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Religion

October is the month of the rosary.  We will be learning about and praying a few decades of the rosary.  We’ll also be learning about Saints Francis, Faustina and Teresa of Avila.  The chapters in the religion book will be about Mary, the Holy Spirit and the church.

 

Math

We just started memorizing the doubles facts. The kids have the first six facts down very well.  We’ll be practicing doubles for another week or so, then we’ll move on to ‘plus ones’.  

 

 Social Studies

We learned about Johnny Appleseed and will compare him to St. Francis.  We will also continue learning about neighborhoods, communities and community leaders. 

 

Language Arts

We will be reading fiction and nonfiction stories, and poetry. 
We’ll also be discussing story elements such as setting, characters, and plot, fiction and nonfiction. In phonics we’ll be reviewing short and long vowels, blends, and syllables. The children have been practicing some of the jingles in Shurley English.  We’ve learned about nouns, verbs, and adverbs, and will add adjectives this month.

 

Spelling words week of:

Oct. 2nd   crust  bump  jump  must  just  dust  trust  dusk  hunt  lump  many into

Oct. 9th   ship  fish  then  shut  with  rush  shell  shop  trash  thin  want  good 

Oct. 23th no test this week

Oct 30th  no test this week