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
Jan. 21-25--WIDA testing for English Learners
Jan. 22-25--Mrs. Smith will be out attending a conference. Mrs. Clark will be the substitute teacher.
Feb. 4-8--Scholastic Book Fair
Feb. 5--Story Night 6:00-7:30
Feb. 14--Happy Valentine's Day!
Feb. 18--President's Day; Snow Make-Up Day #1--School is IN SESSION
March 15--End of 3rd quarter
March 17--Happy St. Patrick's Day!
March 18-22--Spring Break: NO SCHOOL
April 19--Good Friday: Snow Make-Up Day #3 or NO SCHOOL
April 21--Happy Easter
April 22--Snow Make-Up Day #2 or NO SCHOOL
May 12--Happy Mother's Day
May 23--Last Student Day
May 24--Snow Make-Up Day #4 or NO SCHOOL
Other Important Information
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, email@example.com 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: Ruby in Her Own Time
Genre: Animal Fantasy
Phonics focus: Compound Words; Consonant Patterns ng, nk
Fluency Skill: Appropriate Phrasing
Text-Based Comprehension: Compare and Contrast; Inferring
Phonemic Awareness: Segment and Blend Phonemes; Add Phonemes; Segment and Blend Syllables
Spelling: any, every, were, enough, own, ever, sure, bring, bank, sunk, trunk, sang, pink, wing, rang
Sentence: We looked everywhere for the little pink horse.
Amazing Words: attempt, time line, flatter, lovely, event, famous, correct, common
Tues: Read "Ruby in Her Own Time"; Spelling words 1-10 3 times each.
Wed: Read "Ruby in Her Own Time; Spelling words 11-15 3 times each.
Thur: Read "Ruby in Her Own Time"; Spelling sentences 1 time each.
We will be reviewing Kindergarten reading skills and spelling words for the first six weeks. During this time, students will have 4-5 high frequency words for spelling. Beginning week 7, spelling words will increase to 15 words each week. The lists will include 5-7 high frequency words, as well as phonetically spelled words. Students will later be writing a sentence for the test.
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