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Mar. 5-9, 2012




FOCUS:  This week we will look forward to Lesson 22  in Reading and Language Arts.     
Long Vowel: /a/  CVCV  i - e
•    Inflections: -ed; -ing
•    Reading words in isolation and in printed text
•    How to use graphic organizers for comprehension
•    How to recognize and read punctuation properly
•    Author’s Purpose/ POV
•    How to monitor comprehension:  Problem and Solution and Asking Questions
•    Adjectives: describing feelings

This week in Mathematics we will look forward to:
  • collecting and creating a data chart using landmarks
  • Unit 6 Assessment
  • Base 10 Blocks
  • Review of money, time and addition facts to 20
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