Parents: Please make sure to read with your child every night. If the reading is too hard, you can help them by reading a sentence and have them echo your reading,
Dates to Remember
April 29-May 10th--End of Year Assessments
May 12--Happy Mother's Day
May 16--Culture Night 5:00-6:30
May 23--Last Student Day
May 24--Snow Make-Up Day #4 or NO SCHOOL
Other Important Information
Lexia: Your child is working on the year-end goal of reaching level 10 (completing Level 9) using the Language Arts program, Lexia. Please help your child go to this website at home so that he/she may obtain this goal! We will also be working to reach this goal here at school. Go to Lexiacore5.com. You will need my email address, firstname.lastname@example.org for the first time that you sign in. Your child can login using their username and password Below I have broken the levels down by month. If your child completes each level listed by the end of each month, he/she should have no problem reaching Level 10 by the end of the year. Many children continue to work towards higher levels to better prepare them for 2nd grade!
September--Level 2 January--Level 6
October--Level 3 February--Level 7
November--Level 4 March--Level 8
December--Level 5 April--Level 9
Story for the Week: Mole and the Baby Bird
Genre: Animal Fantasy
Phonics focus: ow, ou
Fluency Skill: Accuracy, rate, expression, and appropriate phrasing
Text-Based Comprehension: Draw conclusions, background knowledge
Phonemic Awareness: Segment and blend phonemes, create words, remove phonemes
Spelling: door, loved, wood, should, mouth, house, found, our, out, cloud, ouch, shout, round, count, south
Sentence: Always shut the door to your house.
Amazing Words: miserable, selfish, ignore, proper, freedom, shrug, fond, scarcely
Mon: Read "Mole and Baby Bird"; Spelling words 1-5 3 times each.
Tues: Read "Mole and Baby Bird"; Spelling words 6-10 3 times each.
We will begin working on a Narrative Writing. Students will write a story with a character, setting, problem and solution. It will have an introduction, transition words, details, and a conclusion.
Skill this week: Compare Data
There will occassionally be math homework, but we will do our best to complete work in class. Please check your child's agenda and red folder to see if there is any math homework for the day.
Quiz on Friday!
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