Objectives for the week of October 19-23
Monday - library day, wear a fall or Halloween tshirt
Friday - spirit day: wear a TCES or red tshirt; end of first grading period
Word Work: Students will read and write short vowel words, review of all vowels this week (examples: crab, elf, frog, plug). Spelling test on Friday (example: You can help the little elf.) There will be 4 sentences dictated each week. We will work on initial and end blends, review this week (example: stop, past, flag, help).
Reading: Readers can make text to text, text to self, and text to world connections. Readers can visualize as they read.
Writing: Writers spell words they know correctly; write stories with beginning, middle, and end; review verbs, capitals, and punctuation.
Math: Mathematicians will practice using nonstandard items to measure, review on Monday, unit test on Tuesday. Wednesday new unit on telling time to the hour.
Social Studies: Good citizens can explain state and national patriotic symbols, including the bald eagle, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Liberty Bell and Mt Rushmore. We are creating an American Symbols flip book in class.
Science: Scientists identify and discuss how sound energy is important in everyday life. Important vocabulary: pitch, volume, sound waves