November 30 – December 4, 2020
We have a surplus of snacks left over, so I will let you know when we need more snacks and send home a new calendar.
TESTS AND HOMEWORK – Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2020
Wednesday: Reading Comp test
Thursday: Phonics – written test –write blends, write the special sound in words, circle special sounds in words, words from Spelling list 10; Spelling Test on Spelling List 10
Friday: NO memory verse this week; Bible story test (see below)
Bible: Our next memory verse will be due on Friday, Dec. 11th – Matthew 1:21 “She will give birth to a Son, and you are to name Him Jesus, because He will save H.is people from their sins.” The Bible story test on Friday, Dec. 4th will be on “Promise of the Savior” (Luke 1) and “The Birth of Jesus” (Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-7).
Phonics/Spelling: Practice Charts 6 – 10; 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). You can dictate words from the Handbook and have your child write the special sounds they hear in the words (Charts 6 – 10).
Spelling List 10 (for test on Thurs.) – her, serve, purse, burn, curl, turn, dirt, first, girl, sir, stir, shirt, third, who, where, what
Spelling List 11 (to be introduced Thurs. for next week’s tests) – oil, boil, spoil, join, moist, noise, point, boy, joy, toy, proud, blow, skirt, would, many
Language: We are starting chapter 7, still classifying sentences, listing the nouns and determining if they are singular or plural, and rewriting sentences correctly with correct capitalization and punctuation.
Reading: See the reading homework calendar.
Nov. 16 – 20, 2020
SNACKS: 15 students
TESTS AND HOMEWORK – NOV. 16 – 20, 2020
Wednesday: Reading Comp
Thursday: Phonics – written test –write blends, write the special sound in words, circle special sounds in words, words from Spelling List 9; Spelling – List 9
Friday: Bible verse and story tests; Language test
Bible: This week’s memory verse is Psalm 34:19 “Many adversities come to the one who is righteous, but the Lord delivers him from them all.” The Bible stories are Joseph’s Dreams (Genesis 37:1-11) and Joseph Sold (Gen. 37:12-35).
Phonics/Spelling: Practice Charts 6 – 9; practice blends and words with special sounds in Handbook for Reading; dictate words from each chart and have your child write the special sound(s) in the words (I can check their work, if you want); practice Spelling words every day (have child write words as you dictate them or spell them to you orally). We made flashcards for charts 8 and 9, so you can help your child practice these clue words and special sounds.
We are also working on suffix rules, adding suffixes to root words.
Spelling List 9 (for test on Thurs.) – round, shout, cloud, south, cow, now, down, brown, clown, crown, town, slow, snow, what, was, when
Spelling List 10 (to be introduced Thurs. for next week’s test) – her, serve, purse, burn, curl, turn, dirt, first, girl, sir, stir, shirt, third, what, who, where
Language: We are working on Chap. 6 – classifying sentences and rewriting sentences correctly. They are to write the capitalization rule numbers they use when rewriting the sentences correctly. I will send home the Chapter Check-up sheet before Friday for review.
Reading: See homework pages on the reading homework calendar. Don’t forget to initial each date after you listen to your child read.