May 23rd Field Trip Swimming
May 26 Memorial Day No School
May 28 Last Day of school
Week of May 12, 2014 (challenging sight words)
*Big Ideas for Learning:
*Increasing reading fluency
*What happened 1st, next, then, and last
* Making connections with our reading
*Thinking deeper about our reading
*Spelling and the use of long vowels
*Making complete and accurate sentences with proper use of upper and lower case letters, correct punctuation, and proper spacing between words.
*Writing a topic sentence, 2 or 3 sentences (using modifiers/adjectives), and a closing sentence
*Finding the difference in solving story problems (subtraction)
*Continuing to solve story problems using addition and subtraction story problems
*Playing math games using addition and subtraction
*Adding and subtracting larger numbers
*Knowing doubles in addition
*Telling time on the hour, ½ hour, and on the quarter
*Counting by 1’s, 10’s, 5’s, and 2’s
*What is the missing numbers?
Science and Social Studies
*Important people in history (Dr. King, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller, and others)
*Minerals and Rocks
Please continue to read with your child and practice spelling words!