January 2017

We are beginning the third nine weeks. Here is what we are learning this month:

Reading

Comprehension:

1.10d Identify text features
1.10a,c Set a purpose for reading and preview a selection (Realistic Fiction)
1.9e Ask and answer, who, what, where, why, when and how Focus on ‘why’ and ‘how’ (Cause and Effect)
1.1d Participate in creative dramatics 1.9i read and read familiar stories and passages practicing meaningful expression

Phonics:

Long a (silent e)
Long i (silent e)
Long o (silent e)
Long u (silent e)

Word Wall Words:
over, how*, house, made*, make*
was, her, little, ride*, nice*
night*, brother, sister, day*, that*
there, me, for, had*, favorite

Writing
1.13 Narrative Writing
1.13b Writing on a Topic
1.13e Editing: Capital letters, punctuation in final copies
1.13 Write a play to perform

Math

Story Problems 1.6
Counting Backwards & Skip Counting 1.2
Counting Groups of Like Coins 1.7b
Doubles and Halves 1.5

Unit

Seasons-Winter 1.7
Martin Luther King Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1.4c
Geography Map Skills-1.4 a,b & 1.5
Geography-VA & US 1.4