1-5 | Mrs. Fecteau

         
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This week we will focus on . . .

ELA

Journeys story: Gus Takes the Train

Genre:
Fantasy

Target Skill: Story Structure

Phonics: Short Uu

Grammar: Adjectives

End of week assessment(s) given at the end of the week covering
comprehension, phonics, vocabulary and spelling.

Spelling Words                    High Frequency Words

      up                                                 pull

      bug                                               hold

      mud                                              full

      nut                                                many

      hug                                               good

      tub                                                friend

      pull                      

      good

     many

     friend

Ideas to Practice High Frequency Words at home …

      * Write on index cards – Use as flashcards.

      * Write words out strips of paper, cut strips, throw strips on a table

         or floor and have your child read the words that landed face up.

      * Find and circle words in magazines or flyers.

      * Place word cards on the floor and they will jump to a card and

        say word out loud – Goal is to make it to the other side of room.

WRITING:

* If I Were a Scarecrow .. - create sentences from viewpoint of scarecrow.

* Journal writing

MATH

Chapter 2 – Subtraction Concepts

We will practice various concepts to solve subtraction problems. Such as: Pictures to Show Taking From, Subtract to Compare, Subtract All or Zero,  

RELIGION

We Honor Mary and the Saints:
Discuss the importance of our Blessed Mother and the role of Saints
*** Daily Prayer, Our Father, and prayer before snack.

SCIENCE

Introduce the Properties of Matter.
What is Matter? 

Pumpkin Unit - Learn about pumpkin life cycle, parts of a pumpkin, conduct 
experiments and create crafts.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Where We Live

Review Chapter of Maps and map elements 

Test Tuesday 10/16.

Please remember we are a PEANUT/NUT FREE room. No peanut/nut
products for snack in the classroom. Only dry snacks please. 
No: applesauce, yogurt, fruit cups, etc..  Thank you! 

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                          WEEKLY SPECIALS

   Monday        Gym (10:15-10:55)

   Tuesday   Library(12:35-1:15)Music(1:15-1:55)

   Wednesday     Computer (10:55-11:35)

   Thursday      Art  (8:15-8:55)

   Friday        Spanish
(10:55-11:35)


GYM uniform: St. Thomas tee shirt, sweatshirt,navy blue sweatpants, sneakers and white socks.