English Language Arts
This week we will be asking and answering the Unit Essential Question: What makes you special? We will also be working on the standard LAFS.1.SL.1.2, which is to, ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. We will be reading the stories: "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "Elephants", & "Jack and the Beanstalk".
The High Frequency words to work on this week are: I, like, do, to, he, can, go, a, has, this, is, my, look, little. The phonics we will be working on this week are: /m/, /s/, short a, /p/, /t/, /n/, /r/, short I, /k/c, /f/, short o.
Homework is given in accordance to our reading curriculum, therefore it runs on a five day cycle. Some cycles will run Monday -Friday, and other weeks will run Tuesday - Monday. Reading and Spelling tests will be given EVERY Day 5. The date will always show by the day, to help keep the confusion down, and your child will also write their homework in their agenda nightly.
Day 1 (Monday, August 15, 2016) - Read for 30 minutes.
Day 2 (Tuesday, August 16, 2016) - Read for 30 minutes.
Day 3 (Wednesday, August 17, 2016) - Read for 30 minutes.
Day 4 (Thursday, August 18, 2016) - Read for 30 minutes.
Day 5 (Friday, August 19, 2016) - Read for 30 minutes.
Here are some sample questions to ask after you child has read to you:
* Who was the story about?
* What was the story about?
* How do we know?
* What happened in the story?
* What happened at the beginning, middle end of story?
* Ask your child to share a detail from the text.
* Have your child ask a question about this book / story, to "check" your comprehension.
* What is the most important idea or part of this text?
* What can we learn from this book / story?
* What details help us know how _____ does _____?
* Where can we find ____?
* What details were important?
* What events happened first, second, third? *Can you identify the main event?
* How do you know this is the main event?
*If you could change something in the story, what would you change?
*Lets come up with a different beginning, middle, or end to the story.
This week we will be answering the question: What is addition? We will be reviewing the definition of the word addition, along with the numbers 0 to 10. We will be using 2 digit numbers to model how to sketch the numbers, write them in word form, and count forward and backward.
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This week we will be talking about good citizenship within our classrooms.