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Here is a breakdown of what we will be covering over the different content areas this week.
Reading: Expository text: Making connection to text, non-fiction text features and their purpose, main idea and details.
Spelling: The long A sound
Writing: Expository text; the students will began drafting and putting together their "All About" books. More information on their All About books is below.
Social Studies: Why people work/holidays. I am going to create a short, fun project that you and your child can do together! More information and directions will be sent home mid-week!
Math: We will be enforcing addition and subtraction using different strategies we have learned; word problems; place value; expanded notation; and composing and decomposing numbers.
Science: We will be studying further on natural resources!
Spelling Words for Week of November 30th
lake, rake, bake, rain, pain, sail, mail, paint, spray, stay
Resources to Practice Spelling and Phonics
This will help your child practice understanding long vowel sounds!
This site can be used to practice phonics and sight words!
Math Review and Resources!
After clicking the link, click on "First Grade Math Games". Use these games to practice:
Secret Agent Addition
Secret Agent Subtraction
Fish Bowl Addition
Subtraction Ski Race
Subtraction Pizza Party
As of right now, there is NO math test planned, but since we are doing a lot of review this week, there will MORE than likely be a test very soon. I will keep you updated!
All students will receive a homework packet on Monday, November 30, 2015. They need to be turned in no LATER than next Monday, December 7, 2015.
Here is what the homework will be consisting of:
Reading: Reading Log- 10 books for fluency practice!
Spelling/Writing: Spelling sheets
Math: Math review worksheets
Each night, your student should work on homework for 10-20 minutes. Please make sure he/she is reading each night as well! It is VERY important! :)
If you have any questions about this week's homework, please let me know!
Sight Word Assessment
Also, Wednesday folders need to be returned by Friday each week. I am still missing quite a bit of Wednesday folders. These folders are important for students to take home as they will provide important information and graded papers!