Classroom News December 17th- 20th

Spelling: Due to the short school week, there will not be a spelling test.  Students will be reviewing the following words in class: this, them, when, was, space, they, gave, like, make, size.

Reading/Writing: Students will work on “SK” words and use them in complete sentences.  Students will continue to read in small groups while identifying the 5w’s in each story.

Religion: Students will continue to prepare for the coming of Christ by showing kindness to others.  Students will write about and demonstrate how they can show acts of kindness in school and at home.

Science: Students will identify similarities and differences between the sun, planets, moon, and stars.

Social Studies: Students will be able to explain why people earn and save money.

Math:  Students will solve addition and subtraction problems while using a strategy.  (examples: writing each step to solve, pictures, and cubes).

Classroom News December 10th – 14th

Reading/Writing: Students will continue to read and record the 5w’s in complete sentences.  Students will also identify conjunctions and use them in complete sentences.

Spelling: The students will take a spelling test this Friday. Spelling words: ride, like, nine, time, size, five, they, you, twice, slide.

Social Studies: Students will understand the nature of goods and services.  Students will also understand the importance of saving money.

Science: Students will identify moon phases and planets.

Math: Students will write and solve addition and subtraction facts using pictures and and manipulatives.

Religion: Students will continue to prepare for Jesus during this Advent season.  Student will also learn about how Saint Peter was one of Jesus’ best friends.

Classroom News November 26th-30th

Religion:Students will learn about the ways of being like Jesus.

Math: Students will identify subtraction facts (sentences, difference, fact family).

Social Studies: Students will describe characteristics of weather and how weather influences the way people live.

Science:Students will explain the effects of Earth’s rotation and orbit around the sun.

Spelling: The spelling test will be this Friday (words: bus, pup, mug, tub, but, fun, six, him, scrub, plug).

Reading/Writing: Students will continue to identify the 5W’s and record the sequence of events in stories.  Students will also identify common, proper, singular, and plural nouns.

Consonant blend words: bl, cl, fl, sl.

Classroom News November 12th -20th

Writing: Students will write complete sentences using a capital letter and a punctuation mark.  Students will identify common and proper nouns.

Spelling: Students will take a spelling test this Tuesday.  Spelling words: dog, top, not, box, jog, on, yes, bed, frog, trot.

Reading: Students will identify vowel teams and consonant word sounds.

Math: Students will identify and create addition patterns.

Social Studies: Students will identify natural resources and where they come from.

Science: Students will explain how environments support different types of plants.

Religion: Students will understand that God wants us to love him and everybody.

Classroom News November 5th- 9th

Religion: Students will understand that God wants us to love him and everybody.

Spelling: This Friday’s spelling test will be a review of previous spelling words: has, have, them, yes, get, did, as this, if, him.

Students will practice using these words in sentences.

Reading/Writing: Students will identify the sequence of events and the 5w’s in stories.

Science: Students will understand the importance of a plant’s life cycle.

Math: Students will use a number line to count on and add sums.

Social Studies: Students will understand the importance of natural resources in our world.  Students will identify natural resources that we use in daily life.

Classroom News October 22nd- 26th

Religion: Students will understand that being kind to others is doing God’s will.

Writing: Students will identify the main idea and practice retelling stories in sequential order.

Spelling: Please review the following spelling words: six, hit, did, if, him, is, as, and, will, this.

*The spelling test will be next Friday.  Please continue to review previous spelling words along with our new words.

 

Math: Students will identify the parts of addition problems (sum, part-part whole, plus, equals).

Science: Students will understand that flowers, fruit, and seeds help plants make new plants.

Social Studies: Students will identify and compare physical features of a community.

Classroom News October 15th- 19th

Religion- Students will understand that Ordinary Time is a time to be thankful for God’s creation.

Writing- Students will identify the main idea.  Students will also use simple sentences in writing to record the sequence of events in a story.

Spelling- This week, we will focus on short vowel e words.  Students will practice using spelling words in class;  The spelling test will be this Friday.  Spelling words: jet, bed, yes, peg, gem, get, red, ten,  them, when.

Math- Students will identify and recite Ordinal Numbers while understanding that these numbers show a position.

Science- Students will identify the parts of a plant.

Social Studies- Students will identify continents and oceans in our world.

 

Classroom News October 9th-12th

Religion- Students will understand that God gives us peace.  Students will identify the Trinity.

Writing- Students will identify the main idea in a story.  Students will think about how we can compare books to books, books to ourselves, and books to the world.

Spelling- Students will practice using spelling words in class.  The first spelling test will be this Friday.

Math- Students will identify Ordinal Numbers and understand that these numbers show a position.

Science- Students will identify the parts of a plant.

Social Studies- Students will identify continents and oceans in our world.

Classroom News- October 1st – 5th

Religion- Students will understand how God gives us peace.

Writing- Students will neatly write uppercase and lowercase letters on lined paper.  Students will learn about the purpose of writing by recognizing the main idea.

Spelling- Our words for the week: hat, am, had, and, as, can, man, cat, has, have.  Students will write each word and use it in a sentence.  *Vocabulary quiz this Friday.

Math- Students will recognize numbers that are “fewer than, greater than, less than, before and after.”

Science- Students will understand what living things need to survive

Social Studies- Students will identify and record information found on a calendar.  Students will also understand why people move from place to place.

 

Classroom News

Religion: Students will discuss and retell the story of Moses and his call to God (EX 2-3).

Writing: Students will neatly write letters and numbers on lined paper.  Students will be mindful of line spacing between words.

Math: Students will recognize and write patterns (shapes, colors, growing patterns).

Science: Students will understand what living things need to survive (nutrients/ energy).

Social Studies: Students will identify locations using a map and a globe (Country, state).  Students will discuss why people move from place to place.