It is the End of April
Spelling is checked in all your writing. There will be no more need for lists. Therefore, check your sentences, edit, and revise.
April 17 no virtual school April 29th Questiions with the governor for kids
Learning about shapes
What makes up a shape? How are shapes the same, how are they different?
What is a 3 dimensional shape?
Continue to practice counting money and telling time at home.
Strategies to add and subtract:
Use blocks, pictures, circles, tally marks, or fingers
Using an open numberline, expanded form, ten blocks, making 10, Decomposing: breaking apart numbers
a number chart, counting forward or backward
part part whole Whole part part
Vocabulary: Addition, Subtraction,
Addends, equation, sum, difference, numberline, digits, numerals, plus, minus, equals, doubles, less than, greater than, few, more than and total.
Tally marks, bar graphs, picture graphs, data, survey, comparing, contasting and line plots
Theme: Fairytales Story Elements : Characters and setting
Beginning, middle and ending
working with adjectives working with adverbs Author's Purpose/point of view
Working with non-fiction working with expository text Prediction Compare and Contrast
Rhyming and adjectives prefixes and sufixes Synonyms
Writing Skills : Sentence writing, letter writing opinion writing
Essential Question: What makes a good sentence? State of being words
A good sentence needs: is, are, was, were, has, have,
to begin with a capital letter had, can, am, etc. to end with correct punctuation like: . ? !
to be about someone or something: a who or what Contractions
to have action or being: jump, talk. sing, is, are isn't, won't he'll, it's we'd, can't, Ive, they're
adding endings to words: ed, s, es, ing puppy to puppies come to coming run to running
prefixes, suffixes and syllables: un, ly, re, ment undo happily remake department
What makes a good piece of writing? Understanding what is a noun
Understanding what is a verb
What Is a Narrative? A story using "I" as the main character
Writing using transition words: first, second, next, then, after, finally and last
Making a good non-fiction report with researched facts Knowing the difference between facts and opinions
Choosing a topic, staying on that topic, details for that topic, a good beginning and ending sentence.
Weekly Itinerant classes and teachers:
Principal: Mr. Bruce Butler School Secretary : Mrs. Lisa Lizotte
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:46 - 1:33 12:46 - 1: 33 12:46 - 1:33 12:46 - 1:33 12:46- 1:33
Library Health Music Phys. Ed. Art
Ms. Scanlon Mr. DiSumma Dr. Torelli Mr. DiSumma Ms. Celona
Remember: Please check your child's Take-Home folder and sign the Daily Sheet every night!
Please make sure all homework is finished and handed in the next day.
Please make sure all notices are read.
Please have your child read 15 minutes every night.
* There are READING LOG sheets that will be available to write in their books read.
This is very important to accomplish this trimester!
***March: If every student, by the end of the month, completes 1 reading Log, reading 5 stories, we will have a favorite movie afternoon with popcorn.
The February goal was not met.