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English
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: English
April 11-15
Course: Reading
Due date: 4/15/2016

Penmanship: SOL 2.11

Monday-uppercase cursive Z                                                                                                                                                                                       Tuesday-uppercase cursive K                                                                                                                                                                           Wednesday-uppercase cursive Q                                                                                                                                                                          Thursday-uppercase cursive C                                                                                                                                                                                    Friday-uppercase cursive N

Reading:

On Monday, April 11, the students will read the decodable reader, "Koi at the Gate" . The students will also read the Vocabulary Warm-Up on pages 250-251 and pages 260-269 of the story "Brave as aa Mountain Lion".

On Tuesday, April 12, the students will read pages 270-285 of the story "Brave as A Mountain Lion" and the Theme Connections on page 287.

On Wednesday, April 13, the students will read pages 252-269 of the story "Brave as a Mountain Lion" and the Scicene Inquiry at the end of the story.

On Thursday, April 13, the students will read pages 270-285 of the story "Brave as a Mountain Lion".

On Friday, the students will read "Brave as a Mountain Lion".

Vocabulary with Definitions: Students must write these words and their definitions in the red reading composition book.  These definitions must be truned in by Tuesday, April 12.

1. reservation

2. dreaded

3. qualified

4. mysterious

5. mountain lion

6. stomping

7. inform

Lesson Vocabulary: These are the words students must know in order to fluently read this week's selection.

reservation                                                             dreaded                                          especially                                                                         Winona                                                                   stomping                                         percent                                                                              inform                                                                     qualified                                           gym                                                                        mountain lion                                                          beasts                                             gymnasium                                                             antelope                                                                 emblem                                            beading                                                              repeating                                                               swirling                                             principal                                                              practicing                                                                cradle                                          mysterious                                                                      spirit                                                                     icicles                                                glistened                                                                   correct                                                                    capital                                              proudly                                                                     clever                                                                     coyote

Skills Focus:  SOL 2.3                                                                                                                                                                                          Students are identifying author's purpose.  This may seem simple to you, but is sometimes confusing to children. Many students have trouble separating author's purpose from why they like the story.

Phonics: SOL 2.4                                                                                                                                                                                           Students are reviewing /aw/ and /au/.

Word Structure: SOL 2.6(b)                                                                                                                                                                                Students will be working on word families.  A base word can give a clue to other words in the same family.                                                       Example: The base word snow gives a clue to the meaning of the entire word.  These are some of the words in the snow family.  snowball, snowbird, snowplow, snowflake, snowman, snowy, snowing, snowed, snows, snowmobile, snowplow, snowdrift, snowfall, and snowbound.  OF course, all children of school age know the meaning of snow day.

Word Structure: SOL 2.6 (b)                                                                                                                                                                           Related words are words that help reader's figure out the meaning of words.                                                                                                   Example: place-park-Breaks Interstate Park

 

Grammar: SOL 2.13(j)                                                                                                                                                                                       Students are learning how to use verb tenses correctly.

Spelling: SOL 2.4, 2.5

Test: Wednesday, April 13                                                                                                                                                                                Test: Friday, April 15



English
Due Date: 4/4/2016
Subject: English
April 4-8
Course: Reading
Due date: 4/10/2016

Penmanship: SOL 2.11

Monday: uppercase cursive B

Tuesday: uppercase cursive A

Wednesday: uppercase cursive V

Thrusday: uppercase cursive E

Friday: uppercase cursive S

 

Reading:

On Modnay, April 4, the students will read the decodable reader "How Roy Got a Toy Drum", the Vocabulary Warm-Up on pages 218-219, plus pages 222-233 of the story "Akiak: A Tale of the Iditarod".

On Tuesday, April 5, the students will read pages 234- 245 of the story "Akiak: A Tale of the Iditarod".

On Wednesday, April 6, the students will read pages 222-233 of the story "Akiak: A Tale of the Iditarod" and the Theme Connections on pages 249.

On Thursday, April 7, the students will read pages 234-245 of the story "Akiak: A Tale of the Iditarod" and the Sicene Inquiry on pages 249-250.

On Friday,April 8, the students will read "Akiak: A Tale of the Iditarod".

Words with Definitions: Students must write these words and definitions in their red reading composition book and turn them in by Tuesday, April 5.

1.rumble

2. rugged

3. snowdrift

4. squinted

5. shifted

6. snapped

Story Vocabulary: These are the words students must know in order to fluently read the story "Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod".

rugged                               Anchorage                           Alaska                                     descents

vowed                                Kuskowim                          Ophir                                       volunteer

shifted                                pilot                                    blizzard                                  burrowed

refuge                                snowdrift                            mound                                    experienced

Unlakleet                           padded                               Shaktoolik                               thirst

community                          musher                              escaped                                   snowmobile

raided                                 Golovin                              squinted                                   recognized

usual                                  harness                             rumble                                     courageous

 

 

Reading Skills:

Sequence is the order of what happens in a story.  Students will be looking for time and order words to help them follow sequence.

Time words such as today, yesterday, night, and dawn show the passage of time.

Order words show the order in which things happen.  These are words like first, then, and finally show the order of events.

 

Phonics: 

Students will be focusing on words wih /oi/ spelled oi and -oy.

Grammar:

Students will be identifying and using adverbs.  Adverbs are words that describe verbs by telling how, where, and when. Many adverbs end with _ly.

Example: slowly (how)               inside  (where)              sometimes (when)

Grammar:

Students must be able to distinguish homographs from homophones.

Homographs are words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings.

Example: right - correct: right - direction

Homophones are words that pronounced the same but spelled differently.

Example: scent, cent, sent

 



English
Due Date: 3/18/2016
Subject: English
March 7-11
Course: Reading
Due date: 3/4/2016

Penmanship: SOL 2.11

Monday-lowercase cursive n

Tuesday-lowercase cursive m

Wednesday-lowercase cursive y

Thursday-lowercase cursive x

Friday-lowercase cursive v

 

Reading:

On Monday, March 7, students will read the decodable reader, "A Plant that Acts Like an Animal". They will also read the Vocabulary WarmUp on pages 128-129 and pages 138-139 of the story "I See Animals Hiding".

On Tuesday, March 8, students will read pages 14-145 of the story "I See Animals Hiding".

On Wednesday, March 9. students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the Science Inquiry on pages 146-147.

On Thursday, March 10, students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the decodable reader "Animal Expert in Outer Space".

On Friday, March 11, students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the poems on pages 148-150.

Words with Definitions:Students must wrtie the definitions for these words in their red reading composition book and turn them in by Tuesday, March 8.

1. unaware

2. protective

3. coloration

4. imitator

5. available

6. natural

Lesson Vocabulary: These are the words students must know in order to fluently read the week's reading selections.

porcupine                                                 natural                                           dangers

unaware                                                  available                                         unnoticed

protective                                                coloration                                       wariest

shrubby                                                   autumn                                           leafless

scene                                                      squint                                              invisible

weasel                                                    screech                                            perfectly

speckled                                                  garter                                             slithering

bittern                                                     streaks                                           invisible

 

Spelling: Unit 4 Lesson 5

Test: Wed. March 9

Test: Fri. March 11

1. blue

2. rude

3. frown

4. cookie

5. plow

6. count

7. duty

8. cook

9. scout

10. books

11. looser

12. snowplow

13. true

14. overlook

15. shampoo

Bonus: Peking (ancient capital of China)       Bejing (current capital of China)

The spelling words must be written three times in a blue spelling composition book and turned in by Wed. March 8.

Sentences must be written with these words.

1. duty

2. rude

3. snowplow

4. shampoo

5. books

 

Grammar: SOL 2.13

Studentws will be learning to use colons correctly in sentences.

  Colons are used to introduce a list and are used to separate the items in the list.

Example-  Place these things in your bookbag: folder, mail, and reading books.

Colons are also used to separate the hour and minutes when writing time.

Example- Workshop begins promptly at twenty-five minutes after eight.  8:25

Grammar: SOL 2.13(j)

The inflectional ending -ing lets you know something is happening now.

The inflectional ending -ed lets you know something has already happened.

Grammar: SOL 2.13(h)

In an irregular plural the entire word is changed to make it plural.

Example: mouse-mice               goose-geese

Math: SOL 2.3 Fractions
Students will test on fractions this week.  A few students still have trouble with the concept that the larger the denominator, the smaller the pieces.

Math 2.11(a)  Length and Measurement

Students will learn to measure to the nearest centimeter and inch.

Math Facts:  SOL 2.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Students must become more proficient with addition and subtraction facts through twenty.

Social Studies: SOL 2.2

Students are learning about China.

 

 

 

 



English
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: English
March 7-11
Course: Reading
Due date: 3/11/2016

Penmanship: SOL 2.11

Monday-lowercase cursive n

Tuesday-lowercase cursive m

Wednesday-lowercase cursive y

Thursday-lowercase cursive x

Friday-lowercase cursive v

 

Reading:

On Monday, March 7, students will read the decodable reader, "A Plant that Acts Like an Animal". They will also read the Vocabulary WarmUp on pages 128-129 and pages 138-139 of the story "I See Animals Hiding".

On Tuesday, March 8, students will read pages 14-145 of the story "I See Animals Hiding".

On Wednesday, March 9. students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the Science Inquiry on pages 146-147.

On Thursday, March 10, students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the decodable reader "Animal Expert in Outer Space".

On Friday, March 11, students will read "I See Animals Hiding" and the poems on pages 148-150.

Words with Definitions:Students must wrtie the definitions for these words in their red reading composition book and turn them in by Tuesday, March 8.

1. unaware

2. protective

3. coloration

4. imitator

5. available

6. natural

Lesson Vocabulary: These are the words students must know in order to fluently read the week's reading selections.

porcupine                                                 natural                                           dangers

unaware                                                  available                                         unnoticed

protective                                                coloration                                       wariest

shrubby                                                   autumn                                           leafless

scene                                                      squint                                              invisible

weasel                                                    screech                                            perfectly

speckled                                                  garter                                             slithering

bittern                                                     streaks                                           invisible

 

Spelling: Unit 4 Lesson 5

Test: Wed. March 9

Test: Fri. March 11

1. blue

2. rude

3. frown

4. cookie

5. plow

6. count

7. duty

8. cook

9. scout

10. books

11. looser

12. snowplow

13. true

14. overlook

15. shampoo

Bonus: Peking (ancient capital of China)       Bejing (current capital of China)

The spelling words must be written three times in a blue spelling composition book and turned in by Wed. March 8.

Sentences must be written with these words.

1. duty

2. rude

3. snowplow

4. shampoo

5. books

 

Grammar: SOL 2.13

Studentws will be learning to use colons correctly in sentences.

  Colons are used to introduce a list and are used to separate the items in the list.

Example-  Place these things in your bookbag: folder, mail, and reading books.

Colons are also used to separate the hour and minutes when writing time.

Example- Workshop begins promptly at twenty-five minutes after eight.  8:25

Grammar: SOL 2.13(j)

The inflectional ending -ing lets you know something is happening now.

The inflectional ending -ed lets you know something has already happened.

Grammar: SOL 2.13(h)

In an irregular plural the entire word is changed to make it plural.

Example: mouse-mice               goose-geese

Math: SOL 2.3 Fractions
Students will test on fractions this week.  A few students still have trouble with the concept that the larger the denominator, the smaller the pieces.

Math 2.11(a)  Length and Measurement

Students will learn to measure to the nearest centimeter and inch.

Math Facts:  SOL 2.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Students must become more proficient with addition and subtraction facts through twenty.

Social Studies: SOL 2.2

Students are learning about China.

 

 

 

 



Spelling
Due Date: 2/21/2016
Subject: English

Spelling

Words

look

good

soot

shook

stood

foot

brook

wood

ruby

hoof

hook

uncooked

childhood

notebook

understood

cookbook

(Bonus)

Susan B. Anthony

Sight Words

delay

glides

proceeds

fade

creatures

designed

 



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