Monthly Theme (for May and June)
This month our theme is fairy tales
Essential Question- What are the characteristics of different fairy tales and what are the lessons/morals we can learn?
This month our theme is ocean life.
Essential Question- What are the different things we can find in the ocean?
This month in reading we will focus on the following:
- Review of all letters
-Focus will be on reading (decoding) and spelling (encoding)
-Color words, number words and rhyming words
-Finish up 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
-Reading comprehension skills such as recalling details, comparing stories, bringing their own experiences to the text.
This month in math we will focus on the following:
-Addition of numbers up to 10
- Subtraction of numbers up to 10
- 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
This month in science we will focus on the following:
-Our monthly theme of the ocean in June
This month in religion we will focus on the following:
- The Blessed Mother
-The Holy Church
- Jesus' Miracle