March 2016

Here is what we are learning this month:

Reading:

Comprehension:
1.9e Answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about what is read. d) Make and confirm predictions.
1.8d Use text clues to discern meanings of unknown words
1.9d) Make and confirm predictions.
1.10g Main Idea and Details
1.10. b) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning

Word Wall Words:

2/29: quit*, him, thing*, tell*, because, going
3/7: zoo*, school*, teacher, off, old*, soon
3/14: talk, his, pretty, saw, know, think
3/21: after, could, people, put, their

Whole Group Phonics:
2/29: ee, ea, e-e, e (long e)
3/7: oon, ook
3/14: ar, or
3/21: ir, er, ur

Math
2/29: Time to the Half Hour 1.8
3/7: Estimation 1.4
3/14: Addition/Subtraction Near Doubles and Story Problems 1.5 and 1.6
3/21: Addition/Subtraction Using Tens and Story Problems 1.5 and 1.6

Unit
2/29: Water 1.1 and 1.3
3/7: Review and Share Animal Project
3/14 and 3/21: Communities 1.12

February 2016

We are halfway through the third nine weeks. We are continuing to work hard. Here is what we are learning this month:

Reading

Comprehension:
Main idea
Ask and answer questions about fiction and nonfiction
Retell story using beginning, middle, and end

Phonics:
long u (u-e)
contractions
long a (a-e, ai, ay)
long e (e, ee, ea)
long o (o-e, ow, oa)

Math
Addition and Subtraction (Doubles, Halves, Making Ten)
Missing Addend and Equality
Story Problems
Time to Half Hour

Unit
Animals (Project due 3/7)
Presidents’ Day
Water