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Ms. Knight’s Newsletter Oct. 23This week we are reading “Scarcity.” 

High Frequency Words: 

night, important, river, without, idea, Indian, let, list enough, whole, above, toward, word, ago

Spelling Words:  her, person, nurse, dirt, turn, birth, serve, curb, curl, skirt, purse, turtle, enough, whole, above

Language Skill:

Singular nouns name one person, place, or thing.

Plural nouns name more than one person, place, or thing.

1.       You add –s to most nouns to show more than one. 

2.       If a noun ends in s, sh, ch, or x add –es to the noun to show more than one.

3.       Examples:  foxes, brushes, boots, churches, buses

Math Skill:

We will be adding 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

 

Please continue to work with child on all skills presented throughout the first quarter.

Writing numbers in expanded form. (875:  800+70+5)

Doubles Facts (1+1, 2+2, 3=3, 4+4, 5+5, 6+6, 7+7, 8+8, 9+9, 10+10)

Tens Facts (0+10, 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5)

Understand that 100 is a bundle of 10 tens.

Know even numbers and odd numbers.

Use <, >, and = symbols to compare numbers.  Example:  900>1; 4<28; 30=30

Understand how to complete a number sentence with a missing addend.  Example:  13+_____= 20

Understand that 10 tens = 100.  Understand that 12 tens = 120.

Understand Skip counting by tens, ones, fives, and 100s. Fill in the missing numbers in the skip counting pattern. Example 90, ----, 92, 93, -----

Example:  345, 445, 545= skip counting by 100s

34, 35, 36 = counting by 1s

200, 205, 210= skip counting by 5s

110, 120, 130 = skip counting by 10s

Don’t forget your child can use IXL at home to support the skills we are working on in class.  If you need another sheet with the log in information, please let me know. 

 

Also, to help your child in reading, read with them daily. Ask them questions about the reading. Use their AR books or the reading textbook.

Questions to ask your child to support their reading comprehension are below.

Nonfiction

Summarize what you learned from the story.

What is the book mostly about?

What is the main idea of the paragraph?

What are the supporting details?

What were the text features found in the story? How did they help you?

What was the author’s purpose for the story?

Fiction:

What happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story?

Where did the story take place?  Who are the characters?

What is the main idea of the story?  What are the supporting details?

Ms. Knight’s Newsletter Oct. 30

This week we are reading “The Bremen Town Musicians.” 

High Frequency Words: 

until, walk, four, stop, miss, real, cut, song, people, sign, shall, bought, probably, pleasant, scared

 

Spelling Words: 

note, notes, lunch, lunches, story, stories, tune, tunes, switch, switches, baby, babies, people, scared, sign

Language Skill:

Singular nouns name one person, place, or thing.

Plural nouns name more than one person, place, or thing.

Irregular plural nouns change the spelling of the base word to name more than one. 

1.       You add –s to most nouns to show more than one. 

2.       You drop the y and add -ies to nouns that end with a consonant and y to show more than one.

3.       If a noun ends in s, sh, ch, or x add –es to the noun to show more than one.

4.       Examples:  foxes, brushes, boots, churches, buses

5.       To make words that end with the letter f plural, you change the f to a v and then add -es.

6.       Examples:  shelf- shelves, loaf-l loaves, leaf- leaves

Math Skill:

Adding 2 or 3-digit numbers with regrouping

2- digit subtraction with regrouping

Adding ten less and ten more to a number.

Adding 100 less and 100 more to a number.

Addition and subtraction word problems.

 

Ms. Knight’s Newsletter Nov. 6-9 (No school Nov. 10th.)

This week we are reading “One Good Turn Deserves Another”.

High Frequency Words: 

Car, white, carry, hear, eat, almost, mountains, being, door, behind, brought, minute, promise, sorry, everybody

Spelling Words:

tail, main, wait, say, away, play, raise, brain, paint, stay, today, tray, everybody, sorry, behind

Language: Irregular Plural Nouns

A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing.  An irregular plural noun changes the spelling of the base word to name more than one.  Example: goose-geese, tooth-teeth, foot-feet, wolf-wolves, loaf-loaves

Singular Possessive Nouns (1 dog’s tail)

 

Math Skill:

Adding four 2-digit numbers with regrouping.  Adding ten less and ten more to a number.

Adding 100 less and 100 more to a number.  Addition and subtraction word problems.

2- digit subtraction with regrouping.

12+17+13=                  15+18+11+9=   11+11+11=              18                 18               23

                                                                                         + 12               - 15          -   18

                                                                                            19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Knight’s News Nov. 13

This week we are reading “Pearl and Wagner Two Good Friends.” 

High Frequency Words: 

watch, science, shoe, village, guess, won, pretty, side, sea, state, second, face, sometimes, young, leave

Spelling Words:  read, feet, easy, deep, seat, party, wheel, leave, windy, sleep, teeth, team, guess, shoe, village

Language Skills:

Plural Possessive Nouns (four dogs’ paws)

Math Skills: 

Adding 3 or 4 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

Subtracting 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

Adding 10 more or 100 more to a number. 

Subtracting 10 or 100 from a number.

Addition and subtraction word problems.

12+17+13=                  15+18+11+9=   11+11+11=                  18                  18               23

                                                                                              + 12               - 15           -   18

                                                                                                  19

 

Ms. Knight’s News November 27

This week we are reading “Dear Juno.” 

High Frequency Words: 

sometimes, cut, picture, mountains, young, talk, school, soon, list, song, being, leave, parents, company, faraway, answer

Spelling Words: 

goat, hold, show, most, bowl, float, toast, ago, open, told, slow, toad, school, answer, parents

Language:

Proper nouns (Days, Names, and Holidays)

Math Skills:  See above.

 

Ms. Knight’s News December 4

We are reading “Anansi Goes Fishing”.

High Frequency Words:

children grow book enough far girl soon it’s mile took been finally whatever believe today caught tomorrow

Spelling Words:

Basketball something bathtub bedtime believe someone birthday backyard raindrop been weekend riverbank driveway mailbox tomorrow

Language:

Proper nouns (Geographic Names)

Math Skills:  See above.