January 12, 2020
-Monday, January 20- Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No School
-Saturday, January 25- Parent Club Auction
-Sunday, January 26- Parish School Mass at St. Patrick's Church- 9am
- January 27-31- Catholic Schools Week
This week in class:
Phonics- Contractions with n't
Reading-Fiction Passages: "Icky's Play"/ "The Spingle Spangle Talent Show"- We will practice reading fluency, comprehension, as well as discussing beginning, middle, and ending. Non-fiction- "Puppets"-focus on understanding main ideas of informational text.
LA/ Writing- Personal Narratives with a beginning, middle and ending
Math- Numbers to 20 (Comparing Numbers)/ Addition fact fluency/ Review- Please practice with your student outside of class as well to ensure mastery!
Religion/Social Studies- MLK
Memory words: boy, girl, two, four, about, over, before
Spelling words: isn’t, didn’t, hasn’t, hadn’t, aren’t, wasn’t, weren’t, haven’t, couldn’t,
Vocabulary: audience, talent, explain
A new spelling menu went home this past Friday. Please have your child use this new menu for all future homework assignments.
Fact Fluency practice will be sent home on a weekly basis. In order to be fluent in their addition facts, students should be able to do 20 problems in a minute. We will continue to practice in class, but practice outside the classroom is equally valuable, and will help your child master their facts more quickly.
Students should be reading 15 minutes per night and need to fill out the reading log at home using complete sentences. I can't stress enough how important this homework assignment is. The reading alone helps improve your child's reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. Please make this a priority.
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