Assessments:Children took their last MAP test this morning. Scores will be compiled and sent home with their report card in a few weeks.
The next upcoming assessment will be DIBELS. This will take place on Friday, June 3rd at 10:20. Please let me know if your child will not be here during this time.
Children will take their End-of-Year writing prompt on Wed. & Thursday, June 1st and 2nd.
Community groups will meet tomorrow, Wednesday at 10:55. This will be our last group meeting until Field Day.
Field Day will be on Monday, June 13th 1:00-3:00
Reading Workshop 5.5
Phonics Skill: Short e: ea Examples: head, dread, bread, thread.
Vowels: aw, au Examples: hawk, pause, cause, lawn
White Board work words: wealth, spread, sweat, sweater, threat, dawn, jaw, yawn, launch, sauce
High Frequency Words: early, learn, science, built, through
Amazing Words: determined, inventor, technology, stale, stalled, biplane, sketch, speech
Fluency:Accuracy, Rate and Expression: It’s easier to understand the text when they read words correctly, use expression and read at the rate they usually speak. This week we will practice this with many different stories.
Comprehension: Draw Conclusions: As you read, use the words, pictures, and what you know about real life to help you figure out what the author is trying to say.
Text Features: Some stories and articles contain text features that can help me understand the words. When I read, I look carefully at all of the information on a page. If I don’t understand something, I use the pictures, captions, or graphic sources to help me understand.
In Math we will learn how to:
· Name, model and describe plane shapes using straws and twist-ties.
· Name and describe solid figures.
· Identify and describe attributes of plane shapes and solid figures.
· Estimate differences between pairs of 2-digit numbers.
· Solve problems involving the addition or subtraction of 2-digit whole numbers.
· Read temperature and relate them to hot, warm or cold events.
In Science, we will plant potatoes and onion bulbs. Children will see new plants grow. Today we read a book about how seeds travel. Ask you child how they travel. They should have a few answers for you!
In Writing, we will
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