February 22, 2021
Virtual packet due Monday, Feb. 22nd! 50 points – 10 points deducted for each day late.
Spirit Shirt Day – Friday, Feb. 26th.
Fried Oreos – Friday, Feb. 26th
TESTS AND HOMEWORK – FEB. 22 – 26, 2021
Wednesday: Reading Comp
Thursday: Phonics Test 21– written test –write words, special sound in words, words from Spelling List 19, and circle special sounds; Spelling Test on Spelling List 19
Friday: Bible story test and memory verse (see below)
Bible: This week’s Bible verse is Exodus 20:8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.” The Bible stories are “Calling the Fishermen and Matthew” (Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20, 2:13-17; Luke 5:1-11, 27-32) and “First Miracle”(Luke 6:12-16; John 2:1-11).
Phonics/Spelling: Practice Charts 6 – 12; practice blends and words with special sounds in Handbook for Reading; say short and long vowel words to your child and have him/her sound them out and write them; practice Spelling words every day (have child write words as you dictate them or spell them to you orally). Review worksheets that go home to see what skills might need more practice for your child.
Spelling List 19 (for test on Thurs.) – wash, wasp, watch, want, water, swamp, swan, car, star, park, garden, farmer, marble, I’m, where
Spelling List 20 (to be introduced Thurs. for next week’s test) – alone, awake, asleep, around, apart, alike, ago, arose, along, aside, afraid, amount, away, again, says
Language: We will start a new chapter, introducing Complete Subject and Complete Predicate. See worksheets that I send home. Students need to practice writing sentences correctly, with endmarks and capitals.
Reading: See Reading Homework Calendar. Please help your child read with expression, stopping at periods.Read More
February 8 – 12, 2021
Valentine shirt or Christian t-shirt day – Fri., Feb. 12th – with jeans or uniform bottoms and uniform shoes.
Students will exchange valentines at the end of the day on Friday, Feb. 12th. I will bring a treat, and the kids will make their own bags in advance to hold all their valentines. We don’t need any other special crafts or food because the valentine exchange and treat takes a while. If we finish early, I will break out the LIMBO STICK!
SNACKS: – 15 individually-wrapped snacks
Monday – Grant
Tuesday – Mesha
Wednesday – Braylen
Thursday – Bobby
Friday – T.J.
TESTS AND HOMEWORK – Feb. 8 – 12, 2021
Tuesday: Phonics quiz – Circling special sounds; marking vowels; Language test
Wednesday: Reading Comprehension
Thursday: Phonics – write words, special sound in words, and words from Spelling List 18; Spelling test on List 18 (see below)
Friday: Bible – Bible verse and story tests
Bible: Our Bible memory verse is: Exodus 20:7 “Do not misuse the name of the Lord your God, because the Lord will not leave anyone unpunished who misuses His name.” The Bible stories are “First Disciples” and “Calling the Fishermen and Matthew”.
Phonics/Spelling: Practice Charts 6 – 12; practice blends and words with special sounds in Handbook for Reading; say short and long vowel words to your child and have him/her sound them out and write them; practice Spelling words every day (have child write words as you dictate them or spell them to you orally). Pull out words from the Handbook and ask your child what special sound(s) are in them. Practice clue words and special sounds. Review worksheets that I send home.
Spelling List 18 (for Thurs.’s tests) – boat, like, pray, try, cloud, clown, snow, serve, first, girl, book, moon, horse, Mother, because
Spelling List 19 (to be introduced on Thurs. for next week’s tests) – wash, wasp, watch, want, water, swamp, swan, car, star, park, garden, farmer, marble, I’m, where
Language: We are starting chapter 10, which introduces the Complete Subject and Complete Predicate. The test on Chapter 9 is Tuesday, so look for the Chapter Check-up review sheet on Monday in your child’s Take Home folder. Students need to know how to classify sentences with prepositional phrases, in addition to writing sentences with correct capitalization and punctuation. They still need to identify nouns in sentences, determine whether they are singular/plural/common/proper. They need to identify the capitalization rule(s) they use when rewriting sentences correctly. Review the worksheets that I check and send home with your child.
Reading: See the Reading calendar; initial each date after you listen to your child read; replace calendar in reader. Encourage fluency, speed, and expression. Practice sight word flashcards with your child and clue words/special sounds.Read More