October

We are halfway through the first nine weeks of school. The students are doing a good job learning our routine. Here is what we will be focusing on during this month:

Reading:

Stories of the Week: “A Party for Bob”; “Bunnies and the Fox”; “Surprise for Zig Bug”; and Fall books and articles

Comprehension:
1.9d Predictions(fiction)
1.9 e Answer who, what, where, when questions (fiction)
1.9c Relate Previous experiences (fiction)
1.9h Main Idea or Theme (fiction)
1.9g Beginning, Middle, End (fiction)
1.10e Predictions (non-fiction)
1.10g Main Idea and Details (non-fiction)

Word Wall Words:
in, what, I, did, like, get, said, my, is, you, are, they, where, fun, but

Whole Group Phonics:
Short ‘o’; Short ‘e’; Review short ‘a’,’e’, ‘i’, ‘o’

Writing:
Writing telling sentences; Generating ideas; Staying on topic; Spelling phonetically when writing

Handwriting:
Writing #s 1-9; Letter ‘Ll’; Letter ‘Ii’; Letter ‘Tt’

Math:

Compare Numbers to 30 and Equality (SOL 1.1)
Ordinal Numbers (CCPS)
Add/Subtract 1 and 2 (SOL 1.5)
Story Problems (SOL 1.6)

Unit (Science and Social Studies):
Columbus Day (SOL 1.3)
Motion (SOL 1.2)
Seasons-Fall (SOL 1.7)