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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Sept. 5th- MATH MAP TEST

Sept. 8th - Reading MAP TEST

Sept. 14th- Project Due - (Homework Pass for Participating)

October 12th - Fall Festival

 

 

 Unit 1 KINDNESS

Week of September 4th

Reading Story: Unit 1 Lesson 1 / Because of You  Genre: Fiction

Feature: /ā/ spelled a and a_e; /ī/ spelled i and i_e  Author’s Purpose - Entertain

Grammar: Common and Proper Nouns  Math Skills: Topic 2 / Addition Strategies  

Science/Social Studies: SOL 2.2 a,b Magnets & SOL 2.3 Then & Now
Essential Comprehension Skill:   Main Idea
and Details             Homophones: one and won

Spelling Words  Reading Vocabulary

1. mild                1. feelings –emotions examples- joy, fear, or sadness

2. lady                2. care – to look after

3. sale                3. share – to divide into portions and give to others

4. kind               4. kind – gentle, giving, and friendly

5. quite              5. precious – loved and cherished

6. care 

7. bake                 High Frequency Reading Words (Reading)

8. ride                  REVIEW HIGHLIGHTED WORDS NIGHTLY

9. apron                        Decodable 10: are ate gave made

10. quiet                       Decodable 11: find   kind   white

11. pilot 

12. time    Extra Bonus Spelling Words                             Cursive:undercurve and uppercurve

13. able       1. kindness  3. fiction    

14. find       2. genre  4. doubles 

15. share 

 

 

 Week of September 10th

Reading Story: Unit 1 Lesson 2 / For the Love of Our Earth           Genre: Rhyming Fiction

Feature: /ō/ spelled o and o_e; /ū/ spelled u and u_e             Author’s Purpose - Entertain

Grammar: Action Verbs                     Math Skills: Topic 2 / Addition Strategies
Science/Social Studies: Continents and Oceans SOL 2.5a/ Review Projects Magnets/ Now and Then
Essential Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect     Homophones: pear and pair

Spelling Words                   Reading Vocabulary

1. menu                             1. dawn –time when daylight begins

2. nose                             2. engines – machine using energy to run

3. most                             3. glows - shines

4. cure                             4. witness – to see or hear something

5. joke                             5. litter – scattered paper & materials

6. unit                                    

7. vote                                   High Frequency Reading Words

8. fuse   (to practice, not on test)

9. soda                                     Decodable 12: both, cold, hold, open

10. mule                                     Decodable 13: buy, goes

11. comb                                                                    

12. bugle                               Extra Bonus Spelling Words                       Cursive: overcurve and slant

13. total                                   1. rhyme                    

14. human                                2. summarize

15. suppose                              3. journal

 

 

 

Week of September 17th

Reading Story: Unit 1 Lesson 3 / ”The Elves and the Shoemaker” 

Genre: Fairy Tale  Author’s Purpose: to entertain

Feature: /a/ spelled a and a_e; /i/ spelled i and i_e; /o/ spelled o and o_e; /u/ spelled u and u_e

Grammar: Helping and Linking Verbs  Math Skills: Topic 4 Place Value MATH SOL 2.1 a.
Science/ Social Studies : Citizenship / Communities Social Studies SOL 2.3
Essential Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect     Homophones: to two too

Spelling Words              Reading Vocabulary

1. label                           1. elves –a type of fairy

2. vine                            2. shoemaker – someone who makes shoes

3. bonus                          3. flash – in an instant

4. wild                            4. leather – material made from animal skin

5. gate                           5. finest - nicest

6. huge 

7. zero                  High Frequency Reading Words

8. made                Decodable 14: another, man

9. spoke 

10. use                     Cursive: lowercase i and t

11. basic 

12. program          Extra Bonus Spelling Words

13. usual                  1. sequence  3. fable

14. finest                  2. fairy tale  4. digit

15. caper 

 

 

 

 

Week of September 24th 

Reading Story: Unit 1 Lesson 4 / “The Lion and the Mouse”  Genre: fable

Feature: /e/ spelled e and e_e  Author’s Purpose: Teach us a lesson

Grammar: Subject and Predicate in Sentences  Essential Comprehension Skill: Sequence
Homophones: made and maid Science/Social Studies: Communities Social Studies SOL 2.3

Math Skills: Topic 4 Place Value & Test MATH SOL 2.1 a.

Spelling Words                              Reading Vocabulary

1. repay                                    1. snoozing – taking a nap

2. meter                                    2. furious – very angry

3. eve                                       3. repay – to pay or give back

4. gene                                     4. raged – to act violently

5. beside                                  5. gnaw – to chew

6. elect 

7. pretend               Extra Bonus Spelling Words                   High Frequency Reading Words

8. these                                1. reality                               (to practice, not on test)

9. hero                                 2. fable                                   Decodable 15: because, does

10. demand                          3. fantasy 

11. compete                     Cursive: lowercase l and e

12. create 

13. evening 

14. delete 

15. eraser 

 

 

Week of October 1st

Reading Story: Unit 1 Lesson 5 ”Corduroy”  Genre: Fantasy - Fiction

Feature: /n/ spelled kn; /r/ spelled wr_;  Author’s Purpose: to entertain

Grammar: Capitalization: First Letter of a Sentence & in Proper Names   Math Skills: Topic 8 :Adding 2 Digit Numbers (Without Regrouping) SOL 2.6  Social Studies: Native Americans SOL S.S. 2.2 2.4 c,d
Essential Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect     Homophones: their they’re there

 

Spelling Words                 Reading Vocabulary

1. wren                    1. palace – a large, fancy house

2. knot                     2. escalator – moving stairs

3. knife                    3. dashing – running suddenly

4. write                    4. yanked – to pull

5. phone                  5. fastened – to button

6. graph 

7. wrap                              High Frequency Reading Words

8. wrist                                  (to practice, not on test)

9. phase                                Decodable 16: people, write

10. knit 

11. alphabet                   Cursive: lowercase o and a 

12. wrinkle                             Extra Bonus Spelling Words

13. nephew                             1. inference

14. photo                                2. onomatopoeia

15. known                               3. autumn