Sunday, May 21, 2017

Week of 5/22 - 5/26

Supplemental Online Helpers
  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  1. Early Dismissal this week on Monday, May 22nd and Friday, May 26. Dismissal is at 12 noon sharp and after school program is in session for those who need it. 
  2. Graduation cap & gowns are available for pick up if tuition has been paid in full. 
  3. MAP Testing will be done on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.
  4. Reminder to parents that if your child would like to attend the annual Lip Sync contest on Wednesday @ 5pm, $5 must be paid for a ticket to attend. 
  5. Sight word assessment will continue this week.
  6. No new sight words will be given this week, so that your child may study for their ELA assessment that will be given on Thursday, May 25th; review sheet has been posted below.
  7. Please send in a Rosary with your child for the May Procession by Tuesday, May 30th.
  8. Reminder that for students who are failing or struggling in reading and/or math, homework assigned on iReady is graded. Extra lessons (those in the blue box) are used as action plans to help boost your child's grade as discussed during report cards. Assignments that are continuously not being completed is reported to Mr. Woods directly.
Homework
Monday 5/22
- ELA Domain 10 Review Sheet
- Math worksheets for lessons 10
- Review sight words

Tuesday 5/23
- ELA Domain 10 Review Sheet
- Math worksheet for lessons 9 & 11
- iReady: complete any missing lessons.

Wednesday 5/24
- ELA Domain 10 Review Sheet
- Math worksheets for lessons 12

Thursday 5/25
- Math worksheet lesson 13
- Sight word assessments have not been completed, we will continue next week.
- Students may dress down tomorrow, I ask parents to please send in $1 with their child, as some tend to forget that the play clothes goes in hand with the $1 -Thanks
-Early Dismissal tomorrow at 12 noon sharp, after school in session if needed.

Friday 5/26
- Progress Reports were sent home today. Please check your child's folder, sign and return to me on Tuesday 5/30. 

Thanks, have a safe and fun weekend.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Week of 5/15 - 5/19

Supplemental Online Helpers
  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  1. Reminder that for students who are failing or struggling in reading and/or math, homework assigned on iReady is graded. Extra lessons (those in the blue box) are used as action plans to help boost your child's grade as discussed during report cards. Assignments that are continuously not being completed is reported to Mr. Woods directly.
  2. MAP Testing will be administered on Friday, May 19th. For more information please check on the school's blog.
  3. Sight word assessment will being this week, I hope parents have been reviewing with students. Please remember that these are memory words, and are not to be sounded out.
  4. Please send in a Rosary with your child for the May Procession on May 31st.
Sight Words
brother
new
take
sister
Homework
Monday 5/15
- Math worksheet for lesson 5
- Write each sight word 3 times each in hw nb
- Review sight words

Tuesday 5/16
- Math worksheet for lesson 6
- iReady Math: Build Teen Numbers & Counting and Ordering to 20

Wednesday 5/17
- Math worksheet for lesson 7
- Sight word sentences in hw nb
- Review sight words

Thursday 5/18
- Math worksheet for lesson 8
- iReady Math: Counting backwards & Grouping into Tens and Ones
- NO DRESS DOWN CLOTHES TOMORROW, NO EXCEPTIONS!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Week of 5/8 - 5/12

Supplemental Online Helpers
  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  1. Reminder that for students who are failing or struggling in reading and/or math, homework assigned on iReady is graded. They are used as action plans to help boost your child's grade as discussed during report cards. If these assignments are not completed, please don't come in last minute asking why your child is in danger of not being promoted to 1st grade. Assignments that are continuously not being completed is reported to Mr. Woods directly. 
  2. ITBS Testing will be completed on Friday, May 12th.
  3. Muffins for Mom is this Friday, May 12th at 8:30 am, we ask all Moms to please come and join us!
  4. Please be advised that dismissal continues to be at 3:15 pm and anyone waiting to pick up a child must wait until classroom doors are opened. (Remind grandparents, babysitters, etc.)
  5. Our class is running low on supplies, so I ask parents to please help and donate 1 box of tissues, 1 bottle of hand sanitizer and 1 container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes. Thanks in advance!
Sight Words
play
pretty
want
with

Homework
Monday 5/8
- Math worksheet lesson 1 (module 5).
- Write each sight word 3 times each in homework notebook.

Tuesday 5/9
- Math worksheet lesson 2 (module 5)
- iReady Reading: Review Sequence & More Review: Sequence

Wednesday 5/10
- Math worksheet for lesson 3 (module 5)
- Sight word sentences in homework notebook

Thursday 5/11
- Math worksheet lesson 4 (module 5)
- iReady: Working with Words 10 & 11 :: ALL iReady homework is due by tomorrow, NO excuses.
- Play clothes tomorrow with $1
- Muffins with Moms at 8:30 am in the auditorium, we ask moms to please come and join us. 



Lessons Plans for the week

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Week 5/1 - 5/5

Supplemental Online Helpers
  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  1. ITBS Testing begins Tuesday, May 2nd. Please make sure your child has 3 #2 pencils sharpened and ready to go for testing. Testing will continue though next week.
  2. Please make sure your child eats breakfast before we start for the day, especially this week so that they are focused and aware of the test rather than distracted by empty bellies and hunger. -Thanks!
  3. May 4th, Thursday students may wear Star Wars costume but no contest will be held due to testing.
  4. FULL UNIFORM on FRIDAY for Graduation Pictures. Students are to come Nicely Groomed.
  5. Dismissal doors will be opened at 3:00 pm. Please be advised that dismissal continues to be at 3:15 pm and anyone waiting to pick up a child must wait until classroom doors are opened. (Remind grandparents, babysitters, etc.)
  6. Our gym days are still Mondays, please make sure your child is dressed in full gym uniform.
  7. Snack time has been changed from 1:15 pm to 10:30 am since lunch time has been pushed to 12:45 pm. Please send your child in with a nutritional snack, or they will have empty stomachs until 12:45 pm.
  8. Our class is running low on supplies, so I ask parents to please help and donate 1 box of tissues, 1 bottle of hand sanitizer and 1 container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes. Thanks in advance!
Sight Words
any
just
last
put

Homework
Monday 5/1 
3 #2 pencils sharpened and ready to go for testing; Vocabulary and Word Analysis will be administered tomorrow
- Please have your child eat breakfast in the morning. 
- Math worksheet for lesson 37
- Write each sight word 3x each in hw nb
- Envelops for graduation pictures were sent home today, please check your child's folders; reminder that graduation pictures are on Friday and students must wear FULL UNIFORM and are to be nicely groomed.

Tuesday 5/2
- Math worksheet for lesson 38
- iReady lessons for reading: Story Problems and Story Solutions.
Reminder that for students who are failing or struggling in reading, homework assigned on iReady is graded. They are also used to help boost your child's grade. If these assignments are not completed, please don't come in last minute asking how your child's grade can improve.
- Testing will continue tomorrow on Listening and Language; arrive on time and have your child eat breakfast - Thanks!

Wednesday 5/3
Math worksheet for lesson 39
- Write a sentence for each sight word in hw nb
- If iReady lessons have not been completed, make sure your child completes them. 

  • Reminder that for students who are failing or struggling in reading and/or math, homework assigned on iReady is graded. They are used as action plans to help boost your child's grade. If these assignments are not completed, please don't come in last minute asking why your child is in danger of not being promoted to 1st grade. Assignments that are continuously not being completed is reported to Mr. Woods directly. 
Friday 5/5
- iReady reading and math extra lessons
- Math worksheet 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Week of 4/24 - 4/28


Supplemental Online Helpers

  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  1. iReady homework from the break should have been completed, it will be checked and grades will be put in this week. I will not except any assignments late since children were given ample time to complete all assignments. Same thing goes for the packets sent home. Thanks!
  2. Please make sure your child's seat sack has been washed and is brought back in on Monday morning.
  3. Class schedules have changed, but Monday's will remain as our gym day. Please make sure your child is dressed in full gym uniform on Mondays.
  4. Snack time has been changed from 1:15 pm to 10:30 am since lunch time has been changed and pushed to 12:45 pm. So if you'd like to send your child a healthy and nutritional snack (fruits, yogurt, cereal) that's appropriate for the morning time, you may.
  5. Computer classes have been changed to Tuesday and Thursday and iReady will continue to be used and enforced.
  6. Our class is running low on supplies, so I ask parents to please help and bring in 1 box of tissues, 1 bottle of hand sanitizer and 1 container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes. Thanks in advance!
  7. Students will have a Progress Test in reading on Thursday - you may review with them the letters Mm and Nn.
Sight Words
  1. give
  2. may
  3. people
  4. who
Homework
Monday 4/24
- iReady homework was checked and grades have been put in. There is NO grace period on completing assignments and students who failed to do the work have received an incomplete for the assignments. A reminder to parents that your involvement in homework and studying aids your child's academic progress.  
- Write each sight word 3 times each in homework notebook.
- Math worksheet for lesson 32

Tuesday 4/25
- Math worksheet for lesson 33
- I will be assigning more lessons on iReady by the end of the week. In order for those lessons to appear your child must complete any incomplete lessons from prior days. I suggest that you have your child catch up to date with all iReady assignments or they will continue to receive incomplete. If your child has completed all their work, you have nothing to worry about. 

Wednesday 4/26
- Math worksheet for lesson 34
- Write a sentence for each sight word in hw nb.
- Review sight words
- Our class is running low on supplies, so I ask parents to please help and bring in 1 box of tissues, 1 bottle of hand-sanitizer and 1 container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes. Thanks in advance!

Thursday 4/27
- Math worksheet for lesson 35
- Reminder that ITBS testing starts next week and parents should be reviewing and helping their child at home with their weak areas. This is why iReady has been assigned.
- Going forward, homework for tonight includes completing reading lessons on iReady: Rhyming One-Syllable Words and Rhyming Two-Syllable Words (they will be in the blue box under Extra Lessons) If you child has not completed the homework assigned over the break, they should be completing them to catch up and not fall behind with assignments.
- Review sight words
- Our class is running low on supplies, so I ask parents to please help and bring in 1 box of tissues, 1 bottle of hand-sanitizer and 1 container of Clorox Disinfecting wipes. Thanks in advance!
- Play clothes tomorrow with a $1 donation

Friday 4/28
- Math worksheet for lesson 36
- iReady Math lesson on: Counting and Ordering to 30 and Reading lesson on: Beginning Consonants P & W
- New blending worksheets were sent home please make sure you are review with your child.
- Reminder that ITBS testing begins next week on May 2nd. 


Lessons for the week

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Easter Break Homework

iReady homework has been assigned in both mathematics and reading. All lessons will be found in the blue box labeled Extra Lessons. Please make sure your child completes the following lessons:

Mathematics 

Number and Operations:
  1. Count Up to 20 Objects 
  2. Make a Set of Up to 20 Objects
  3. Sequence Numbers to 20
Algebra and Algebraic Thinking:
  1. Meaning of Addition and Subtraction
  2. Composing and Decomposing with 5 As a Benchmark
  3. Composing and Decomposing with 10 As a Benchmark
  4. Taking Away to Subtract
  5. Acting Out Addition and Subtraction

  • Lesson 31 math worksheet.
  • Math packet on addition and subtraction.

Reading

High-Frequency Words
  1. High-Frequency Words: 1
  2. High-Frequency Words: 2
  3. High-Frequency Words: 3
  4. High-Frequency Words: 4
  5. High-Frequency Words: 5

Vocabulary
  1. Direction Words
  2. Position Words

Comprehension
  1. Draw Conclusions About Pictures
  2. Draw Conclusions About Stories
  3. Main Idea and Details
  • Phonics book pages 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171 and 172.
  • Study all sight words learned thus far - Assessment will be given for all sight words when school resumes.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Week of 4/3 - 4/7

Supplemental Online Helpers
  • Parents, don't forget to log onto GreatMinds. Remember that Homework Helpers and Parent Tip Sheets are provided for each module that is covered in class and the lessons within them. This is a great aid to you as the parent when you sit with your child and help them with homework.
  • iReady is an online tool that works at your child's pace and level. It works towards slowly increasing skill development in both math and reading. I ask parents to have their child work on it daily if possible (especially those whom their child is struggling to meet academic standards) for a simple 20 minutes. 
  • IXL is another great reinforcement tool that can be used at home with your child. Both ELA and Math can be practiced on a weekly bases by your child.
  • Superkids Online Portal is available to students at home to practice their sound blending in order to read words and sentences. Both online games and books can be accessed for reinforcement.
Reminders
  • Please begin to send in shopping bags with your child to begin the process of putting books away for Easter break (any large bag that can hold all books is okay).
  • Our Easter break party will be on Thursday since Friday is a half day and dismissal will be at 12 noon. Please make sure to send in $5 with your child by Wednesday afternoon. If parents want to bring 
  • Thursday, April 6th - Parents are welcomed to join us at 9:00 am for the annual Spring Show (students will be allowed to wear dress down clothes but NO Jeans or Sneakers). 
  • Friday, April 7th - Dismissal at 12 noon. Parent Teacher Conferences for Report Cards 3 - 8 pm. Also on Friday, Triduum Service will be held at 9 am in the church, parents may join us if they wish. 
  • iReady will be used over the break for homework in both math and reading. Please check back towards the end of the week for break homework assignments. 
Sight Words
about
because
down
long

Homework
Monday 4/3
- Complete math worksheet for lesson 27 and 28.
- Sigth words 3x each in hw nb
- Review for ELA test Review Sheet
- $5 for Thursday's Pizza Party

Tuesday 4/4
- Complete math worksheet for lesson 29
- Study for tomorrow's ELA test Review Sheet
- $5 for Thursday's Pizza Party & a large shopping bag to pack books away for the break.

Wednesday 4/5
- Send in a large shopping bag to put books away for the break. All books will be put away tomorrow.
- Complete math worksheets (Lesson 30 and Mixed Practice to 5)
- Write a sentence for each sight word in hw nb.
- Dress down tomorrow no sneakers no jeans. Spring colors!

Thursday 4/6
- All homework sent home today is for the Easter Break, children do not need to bring backpacks tomorrow, only a snack.
- Reminder that tomorrow students will be dismissed at 12 noon and Parent Teacher Conferences are from 3 - 8 pm sharp. 


Easter Break Homework
  • Lesson 31 math worksheet.
  • Math packet on addition and subtraction.
  • Phonics book pages 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171 and 172.
  • Study all sight words learned thus far - Assessment will be given for all sight words when school resumes.
  • iReady assignments for both math and reading will be posted up by tomorrow night. Please check back in for the name of those lessons.