April 2016

We are in the 4th nine weeks of school, and we have less than 2 months of school left. Students have been working very hard this year. We will continue to learn new skills and concepts. Here is what we are learning in April:

Reading

Comprehension:
Week of 4/4: 1.10d Identify text features
Week of 4/11: 1.9 and 1.10 Compare stories of Johnny Appleseed of both fiction and nonfiction
1.9e and 1.10f Ask and answer questions about the story
Week of 4/18: 1.9f Identify characters, setting, and important events (Use illustrations and details to describe characters, setting, and important events)
Week of 4/25: 1.9d) Make and confirm predictions

Word Wall Words:
Week of 4/4: one, two, three*, four, five*
Week of 4/11: ate*, must*, our, please, too
Week of 4/ 18: under, by*, well*, white*, any
Week of 4/25: ask, once, every, just*, walk*

Whole Group Phonics
Week of 4/4: Compound Words
Week of 4/11: Long i (y, igh)
Week of 4/18: ou, ow
Week of 4/25: oy, oi

Math
Week of 4/4: Equality 1.18
Week of 4/11: Counting Mixed Coins 1.7b
Week of 4/18 and 4/25: Graphing 1.14 & 1.15

Unit
Week of 4/4: Seasons: Spring 1.7
Week of 4/11: Geography 1.6
Week of 4/18 and 4/25: Natural Resources 1.8