May

We are in the last full month of school. We will be completing PALS testing this month which tests your child’s reading skills. We will continue with a normal routine of math and reading. Here is what we are doing this month:

Reading:

Stories:
The Lion and the Mouse (Reader’s Theater)
When I Am Old With You
The New Friend
The Surprise Family

Comprehension:
1.1d Participate in creative dramatics
1.9i read and read familiar stories and passages practicing meaningful expression
1.9a Preview the selection by looking at the story’s cover and illustrations, title, and headings
1.9f Identify characters, setting, and important events
Use illustrations and details to describe characters, setting, and important events.
1.9c Relate previous experiences to what is read
1.9b Set a purpose for reading
1.9f Make and confirm predictions

Whole Group Phonics:
SOL 1.6
‘ow’, ‘ou’, ‘oi’, ‘oy’,’ar’,’or’,’ir’,’ur’

Word Wall Words:
5/5-
Review A-E
at
and
are
animal
all
after
am
away
big
boy
best
because
brother
be
but
can
come
children
car
can’t
could
did
down
day
do
eat

5/12
Review F-K
fun
friend
from
for
favorite go
get
girl
good
give
go
have
here
has
he
him
his
how
house
her
had
it
is
in
I
jump
kick
know

5/19
Review L-S
like
look
little
my
made
make
me
not
no
new
night
nice
on
of
over
out
off
old
play
pretty
put
people
quit
ride
rain
said
see
she
some
sister
school
saw

5/26
Review T-Z
the
to
they
them
that
there
teacher
thing
tell
talk
this
their
up
us
very
with
when
was
went
we
what
where
who
will
want
won’t
why
you
your
zoo

Handwriting: Letters Hh, Xx, Kk, Zz

Math

Equality 1.18
Story Problems 1.6
Counting Mixed Coins 1.7
Graphing 1.15

Unit

Plants 1.4
Water/Investigation 1.1 and 1.3