Reading: PBL Recycle! The students will research various questions in cooperative groups. The students will have sites on my class blog to safely search for answers about recycling! The students are preparing to complete a final project to display what they have learned about recycling and how it helps the earth and the future.
Writing: The students will publish an Earth Day poem! We will practice the complete writing process.
The students will complete the Trash to Treasure creative activity for a hands on understanding of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle! Please send any and all recyclables by Wednesday. We will begin these projects on Thursday.
New Words: name, between, still, found, every
Review Words: with, have, what, when, there, then, could, its, where, place, went, the, and, a, it, was, they, I, have, not, we, there, said, two, see, could, did, down, water, very, look, small
Extra Words: clear, fish, green, hills, lake
Phonics: Possessive Nouns – The students will learn how to use and spell possessive nouns correctly.
Math: We will begin our unit on time. We will learn to read an analog and digital clock. By the end of the unit the students will learn how to tell time by the hour, half hour, 15 minute increments, 5 minute increments, and minutes. They will learn all of the vocabulary for telling time. Please practice at home!
Social Studies: Recycling PBL
Bring any items that can be recycled by Wednesday. Thanks for your help!
Homework: Spelling practice with sentences and math homework due on Friday.
Assessments: Spelling test on Friday. The students usually have a simple graded assessment on a comprehension passage and/or phonics sheet on Thursday. They also have a math assessment over skills being taught and previous skills learned in a problem solving format on Fridays.