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Jan. 16-20, 2012

Monday:  NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:  We welcome Ms. Squires our Student Teacher!

FOCUS:  This week we will look forward to Lesson 16 in Reading and Language Arts. 
  • r controlled vowels
  • inflections: -er; -est
  • using graphic organizers for comprehension
  • reading punctuation properly
  • main idea and summarization
  • using he, she, it, we and they properly
              This week in Mathematics we will look forward to Unit 5.
  • animal weights
  • more than and less than
  • number stories
  • review time on the quarter hour
NOTES:  PLEASE CONTINUE TO COMPLETE THE 25 BOOK STANDARD WITH YOUR CHILD.  IF THE GOAL IS NOT MET, YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN FUN DAY AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL
                YEAR!
Please continue to practice the following:
            
             Writing
  • Neatness and pride in all written work
  • Proper letter formation
  • Finger space between words
  • Reading what you are writing and writing what you are reading
              Reading
  • Practice reciting spelling words
  • Continue to recognize words in isolation(sitting alone) and in print (inside a sentence or written text)
  • Read books that interest you
  • Read books that are comfortable and easy when you are independent ( by yourself)
  • Read books that are more difficult and challenging when you are with a parent or another adult
  • READ< READ, READ
              Math
  • Practice counting by 2,3,5,10's
  • Counting coins:  pennies, nickels and dimes
  • Telling time on the hour,  half hour, and quarter hour
  • Simple addition:  placing larger number in your head and (hopping) counting on
  • Simple addition:  placing larger number in head and (bouncing) counting back
  • Using thermometers to measure temperatures
  • Place value