Here are the skills we are working on this week:

  • Little Quack U3W2

    Posted by Tracy Malone on 11/17/2019
    **Homework folders are to be turned in with completed homework each Friday.
     
    Reading
     
    Little Quack

    Skill: Plot 
    • What is this skill? All stories have a beginning, middle, and an end. We call things that happen in the beginning, middle, and at the end of a story the plot.

    • Why is this important? Knowing about the plot can help a reader better understand a story. Good readers use what they already know to help them follow a story.    

    Sight Words & Letters:
    • Review: me, she, with, I, am, the, little, a, to, is, have, we, my, like, for, he, at, in
    • Letters: Review all Letters and sounds
    Phonemic awareness:
    • Initial Sounds: Say the beginning sound you hear in a word
    • Final Sounds: What is the last sound you hear?
    • Middle Vowel sounds
    • Phonemic Awareness: all sounds in a word: p/a/t
    • Syllables: How many syllables in word? 
    • Rhyming: Which words rhyme?
    • Onset Rhyme: c+at  p+at....
    • Grammar: Nouns, verbs, adjectives

    Writing:

    • Letter and number formation
    • Write a proper sentence using sight words and first sounds in words
    • Proper use of periods, question marks, exclamation points
    • Spaces between words
    • Daily journal writing
    • Character, setting & details with words and pictures
    • Fiction vs Non-fiction
    • Reports
    Social Studies
    • Past vs Present
    • Colonial Life
    • American Holidays

    Math

    Module 3
    • Topic D
     
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  • Little Panda U2W1

    Posted by Tracy Malone on 11/10/2019
    Reading: Informational Text
     
     Little Panda: The World Welcomes Hua Mei at the San Diego Zoo
     

    Skill: Compare & Contrast

    • What is this skill? Compare and contrast means to tell how things are alike and different. Things that are alike are the same or almost the same. Things that are different are not the same.

    • Why is this important? Good readers look for clues that tell how things are alike and different.

     

    • Sight Words:
      • Review: me, she, with, I, am, the, little, a, to, is, have, we, my, like, for, he, at, in, 
    • Letters: Review all Letters and sounds
    • Phonemic awareness:
    • Initial Sounds: Say the beginning sound you hear in a word
    • Final Sounds: What is the last sound you hear?
    • Middle Vowel sounds
    • Syllables: How many syllables in word? 
    • Sounds in a word: p/a/t
    • Grammar: Nouns, verbs, adjectives

    Writing:

    • Letter and number formation
    • Write a proper sentence using sight words and first sounds in words
    • Proper use of periods, question marks, exclamation points
    • Spaces between words
    • Daily journal writing
    • Character, setting & details with words and pictures
    • Fiction vs Non-fiction
    • Reports

    Math

    • Module 3
    • Module 3B
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  • Jack and the Beanstalk U2W6

    Posted by Tracy Malone on 11/2/2019
    **Homework folders are to be turned in with completed homework each Friday.
     
    Reading
     
    Jack and the Beanstalk
    jack

    Skill: Realism and Fantasy

    What is this skill? Understanding realism and fantasy helps a reader determine if what they are reading is real or make-believe. A realistic story tells about something that could happen in real life. A fantasy is make-believe. 

    Why is this important? Good readers look for clues that tell them whether a story could really happen or if it is make-believe. It helps readers understand the story or text better.

     

    • Letters: Review all Letters and sounds
    • Sight Words: 
      • Introduce: me, she, with
      • Review I, am, the, little, a, to, is, have, like, my, we, he, for
    • Phonemic Awareness:
      • Initial, Medial and final sounds in a word.
      • Phoneme Segmentation: What are ALL the sounds in word.
      • Decode regularly spelled closed syllable words. (win, rat, pot, bet, sun)
    • GrammarNouns, verbs, adjectives

     

    Writing

    • Letter and number formation
    • Labels, lists, instructions, captions, notes
    • Write a proper sentence using sight words and first sounds in words
    • Proper use of periods, question marks, exclamation points
    • Spaces between words
    • Daily journal writing
     
    Math
      • Module 3
      • Topic A
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