Monday, January 29, 2018

January 29-February 9th

Catholic Schools Week/ 100th Day of School

Reading:This week we will be focusing on tricky sight words.  But with all the fun activities this week we will not be doing Guided Reading (so no reading homework this week!)

Fundations / Spelling:We are learning our upper case letters.  We have learned A-H and will be working on I-Q the next couple weeks.  Remind them when writing we form our letters top to bottom and left to right.  

Writing:We will be writing about Grandparents this week and next week we will be writing about the 100th Day of School.  Focusing on sentence structure, Upper case letters and punctuation.  We will be sounding out words on our own too!

Math: We are continuing adding and subtracting and also sorting in this unit!

ReligionWe will be focusing on Catholic Schools week this week then next week we will be talking about Jesus as a boy in the temple.

Social Studies/Science:  This week we will be finishing up our Ocean Unit and next week we will be focusing on the 100th Day of School! 

Calendar/Important Dates:

29th: Wild About Jesus:Dress as a wild animal
30th: Jesus is the light of our lives-wear neon colors (bowling trip)
31st: Jesus is calling us to read!- Dress as your favorite book character! Read in in the gym!  May bring pillows and blankets to snuggle up in while they read!
1st: Jesus makes everything FUN-Family night at FUNSET4pm-8pm
2nd: Grandparents Day- Dress your best for mass with Gramps and Granny!  11am Dismissal
5th:  100th DAY OF SCHOOL-Dress like you are 100 years old.  Parents come also dresses as 100 years old for an Old Timer Party (secret)  come between 1:55 and 2:10 so I can sneak you in while they are in music!
7th: Early release

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Welcome Back!

Reading: This week I will be doing running records to see where each students reading levels are at.  This way I can group them and give each group guided reading books at their reading level!  So, no book bags this week!  They will start up again next week!

Fundations / Spelling:We are reviewing our letters and how to write them correctly.  I will also be working on sentence structure and rhyming words.

Writing:We will be writing sentences with names in it to encourage using upper case letters.  

Math: We will be starting Unit 3 and focusing on adding and subtracting.

Religion: We will be learning about Joshua and the Walls of Jericho.

Social Studies/Science:  This week we will be doing candy cane experiments.  And I will also be starting with addresses! 

Calendar/Important Dates:

2- Welcome Back!
5- 8:15am Mass 
9- Home and School Mtg. 7pm
12- 8:15am Mass
19- End of 2nd Quarter
       8:15am Mass (Choir Sings) 
26- 8:15am Mass
28-Catholic Schools Week (8:45am Mass for ALL Students) 
      breakfast to follow