We wrapped up our unit on subtraction in math and took the chapter test on Friday.
Next, we will begin focusing on place value.
Spelling and phonics consisted of words that end in -es (plural and verbs).
Phonics/Spelling for the week of January 23rd – adding ending -ed or -ing
High frequency words for the week of January 23rd – afraid, again, few, how, read, soon
Grammar – Verbs for now and the past
Comprehension – Plot
We have been talking about forgiveness during religion.
The students conducted a couple of small experiments involving light during science. We learned that light is a form of energy that travels in waves. It will travel in one direction unless something blocks it or bends it.
We’ll continue our exploration of light during science.
Since January 20th was Inauguration Day, we read two books (Duck for President and My Teacher For President). Together, the students then brainstormed a list of things a president does.
January 25th – 1st & K Great Grades Mass
January 29th – Catholic School Week Open House (12:30 – 2:30, beginning in the church)
January 29th – February 3rd – Catholic Schools Week
February 10th – No Classes (Staff Development Day)
February 14th – Class Valentine’s Day Party (2:00-3:00)
February 20th – No School – President’s Day