This Week We Are Learning (3/20/17):
Reading- This is a Review Week-we will be reviewing the following skills: blending phonemes, segmenting phonemes, reading with expression, determining key details, determining author's word choice, inferring/predicting, and multiple-meaning words. We will also be working with the short and long vowel sounds of the letter Oo. The high frequency words are: “make, play, them, say, give, and new” (Please continue to practice reading and identifying all of our High Frequency Words at home.)
Religion- In religion, we will talk about prayer. God wants us to communicate with Him whenever we can. Please help your child practice our prayers.
Math- In math we will continue working on composing and decomposing numbers 11-19. Please continue to practice writing numbers 0-20 at home.
Social Studies- The children will learn that people work to make money to pay for things they need and want.
Science- We will continue our Living and Nonliving Unit. The children will learn about the characteristics that distinguish living things from nonliving things.
FROM THE TEACHER’S DESK:
3/1 Ash Wednesday- Lent Begins
3/2 Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
3/3 11:30 Early Dismissal
First Friday Mass (Please bring in rice) 8:30 Parent’ Night Out 8-9pm
3/10 Wingo Night 7-9pm
3/18 Father/Daughter Dance 6:00-10:00pm
3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
3/23 School Closed- Professional
3/24 11:30 Early Dismissal Parent/Teacher Conferences 12:30-5:30
3/29 Parents Association Meeting 7-8:30pm
3/31 Casual Dress Day
Above is a list of High Frequency words that our class will review this week.
Your child is expected to know these words instantly so they can be fluent
readers. Please review them (including previous words) with your child each
We go outside each day, so please dress your child accordingly. If it is chilly, please send a jacket with your child.
Keep Working On. . .
· Counting to 100
· Identifying numerals 0-30 (in order and out of sequence)
· Writing numbers correctly
· Identifying letters and their sounds (Please practice this skill at home with your child. The children must be familiar with all letters, as well as the sounds they make.)
· Reading and writing sight words
· Rhyming words
· Forming letters correctly
· Using beginning and ending sounds of words
· Using spacing between words in a sentence
· Starting sentences with a capital letter
· Ending sentences with a period
Science and Social Studies
· Discussing terms used in the topics we are covering
· Reciting the Our Father and Hail Mary
· Making the Sign of the Cross
· Practicing tying shoes and zipping jackets