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Monday, April 7, 2014

Weekly Newsletter (April 7 - 11)

What are we learning this week?

Language Arts;  Dot and Jabber
- vowel sounds in moon and book
- compare/contrast
- inflected endings (-s, -ed, -es, -ing)
- begin and end sentences correctly

Math:
- Time and data

Social Science:
- Plants

Important news and dates:
We will be having our annual Spring Fling on Friday, April 11th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. There will be lots of games, vendors and demonstrations. Coosada will have a “Glow Run” 5k and “Glow Run” 1 mile will also take place on this day. Participates can register at http://www.active.com or by e-mailing:mycoosadapto@gmail.com for a registration form. The 1 mile fun run (fee is $10.00) will start at 7:45 pm and the 5k run (fee is $20.00) will start at 7:00pm. The students and teachers who register the most runners will earn prizes. PLEASE get your family and friends to support CES! We are in need of small toys or candy for our booth.  Thank you!

-  Field trip to see Rio 2 - April 29th. 

Lesson Plans (April 7 - 11)

Language Arts:  Dot and Jabber
- TSW blend, read and spell words with the vowel sounds in book and moon
- TSW compare/contrast
- TSW identify how a sentence begins and ends
- TSW use structural clues to decode words with inflected endings (-s, -es, -ed, -ing)

Math:
- TSW understand time and data.
-TSW participate in daily calendar board activities.

Social Science:
- Plants

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Weekly Newsletter (March 17th - 21st)

What are we learning this week?

Language Arts:  Tippy Toe Chick Go!
- commands (imperative) sentences
- setting and plot of a story
- /ow/ words (cow, town, growl...)
- 2 syllable words ending in consonant+le (bubble, tackle, riddle...)

Math:
- measurement
- daily calendar skills

Social Science:
- Spring

Lesson Plans (March 17th - 21st)

Language Arts:  Tippy Toe Chick Go!
- TSW build, blend and read /ow/ words
- TSW build, blend and read 2 syllable words ending in consonant +le
- TSW identify setting and plot of a story
- TSW identify commands

Math:
- TSW measure using nonstandard units

Social Science:
- TSW learn about Spring

Monday, March 10, 2014

Weekly Newsletter (March 10th - 14th)

What are we learning this week?

Language Arts:  Henry and Mudge
- /oo/ words (tooth, noon, took, hoop)
- suffixes -ly and -ful
- cause/effect
- adjectives that compare (longer, longest, smaller, smallest...)

Math:
- we will start our unit on measurement

Social Science:
- St. Patrick's Day

Important Dates and News:
- March 10th-March 21st - PTO coke fundraiser - more info. to come!
- March 14th - SEHS musical - please be sure to send in permission form and $3.00 cash
- March 20th - Gotcha playground party
- March 20th - CiCi's Spirit Night
- March 20th - Spring Pictures
- March 24th - 28th - Spring Break!!!

Lesson Plans (March 10-14)

Language Arts:  Henry and Mudge
- TSW blend, read and build words with suffixes -ly and -ful
- TSW blend, read and build /oo/ words
- TSW recognize cause and effect
- TSW identify adjectives that compare

Math:
- TSW measure objects using nonstandard units

Social Science:
- TSW learn about St. Patrick's Day

Monday, March 3, 2014

Weekly Newsletter (March 3 - 7)

What are we learning about this week?

Language Arts:  Lady in the Moon
- long /i/ sound spelled /ie/ and /igh/ (pie, flight, tie, sight)
- /kn/ and /wr/ words (knot, wrist, knee)
- conjunctions and, but and so
- fantasy and realism

Math:
- we will continue learning about place value (57 is 5 tens and 7 ones, what is 10 more/less than 22?)
- double digit addition and subtraction

Social Science:
- Dr. Seuss

Important Dates and Info:
- Tuesday, March 4th - Reading night at CES at 6:00 p.m.  Pizza will be served at 5:30.
- The book fair will be here all this week.  If you'd like to send money for your child to shop please be sure to put it in a Ziploc or envelope with your child's name on it.
- March 24th - 28th - Spring Break!!!! :))))