. 6-PTA meeting

*Oct. 8-fundraiser pickup 2:00-6:00 p.m.

*Oct. 13 & 14-Fall break

*Oct. 30-2nd grade musical at 6:00 p.m.

*Remember to save and send in your Box Tops for Education.



Sept. 15 - 19, 2014
Due Date: 9/19/2014
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 15-19

ELA:     *generate a list of 5 real life connections between words and their use (things that are juicy, food that is spicy, etc.)  **Assessment will be on Friday.

          *review answering who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about a nonfiction text       

          *consult reference materials (dictionary and thesaurus) to check and correct spelling

             *write personal narratives 

          *review using complete sentences and parts of speech                            

 

Spelling Words:  lump, plump, jump, dump, plump, blend, spend, trend, spent, crept, swept, spicy, crunchy, juicy, rough   **Spelling assessment will be on Friday. 

 

Focus vocabulary words:  pollination, tropical, frantically, disguise, forecast, conifer, evergreen, hemisphere, plow, germination, source, migrate

 

 Math:   *understand the three digits of a 3-digit number represents amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones

               *understand place value to 1,000 using expanded notation (125=100+20+5;   65=6 tens, 5 ones)  **Check with your gen ed teacher on testing schedule

          *compare two 3-digit numbers using >,<, and = symbols

              *count within 1,000 and skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s 

 

Science:  learn about photosynthesis and the parts of a tree, learn about seeds and the life cycle of a plant        

 

 Important Dates:

*This week is Homecoming Spirit Week:  Monday-America Monday-wear red, white, and blue; Tuesday-Superhero Day; Wednesday-Wacky Wednesday-wear your mismatched clothes and silly socks; Thursday-Best Dressed Day; Friday-Black and Gold Pride Day 

*Sept. 18-school pictures

*Oct. 13 & 14-Fall break

*Oct. 30-2nd grade musical

 



Week of Feb. 3 - 7, 2014
Due Date: 2/7/2014
Subject: Resource

Week of Feb. 3-7

 

ELA: Unit Theme  "A Long Journey to Freedom" 

          *discribe the connection between a series of historical events

          *compare and contrast two texts on the same topic (We will be reading different books about the Underground Railroad.)                                   

Spelling Words: gourd, station, gallery, Canada, heart, follow, spiritual, caught, clothes, course, thicket, hour, escape, passenger, conductor

 

Vocabulary Words: gourd, gallery, racket, squawked, lanterns, marshal, quail, stream, thicket, weary **We will spend 2 weeks on these words.

Math: *add and subtract within 1,000, add up to 4 two digit numbers, review money word problems, and bar/picture graphs **Test will be on Tuesday.

           *measure the length of objects using rulers, yard sticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes

           *measure an object twice using different lengths (inches and centimeters) and compare

           *solve 75 subtraction problems within 5 minutes 

         



Jan. 27 - 31, 2014
Due Date: 1/31/2014
Subject: Resource

ELA: Unit Theme  "A Long Journey to Freedom" 

          *recognize different points of view of characters, including reading parts for differnt characters.  Graded with a rubric

          *use shades of meaning with closely related verbs and adjectives (dusty-dirty-filthy; toss-throw-hurl)  **This skill will be tested Friday.

          *finish publishing our biographies using powerpoint                                    

Spelling Words: thin, slender, scrawny, toss, throw, hurl, shade, meaning, verb, adjective, speak, script, different, expression

 

Vocabulary Words: no  vocabulary words

Math: *add and subtract within 1,000

           *add up to 4 two-digit numbers

           *use place value to compose (300+40+5=___) and decompose (674=__+__+__) three digit numbers

           *solve 75 subtraction problems within 5 minutes 

          

Social Studies: We are continuing our unit "A Long Journey to Freedom".  We will be learning about the Underground Railroad, as well as some very important people such as Martin Luther King, Henry Box Brown, Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, and Anne Frank.  

  

     Important Dates

 

*Jan. 27-PTA meeting in the school library at 6:30 p.m.

*Jan. 30-Science Fair (Projects are due on Jan. 28.)

*Feb. 4-progress reports go home

*Feb. 14-Valentine Day treats

*Feb. 17-Presidents' Day holiday



Dec. 9 - 13, 2013
Due Date: 12/13/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Dec. 9-13


ELA- *identify the "point of view" of different characters in a story, including speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue  **This skill will be graded with a rubric.

 

          *determine the meaning of new words when a prefix is added (-un, -re, -dis, -im, -pre, -ir, -in, -over) **This skill will be tested next week.  (un = not {unable}, re = again {review}, pre {preview} = before,  mis { misuse}= not, in {indirect} = not)

         *identify and use idioms (Raining cats and dogs, Butterflies in the stomach.  "Break a leg")  **This skill will be tested next week.

       *write informational reports                                 

Spelling Words: unhappy, reread, unlikely, preview, misuse, dimple, purple, steeple, staple, people  **Test will be on Dec. 13.

Vocabulary Words:  dupatta, orchard, jolt, sheperd, binoculars, harp, girders, scaffolding, squish, speck **Test will be on Dec. 12.

Math:

          * telling time to the hour, half-hour, quarter hour, and 5 minute interval

          * learn and use the terms half past the hour (3:30), a quarter until the hour (2:45), and a quarter past the hour (3:15)

          * identify a.m. as morning and p.m. as afternoon/night

          * review counting within 1,000; skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s; mentally add ten to a given number; read and construct pictographs and bar graphs; shapes (circles, triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes); even and odd numbers  **Performance task assessment will be on Dec. 13.

 



Dec. 2 - 6, 2013
Due Date: 12/6/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Dec. 2-6


ELA- *identify the "point of view" of different characters in a story 

          *describe how the characters in a story respond to major events and challenges

          *use information gained from illustrations and words in print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of characters, setting, and plot

       *write informational reports                                 

Spelling Words: character, setting, plot, problem, solution, pound, round, found, sound, bound

Vocabulary Words:  dupatta, orchard, jolt, sheperd, binoculars, harp, girders, scaffolding, squish, speck

Math:

          * telling time to the hour, half-hour, quarter hour, and 5 minute interval

          * learn and use the terms half past the hour (3:30), a quarter until the hour (2:45), and a quarter past the hour (3:15)

          * identify a.m. as morning and p.m. as afternoon/night

          * review counting within 1,000; skip counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s; mentally add ten to a given number; read and construct pictographs and bar graphs


Vocabulary words will be tested next week (12/13)



Week of Oct. 21 - 25, 2013
Due Date: 10/25/2013
Subject: Resource

ELA: * compare and contrast two versions of the same story

          For example:  2 versions of Cinderella or 2 versions of Little Red Riding Hood

* read and identify fables (short stories with a moral or message) and folktales (a story or legand handed down from generation to generation)

 * identify and use collective nouns (a group of things ex.- a gaggle of geese, a zeal of zebras, a herd of cattle, an army of men, a class of children)

* write personal narratives


Spelling Words: compare, contrast, fable, folktale, alike, different, group, gaggle, zeal, hives

Vocabulary Words: cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious **These words will be tested on Tuesday.

Math: skip count by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s; use addition and subtraction to solve one step word problems

 

Test schedule:  Check with your classroom teacher's weekly letter or her website.  Testing days may vary -- depending on the teacher.

 



Oct. 7 - 11, 2013
Due Date: 10/11/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Oct. 7-11


ELA: * identify the main purpose of a text (persuade, inform, or entertain)

         *  read and identify fables (short stories with a moral or message)

         *  write personal narratives

Spelling Words:  author, purpose, entertain, inform, persuade, fact, opinion, only, people, trouble  ---  Test this week

Vocabulary Words:  cunning, embraced, dusk, latch, squatters, stake, exhausted, mounted, ruckus, mysterious

**We will spend 2 weeks on these words.  Test should be Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Math:  use picture and bar graphs to record and get information; review shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes)


 

 

Test Schedule:  Thurs.- subtraction speed drill, math performance task on graphs 

                           Fri.-spelling test,  cold read test, math skills test on shapes, graphs, 

                                    and past skills

 



Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2013
Due Date: 10/4/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 30-Oct. 4



ELA: * use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words or phrases

* know and use various text features-headings, subheadings, indexes (review captions, glossaries, and bold print words)

* write personal narratives

Spelling Words: lariat, buckaroo, crook, outlaw, wild, text, index, clue, heading, subheading
Vocabulary Words: livestock, buckaroo, drover, lariat, occupation, herd, infamous, steer, witness **Vocabulary test is on Friday.

Math: count within 1,000; skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s; recognize and draw shapes (triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes); draw and use picture grahs and bar graphs to record data and sove problems







Test Schedule: Thurs.- subtraction speed drill

 Fri.-spelling test, cold read test with vocabulary words



Sept. 6 - 10, 2013
Due Date: 9/10/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 9-13


ELA: * know and use various text features (captions, bold print words, headings, subheadings, glossaries, indexes)

         *  use reference materials (dictionary, thesaurus) to check and correct spelling

         *  write personal narratives

Spelling Words:  caption, glossary, autumn, spring, summer, winter, year, sprout, school, branches


Vocabulary Words:  hemisphere, season, migrate, disguise, conifer, evergreen, source, tropical, pollination, germination, franctically, plow


Math:  add and subtract within 100 using place value; read and write numbers to 1,000 using base ten numbers, number names, and expanded form  ex. 253  200+50+3;  2 hundreds, 5 tens, 3 ones;  two hundred, fifty-three

 

Test Schedule:  Thurs.-cold read test

                           Fri.-vocabulary test, spelling test, math test, math speed drill



Sept. 3 - 6, 2013
Due Date: 9/6/2013
Subject: Resource

Week of Sept. 3-6

ELA: * identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text

         *  use reference materials (dictionary, thesaurus) to check and correct spelling

         *  write personal narratives

Spelling Words:  fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety, season, shelter, climate, migrate, forest


Vocabulary Words:  hemisphere, season, migrate


Math:  read and write numbers to 1,000 using base ten numbers, number names, and expanded form  

ex. 253 = 200+50+3  or   2 hundreds, 5 tens, 3 ones  or two hundred fifty-three

 

Test Schedule:  

                           Fri.-cold read test, spelling test, math speed drill



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Aug. 26 - 30, 2013
Due Date: 8/30/2013
Subject: Resource
 
 

           ******Aug. 26 -- PTA meeting @ 6:00 p.m.; OPEN HOUSE @ 7:00 p.m.


 ELA: * identify and answer the 5 Ws and H questions (who what, where, when, why and how) in an informational text; write personal narratives

         *  identify and use proper nouns (capitalize people's names, holidays, product names, and geograhic names)


Spelling Words:  twelve, thirteen, twenty, thirty, hundred, Earth, east, west, north, south


Vocabulary Words:  debt, profit, harvest, billow, crouch, crocuses, fledglings, equater, climate, carnivore, herbivore


Math:  add and subtract number from 18; even and odd numbers, use a number line to add and subtract, solve one step problems

 

Test Schedule:  Tues.-math performance test on even/odd numbers

                           Fri.-cold read/vocabulary test, spelling test, language test on proper nouns, math speed drill

 



Aug. 19 - 23, 2013
Due Date: 8/23/2013
Subject: Resource

 

 

Aug. 19 - 23, 2013

ELA -- Read Tops and Bottoms, The Great Blue House
         answer "who, what, when, where, why, and how" questions
     Cold Read Test, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013
        
Vocabulary
debt – something that is owed (money)
profit – money left over after expenses are paid
harvest – to gather a crop
 
billow – to rise up or swell out
fledgling -- a young bird ready to fly for the first time
crouch – to bend down near the ground
crocuses – plants with bright yellow, white or purple flowers
     Test will be Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Spelling
even            odd            number
bond            who            what
where        when            how
why
    Test will be Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Math
Continue adding and subtracting practice