Friday, May 6, 2016

Newsletter 5-9-16

Language Arts:
-Story: Stone Garden
-Big Question: What can happen when someone has a new idea?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
poor, carry, different, answered
-Reading Skill:  theme
-Grammar Skill: prepositions
-Writing Trait: Conventions

Math:
-How do we subtract 2 digit numbers?

Science
-What have we learned about duck eggs and how ducklings grow?

Social Studies
-On May 16th children will be making phone number books.  They must know their phone number!

Words to Practice:
undo
untie
unkind
unhappy
undress
retell
refill
repay
reopen
rewind

Monday, May 2, 2016

Newsletter 5-2-16

Language Arts:
-Story: Alexander Graham Bell
-Big Question: How can a great idea change the way we live?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
built, early, learn, science, through
-Reading Skill:  sequence
-Grammar Skill: adverbs describe action verbs
-Writing Trait: Conventions

Math:
-How do we subtract 2 digit numbers?

Science
-What do we see in the night sky?  Will our ducks hatch?

Social Studies
-What water, landforms, and typical weather do families live near?

Words to Practice:
saw
law
paw
jaw
draw
straw
lawn
yawn
hawk
crawl

Friday, April 22, 2016

Newsletter 4-25-16

Language Arts:
-Story: Simple Machines
-Big Question: How can a great idea make our lives easier?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
against, goes, heavy, kinds, today
-Reading Skill:  main idea and details
-Grammar Skill: pronouns can replace a noun
-Writing Trait: Ideas

Math:
-How do we add and subtract 2 digit numbers?

Science
-What do we see in the night sky?  How do ducks float?

Social Studies
-What water, landforms, and typical weather do families live near?

Words to Practice:
toy
boy
oil
boil
soil
coin
join
point
oink
voice

Friday, April 15, 2016

Newsletter 4-18-16

Language Arts:
-Story: Dot and Jabber
-Big Question: How can we solve a mystery?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
among, another, instead, none
-Reading Skill:  compare and contrast
-Grammar Skill: pronouns can replace a noun
-Writing Trait: Choice

Math:
-How do we add and subtract 2 digit numbers?

Science
-How do ducks develop inside the egg?  Where is the sun in the sky?

Social Studies
-Where do our families live?

Words to Practice:
zoo
look
book
took
moon
noon
food
good
pool
foot

Friday, April 8, 2016

Newsletter 4-11-16

Language Arts:
-Story: Mole and Baby Bird
-Big Question: How can we look at things in a different way?
-Weekly Words (Word Wall):
door, loved, should, wood
-Reading Skill:  drawing conclusions
-Grammar Skill: pronouns (I & me)
-Writing Trait: Voice

Math:
-How can I compare and order numbers within 120?

Science
-Fire safety lessons have begun.  Do you know your address and phone number?

Social Studies
-What is a map?  How can it help me?

Words to Practice:
our
out
ouch
mouth
house
found
round
count
shout
cloud