November 23rd-25th

Theme: November- Handy Helpers

Students will be able to identify community helper and aware of the characteristics and functions. This theme will reflect in all our subjects and will be included in your child’s experiment. 

Letter of the Week: D

Sight word of the Week: I

Reminder:

  1. Get Epic books can be accessed through www.getepic.com. Our class code is in your child’s homework folder. Students are required to read at minimum 1 book a day. The book chosen is the students choice or a book associated with the monthly theme. 

Monday

Reading

Objective: Expand vocabulary and develop reading comprehension while increasing attention span

Materials:

Get Epic book: Community Helper Theme

Instructions:

  1. Before reading the story, explain how books or stories have a title which is the name of the book/story.
  2. Read the title and say it is the title of the book/story. Ask your child what the story could be based on the title.
  3. Some books have a list of vocabulary your child will learn in the book/story on the first page.  Please go over each word/phrase with your child by asking what they think it means and either explain the correct meaning or add on to their description.
  4. Discuss vocabulary: Characters- people or animals in the story. Setting- where is the story happening. During reading point out characters and settings of the story. At the end of the story, ask your child to recall the characters and setting of the story to reinforce comprehension.
  5. Read the story to your child and stop when your child has questions or makes a connection with the story to his/her past experiences.
  6. Continue your discussion with your child by asking the questions in the story(if it has) or ask What If questions.
  7. Books read in Get Epic will be logged in under your child’s name.

Language Arts

Objective:

Developing oral language: phonic awareness for letter L

Comprehension: Making Inferences

Recognizing and writing D

Homework:

Group 1

From Phonics to Reading- Pg 134

Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I

Group 2

Sadlier Phonics- Pg 67-68

Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I

Math

Objective:

Group 1: Use models to solve problems.

Group 2- Count up to ten objects and tell how many

Group 3- Identify, Count, & trace 1-2

Homework:

Group 1-

Sadlier Math-pg 373-374

Group 2- Sadlier Math-Pg 149-150

Group 3- trace numbers 1-2. Put quantity of dots (use marker) to match the number on puzzle piece. Review number, quantity, and word.

Handwriting

Objective:

Group 1 & 2- tracing words that begin with D

Group 1 & 2- number 6, numeral, written word.

Group 3: gripping crayon. Identifying letter in name.

Homework:

Group 1 & 2:

1.Letter D worksheet.

2.Letters and Numbers for Me- pg 89

Group 3: 1.Watch Video- HWT -Grip

(link posted on school website)

2.My First School Book- Pg 5 – color stars yellow.

3.Review first two letters in name. Say the letters and sound of Letters. Color first two letters in name in crayon, glue letters in order of name on white paper

Tuesday

Reading

Objective: Expand vocabulary and develop reading comprehension while increasing attention span

Materials:

Get Epic book: Community Helper Theme

Instructions:

  1. Before reading the story, explain how books or stories have a title which is the name of the book/story.
  2. Read the title and say it is the title of the book/story. Ask your child what the story could be based on the title.
  3. Some books have a list of vocabulary your child will learn in the book/story on the first page.  Please go over each word/phrase with your child by asking what they think it means and either explain the correct meaning or add on to their description.
  4. Discuss vocabulary: Characters- people or animals in the story. Setting- where is the story happening. During reading point out characters and settings of the story. At the end of the story, ask your child to recall the characters and setting of the story to reinforce comprehension
  5. Read the story to your child and stop when your child has questions or makes a connection with the story to his/her past experiences.
  6. Continue your discussion with your child by asking the questions in the story(if it has) or ask What If questions.
  7. Books read in Get Epic will be logged in under your child’s name.

Language Arts

Objective: Connecting Sounds to Symbol: /Dd/

Homework:

Group 1

Sadlier Phonics to Reading- 131

Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I.

Group 2

Sadlier Phonics- Pg 69

Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I

Math

Objective:

Group 1: Use models to solve problems.

Group 2- Count forward from any number to 10. Count back from 10

Group 3- Identify, count and trace 3-4

Homework:

Group 1-Sadlier Math Pg 375-376

Group 2- Saldier Math-Pg 153-154 with number lines.

Group 3- trace numbers 3-4. Put quantity of dots (use marker) to match the number on puzzle piece. Review number, quantity, and word.

Handwriting

Objective: Group 1 & 2-

writing uppercase D

Group 1 & 2- number 6, numeral, written word.

Group 3: gripping crayon. Identifying letter in name.

Homework:

Group 1 & 2:1. Letter and Number for Me-pg 10

2.Number 6 worksheet

Group 3- 1.Watch Video- HWT -Grip

(link posted on school website)

2.My First School Book- Pg 6 – color stars yellow.

3.Review next two letters in name. Say the letters and Sound of Letters.

Wednesday

Reading

Objective: Expand vocabulary and develop reading comprehension while increasing attention span

Materials:

Get Epic book: Community Helper Theme

Instructions:

  1. Before reading the story, explain how books or stories have a title which is the name of the book/story.
  2. Read the title and say it is the title of the book/story. Ask your child what the story could be based on the title.
  3. Some books have a list of vocabulary your child will learn in the book/story on the first page.  Please go over each word/phrase with your child by asking what they think it means and either explain the correct meaning or add on to their description.
  4. Discuss vocabulary: Characters- people or animals in the story. Setting- where is the story happening. During reading point out characters and settings of the story. At the end of the story, ask your child to recall the characters and setting of the story to reinforce comprehension
  5. Read the story to your child and stop when your child has questions or makes a connection with the story to his/her past experiences.
  6. Continue your discussion with your child by asking the questions in the story(if it has) or ask What If questions.
  7. Books read in Get Epic will be logged in under your child’s name.

Language Arts

Objective: Connecting sounds to symbols with the letter D

Homework:

Group 1

  1. D word search worksheet

2.Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I.

Group 2

1.Sadlier Phonics- Pg 70

2.Spelling- review and write: a, be, can, I

Math

Objective:

Group 1: Addition Review.

Group 2- Compare numbers up to 10. Identify a number being greater than or less than another number. Vocabulary: 1.greater than  2.less than

Group 3- Identify, Count and trace 0-5

Homework:

Group 1- Sadlier Math Pg 377-378

Group 2-Sadlier Math Pg-157-158

Group 3- trace number. Put quantity of dots (use marker) to match the number on puzzle piece. Review number, quantity, and word.

Handwriting

Objective:

Group 1 & 2- writing lowercase d

Group 1 & 2- number 6, numeral, written word.

Group 3: gripping crayon. Identifying letter in name.

Homework:

Group 1 & 2-

1.Letter and Number for Me- pg 37- lowercase

2.number 6 worksheet

Group 3- 1.Watch Video- HWT -Grip

(link posted on school website)

2.My First School Book- Pg 7 – color stars yellow.

3.Review last letter in name. Say the letter and sound of letter. Color last letter in name in crayon, glue letters in order of name on white paper

Thursday

Reading

Objective: Expand vocabulary and develop reading comprehension while increasing attention span

Materials:

Get Epic book: Community Helper Theme

Instructions:

  1. Before reading the story, explain how books or stories have a title which is the name of the book/story.
  2. Read the title and say it is the title of the book/story. Ask your child what the story could be based on the title.
  3. Some books have a list of vocabulary your child will learn in the book/story on the first page.  Please go over each word/phrase with your child by asking what they think it means and either explain the correct meaning or add on to their description.
  4. Discuss vocabulary: Characters- people or animals in the story. Setting- where is the story happening. During reading point out characters and settings of the story. At the end of the story, ask your child to recall the characters and setting of the story to reinforce comprehension
  5. Read the story to your child and stop when your child has questions or makes a connection with the story to his/her past experiences.
  6. Continue your discussion with your child by asking the questions in the story(if it has) or ask What If questions.
  7. Books read in Get Epic will be logged in under your child’s name.

Language Arts

No Homework

Math

No Homework

Handwriting

No Homework

Public Speaking

Theme: Handy Community Helpers

Objectives:

  1. Students will build confidence speaking in public.
  2. Students will learn how to take turns, listen to others and share their work.
  3. Students will be able to discuss what an experiment is.

Fire Fighter Slime Experiment

You and your child will perform at-home experiment! Making Fire Slime.

Recipe:

You will also need 3 bowls, 3 spoons, and your measuring spoons/cups

What to do:

  1. Start by placing 1/2 cup of glue in each of the 3 bowls. Add 1-2 drops of food coloring, one color per bowl
  2. Stir in the coloring until it is uniformly mixed.
  3. Add in 2 tsp of baking soda into each of the bowls. Again, stir well until the baking soda is all mixed in.
  4. Finally add in 1 T of the contact solution into each of the bowls and stir.
  5. Keep stirring to mix in as much of the solution as you can, then switch to your hands.
  6. Knead the slime until it is smooth and no longer sticky. Moving your hands quickly as you knead will prevent them from sticking too much.

Assignment: Explain what an experiment is. Experiment is a test that is conducted in order to study something. Perform the experiment. Discuss ingredients and the process of making the slime. Your child should bring in the slime Monday Dec 30th to present slime, and to share some ingredients that were used to make the slime.