IF YOUR CHILD HAS A SUMMER BIRTHDAY YOU MAY SEND A PEANUT AND GLUTEN FREE BIRTHDAY TREAT TO SHARE WITH CLASSMATES ANY DAY FROM NOW UNTIL THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHEN, SO WE DO NOT HAVE MORE THAN ONE ON A GIVEN DAY.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO READ TO THE CLASS, YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

 

May 1-5

 

Spelling 

Math: Practice addition facts! Our final timed drill will be on Wednesday.

Reread, From Seed To Plant on Thursday

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)

 

 

Unit 5

Lesson 25:  From Seed to Plant

 

Reading Skill:  Text and Graphic Features

Reading Strategy: Monitor and Clarify

Writing:   Informative Writing: Students are finishing research reports on New Jersey animals.

SpellingWords with aw, al, o

Grammar:  More Irregular Verbs

 

Your child may practice all of our weekly skills by rereading our weekly selections, and reading our Decodable and Leveled Readers.  You can find all of our reading books on our classroom home page.  ALL SPELLING AND VOCABULARY LISTS ARE POSTED AS WELL.  THEY ARE TESTED WEEKLY.

 

 

MATH

 

Topic 15: Measuring Length

Students will research an animal native to New Jersey and create a life size version of the animal.  Information will be gathered and typed. 

All homework should be turned in on Friday.  Please practice addition and subtraction facts to 20 to help your child recall facts quickly.  Our goal is for students to recall 100 addition and subtraction facts in 5 minutes.  Completing 80 facts or above in 5 minutes will earn a 3 on our report card.

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

 

Unit 6:  The Marketplace

Students will become familiar with economics as they learn about producers and consumers, basic needs and wants, goods and services, and making smart economic choices.