September 5th-8th

News and Reminders

I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend!

*Our all school mass is on Friday of this week.

* We will begin some fun apple themed science experiments this week.

* Please make sure all of your child’s uniform items are labeled with their name. These sometimes get mixed up during P.E. Thank you!

*Uniform shoes must be black or white along with socks.

*The spelling menu that was placed in your child's folder is for them to use throughout the week to practice their spelling words every time they receive a new list. They can choose one or two a week to practice their words. This is kept in their folder all year.

*D.O.L sentence come home every day in their hwk folders and should be kept at home to go over before the tests on Thursdays.

Week Plans

Reading and Phonics: This week in Reading, I will begin working with the students in guided reading groups. We will also read Johnny Appleseed and practice identifying fiction vs. nonfiction, learning vocabulary, and working on comprehension.

In Phonics we will split the next two week up for lessons over:

• Consonants Ss and Dd

• Suffix s

• Consonant blends pl, sl, sn,

L.A :In writing and grammar, we will focus on using capital letters at the beginning of our sentences and using the correct punctuation marks. We will begin some apple themed writing activities and introduce how to write a rough draft and final draft.

Math News: This week in Math, we will be starting Chapter 2 on Number Bonds showing parts and whole.

Religion News: We will finish Chapter 1 on Creation and take our test this week. We will be meeting with Father Scheiner at Church to learn about how he prepares for Mass.

We will also learn about our classroom saint, Saint Francis Cabrini.

Upcoming Tests:

Religion Test over Chapter 1 is on Wednesday.

*Test over our D.O.L’s is on Friday.

*High Frequency Word Test is on Thursday, Sept. 13th. (Students will have to read these words on, not, no, I, in, it, a, an, at, the, end, its, as, so, is, still, last, said, and, did, land, stop, of, if, fast, off)

*First Spelling Test: Sept 15th

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