This month our theme is plants.
Essential Question- What are the characteristics of different plants?
Vocabulary- roots, stem, leaf, petal, germination, trunk, branch, fruits, pollinate, soil, etc.
This month in reading we will focus on the following:
- Review all previous letters
-New letters Ww, Kk, Qu, Jj, Xx, and Yy
-Decoding and encoding
-Color words, number words and rhyming words
-Continue our weekly spelling lists
-Initial and final sounds
-High frequency words such as the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does, etc.
-Recognition and naming of end punctuation
- Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions to provide additional detail
-To determine the sequence of scenes using terminology such as "first", "next", and "then" when orally describing order
This month in math we will focus on the following:
-Addition of numbers up to 8
- Subtraction of numbers up to 8
- Continuing to group by tens
-A continuation of of reviewing previously learned concepts (grouping 10's, counting, time and money)
This month in writing we will focus on the following:
-Writing dictated words
-copying sentences from the board
-understand that words in print are separated by spaces
-proper formation of letters
This month in science we will focus on the following:
-Our monthly theme of plants
-A plant's needs, parts, how they grow etc.
-Planting real seeds
-Compare and contrast flower and tree parts
-Butterfly life cycle
-Observation of the real growth process of a larvae to a butterfly
This month in religion will will focus on the following:
- The Easter Season
- The Good Neighbor
-The Holy Family
-Acts of Mercy