Wilson's Weekly

Dec. 4-8, 2017

Math

Monday, we will practice for our Multiplication Post-Test. Tuesday, the students will take the test. Wednesday, we will look for key words to help us decide if we should solve the story problems using multiplication or division. Thursday, we'll review for our Multiplication & Division Post-Test. Friday, the students will take the post-test.

Reading

Tuesday, we will learn how to identify the key words in a question which will help us when doing an online search for the answer. Wednesday, we will delve into our next unit - Main Idea & Details. I will first introduce the students to a graphic organizer where we will define the meaning of topic, main idea, & supporting details. Next, we will see how most main ideas can be found in either the first or last sentence of a paragraph. Then, we'll practice choosing the best main idea sentence from a list of various choices.

Writing & Spelling

Monday - Wednesday, the students will be color coding their chapters and listing topics that they could write about in each one. Thursday & Friday, the students will be reading and taking notes over the important & interesting facts that they find in their books.


During Spelling this week, we will work with soft c & g patterns, inferences, and regular past tense verbs.

Science

Monday, we will learn about the life cycle of a sea turtle. Tuesday, we'll compare & contrast the life cycles of an amphibian and a reptile. Wednesday, the students will see the stages that a salmon goes through during its life cycle. Thursday, the students will act out the stages of a chicken's life cycle. Friday, the students will compare, contrast, & sequence the stages in various animal life cycles.

Upcoming Events

  • Tues., Dec. 5 - 1st grade musical preview 2:00-2:30p.m.
  • Tues., Dec. 5 - Art Club 4:10p.m.
  • Tues., Dec. 5 - CiCi's Pizza Night 5-8p.m.
  • Wed., Dec. 6 - Garden Club (purple) 4:10-5:10p.m.
  • Thurs., Dec. 7 - Lego Club 8:00-9:00a.m.
  • Thurs., Dec. 8 - PTA Skate Night 6-8p.m.
  • Fri., Dec. 8 - Last day to qualify for GKC Reading party in Library