Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Week of June 4, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: her, fern, girl, bird, fur, hurt, stir, turn
vocabulary words: baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young
Student will practice to blend and decode words with r controlled vowels er, ir, ur.
Read the story Peacock And Crane  in Write in Reader and answer the questions.Discuss how animals are different and have special body parts that help them to do amazing things. Read the informational text Amazing Animals and discuss how animals are different in their looks and abilities..
 We will complete our MARE Whale poster

Group 2

Spelling words:took, books, foot, nook, stood, hood, good, shook, looking,cookies bonus:crooked, bookcase
Vocabulary: exact, discovered, remove, growled, amazed, explained, guard, souvenirs
Students will learn that the letters oo, ew, ue and ou can stand for the /oo/in boot.students will practice to segment sounds in words.Discuss the vocabulary words and their meanings.Discuss how fossils can be found all over the world and how they help to learn about the past.We will learn that a biography tells about the events in a person's life. We will read together the biography The Dog That Dug For Dinosaurs. we will discuss the essential questions  while we read.
We will complete our MARE Whale posterGroup 3
Spellig Words:below, about, between, behind, around, because, alone, begin, along, before, bonus: awhile, beyond
Vocabualry: worried, certainly, raise, afford, applause, anxiously, dramatic, guided, ingredients, fetch

students will learn to use words that begins with a- and be-. 
Discuss that adults and children could work together and learn from each other and help each other.Take turns to read the realistic fiction Saving Buster.We will discuss the essential question how children and adults learn from each other.

Students will practice to use the pronouns I and me in sentences. Pronoun I is used only as the subject of a sentence and me is used as an object in a sentence.
  We will complete our MARE Whale poster



Monday, May 21, 2018

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The Week of May 21, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: far, art, barn, jar, card, bark, arm yarn
Vocabulary word:few, night, shall, window, story, noise, world,loudly


Student will learn that letters ar will stand for the /ar/ sound at the beginning, middle and end of a word. 

Read the story Bean Reaches For The Sun in Write in Reader and answer the questions.
Discuss the steps in making a garden.We will discuss what happens when a character  named Toad plants some seeds to make a garden. Read the story The Garden and answer the essential question, what grows in a garden.

Group 2

Spelling words:root, crew, you, spoon,blue, bloom, grew, stew, boost, scoop, flew Bonus: shampoo
Vocabulary Words:ordinary, control, cage, upset, sensible, confused, training, suspiciously
Students will learn that the letters oo, ew, ue and ou can stand for the /oo/in boot.students will practice to segment sounds in words.

Discuss the vocabulary words and their meanings. Discuss how living things can change when they grow citing the example of humans.We will read the fantasy The Mysterious Tadpole and discuss the essential question how animals change when they grow while we read.

Group 3
Spellig Words:painless, sickness, thankless, helpless, kindness, hopeless,fearless, careless, darkness, spotless, softness bonus:breathless eagerness

Vocabualry: approached, section, avalanches, increases, equipment, tanks, slopes, altitude, succeed, halt

Students will learn that adding suffixes to the end of a base word can change the meaning of the base words.And that the sounds of the base words stay the same even if letters are dropped of changed

Discuss that mountains are high elevated forms of land and are found all over the world and people like to do adventures like  climbing up a mountain range. We will read the informational text Mountains Surviving On Mount Everest. We will use the details in the text like the graphic features to make inferences and predictions.

We will learn that an analogy is a kind of comparison in which one pair of words is compared  to another.and each pair relates by definition, meaning or characteristics.complete worksheets.

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Week of may 14, 2018

Group 1
Spelling words: 

Spelling words: show, row, grow, low, blow, snow, crow, bowl
Vocabulary word:done, great, laugh, paper, soon, talk, were, work
Practice to blend and decode words with oa and ow.
Read the story Fun With Gram in decodable reader and find words with long o sounds.
read the Story When Tom Grows Up in write in Reader and answer the questions.
we will discuss things that we do now that people long ago did not know about.  Read the story Tomas Rivera and answer the essential question, why is it important to learn about people from the past.
Practice and complete worksheets..
Spelling words:tall, saw, dog, draw, call, fall, soft, paw, ball,yawn, log, small Bonus:awful
Vocabulary Words:grain, pod, soak, soften, root, shoot, nutrition, tasty
Students will learn that the letters aw, au, can stand for the /aw/ sound as in lawn.The letters au usually stand at the beginning or middle of a word.
Discuss the life cycles of tress and plants how a seed can grow and turn into a  large tree. We read the informational text From Seed To Plant. we will discuss the essential questions how plants grow and change while we read..
Tuesday:
Practice spelling and vocabulary words.
Complete reading the informational text From Seed To Plant and  discuss the cause and effect that happens in the lesson.We will also look how graphic features help us understand the text better.
Review examples of irregular  action verbs and complete a 
Read the informational text Super Soil and compare how the features in both the lessons are same and alike.
Read the story A Spring Walk from the decodable reader and find words that stand for /aw/
Practice irregular verbs that tells about the past.
Grab n go worksheets
Students will learn to sort words with -y, -ly and -ful endings.


Group 3-

Spelling words:joyful, quickly, friendly, farmer, speaker,unhurt, recheck,unfold, rejoin, untie, reheat,unclear Bonus;unknown, unbuckle
Vocabulary words:voyage, lava, rippled, arrival, guided, twisted, aboard, anchor, spotted, bay
Students will learn that a suffix is added to the end of the base word and it changes the meaning of  the base word and adds a syllable.
students will practice to add suffix  -ly, -ful -er to the base words.
Students will learn that a prefix is added to the beginning of a base word Practice words with prefixes un-, pre-, re- and bi-
Learn the meaning of the vocabulary words.
Discuss that when volcanoes erupts, hot lava comes out and when it cools it turns to lands and islands are formed. 
We will take turns to read the realistic fiction Dog - of - the Sea -Waves . We will discuss the essential question what changes do volcanoes cause while we read.


Monday, April 30, 2018

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The Week of April 30, 2018

Group 1
Spelling words: play, may, way, day, stay, tray, hay, clay
Vocabulary word:first, food, ground, right, sometimes, these, under, your

Practice to blend and decode words with ai, ay.Read Sweet Treats and find words with ay, ai and high frequency words.
Read then informational text Where does Food Come From amd find how  the text and graphic features add more details to the lesson.Discuss the authors purpose for writing the lesson.practice words with long a (ai ay) sounds.
Writing: when its warm outside...
Group 2
Spelling words: meet, meat, week, weak, mane, main, tail, tale, be, bee, two, too
Vocabulary Words:knot, copy, planning, lonely, heavily, seriously, answered, guessed
Students will learn that homophone are words that sound alike but has different spellings and meanings. we will practice to homophones by using them is sentences.
learn the meaning of vocabulary words as they are used in sentences and practice vocabulary words by completing worksheet. Discuss the importance of following directions to do things in right way.read the realistic Fiction Gloria: who might  Be My Best friend and discuss how do friends help each other.Learn that an adjective describes a noun and work on to use adjectives that tell more about another word.
Complete grab n go worksheets
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Group 3-

Spelling words:cities, cries, puppies, hurried, stories, tried, pennies, carried, babies, spied, ponies, flies Bonus: countries, libraries
Vocabulary words:migrate, survival, plenty, frightening, accidents, solid, chilly, landscape, thunderous, dramatic
Students will learn how the spelling changes when we add -s or -es  to words that ends with, s, sh, ch, or x.When a  base word ends in y, the y is changed to i before adding -ed. Review and practice  adding -s or -es , -ed, -ing endings.
Practice the meanings of vocabulary words by making flash cards.Discuss how animals migrate from one location to another during climate changes. We will take turns to read the informational text, The Journey: Stories Of Migration and discuss why animals migrate to different places.

Monday, April 16, 2018

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The Week of April 16, 2018

Group 1
Spelling words: leap, mean, peach, bee, leaf, teach, deep, sleep
Vocabulary word:about, by, car, could, don't, maybe, sure, there

Practice to blend and decode words with e, ee,ea e_e. Read Pop's Take A  Trip and answer the questions in write in reader.
Discuss about the Different way to travel. .Read the fantasy The Big Trip and compare the characters in the story.
Group 2
Spelling words::horn, story, fork, score, corn, morning, shore, short, tore, forget, report, before
Vocabulary Words:depended, sore, sprang, studied, gazing, hero, exercise, overlooked
Students will learn that the letters o and r together will stand for the /or/ sound in the beginning,or middle of a word.
Also the letters ore stand for the /or/ sounds at the end of a word.

Practice to decode and write words with /or/ sound.
Discuss who a hero is and what heroes do. Learn that fantasy is a story that could not happen in real life. read the fantasy Dex: The heart of  A hero and discuss what makes someone a Hero.

Practice to use commas in series of nouns and verbs.

Group 3-

Spelling words:swimming, dropping, tapping, invited, changing, joking, loved, gripped,tasted, stared bonus: freezing, scared
Vocabulary words:prairie, slick, fetch, clattered, sniff, rough, batted, thumped, buzzing, rustle
Students will learn that when a base word ends with e, the e is dropped before adding -ed and -ing. And when a base word ends with a vowel and a consonant the consonant is doubled before adding -ed or -ing.( shop, shopped, shopping)

Practice words with -ed and -ing endings.

Practice the meanings of vocabulary words by making flash cards.Discuss the life of pioneer people, the hardships that they had to face to settle in west. Students will take turns to read the Historical fiction Sarah, plain and Tall and discuss the essential questions while we read.Learn that adverbs are words that describe  a verb, telling, when, where and how something happens. Adverb can also used to compare actions which is called comparative adverbs..


Monday, April 9, 2018

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The Week of April 9, 2018

Group 1
Spelling words:me, be, read, feet, tree, keep, eat, sea, these
Vocabulary word:about, by, car, could, don't, maybe, sure, there

Practice to blend and decode words with e, ee,ea e_e. Read Pop's Take A  Trip and answer the questions in write in reader.
Discuss about the Different way to travel. .Read the fantasy The Big Trip and compare the characters in the story.
Group 2
Spelling words:dark, arm, park, yard, hard, party, start, spark, farm, star, carpet, apartment
Vocabulary Words:assistant, agreed, polite, failed, tearing, wisdom, cleared, trouble
Students will learn that the letters a and r together will stand for the /ar/ sound in the beginning, middle or end of a word.
Practice to decode and write words with /ar/ sound. 

We will discuss the importance of having signs and following them, We will read the story The Sign Maker's Assistant and discuss the characters  and how the text and graphic features help understanding what is happening in the story.
Review synonyms and proper nouns.
Group 3-

Spelling words:birthday, anyone, sometimes, everything, grandmother, faraway, sunburned, daylight, afternoon, airplane, bonus: scorekeeper, everybody
Vocabulary words:shelter, colony, constant, wilderness, climate, region, unexpected, gliding, overheated, layer
Students will learn that a compound word is formed from two smaller words. Two smaller words in the compound word, gives clues about the meaning of the compound word.Practice to spell and read compound words.
Discuss the topic climate and how it is different in different states and how people survive in areas where the temperature ids freezing.We will read the informational text Life On The Ice and discuss the essential questions while we read.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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The Week of March 26, 2018

Group 1
Spelling words: go, home, hole, joke, rope, bone, stove, no
Vocabulary word:around, bring, show, carry, because, think, light, before

Practice words with long o (CVCe).Read CBo's Big Space Trip and answer the questions in write in reader.
Discuss about outer space and How Astronauts make it up to the space. .Read the informational text Let's Go To The Moon  and learn what astronauts do in outer space We will look for photos and captions in the lesson while we read.
Group 2
Spelling words::happy,pretty,baby,very,lucky,puppy,funny,carry,only,sunny,penny, city
Vocabulary words:accepted, express, taught, grand, pretend, prize, wonder, fluttering


Students will learn that the  letter y can stand for the sound of long e at the end  of a word that has two or more syllables
Practice adding was and were in sentences the correct way..
Discuss the  importance of reading and writing and learn that a biography tells about  events in a persons life.we will read the biography My Name is Gabriela  and discuss the essential questions while we read.
Group 3-

Spelling words:mood, wooden, smooth, blue, chew, balloon, true, crooked, cool, drew Bonus:blew, loose
Vocabulary words:scolding, greedily, ignores, hesitation, burden, glancing, base, console, drowsy, heroic
Students will learn that the letters oo stand for the ou sound as in moon.They will learn that letter combinations ew, ue, ou, and ui can stand for the /oo/ sound in words.
Practice words with /oo/ sounds.
Discuss how myths are related to certain things and culture of the people .we will  read a myth Two bear Cubs that is written as a play. We will look how the character's actions in the play create a sequence of events to tell a story.