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Class Newsletter January 22-26  
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We will celebrate the 100th Day of School on Friday, January 26th.  What a milestone!  Students should come dressed as old people on Friday.  Students will not need a snack on that day because we’ll make a special snack mix. 

 

READING AND LANGUAGE

·       Cite relevant evidence from the text.

·       Identify main topic and details.

·       Isolate and pronounce beginning and ending sounds.

·       Recognize short e as in egg, elf, jet, men.

·       Write sentences with sight words: are, with, he, look, many, them.

·       Print upper and lowercase Mm, Nn, Pp, Rr, Bb, Qq, Ss, Tt, Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Gg.

·       Count syllables in spoken words.  Review one syllable words.

·       Blend onset and rime to say word such as tr/uck.

·       Blend to read nonsense words.

·       Write –en, -et, -eg

·       Distinguish short vowel sounds.

·       Write an opinion piece stating the topic and personal preference.

Sight Word Review – am, at, are, and, an, big, by, can, cat, do, go, have, he, him, her, here, in, is, it, I, look, little, me, my, no, on, of, play, see, to, the, they, we, when, you, she, was

 

MATH

·       Count to 50 by ones aloud.

·       Count forward from numbers other than one without hesitation.

·       Identify the number that is one less than said number. 

·       Identify the number that is one more than said number.

·       Count sets of objects with up to 20 and write numeral.

·       Write numerals from 1-20.

        Solve word problems with addition and 

·       subtraction.

·       Build number bonds to show addition facts.

·       Understand that subtraction is the inverse of addition.

·       Count to answer how many questions.

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Identify living and nonliving things and their characteristics. 

 

Jan. 26

Come to school dressed as an elderly person.

 

Jan. 31

Three R’s project due!

 

 

IMPORTANT

REMINDERS

 

All students should be in proper uniform. Please help us dress for success.  We will have a uniform check this week.

 

Shirts – red polo shirt; white Peter Pan collar shirt can be worn with jumpers

 

Pants – khaki

 

Socks – boys – white; girls – white or black.  Socks should come to ankle.  Velcro or No-tie laces are preferable.

 

Shoes – white or black athletic shoes.  NO boots, dress shoes.

 

Red Sweatshirt or sweater or approved school spirit wear can be worn as outerwear.

 

 

We will have a subtraction fact drill this quarter.

 

4-1=3

4-2=2

4-3=1

4-4=0

1-1=0

3-1=2

3-2=1

3-3=0

3-0=3

0-0=0

DIBELS PREPARATION

Help your child read the following nonsense words by blending sounds.

tog

hiz

rim

bas

lip

 

 

Letter Naming Practice – Students should name as many letters as they can in one minute.

B

L

M

W

G

f

b

l

m

w

g

a

e

w

b

K

n

o

p

l

F

e

B

S

T

n

j

v

c

H

M

h

N

 

First Sound Fluency (FSF)

 

Parent Says:

Child Says:

 

Parent Says:

Child Says:

wacky

/w/

juggler

/j/

stop

/s/

peace

/p/

mister

/m/

shut

/sh/

astronaut

/a/

dinosaur

/d/

elk

/e/

risk

/r/

yolk

/y/

chick

/ch/

 

Phoneme Segmentation

zoo

/z/ /oo/

chop

/ch/ /o/  /p/

noozle

/n/ /o/ /z/ /l/

push

/p/ /u/ /sh/

phone

/f/ /oa/ /n/

fork

/f/ /or/  /k/

lick

/l/ /i/ /k/

get

/g/ /e/ /t/

we

/w/ /ee/

wash

/w/ /o/ /sh/

swipe

/s/ /w/ /ie/ /p/

shoe

/sh/ /oo/

 


Winter Break Review - DIBELS Preparation  

                      Winter Break Review

 

The purpose of this review is to provide materials to prepare for the DIBELS Assessment that will be given during the week that we return from winter break. A few minutes each day will ensure that your child will not slide backwards and show the progress that he/she should on these high-stake tests.

 

Letter Naming

Your child should read 60 letters in a minute. Set a timer and have your child read the letters below.

A

f

i

k

M

X

b

P

D

G

H

I

J

C

O

q

m

v

w

X

S

a

g

E

L

T

Q

F

B

d

R

v

e

H

N

U

V

A

W

x

o

g

c

a

b

e

P

T

S

R

U

B

D

I

K

M

V

W

Z

Y

y

a

r

q

h

f

b

D

F

H

 

Phoneme Segmentation

Tell your child “We’re going to say some sounds in words. Listen to me say all the sounds in the word. Practice “soap” and “jump.” Your child should say 51 sounds in a minute. Set a timer, say word, and mark sounds that your child gives you.

 

us

/u/ /s/

seen

/s/ /ee/ /n/

last

/l/ /a/ /s/ /t/

horse

/h/ /or/ /s/

 

 

 

 

smooth

/s/ /m/ /oo/ /th/

gave

/g/ /ai/ /v/

cheese

/ch/ /ee/ /z/

knocked

/n/ /o/ /k/ /t/

 

 

 

 

cried

/k/ /r/ /ie/ /d/

tube

/t/ /oo/ /b/

push

/p/ /uu/ /sh/

fire

/f/ /ie/ /r/

 

 

 

 

joke

/j/ /oa/ /k/

stream

/s/ /t/ /r/ /ea/ /m/

sold

/s/ /oa/ /l/ /d/

judge

/j/ /u/ /j/

 

 

 

 

worked

/w/ /er/ /k/ /t/

paint

/p/ /ai/ /n/ /t/

guard

/g/ /ar/ /d/

wrote

/r/ /oa/ /t/

Part 3 – First Sound Fluency

You will say the word and your child will say the first sound that they hear in the word. Your child should say 52 sounds in a minute. Set a timer and tally as your child says the beginning sounds.

 

1.

rip

r

2.

wish

w

3.

closed

c

4.

spent

s

5.

rail

r

6.

played

p

7.

push

p

8.

queasy

q

9.

beach

b

10.

drove

d

11.

belt

b

12.

side

s

13.

front

f

14.

stamp

s

15.

mark

m

16.

grew

g

17.

press

p

18.

prop

p

19.

dance

d

20.

fool

f

21.

fence

f

22.

goggles

g

23.

lion

l

24.

noodle

n

25.

raisin

r

26.

poodle

p

27.

yawn

y

28.

zebra

z

29.

choose

ch

30.

shark

sh

31.

three

th


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