Dear Families, January 8 , 2018
Here's what we'll be learning this week:
These next two weeks will be Aimsweb testing for reading , new WTW placement assessment,
running records and fluency testing-Whew!!!!
Character Trait of the Month - Punctuality
Guided Reading Groups - Running Records
Reading Story: - Martin Luther King Jr. and Snowflake Bentley
Genre: Non fiction
Comprehension Strategy:Author's Purpose
Comprehension Skill: Main Idea/Detail
Spelling: List - New List - follow Accountability Checklist Homework Week 1
Blue Group - SA6
Yellow Group - WWP17
Green Group - LN45
Students will have an Accountability Checklist and have WTW Homework every night.- Blue this month!
The Checklist must stay in their Return to School side of their folder.
Please initial each day your child completes his/her daily sort.
The words that go home are to stay at home. We have a color coded list we keep in school.
The students should know how
to the sorts as we have been practicing in class for a few weeks.
Homework Schedule: - See Daily Homework Assignment for Details
Math - Homework and Remembering – Daily
Reading - for 20 minutes
Spelling – WTW Daily Sort on Accountability Checklist
Grammar: We will continue to focus on singular and plural nouns and the seven rules.
Writing:We will writing about our New Year's Resolutions!
Geography of the Week: Reading a Road Map of Nebraska
Social Studies: Black Hisory Month - Fighting for a Cause
Science: We continue to explore the properties of matter by learning about the Water Cycle
Math: We continue Unit 3 with measurement and geometry.
Keep practicing math facts. A good web-site for practice is http://www.aaamath.com or Xtra Math. We will be practicing this week so the students become familiar with the programs.
Computer Lab: Keying and aaamath practice
Friday, January 12th - Class Color Spirit Day - Wear Yellow!
Monday, January 15th- No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Thursday, January 18th - School Volunteer Training 8:15am and 3:15pm
Niagara Chocolate Sale - January 26-February 8th.
Wednesday, January 31st - Bulldog Pride Spirit Day - wear your school colors!