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What we are learning for the week of 01/09/17
This week in Reading we are working on:
Comprehension Strategy- Analyzing Story Elements: character, setting, problem & solution
Metacognative Strategy- Summarizing and Synthesizing
How can you support at home?
Ask your child the above story elements in the fictional story you are reading.
Ask your child to retell the story in sequence of event order, Beginning, Middle, End
Use the sequencing words: First, Next, Then, Finally or Last
Writing opinion paragraphs. Choosing a topic and supporting their opinion using a statement, their reasons for their statement and having a conclusion.
Children are using their sequencing words in the opinion writings too.
sight words: all be for he here me of put she the with
phonics - long a with silent e: make take rage stage place scale
Solving story problems using the UPSC method.
U Understand what the story is trying to tell you & underline what you know.
P Plan out what you are going to do to solve it. A number sentence.
S Solve the problem using one strategy
C Check the problem using a different strategy.
Subtraction Strategies to 20 (or higher)
Double Math Facts (4+4, 6+6, 10+10) & Near Doubles ( 4+3, 6+5, 10+9) How can we use our double facts to help solve equations? Inverse operations and fact families.
How can I support my child at home?
Practice math facts using larger numbers or practice our double/near double facts.
Have student give you the related addition and subtraction facts for each problem.
Maps & Globes mini-unit
learning about what globes & maps are. What are their features? Legend/key.
Where we are on a map/globe and zooming in from our world, to our Continent, Country, State, County, City/Town and our street.
PTO meeting: January 10th
No School Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: January 16th
No School Inauguration Day: January 20th
1/2 day release ES Parent Teacher Conference Day: January 27th
No School Teacher Work Day: January 30th
I have signed students up with a Prodigy account for math focused skills. Students will be using this during math station time. They will have specific strategies to work on, assigned by me, to work on which coordinate with current unit skills. Look for the letter to come home. This is a school/county approved website.