Reading: The students will be working on reading comprehension this week and will be bringing home a couple comprehension worksheets to complete for homework as well. Guided reading groups will be continued and there will be reading/writing centers focusing on grammar, decodable group reading, January writing, alphabetizing, and following directions.
-Saxon Phonics: We will learn how to read and spell: combinations ar, or, and qu, & digraph ch. Please continue to review concepts learned in class on the bottom of the homework sheet as phonics increases in difficulty. There will be a Saxon reading assessment on Friday along with a spelling test over the words: us, six, yes,good,jump,five,name,stacked, napkin, *some, *was . The sentences are: The bee stung Bob on the heel. His heel swelled and felt hot.
Religion: Since it is Catholic Schools Week our focus will be discussion on the topic of the sacrifice families make and the blessing bestowed to be able to attend a Catholic School. In the Atrium for CGS, we will learn about the Presentation of Jesus. The VIP for this month is Cheerfulness.:)
Writing: We will be writing a KWO on Abe Lincoln and learning about his impact on our country as President.
Feb 5th: Saxon Spelling Test
Feb 9th: Gus's pretzels distributed and D.O.L test 16
Feb. 10th: Ash Wednesday Mass at 1:30
Feb 11th: Seussical The Musical Field Trip
Feb. 12th: Noon Dismissal. Valentines are to be passed out to be taken him to open. They must be addressed "My Friend". There are 24 students in our class.