• Week of April 22nd-26th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics- contractions with 've, 're, suffixes -er -est
    -high frequency words-begin, brother, front, picture, room, someone, sometimes, young (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -contractions with 'm, 's, n't, 'll
    -adverbs
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
    -continuing with opinion writing
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
    -greater than, less than, equal to
    -knowing the 120 chart-where to find numbers
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -inventors
    -plants
     
     
    Week of April 15th-19th-
     
    Reading- ng, nk, ing, endings -s, -es
    -phonics- s and es
    -high frequency words-above, blue, knew, number, push, sure, took, watch (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -prefix "un"
    -adjectives-the senses
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
    -continuing with opinion writing
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
    -greater than, less than, equal to
    -knowing the 120 chart-where to find numbers
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -inventors
     
     
    Week of April 8th12th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-er, ir, ur, two-syllable words
    -high frequency words-boy, door, father, maybe, nearest, says, shouted, until (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -prefix "un"
    -types of sentences
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
    -greater than, less than, equal to
    -knowing the 120 chart-where to find numbers
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -Bugs (Ladybugs)
    -Needs/Wants
    -Producers/Consumers
     
    Week of April 1st-5th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-or, ore, two-syllable words
    -high frequency words-almost, also, between, ever, food, really, sing, three (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about places/things
    -exclamations
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
    -greater than, less than, equal to
    -knowing the 120 chart-where to find numbers
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -Bugs (Ladybugs)
    -Needs/Wants
    -Producers/Consumers
     
     
     
    Week of March 25th-29th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-"ar", two-syllable words
    -high frequency words-brown, few, funny, myself, new, once, thank, words (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffix "ly"
    -contractions
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
    -greater than, less than, equal to
    -knowing the 120 chart-where to find numbers
     
     
    Science-
    -Bugs
     
     
    Week of March 18th-22nd-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "i" (igh, y), Long "o"
    -high frequency words-bring, eyes, family, girl, move, soon, together, warm (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffix "ly"
    -indefinite pronouns
     
    Writing-
    -sentences
    -answering questions with complete sentences using the question in the answer
     
    Math-
    -comparing word problems
    -numbers to 120 (tens/ones) adding with tens/ones
     
     
    Science-
    -Earth Materials
     
     
     
    Week of March 4th-8th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "o" (oa, ow), Long "o" "i" (oe, ie)
    -high frequency words-along, answer, children, going, mother, talk, upon, woman (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about actions and directions
    -possessive pronouns
     
    Writing-
    -poetry
     
    Math-
    -equal parts
    -halves/quarters
    -time to hour and half hour
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -taking a little break to focus on writing with poetry
    -St. Patrick's Day
     
     
    Week of February 26th-March 1st-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "a" (ai, ay), constractions with 'm, 's, n't, 'll
    -high frequency words-air, different, drink, enough, never, small, through, under (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffix -less
    -pronouns I and me
     
    Writing-
    -poetry
     
    Math-
    -3-D shapes
    -tangrams
    -pattern blocks
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -taking a little break to focus on writing with poetry
    -Dr. Suess-Read Across America Day
     
     
    Week of February 19th-23rd-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long e (ea, ee), short e (ea)
    -high frequency words-below, far, hear, hold, old, only, open, round (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffix -less
    -subject pronouns
     
    Writing-
    -poetry
     
    Math-
    -attributes of shapes
    -name two dimensional shapes
     
     
    Science/Social Studies-
    -taking a little break to focus on writing with poetry
     
     
    Week of February 12-16th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long u and e, soft g 
    -high frequency words-animal, heads, keep, let's, point, something, voice, won't (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about feelings/beliefs, shades of meaning
    -future tense
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
     
     
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -adding and subtracting tens and ones
     
     
    Sciene-
    -Valentine's Day
    -habitats- rainforest
     
    Week of February 5-9th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "i" "o", silent letters "kn" "wr"
    -high frequency words-  carry, draw, eight, even, goes, may, seven, shows  (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -action words
    -names of months, days, holidays
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
    -personal narrative
     
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -adding and subtracting tens and ones
     
     
    Sciene-
    -habitats- ocean, desert, rainforest
     
    Week of January 29th-February 2nd- 
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "a" , soft "c"
    -high frequency words- always, began, better, gives, hurt, shall, should, things  (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffixes -less and -ful 
    -compound sentences
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
    -personal narrative
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -adding and subtracting tens and ones
     
     
    Social Studies-
    -Washington and Lincoln
    -Groundhogs Day
     
     
     
    Week of January 22nd-26th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-long "e" "i" "o" and possessives with 's
    -high frequency words- another, gave, house, over, own, read, water, white  (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffixes "y" and "ful" 
    -multiple meaning words
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
    -personal narrative
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -adding and subtracting tens and ones
     
     
    Social Studies-
    -National Monuments 
     
    Week of January 15th-19th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-final blends, -ed
    -high frequency words- any, done, laugh, long, more, pull, teacher, think  (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -suffixes "y" and "ful" 
    -the verb be
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -Writing two-digit numbers as addition sentences (20+5=25)
    -10 more, l0 less, 1 more, 1 less
    -dimes and pennies to represent 10's and 1's
    -comparing greater than, lesser than, equal to
     
     
    Social Studies-
    -Martin Luther King Jr. 
     
     
     
     
    Week of January 8th-12th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-blends with "r", compound words
    -high frequency words- again, away, because, cold, fall, full, or, pretty (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -inflection "s"
    -verbs and time
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing sentences and using a checklist to look over our work 
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -Writing two-digit numbers as addition sentences (20+5=25)
    -10 more, l0 less, 1 more, 1 less
    -dimes and pennies to represent 10's and 1's
    -comparing greater than, lesser than, equal to
     
     
    Science:
    -light and sound
     
     
    Week of January 1-5th: 
     
    Reading- 
    -
    -review of phonics skills and sight words
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing stories
     
    Math-
     
    -tens and ones
    -10 more, 10 less, 1 more, 1 less
    -dimes/ pennies to represent 10's and 1's
     
     
    Social Studies:
    -5 senses
    -Light
     
     
     
    Week of December 11-15th-
     
    This week we will be spending time doing reading, math, and writing.  We will be focusing on holiday themes- noun/verb sorts, syllable sorts, Daily 5, etc. We will have holiday math coloring and games to review skills we have learned. 
     
     
    Week of December 4th-8th-
     
    Reading- 
    -reading and comparing different versions of The Gingerbread Man
    -review of phonics skills and sight words
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -would you rather questions-writing answers in complete sentences that make sense
    -informational writing about celebrations in different countries
     
    Math-
     
    -measuring 
    -collecting, organizing, and analyzing data
     
     
    Social Studies:
    -Holidays Around the World
     
    Week of November 27th-December 1st: Stocking stuffers due Monday, November 27th
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-l, st, sl, fl, cl
    -high frequency words- around, came, come, found, other, people, two, worked (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -adding -er and -est
    -subjects and verbs
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -would you rather questions-writing answers in complete sentences that make sense
    -informational writing on reindeer
     
    Math-
     
    -measuring 
    -collecting, organizing, and analyzing data
     
     
    Science:
    -reindeer
     
    Week of November 13th-17th-
     
    Stockings are to be decorated and handed in by Monday, November 13th.  Stocking stuffers (24 small NON-FOOD items) are due Monday, November 27th.
     
    Bear -A-Thon fun run is Wednesday,November 15th from 9:30-10:00ish.  Families are welcome to join in on the run or cheer from the sidelines.  Meet us at the field at 9:30!!
    The next flash prize will be on Monday, November 13th-it usually runs from that day at 10am-10am the following day.  Your child will need to donate $25 during that time period to win. 
     
     
    Reading- 
    -This week we will review past phonics skills and sight words
    -We will be reading about pumpkins and Thanksgiving.  
    -Finding answers in the text and writing answers in complete sentences 
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -would you rather questions-writing answers in complete sentences that make sense
     
    Math-
    -We are not doing "regular" math lessons this week. We will be doing Thanksgiving-themed math as well as a district test.  
    We will move on with Module 3 after Thanksgiving break. This module will focus on measurement and analyzing/organizing data. 
     
    Social Studies:
    -Thanksgiving
     
    Week of November 6th-10th:  Bear-A-Thon is starting!!!!!  Time to collect money!
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-initial blends with "s", sh, th, st
    -high frequency words- after, before, does, don't, grow, into, no, wash (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -adding -er and -est
    -sentence type-commands
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -would you rather questions-writing answers in complete sentences that make sense
     
    Math-****NOT EASY***Please review homework with your child nightly. This entire module (about 30 lessons) is difficult.  Your child would benefit from some review every night even if you are not doing all the homework sheet.)
     
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
    -subtracting 9 from 10
     
     
    Social Studies:
    -Voting
    -Veteran's Day
     
    Week of October 30th-November 3rd:
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-th,wh, tch, s, es
    -high frequency words- jump, right, say, their, walk, way, where, why (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -compound words
    -proper nouns
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -would you rather questions-writing answers in complete sentences that make sense
     
    Math-****NOT EASY***Please review homework with your child nightly. This entire module (about 30 lessons) is difficult.  Your child would benefit from some review every night even if you are not doing all the homework sheet.)
     
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
    -subtracting 9 from 10
     
     
    Science- 
    -Bats-finishing up
     
     
    Week of October 23rd-27th- Pumpkin Book Reports -due October 23rd!!!!!!!!
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-ch
    -high frequency words- be, here, me, play, started, today, use, very (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -compound words
    -context clues
    -prepositions and prepositional phrases
    -Spookley the Square Pumpkin
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
    -sentence types
     
     
    Math-****NOT EASY***Please review homework with your child nightly. This entire module (about 30 lessons) is difficult.  Your child would benefit from some review every night even if you are not doing all the homework sheet.)
     
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
    -subtracting 9 from 10
     
     
    Science- 
    -Bats
     
    Week of October 16th-20th- Pumpkin Book Reports -due October 23rd!!!!!!!!
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-sh
    -high frequency words- by, call, could, know, some, there, were, would (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -ing ending
    -singular and plural nouns
    -Continuing our Creepy Carrot, Crayon, Underwear book study
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
    -sentence types
     
     
    Math-****NOT EASY***Please review homework with your child nightly. This entire module (about 30 lessons) is difficult.  Your child would benefit from some review every night even if you are not doing all the homework sheet.)
     
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
    -subtracting 9 from 10
     
     
    Science- 
    -Presenting animal reports
     
    Week of October 9th-13th- Pumpkin Book Reports Coming Home-due October 23rd!!!!!!!!
     
    Reading- (Continuation from last week)
    -phonics-ck
    -high frequency words- all, down, four, from, her, now, saw, went(Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about time and position
    -fluency
    -statements
    -Starting our Creepy Carrot, Crayon, Underwear book study
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
    -sentence types
     
     
    Math-****NOT EASY***Please review homework with your child nightly. This entire module (about 30 lessons) is difficult.  Your child would benefit from some review every night even if you are not doing all the homework sheet.)
     
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
     
     
    Science-
    - Writing animal reports
     
    Week of October 2-6th-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-ck
    -high frequency words- all, down, four, from, her, now, saw, went(Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about time and position
    -fluency
    -statements
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
    -sentence types
     
     
    Math-
    -solving word problems with 3 addends by making 10
    -making 10 from 7,8, 9 to add easily
     
     
    Science-
    - apples-my favorite week!!!
     
    Week of September 25th-29th- No School Sept. 25th  /  Friday, Sept. 29th is a full 3:30 release day:
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-qu, kw, x, z, short "e" 
    -high frequency words- day, every, fly, have, look, made, they, write (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about time and position
    -synonyms
    -syllable types- silent "e"
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
    -sentence types
     
     
    Math-
    -math word problems with unknown numbers in all places (parts and whole)
    -labeling number bonds
    -pictures matching word problems
     
     
    Science-
    - continuing forces in motion
     
    Week of September 18-22nd-
     
    Reading- 
    -phonics-w, j, y, v, short "u" , review of all short vowels
    -high frequency words- about, eat, how, make, out, put, takes, who (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about actions and directions
    -complete sentences
    -syllable types-review of closed and starting silent "e"
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing personal narratives and opinions
     
     
    Math-
    -math word problems with unknown numbers in all places (parts and whole)
     
     
    Science-
    -forces in motion
     
    Week of September 11th-15th-
     
    Reading- We are covering the same story because of the short week + Grandparent's Day last week
    -phonics-l,h, short "o"
    -high frequency words- do,live, of, our, wants, what, with, your (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about places and things
    -adjectives-color and number
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -writing stories to math pictures
    -using adjectives
     
     
    Math-
    -math word problems with unknown numbers in all places (parts and whole)
     
     
    Social Studies-
    -We are taking a little break and focusing on writing this week
     
    Week of September 4-8th-
     
    Reading-
    -phonics-l,h, short "o"
    -high frequency words- do,live, of, our, wants, what, with, your (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about places and things
    -adjectives-color and number
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -knowing what is a letter, word, sentence
    -sentence stucture-what does a complete sentence look like
    -writing our student of the week letter
    -starting our writer's notebook/work on writing Daily 5
    -writing answers in complete sentences
     
     
    Math-
    -solving math addition word problems with drawings and equations-math is getting a little more difficult since word problems are introduced. Please review with your child
    -equivalent expressions (4+6=1+9)
    -commutative  property of addition (2+7=9, 7+2=9, 9=7+2, 9=2+7)
    -starting doubles and doubles +1 (2+2, 3+3, 4+4, 2+3, 3+4, 4+5)
     
     
    Social Studies-
    -maps
    - Grandparent's Day 
     
     
    Week of August 28th-September 1st-
     
    Reading-
    -phonics-g,k, short "a" "i" review
    -high frequency words- are, buy, little, said, too, up, will, you (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -words about places and things
    -antonyms
    -adjectives-size and shape, articles 
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -knowing what is a letter, word, sentence
    -sentence stucture-what does a complete sentence look like
    -writing our student of the week letter
    -starting our writer's notebook/work on writing Daily 5
    -start opinion writing
     
     
    Math-
    -solving math addition word problems with drawings and equations-math is getting a little more difficult since word problems are introduced. Please review with your child
     
    Social Studies-
    -maps
    -Starting to discuss Grandparent's Day 
     
    Week of August 21-25th-
     
    Reading-
    -phonics-r,f,s,short "i", inflected "s"
    -high frequency words- and, find, for, just, many, one, she, then (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -phrasing
    -words with -ed ending
    -action verbs
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -knowing what is a letter, word, sentence
    -sentence stucture
    -writing our student of the week letter
    -starting our writer's notebook/work on writing Daily 5
     
     
    Math-
    -solving math addition word problems with drawings and equations
     
    Social Studies-
    -Community, Rules and Laws
    -Starting to discuss Grandparent's Day 
     
     
     
    Week of August 14th-18th:
     
    Reading-
    -phonics-n,d, p, c, short "a"
    -high frequency words- a, first, good, had, he, I, my, was (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -fluency
    -words with -ed ending
    -common nouns -places and things
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -knowing what is a letter, word, sentence
    -sentence stucture
    -writing our student of the week letter
    -starting our writer's notebook
     
     
    Math-
    -sums and differences to 10
    -number bonds
    -seeing the number in a dot pattern
     
    Social Studies-
    -Community, Rules and Laws
     
     
    Week of August 7-11th:
     
    Reading-
    -phonics-m,s,t, b, short "a"
    -high frequency words- go, is, like, see, the, this, to, we (Students should be able to recognize, read, and spell these words throughout the year.)
    -accuracy and self-correction
    -words about feelings
    -common nouns -people and animals
     
    Writing-
    -handwriting
    -knowing what is a letter, word, sentence
    -sentence stucture
    -writing our student of the week letter
    -starting our writer's notebook
     
     
    Math-
    -sums and differences to 10
    -number bonds
    -seeing the number in a dot pattern
     
    Social Studies-
    -Community, Rules and Laws