Curriculum Week of 9/17

Curriculum for the Week of September 17-21, 2012:

Reading/Language Arts:

Comprehension: main idea and details
Vocabulary: homographs—words spelled the same but with different meanings
Spelling/Phonics: the sound of long o spelled o, ow, and oa

Penguin Chick Home School Connection with activities to review this week’s skills in English, Spanish and Creole.

Penguin Chick Vocabulary Definitions and Vocab Picture Cards are available for extra practice as well.

Math: CHAPTER 1 TEST ON TUESDAY 9/18/12.  Wed – Friday we’ll be beginning Ch. 2 which is graphing.

Social Studies:  Maps and Community

Reminders:

  • No School Monday 9/17
  • Spelling Pretest will be Tuesday 9/18
  • Students will still be assessed in spelling on Friday.
  • Students should read 20 minutes per night.
  • Spelling homework will be checked on Fridays for the entire week.
  • On Tuesday night this week students will have vocab menu for homework which means they need to choose 1 activity to do with their vocab words in their RED homework notebooks.
  • Please sign or initial BOTH planners and points calendars nightly.