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Thanksgiving Holidays

November 23-Dec. 1

Please listen to your child read weekly story, 1 minute timed reading racer, and 1 minute time sight words.

Thank you so much for all you do with your child.

Mrs. Rainer



us    six    yes   good   jump

five   name   drink    stacked

napkin   *some   *was

1) The bee stung Bob on the heel.

2) His heel swelled and felt hot.

Story of the Week

(blue hardback reader)

A Place to Play

High Frequency Words

things  always   day   become   nothing

stays   everything

Skill(s) for the week: 
Vowel sounds of y
/i/ and /e/
Syllable pattern  cv
When a one syllable word ends with an i, o, or e they  take on the long sound.
hi, go, me, so, be

Reading Racer and Sight words


Action Verbs- shows action
Look for words with an s.

Subject: The dog ran to the road.
Predicate: The dog ran to the road.
Proper and Common Nouns- proper nouns begin with a capital letter.

Great Educational Sites:

Week of Nov. 18-22, 2019
Ready Reading

Summary: 1)This book describes the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who changed American history by insisting that women should have the same rights as men. When Elizabeth bravely spoke out, she led the way for all women. 
Genre: Informational text-Biography
A biography is a text that tells about the life of a real person, including where and when they lived and important things they did.
Standard: RL.1.2-Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

* Remember*- you and your child can watch/listen to these being read aloud by going to youtube.com and typing in the title of the book. By doing this you can talk about the characters (people/animals), setting(when and where the story takes place), and major events using who, what, when, where, why, and how questions.

Lesson Objectives:
 *Identify the main topic of a text and sections within it.
*Ask and answer questions about key details.
*Identify how the information in the text is organized.

* Sometimes the author does not tell the main topic. The reader has to add up the details and figure it out on their own.

Critical Vocabulary:
vote: A choice for a leader or a law
rights: things people are allowed to do
waver: to change ideas or opinions a lot; to go back and forth between one or more choices
declaration: an important statement or announcement

Saxon Phonics
Saxon Phonics
Long and Short Vowel Ee
Rule: When a vowel is followed by a consonant and sneaky e the vowel is long and we mark out 
sneaky e. 

Lessons 71-74
Combination ar
Digraph ch
Combination or
Combination qu

Lesson 76 Assessment

Go over these rules each night with your child and make sure they can apply them when coding words.

1) A vowel followed by a consonant is short, code it with a breve (smile).
These are examples known as cvc words:
 dog  cat
                                           cvc    cvc-
cvc- consonant   vowel   consonant

  2) An open, accented vowel is long, code it with a macron (short, straight line above vowel).
These are examples known as cv words:
go    no    so    he    she    hi
                          cv    cv     cv    cv    cv      cv 

cv- consonant  vowel

Spelling Rule:
is followed by a, o, and u
is followed by i, e and y

Long Vowel Rule: When a vowel is followed by a consonant and sneaky e the vowel is long and we mark out 
sneaky e. 

Look at your child's phonics papers to better understand coding. This will get more difficult as the year progresses. 

 Topic 6 
Lesson 6-1 Organize Data Into Three Categories
Lesson 6-2 Collect and Represent Data
Lesson 6-3 Interpret Data
Lesson 6-4 continue with Interpret Data

1.OA.1 Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
1.OA.2 Solve word problems that call for + of whole numbers whose sum in less than or equal to 20. 
1.MD.4 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.