Tuesday, February 20, 2018


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The Week of February 20, 2018

Group 1
chip, rich, chick,patch,lunch, check

Vocabulary word:been,never, own, brown, off, very,know out
Read the story How Leopard Got His Spots with fluency and accuracy and find the sequence of events that happens in the story.
Read Champs in Decodable reader
Understand commands and find commands with that, this or those.Practice how to use an apostrophe.

Group 2
Spelling words:loan, goat, flow loaf, throw, coach, borrow, open, pillow,cold
Vocabulary words:Knowledge, curious, motion, silence, illness, imitated, darkness, behavior

Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will learn that letters /oa/ and /ow/ usually stand for the long o sound in words and can come in the beginning, middle or end of a word.Use the information from Helen Keller to complete the SPB pages 207-208
Review using proper nouns.
Read Billy E Goat and Wise Crow and find words with long o sounds.



Group 3-

Spelling words:north, barking, stork, thorn, forest,explore,parking,chart,morning, restore bonus:dark, fortune
Vocabulary words:lying, loyal, partners, shift, quiver, patrol, ability, snap
Students will learn that the letter pair ar stands for the sound /ar/ and letter pair or and ore stands for the sound /or/Practice words .
 We will discuss about rescue dogs and read a real story Hugger To the Rescue and discuss how photos help us to understand the story better.Read the leveled reader Helper Monkeys and find details about what helper monkeys do.
Read and look at the pictures in the poster story The Story Of The Seeing Eye.Review pronoun verb agreement
SPB pages and grab n go w/s

Monday, February 12, 2018

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The Week of February 12, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: chin, chop, much, hatch,bench, catch
Vocabulary word:been,never, own, brown, off, very,know , out
Student will practice to blend  words with digraph ch, tch.
 Practice to read words with inflectional endings -s -es, -ed, -ing
Read the story Al and Lop and answer the questions in write in Reader.Read the folktale How Leopard Got His Spots and discuss the essential question how forest animals are different from the animals on a farm.
Writing: Valentines Day
Group 2
Spelling words:own, most, soap, float, both, know, glow,fold,toast,yellow
Vocabulary words:Knowledge, curious, motion, silence, illness, imitated, darkness, behavior

Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will learn that letters /oa/ and /ow/ usually stand for the long o sound in words and can come in the beginning, middle or end of a word.
Discuss the topic different and special ways to communicate.We will learn that a biography tells us about events in a persons life. We will read the biography Helen Keller and discuss how can we communicate in different ways.
Practice long o sound words.

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Writing: Valentines Day

Group 3-

Spelling words:horse, mark, storm, market, acorn,artist, before,march,chore bonus:story, partner
Vocabulary words:lying, loyal, partners, shift, quiver, patrol, ability, snap
Students will learn that the letter pair ar stands for the sound /ar/ and letter pair or and ore stands for the sound /or/Practice words .
Read the Lesson Dogs That Help and answer the questions in the write-in reader.
Discuss the topic people and animals and how animals help people and how dogs if well trained can be good partners. We will read the informational text Aero and Officer Mike and discuss the essential questions while we read.
SPB pages and grab n go w/s


Writing: Valentines Day .

Monday, February 5, 2018

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The Week of February 5, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: them, with, bath, thin, thump,than
Vocabulary words: blue, little,water, cold, live, where, far, their
Student will practice to blend  words with digraph th.
 Practice to read words with inflectional endings -s -es, -ed, -ing
Read The Duck Nest and find words with-s -es, -ing endings..
Read the Informational Text At Home In the Ocean and discuss the kinds of plants and animals that you find in the ocean.
Writing: Valentines Day
Group 2
Spelling words: tray, plain, stain, hay, gray, away, team, speak, sneeze, sheep, meaning, weave
Vocabulary words:culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, wear

Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will learn that the vowel pairs ai can stand for the long a sound as in aim  and the vowel teams ay can stand for the long a sound as in spray.

Practice learning the sounds for vowel digraphs that ee and ea stands for long e sound as in leap and sheep and can be in the beginning, middle or end of a word.
Review action verbs as an action someone or something does or did..
Practice using quotation marks in sentences.Read Guide Dog school.
Writing: Valentines Day

Group 3-

Spelling words:choice, spoil, noise, toy,there, their,won, one,hour, our bonus:road rode
Vocabulary words:risky, grunted, profit, crops, plucked, scowled, tugged, hollered
Students will practice to decode words with oi and oy.
Students will learn that homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and has different meanings.We will Read the informational text  Goodness Grows In Gardens and compare the gardens in both stories.
Learn that an Idiom is  an expression with a special meaning different from the usual meanings.

Writing: Valentines Day .

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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The Week of January 29, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: that, then, this, both,path,math
Vocabulary words: blue, little,water, cold, live, where, far, their
Student will practice to blend  words with digraph th.
Read Pup's bath in write-In reader and answer the questions.
Read the Informational Text At Home In the Ocean and discuss the kinds of plants and animals that you find in the ocean
Group 2
Spelling words:  pay, wait, paint, train, pail, clay, free, teach, teeth, please, beach, wheel
Vocabulary words:culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, wear

Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will learn that the vowel pairs ai can stand for the long a sound as in aim  and the vowel teams ay can stand for the long a sound as in spray.

Practice learning the sounds for vowel digraphs that ee and ea stands for long e sound as in leap and sheep and can be in the beginning, middle or end of a word.
Students will discuss the topic differences in school around the world.we will read the informational text Schools Around The World and discuss how some schools are different from each other.

Group 3-

Spelling words:joy, point, boy, join, oil, coin, noise, hole, whole,hear, here bonus:peace, piece
Vocabulary words:risky, grunted, profit, crops, plucked, scowled, tugged, hollered
Students will practice to decode words with oi and oy.
Students will learn that homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and has different meanings.Discuss the term agriculture and how some crops grow above ground and some underground. We learn that Trickster Tales tell about a character who tires to trick another character in a story.We will read the story Tops and Bottoms and discuss the characters and the essential questions.


Monday, January 22, 2018

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The Week of January 22, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words:fun, bus, run, hand, pond,must
Vocabulary words: eat, put, give, small, one, take
Student will practice to blend  words with short u and  final -ump blends 
Read Who Likes to Jump? and find words with -ump blends.
We will  learn that a fantasy tells about made up people animals and events. We will read the fantasy A Cupcake party. We will discuss the importance of caring our friends while we read..
Group 2
Spelling words: names, bells,stamps, dishes, grapes,classes,buzzes,matches,fences,stitches
Vocabulary words:understand, gathered, impatient, impossible,believe, problem, demand, furious

Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will practice words with ending sounds /s/ and /z/ in words such as books, girls, lakes and washes. students will learn that ending -es is added to base words that often end with s, ss, x, z, sh, ch,tch.
Finish reading the story Click Clack Moo Cows that Type and discuss that words that sounds like noises helps the reader imagine what is happening. Discuss the characters and settings in the story.
Review words with prefixes pre- and mis-

Review singular and plural nouns.
Group 3-

Spelling words:chalk,also, raw ,salt, wall, lawn ,always ,almost, belong, false Bonus: strawberry,soft
Vocabulary words:invention, experiment, laboratory, genius, gadget, electric, signal, occasional
Students will practice to decode words with aw, al, au and o Students will learn that a followed by an l stands for the sound /aw/ like in salt and o can sometimes stands for the sound /aw/.

Discuss the topic Inventions and how they help people.Learn that a biography tells the true story of a person' life. We will read the biography Thomas Edison and and discuss the important traits an inventor should have..

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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The Week of January 15, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words:us, sun, but, lamp, jump, pump
Vocabulary words: eat, put, give, small, one, take
Student will practice to blend  words with short u and  final -ump blends 
Read the story Who Can help Cat? and answer the questions in the Write in Reader.
Read Who Likes to Jump? and find words with -ump blends.
We will  learn that a fantasy tells about made up people animals and events. We will read the fantasy A Cupcake party. We will discuss the importance of caring our friends while we read..
Group 2
Spelling words: hens, eggs ducks, bikes,boxes, wishes, dresses,foxes,glasses,bushes
Vocabulary words:understand, gathered, impatient, impossible,believe, problem, demand, furious
Students will listen to the passage Don't play cards with Dogs in The room and find the meanings of the highlighted words in the passage
Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will practice words with ending sounds /s/ and /z/ in words such as books, girls, lakes and washes. students will learn that ending -es is added to base words that often end with s, ss, x, z, sh, ch,tch.
Read the story The Play date in write in reader and answer the questions.

Review singular and plural nouns.
Group 3-

Spelling words:talk, cross, awful,law, cloth, cost, crawl, sauce,mall,,yawn Bonus: small, often
Vocabulary words:invention, experiment, laboratory, genius, gadget, electric, signal, occasional
Students will practice to decode words with aw, al, au and o Students will learn that a followed by an l stands for the sound /aw/ like in salt and o can sometimes stands for the sound /aw/.
Students will read the story Aleck's Big Ideas and answer the questions in write in reader.

Discuss the topic Inventions and how they help people.Learn that a biography tells the true story of a person' life. We will read the biography Thomas Edison and and discuss the important traits an inventor should have..

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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Happy New Year

The Week of January 2, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words:yes, let, red, step, ,sled, nest
Vocabulary words: read, was, draw, pictures, write, after
Student will practice to blend  words with short e and  consonants s blends 
Listen to the fluent reading The Little Red hen and find the meaning of vocabulary words used.
Read the story Scott And His Red Pen and answer the questions in the Write in Reader.
We will learn that a biography tells about events in a real person's life. We will read the lesson Dr. Seuss and discuss what makes a story funny.
Group 2
Vocabulary words: millions, choices, drift, simple, weaker, wrapped, disgusting, decide
Spelling words: I'm, don't, isn't, can't, we'll, it's, smaller, strongest, louder, tallest
High Frequency words: because, better, go, me, old, really, right, they, was, you
Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Students will learn that contractions are shortened form of two words and an apostrophe takes the place of letter/letters that are dropped.Practice contractions.
Students will listen to the passage Sharks on The Run and find the meaning of the highlighted words.
We will take a picture walk on the Lesson Jellies and look for the photos and captions relating to each topic.We will take turns to read the informational lesson Jellies and answer the essential questions on each page.

Students will learn that future tense verb tells an action that is going to happen and need to add will before the verb
Group 3-
Spelling words:clown, round, bow, cloud, power, crown, thousand,shower,found,loud,Bonus: mountain, house
Vocabulary words:familiar, applause, vacant, rickety, blurry, blasted, jerky, rude
Students will learn to Decode, read, spell vowel diphthongs ow, ou
Practice spelling and vocabulary words and their  meanings.
Read Puppets Around The World and answer the questions on write-in reader.
Listen to the fluent reading The Magical Art of Mime and find the meanings of vocabulary words.
Read the realistic fiction Kamishibai Man and discuss the essential questions.