Friday, August 17, 2018

Week 3 Update

Hello Parents!
We've had a wonderful week together here in 2D! Thank you to all that attended Curriculum Night, it was so much fun to see you in the classroom. Here is a look at our week ahead.
Important Dates
1.     August 21st: Student Picture Day
2.     August 30th: Volunteer Training Night
3.     September 4th: Spalding and Singapore Night
A Look in the Classroom
1.     Poem: Our Poem, Seashell by Frederico Garcia Lorca will be recited in class by scholars on Friday.
2.     Grammar: We will be identifying common and proper nouns.
3.     Writing: We will introduce the 4 sentence types, starting with imperative and declarative.
4.     Reading: Our focus on reading skills will center on recognizing the plot and in Literature we will be enjoying El Parjaro Cu to help solidify the ideas of setting, character, and story sequence.
5.     Spalding: We will continue our review of the 70 phonograms and enter our spelling words in our pink books.
6.     History: We will continue in our Geography unit by taking a closer look at North American. Lessons will included taking an imaginary road trip to visit our neighbors to the North and South: Canada and Mexico.
7.     Science: We will discuss how magnets are used in the real world. On Thursday we are reviewing our unit as a class; your scholar will come home with the study guide. The unit assessment will be on Friday.
8.     Math: Unit 2 starts Monday 

Addition and Subtraction within 20:

-Review strategies for adding and subtracting within 20 mentally using base-ten properties 

Part/Whole Word Problems: 

-Review part-whole concepts in word problems 

Review Comparison word problems:

-Relate "More than" and "Less than" to subtraction 

-Review comparison concepts in word problems 

Review Mental Math: 

-Review addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers, no renaming
Tests and Quizzes
1.     Friday: weekly spelling test and Science test

Please do reach out if there is anything we can help with.

-Mrs. Morga

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