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WEEKLY VOCABULARY WORDS

Week of September 24, 2018 - Lesson 1 Vocabulary: curly, straight, floppy, drooled, weighed, stood, collars, row

Week of    October 2                   Lesson 3 Vocabulary: hairy, mammals, litter, stayed, canned, chews, clipped, coat

Week of    October   9                  Lesson 4 Vocabulary: insects, dangerous, scare, sticky, rotten, screaming, breeze, judge

Week of     October 22              Lesson 5 Vocabulary: wonderful, noises, quiet, sprinkled, share, noticed, bursting, suddenly

Week of    November 14         Lesson 6 Vocabulary: shaped, branches, beaks, break, winding, pond, hang, deepest,

Week of    November 26         Lesson 8 Vocabulary: equal, reach, prevent, beware, flash, pounding, damage, bend

Week of      December 3          Lesson 9 Vocabulary: tease, healed, toward, direction, brag, curled, height, tunnel 

Week of                                           Lesson 10 Vocabulary: weaker, millions, simple, wrapped, choices, drift, decide, disgusting

Week of                                           Lesson 11 Vocabulary: understand, gathered, impatient, impossible, believe, problem, demand, furious

Week of                                           Lesson 13 Vocabulary: culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, wear

Week of                                           Lesson 14 Vocabulary: knowledge, curious, motion, silence, illness, imitated, darkness, behavior

Week of                                           Lesson 15 Vocabulary:obeys, safety, attention, buddy, station, speech, shocked, enormous 

Week of                                           Lesson 16: received, account, budget, disappointed, chuckled, staring, repeated, fund

Week of                                           Lesson 17: practice, hurried, position, roared, extra, curb, cheered, final

Week of                                            Lesson 19: assistant, agreed, polite, failed, tearing, wisdom, cleared, trouble

Week of                                            Lesson 20: depended, sore, sprang, studied, gazing, hero, exercise, overlooked

 Week of                                           Lesson 21: webbed, waterproof, steer, whistle, otherwise, junior, slippery, finally

Week of                                            Lesson 23: yarn, strands, spinning, dye, weave, sharpening, duplicated, delicious

Week of                                            Lesson 25: grain, pod, soak, soften, root, shoot, nutrition, tasty

 

Weekly Spelling Words

Week of September 24            Spelling Words: Lesson 1 sad, dig, jam, glad, list, win, flat, if, fix, rip, kit, mask

Week of     October 2                Spelling Words:  Lesson 3 cake, mine, plate, size, ate, grape, prize, wipe, race, line, pile, rake

 Week of October 9                    Spelling Words: Lesson 4  doze, nose, use, rose, pole, close, cute, woke, mule, rode, role, tune

  Week of October 22            Spelling Words: Lesson 5  spin, clap, grade, swim, place, last, test, skin, drag, glide, just, stage

  Week of November 14      Spelling words: Lesson 6  next, end, camp, sank, sing, drink, hunt, stand, long, stamp, pond, bring

 Week of November 26     Spelling words: lesson 8 : dish, than, chest, such, thin, push, shine, chase, white,  while, these, flash

Week of December 3        Spelling words: Lesson 9  liked, using, riding, chased, spilled, making, closed, hoping, baked, hiding, standing, asked, mixed,    sleeping, teasing, knocking

                                                     Spelling words: Lesson 10    I'm, don't, isn't, can't, it's, I've, didn't, you're, that's, wasn't, you've, us, then, they're, wouldn't

                                                     Spelling words: Lesson 11   hens, eggs, ducks, bikes, boxes, wishes, dresses, names, bells, stamps, dishes, grapes

                                                     Spelling words: Lesson 13   free, teach, teeth, please, beach, wheel, team, speak, sneeze, sheep, meaning, weave

                                                      Spelling words: Lesson 14  own, most, soap, float, both, know, loan, goat, flow, loaf, throw, coach

                                                      Spelling words: Lesson 15  cannot, pancake, maybe, baseball, playground, someone, myself, classroom, sunshine, outside, upon, nothing

Wee of                                        Spelling words: Lesson 16: running, clapped, stopped, hopping, batted, selling, pinned, cutting, sitting, rubbed, missed, grabbed

Week of                                      Spelling words: Lesson 17:night, kind, spy, child, light, find, right, high, wild, July, fry, sigh

Week of                                       Spelling words: Lesson 19: car, dark, arm, star, park, yard, party, hard, farm, start, part, sparkLe

Week of                                       Spelling words: Lesson 20: horn, story, fork, score, store, corn, morning, shore, short, born, tore, forget

Wee of                                            Spelling words: Lesson 23: helpful, sadly, hopeful, thankful, slowly, wishful, kindly, useful, safely, painful,mouthful, weakly

Week of                                         Spelling words: Lesson 25: tall, saw, dog, draw, call, fall, soft, paw, ball, yawn, log, small

 

 

Weekly Phonics Skill

Week of September 24, 2018 Lesson 1: short vowels a, i ; cvc syllable pattern

Week of October 2, 2018    Lesson 3: Long vowels a,i ; sounds for c

Week of October 9, 2018   Lesson 4:Long vowels o, u, e; sounds for g

Week of October 22, 2018     Lesson 5: consonant blends r, l, s

Week of November 14, 2018   Lesson 6: final blends: nd, ng, nk, nt, ft, xt, mp

Week of November 26       Lesson 8: ch, sh, wh, ch, tch, ph

Week of December 3       Lesson 9: ending ed, ing    

Lesson 10: contractions

Lesson 11: base words and endings -s, -es

Lesson 13: vowel digraphs ee, ea

Lesson 14:  Long o (o, oa, ow)

Lesson 15: compound words

Lesson 16: base words and endings -ed, -ing

Lesson 17: Long i: (i, igh, ie, y)

Lesson 19:  words with ar

Lesson 20: words with or, ore

Lesson 21: words with er, ir, ur

Lesson 23: suffixes y, ly, ful and final stable syllables tion, ture

Lesson 25: words with au, aw, al, o, a

Weekly High Frequency Words

Week of September 24, 2018        Lesson 1: around, be, five, help, next, or, pull, take, until, walked

Week of October 2, 2018                 Lesson 3: city, full,no, other, places, put,school,sing,think,this

Week of October 9, 2018                 Lesson 4: by, cheer, could, hello, hundred, mind, play, read, see, today

Week of November 8, 2018        Lesson 5: both, cold, eat, find, green, little, long, says, table, we

Week of November 14                 Lesson 6: animals, bear, know, most, myself, second, she, sleep, three, work

Week of November 26                  Lesson 8: before, eye, few, happy, high, my, open, people, starts, yellow

  Week of December 3               Lesson 9: afraid, dark, for, kept, many, might, own, show, why, would

                                                                 Lesson 10: because, better, go, me, old, really, right, they, was, you

Lesson 11: another, far, grow, hard, heard, kind, light, more, some, to

Lesson 13: about, everything, first, her, of, slowly, store, story, two, world

Lesson 14: all, food, front, hair, never, party, sky, started, stories, warm

Lesson 15: after, book, care, ever, live, new, off, over, small, thought 

Lesson 16: also, fly, gone, have, horse, look, river, said, saw, something

Lesson 17: any, blue, carry, doing, else, room, studied, sure, teacher, turned

Lesson 19: are, baby, didn't good, I'll, is, please, sound, talk, too

Lesson 20: I've, begins, being, flower, ground, laugh, ready, stood, tall, very

Lesson 21: across, behind, house,how , move, nothing, one, out, took, voice

Lesson 23:  coming, down, four, give, great, idea, knew, large, though, write

Lesson 25: ball, done, hear, learn, leaves, only, our, through, were, young

 

ELA TOPICS- Journeys

Unit 1

Week of September 24, 2018     

Lesson 1: sequence of events, author's word choice, infer/predict

Week of October 2, 2018       Lesson 3: Author's purpose, compare and contrast, analyze, evaluate

Week of October 9, 2018       Lesson 4: cause and effect, figurative language, summarize

Week of October 22, 2018     Lesson 5: story structure, author's word choice, visualize

Unit 2

Week of November 14, 2018

Lesson 6: comprehension- text and graphic features

Lesson 8: comprehension: main idea, supporting detail, topic

Lesson 9: comprehension: infer and summarize

Lesson 10: comprehension: fact and opinion

Unit 3

Lesson 11: conclusions, author's word choice, infer/predict

Lesson 13: main idea and details, text and graphic features, analyze/evaluate

Lesson 14: author's purpose, biography, summarize

Lesson 15: cause and effect, humor, monitor/clarify

Unit 4

Lesson 16:  story structure; understanding character, infer/predict

Lesson 17: sequence of events, formal and informal language; visualize

Lesson 19: Text and graphic features, point of view, question

Lesson 20: compare and contrast, figurative language, monitor/clarify

 Unit 5

Lesson 21: Main idea and details and cause and effect

Lesson 23: conclusions and sequence of events

Lesson 25: text and graphic features and cause and effect

WRITING TOPIC

Unit 1: Begins Week of September 24, 2018

1. narrative writing- writing sentences that describe (elements of a story)

2. narrative writing- writing a true story 

Performance Task- November 7-9

 

Unit 2:

1. writing an informational paragraph- topic sentences ( introduce your topic in a statement);  4 or more facts about the topic with details and examples; a closing statement that wraps up your paragraph.

2. writing a How To- procedure or step by step process- title,  materials/equipment, introduction, step by step process of all steps, closing statement- include pictures to match each step or process. 

Performance Task December 12-14.

Unit 3:

1. writing a friendly letter- 5 parts- date, greeting, body, closing, signature

2. writing a persuasive letter

3. writing an opinion paragraph- state opinion , list 3 reasons and 3 examples to support reasons, restate opinion (conclusion)

Unit 4: Begins February 26th

1. writing- Narrative- story paragraph (FICTION)

2. writing a descriptive paragraph

3. writing a fictional narrative using descriptive language

Unit 5- Begins April 26th

1. writing- a problem and solution paragraph

2. writing- an informational paragraph

3. writing- a descriptive paragraph about a topic or subject- topic sentence, 4 or more facts, restate topic sentence

MATH TOPICS- Engage NY

Engage NY Mathematics- Assessments given Mid Module and End Module

Week of September 24, 2018        Module 1 Sums and Differences to 100

Week of October  15, 2018             Module 2  Addition and Subtraction of length units

Week of October 29, 2018             Module 3  Place Value, Counting, and Comparison of Numbers to 1,000

                                                                  Module 4  Addition and Subtraction Within 200 with Word Problems to 100

                                                                 Module 5  Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000 with Word Problems to 100

                                                                Module 6  Foundations of Multiplication and Division

                                                                 Module 7 Problem Solving with Length, Money, and Data

                                                                 Module 8 Time, Shapes, and Fractions as Equal Parts of Shapes

 

Amplify SCIENCE/S.S. TOPICS

Science:                                                                          Social Studies:

Unit 1 Changing Landforms                               Unit 1: Geography/ Maps and Landforms

Unit 2 Properties of Materials                           Unit 2: NYC Overtime Then and Now

Unit 3: Plants  and Animals                               Unit 3: Communities- Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities

                                                                                      Unit 4:  Citizenship and Government

 

WEEKLY HOMEWORK= DECEMBER 17 CLASS PICTURE RETAKE

-September, and October homework: Student choose the words they need to practice daily!

1.Mondays-  Read and write weekly words including spelling, vocabulary (practiced weekly per lesson) and high frequency words and sight words should be practiced daily as needed. (see vocabulary activities section) Students can use student links on ps94x.org website to practice daily skills.

2. Tuesdays- Put words in abc order. (hw notebook)

3. Wednesdays- Use weekly words in a sentence or story. (hw notebook)

4. Thursdays- Create a vocabulary book for weekly words. (hw notebook)

5. Fridays- Write a definition for weekly words. (hw notebook) 

6.  Daily Practice- Write weekly words on flash cards and practice with someone. (spelling words by heart) 

7. Daily Practice -Review math skills daily for end of chapter test.

8. Daily Practice- Sight Word Recognition Weekly List- practice reading and writing daily. Weekly test! (scroll down in separate text block see list Sept-Nov)

9. Read each night for  20 minutes 

    Free printable resources to support student learning:    grammar grade 1.pdf 

Mid October start working on your land form projects! Due November 20th. Refer to project sheet for details.  Look Below under Social studies reminders for sample pictures of projects done by students.

 *******I have noticed that many students are not doing any homework.  Please practice daily.  If you came in below a level J then you are far below 2nd grade level for reading.  Students must be at level M or higher in June in order to be prepared for 3rd grade.  We have to work hard to get as close to that as possible.

 November and December homework:  See vocabulary activities students can do in other block.

1.Mondays-  Read weekly words including spelling, vocabulary and high frequency words and use up to 10 spelling/vocabulary words in a paragraph or story.

2. Tuesdays- Put words in abc order. (hw notebook)

3. Wednesdays- Read weekly words including spelling, vocabulary and high frequency words and use the other 10 spelling/vocabulary words in a paragraph.

4. Thursdays- Create a vocabulary book for weekly words.  (vocabulary and spelling)  (hw notebook)

5. Fridays- Write a definition for weekly words. (hw notebook) 

6.  Read each night for  30 minutes

7.  Daily Practice- Write weekly words on flash cards and practice with someone. (spelling words by heart) 

8. Daily Practice -Review math skills daily for end of chapter test.

9.  Daily Practice- Create an original story- include story elements- characters, setting (when and where), plot (events), problem, solution.

10. Daily Practice- Read a nonfiction text and 1) summarize book idea 2) identify main idea and 3 details (facts), write a paragraph about what you learned about the topic.

 Read nonfiction books and practice the parts of nonfiction -

nonfiction text features:

table of contents                               Image result for table of contents images nonfiction book

title page and illustration              Image result for title page images nonfiction book

subtitles   or heading                      Image result for subtitle page images nonfiction book 

caption    Related image 

 

 bold print        Image result for bold print  images nonfiction book     

 index  and glossary       Image result for index and glossary images nonfiction book

 

diagrams  and labels      Image result for diagram and chart images nonfiction book     

charts          Image result for diagram and chart images nonfiction book

maps        Image result for maps images nonfiction book

 

GROUP A-  Bella, Kaylynn, Irfan, Michael, Jlianys, Taliah, Gianna, Asia- Practice identifying place value (ones, tens, hundreds; double digit addition (56+32);Double digit addition with regrouping (65+39); practice double digit subtraction (46-15) double digit subtraction with regrouping (57-38);  practice writing and counting numbers from 1-1000 forwards and backwards. (count by 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's) practice reading and writing vocabulary, sight words, high frequency and spelling words; retelling the text you read (fiction); asking and answering questions (nonfiction-facts/information about a topic)

Group B- Xavier, Lyric, Josef, Mohamed, Milsy, Juan, Ethan, Taniya- Practice comprehension (retelling a story- verbally and written; reading and writing sight words, vocabulary and high frequency words; practice fluency- (read aloud at home) ; asking and answering questions (nonfiction-facts/information about a topic); and fluency- reading smoothly with expression.  Practice math facts double digit (56+32); double digit addition with regrouping (68+12); double digit subtraction (36-15); double digit subtraction with regrouping ( 67-49);  practice writing and counting numbers from 1-1000 forwards and backwards. 

Group C- Naufa, Israel, Jada, Brandon, Selena, Cai, Leah- Practice comprehension (retelling a story- verbally and written as a summary; reading and writing  vocabulary and high frequency words; practice fluency and expression - (read aloud at home) with more feeling and tone change.  Practice math facts single digit (5+9), double digit 56+32); practice writing and counting numbers from 1-1000 forwards and backwards. 

Group D- Nathalie, Yaheya, Aiden- Practice comprehension- retelling a story written as a summary ;(paragraph 1 describe the setting and characters in the story; paragraph 2 beginning of the story; paragraph 3 middle of the story including the problem; paragraph 4 end of the story including how the problem was solved and how the story ended; paragraph 5 write a paragraph describing your opinion (what you thought about the character- his/her behavior; practice writing down questions you have before, during and after reading; Make predictions- before, during and after reading.  Practice writing about how characters change- how are they in the beginning of the story- how are they at the end of the story ( what made them change?)would you recommend this book to someone.

January and February

12.  Write a friendly letter to someone (include 5 parts of a letter) heading/date; greeting (who), body (content), closing (from), signature (name) possible topics- tell them what you did in school; tell them about a book your read; ask them how their day was; invite them over for a sleepover and tell them what you plan for the night to do; ask your parents for something that you really want and explain why you need it; write a thank you letter to to a family member explaining why you appreciate them.

13.  Write a persuasive letter to someone about a topic or asking for something or  asking to go somewhere (state opinion/goal), reason 1/example 1, reason 2/example 2; reason 3/example 3, restate opinion from topic sentence)

14.  Use vocabulary, spelling, high frequency words and create an activity for a friend to complete.

*(suggestions: fill in the blank sentences, vocabulary game- word/definition match, riddles-give a clue to figure out the word) 

Daily practice- remember to continue to monitor your learning and go on website links to practice daily skills and strategies.

Daily reading- you should be reading 40 minutes daily. (create a bookmark, write a summary-beginning, middle, end-your opinion of the book, write about a character and how he/she changes in the beginning, middle and end of the story, write a book review explaining why it was or was not a good book use events from the story to support your point of view- rate the book 1-the worst 2- it's ok 3-it was a good book 4-it is a must read for everyone!

 

March and April-

1. 

 

May and June-

It is a time for reflection!

1. write about how your views on learning have changed.

2. write about how you have changed as a student from September until now. Be specific and use examples.

3. write about what you learned today. Be specific: In math, In Science, In Social Studies, In Literacy...

4. Read each night 60 minutes!

5. Practice math skills using student links on ps94x.org 

 

Book Club Mania

Landform Projects

HOW TO DECORATE A DELICIOUS SUGAR COOKIE

Vision Board Mania- A Look Into Our Future

September/October/November Birthdays

Brandon 9/11 

Asia 9/26

Michael 9/28 

Milsy 10/15 

Wilson 11/7 

 Naufa 11/27

 

 

December/January/February Birthdays

Irfan 12/10                        Ethan 12/25

Taliah 12/15                      Xavier 1/24

Taniya 12/15                      Mohamed 2/17

 Elijah 12/17

March/April/May Birthdays

Israel 4/25

Selena 4/29

Yaheya 5/18

Gianna 5/31

 

 

June/July/August Birthdays

 Jada 6/7

Bella 6/28

Jlianys-7/5                                      Mason 7/27

Nathalie 7/9                                    Aiden 8/24

Leah 7/14                                        Josef 8/31

Lyrick 7/14

  Mrs. Atterberry 7/19

 

"How To" Class Projects November and December 2018 Unit 2 Lessons 6-10

Holiday Pajama Day December 2018

Class Pets April and Pearl

Important Reminders

1) School begins at 8:00 am and ends at 2:20pm

2) Bring 5 sharpened pencils everyday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                10/29/18

Dear Parents:

In ELA/WRITING we will begin our new Unit- How to write an Informational Paragraph and How to write a How To.

                                                                                                                           Guinea Pigs

                                   Guinea Pigs are very interesting animals.  Did you know Guinea Pigs are not actually pigs?  Their family is actually from a South American rodent.  Guinea Pigs have a robust body with short limbs.They have four toes on the forefeet and three on the hind feet.   They have a large head and eyes with short ears.  They have sharp, hairless soles. Guinea pigs are considered to be large roughly weighing 1 to 3 pounds while having a body that is 8 to 16 inches long.  They have smooth fur that can be long or short to coarse and short or long and silky.  Their colors vary from, white, cream, tan, reddish, chocolate brown, black or combined color patterns. Wouldn't you love to have a Guinea Pig for a pet?  

 

A letter went home today, October 30, 2018 with students explaining the next Unit of study.  Students will be responsible to bring in an Animal book of their choice. (age/level/grade appropriate) This book will be due on November 9, 2018 along with pictures 2-4 from books, magazines, internet.  Please read the letter and discuss the animal your son/daughter chose.  Please complete the letter and return it by November 9th along with their research information.

 

                                                                                                                                                     Thank you,

                                                                                                                                                      Mrs. Atterberry

                           

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Positive Thinking:

                  

  

Upcoming Trips-

Bronx Zoo 10/17/18- Bring a bag lunch; wear comfortable, warm clothing and shoes.

Trip To the Bronx Zoo October 17, 2018

Trip to

Trip to

                    

Word Work reading levels A-J

 free-alphabet-flashcards.pdf                  free-alphabet-flashcards-letters-lowercase.pdf              free-alphabet-flashcards-lowercase.pdf  

 free-alphabet-flashcards-pictures.pdf                      free-alphabet-flashcards-words-l.pdf  

1. click each link and print each set of cards on card stock paper

2. cut each set of cards out

3.  use card sets to practice letters, sounds; letter/sound relationships; build words; match letters/sounds to pictures. etc.

4. practice daily to build vocabulary; word recognition and understanding of words.

 

vocabulary activities

 VocabularyPowerPack.pdf                           word square.jpg                    wordmap.jpg              Word-Up-Bookmarks-1.pdf 

 myconnection.pdf                                            vocabularydictionary.pdf 

 newword.pdf 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Social Studies- Land form Projects due November 20th.  Remember to include a writing piece that tells about your land form. Write in your own words. Include an introduction that states the name of the landform and a definition of a landform.  Include 4-7 facts.  Include a concluding sentence restating the name of your landform and what it is.  Write in complete sentences.

some examples of Landform Projects: Image result for landform projects for 2nd grade          Image result for landform projects for 2nd grade  

 

 

Image result for landform projects for 2nd grade       Picture     Image result for landform projects for 2nd grade

HOW TO MAKE SMORES

SIGHT WORD RECOGNITION PRACTICE 2018-2019

Week  1-  Sept. 10 (3 days)

and

you

said

the

for

to

a

I

it

in

Week 2- Sept. 17 (4 days)

to

a

I

it

in

little

down

go

 

 

 

 

 

Week 3-  Sept. 24 (5 days)

look

see

can

up

is

we

not

where

jump

away

 

 

 

 

 

Week 4- Oct. 1 (5 days)

come

my

blue

one

me

big

red

yellow

make

funny

 

 

Week 5-  Oct. 8  (4 days)
three

here

find

here

help

two

 

 

 

 

Week 6-  Oct. 15 (5 days)

was

that

they

with

all

he

play

she

on

run

 Students must practice reading and writing each sight word weekly.  There will be an assessment given (reading each word and writing each word)

 

Week  7- Oct. 22 (5 days)

but

at

there

have

what

out

review word

am

be

 

Week 8- Oct. 29 (5 days)

do

did

behind

so

review word

get

review word

stop

yes

 

Week 9- Nov. 5 (4 days)

this

review word

went

review word

will

review word

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 10- Nov. 12 (5 days)

like

stopping

babies

across

drive

time

review word

now

ride

 

Week 11- Nov. 19 (3 days)

Review tricky words and choose ten for a quiz on Wednesday

 

Week 12 – Nov. 26 (5 days)

no

came

are

pretty

good

want

review word

back

take

 

Students must practice reading and writing each sight word weekly.  There will be an assessment given (reading each word and writing each word)

 

 

 

Week 5-8 sight words

Week 9-12 sight words

Week 13-18 sight words

week 19-24 sight words

1st PS 94 Spelling Bee 12/12/18